Spanakopita Breakfast Skillet with Swiss Chard and Leeks

Spanakopita Breakfast Skillet with Swiss Chard and Leeks

If you are a fan of the greek spinach pie known as Spanakopita, this skillet is a tasty way to get the same flavors without the effort of phyllo dough. Plus runny eggs! I mean... It's delicious! This spanakopita mix is a bit special because swiss chard replaces the spinach and leeks stand in for [...]

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 [...]

Roasted Brussels Sprouts, Butternut Squash, and Shallots with Spicy Yogurt Sauce

Roasted Brussels Sprouts, Butternut Squash, and Shallots with Spicy Yogurt Sauce

Looking for an easy winter side? These roasted brussels sprouts, butternut squash, and shallots with spicy yogurt sauce is here for you.  The hardest thing about this dish is peeling and cubing the butternut squash - which is optional. Get the pre-cut stuff if you feel so inclined! All the veg are roasted on a [...]

Kefir Chia Pudding with Maple and Ginger Cranberry Sauce

Kefir Chia Pudding with Maple and Ginger Cranberry Sauce

Are you a cran fan? If so you'll love this kefir chia pudding with maple and ginger cranberry sauce!  This chia pudding has serious cranberry cheesecake vibes going on. In fact, cranberry cheesecake was the inspo for this recipe. Kefir is a drinking yogurt, so it adds tang and lots of creaminess. It gives it [...]

Celery Root, Fennel, and Apple Salad with Manchego and Sunflower Seeds

Celery Root, Fennel, and Apple Salad with Manchego and Sunflower Seeds

This celery root, fennel, and apple salad with Manchego cheese and sunflower seeds is tossed with a slightly sweet, tangy dressing made with lemon juice, apple cider vinegar, honey, salt, and extra virgin olive oil. It is a simple side or light meal that epitomizes how a handful of ingredients, in their natural state, can [...]

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 [...]

Spinach Salad with Roasted Sweet Potatoes, Dates, Walnuts, Blue Cheese, and Shallot-Sherry Vinaigrette

Spinach Salad with Roasted Sweet Potatoes, Dates, Walnuts, Blue Cheese, and Shallot-Sherry Vinaigrette

Big salads are my favorite way to eat tons of greens! Aside from the nutritional benefits, it is fun to make salads because they are so customizable with virtually limitless combinations of flavors. This salad is made with a base of baby spinach. Roasted sweet potatoes, chopped dates, walnuts, and blue cheese are piled on [...]

Grapefruit, Beet, and Rosemary Agua Fresca

Grapefruit, Beet, and Rosemary Agua Fresca

Grapefruit and beets go so well together - give this combo a try with this grapefruit, beet, and rosemary agua fresca! No juicer needed 😊. Have you ever tried agua fresca? It translates to 'fresh water' and is a popular drink in Central America. There are numerous renditions with a variety of ingredients from fruits, [...]