Homemade Salsa Two Ways: Salsa Verde Crudo and Salsa Roja

Homemade Salsa Two Ways: Salsa Verde Crudo and Salsa Roja

These easy homemade salsas are so much more delicious than the jarred variety! In this post I will show you how to make salsa verde crudo, which is a raw tomatillo-based salsa, as well as a salsa roja (red salsa) made with jarred fire roasted tomatoes and poblano and jalapeño peppers. I have been a [...]

Bold Teriyaki Sauce

Bold Teriyaki Sauce

This bold teriyaki sauce is so easy to make and so delicious! By using less sugar than your typical teriyaki sauce, the flavor of the ginger, garlic, and sesame oil really shine through. Adding just a bit of fish sauce, five spice, black pepper, and red pepper flakes give this sauce a lot of dimension [...]

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 [...]

Lemony Kale Salad with Olives, Golden Raisins, Parmesan, and Sunflower Seeds

Lemony Kale Salad with Olives, Golden Raisins, Parmesan, and Sunflower Seeds

This kale salad is studded with Castelvetrano olives, golden raisins, parm and toasted sunflower seeds to make a side salad full of flavor or texture. Dressed with a super simple lemony dressing sweetened with just a touch of honey, it is as easy to make as it is delicious. Salads might seem simple or basic [...]

Truffled Mushroom Toast with Lemon Zest and Chives

Truffled Mushroom Toast with Lemon Zest and Chives

Golden brown mushrooms are infused with black truffle oil and lemon juice and zest before being piled onto garlic rubbed toast and topped with fresh chives and shredded Grana Padano cheese in this tasty toast. The umami level is off the chain! But all the richness is balanced with bright and acidic lemon juice, pops [...]

Goat Cheese Spinach and Artichoke Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms

Goat Cheese Spinach and Artichoke Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms

Do you like spinach and artichoke dip? In other words, are you human? These portobellos are stuffed with a lighter but just as decadent spinach and artichoke dip inspired filling using goat cheese instead of cream cheese. I find goat cheese to be less heavy but also more flavorful than cream cheese - it gives [...]