Niçoise Salad with Lemon Garlic Dressing

Niçoise Salad: The Fanciest a Can of Tuna Has Ever Felt

This 30 minute Niçoise Salad with lemon garlic dressing is fancy, French and affordable. I used to have an irrational fear of canned tuna but this recipe takes it to a level of deliciousness I can’t deny. Now I find myself making this recipe at least once a week; such is life. My tastebuds have changed a lot in the last 10 years and I’m kinda digging it. Read more

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Weekly Meal Prep #4: Beef Barbacoa Spanish Rice

Meal Prep Week 4

What better way to kick off the 4th weekly meal prep recipe than with Beef Barbacoa Spanish Rice Bowls?  Packed with protein and flavor, this beef recipe combines garlic, chipotle peppers in adobo, onion, lemon juice and a dry rub. Read more

Weekly Meal Prep #3: Spanish Rice & Beans with Chicken

Weekly Meal Prep #3: Spanish Rice & Beans with Chicken

Week 3 of the Meal Prep Series is finally here and couldn’t be better than this Spanish Rice & Beans with Chicken recipe. Remember when I said I was going to post a new meal prep recipe every week? No shame here; my goal in writing this series is to provide the highest quality recipes I can and if that means taking a few weeks to perfect things I am happy to do that. I hope no one out there minds but if you’re going to be eating these for several days in a row they have to be delicious!

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Hot & Sour Egg Drop Soup: Ready in 30 minutes or less

Hot & Sour Egg Drop Soup

Every winter I crave hot & sour egg drop soup like the kind they made at the Chinese restaurant near my university. I’ve tried making my own a few times but was always discouraged by the long list of ingredients I could never find and the hours spent cooking it. I have finally developed a version that can be made in under 30 minutes with only a few simple ingredients that you  may already have in your kitchen. If you like the classic Chinese soup but never have time to make it, you are going to love this version. Read more

Gluten Free Mac and Cheese

This Gluten Free Mac and Cheese is the perfect bite thanks to freshly cracked pepper and three cheeses.

Finally a gluten free twist on the classic dish that doesn’t disappoint! Whether you are or aren’t sensitive to gluten, this gluten free mac and cheese will have you coming back for seconds.

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Overnight Artisan Bread

This bread is so fancy and delicious it will quickly become your favorite recipe! Make it in under 10 minutes, let it rise overnight and pop it in the oven in the morning. Use it to make sandwiches, croutons or garlic bread. This recipe does not disappoint. Unfortunately I discovered this one week before receiving the news that I am allergic to wheat! I will be testing out this recipe with some different all purpose gluten free flour over the next couple of weeks. In the  meantime, if you are a gluten lover like me and can indulge, make this bread!

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Cold Remedy Drink

After 4+ years working in public schools I have had my fair share of colds. This remedy drink became my secret weapon pretty quickly. It can be difficult to get down because of the intense flavors but after a day of drinking this, your immune system will thank you! Bonus points if you can get your hands on some local honey. Try it out and let me know what you think!

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