Hidden Liver Kofta with Tahini Sauce and Sumac Tomato-Cucumber Salad

Hidden Liver Kofta with Tahini Sauce and Sumac Tomato-Cucumber Salad

These delicious beef kofta are packed with onion, parsley, garlic, and dried spices making for an ultra flavorful base perfect for hiding a secret super healthy ingredient: liver! Add a classic tahini sauce and a sumac spiked tomato-cucumber salad and you have a delicious meal that is filling but light, herbaceous and fresh, and full [...]

Andouille Sausage, Broccoli Rabe, and Celery Skillet

Andouille Sausage, Broccoli Rabe, and Celery Skillet

A quick and easy dinner packed with veggies, protein, and plenty of spices, this andouille sausage, broccoli rabe, and celery skillet comes together in just 15 minutes! For me this is a light meal - it is low carb but very filling thanks to the fat, protein, and high fiber content. Make it two servings by [...]

Herbes de Provence and Brown Mustard Sheet Pan Chicken with Sweet Potato, Brussels Sprouts, and Apple

Herbes de Provence and Brown Mustard Sheet Pan Chicken with Sweet Potato, Brussels Sprouts, and Apple

Sheet pan dinners are the kind of thing I want to cook when I am craving something hearty but don't feel like putting in a lot of effort. This rendition of the sheet pan dinner contains crispy chicken, sweet potato and apple chunks as well as halved brussels sprouts, all seasoned with herbes de provence [...]

Cheddar, Apple, and Crispy Prosciutto Salad with Pecans and a Rosemary-Maple Vinaigrette

Cheddar, Apple, and Crispy Prosciutto Salad with Pecans and a Rosemary-Maple Vinaigrette

Apples and cheddar cheese are like PB&J; a classic couple that never gets old. Apples happen to be at their peak currently, so I could not resist celebrating the greatness that is apples and cheddar cheese with this salad! How do you make this classic combo better? Add crispy prosciutto, duh! All it takes is [...]

Brined Pork Chops with Roasted Grapes and Goat Cheese and Thyme Mashed Cauliflower

Brined Pork Chops with Roasted Grapes and Goat Cheese and Thyme Mashed Cauliflower

I am a big roasted grape fan! Given some heat from the oven, the grapes start to burst, concentrate in flavor, and obtain a jammy sweetness. They go perfectly with pork. The pork chop is simply brined in leftover brine from some fermented veggies I made. You can use any pickle juice or juice leftover [...]

Crispy Chicken and Potatoes with Preserved Lemon Compound Butter and Salsa Verde

Crispy Chicken and Potatoes with Preserved Lemon Compound Butter and Salsa Verde

This, folks, is one of my top favorite meals of all time! I have been making some rendition of it for a while BUT I consider this the best way to make it by far. Why? The chicken skin and potatoes get perfectly browned and crispy. In this best-ever version, preserved lemon compound butter is [...]

Hidden Liver Meatballs with Red Wine Tomato Sauce over Bone Broth Parmesan Polenta

Hidden Liver Meatballs with Red Wine Tomato Sauce over Bone Broth Parmesan Polenta

The truth is: I have always struggled to eat liver... Until now! These Hidden Liver Meatballs are BANGIN'! The addition of chicken livers actually enhances the flavor of the ground beef. They taste meatier and are totally succulent. Along with onion, garlic, dried basil, and dried oregano, sumac and pimento stuffed green olives brighten up the [...]