Crispy Oven-Baked Teriyaki Wings

Crispy Oven-Baked Teriyaki Wings

Nothing beats a shatteringly crisp, juicy chicken wing! Usually crispy wings are achieved via frying, but this method of oven-baked wings results in perfectly crispy skin without drying out the meat. The secret? Corn starch! It absorbs moisture as the wings cook letting the skin crisp up and brown. I mean, check these babies out! [...]

Burger Bowl with Figs and Balsamic Onions

Burger Bowl with Figs and Balsamic Onions

A delightful mix of sweet and savory, this burger bowl with figs and balsamic onions has it all! Burger bowls take all the toppings from whatever burger combos your mind can create, in bowl form, minus the bun. Buns are DELICIOUS but I am a topping fanatic so burger bowls are the ideal way to [...]

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 [...]