California Avocado and Chicken Pad Thai

This is an easy pad thai recipe that is so simple and delicious and ready in 45 minutes from start to finish. As seen on Arizona Midday KPNX.

This all-in-one chicken pad Thai recipe will satisfy your pad Thai noodle craving while delivering plenty of protein and fresh produce. Fresh California Avocados are in peak season March through September, making this the perfect light dinner to enjoy during warmer months or any...
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Shamrock Farms® Cheesy Noodles with Peas and Carrots

Post sponsored by Shamrock Farms cottage cheese, written 100% by me. In the interest of eating fresher, cleaner, I created this new take on cheesy, creamy noodles—with cottage cheese. Think fettuccine Alfredo minus the food hangover. Shamrock Farms cottage cheese has been my favorite cottage...
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Crimini Mushroom Turkey Burger with Cumin and Chile

Sometimes I just want a big ole’ burger. But these days, ordering a burger might induce stares from people as if you’re trying to bum a cigarette, depending on the company you keep. While I believe that beef certainly has its place within a...
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Angel Hair Pasta with Wild Salmon, Corn & Basil

What to Do with Leftover Salmon and Corn Now that summer is in full swing, I buy fresh wild Alaskan salmon regularly, since it’s abundant in peak season and often on sale. When my husband travels to the big box retailer, we take advantage of...
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Easy Grilled Artichokes with Roasted Garlic-Dijon Puree

There are two ways of doing things in the kitchen: the restaurant chef’s way and the easy way. When I cooked at the five-star Mary Elaine’s, I was in charge of the artichokes, trimming them by the case. First I cut off all of...
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Red Lentil Hummus with Cumin and Sriracha

I’m not over exaggerating when I say that my husband and I eat hummus every. Single. Day. Usually I purchase commercially made varieties, but it just dawned on me while writing this that if I make my own batch of hummus weekly, none will...
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Recipe: Brat-Style Pork Burgers

Sponsored Post You can take a girl out of Wisconsin, but you can’t take Wisconsin out of the girl—‘ya know. As a born-and-raised Sconnie, the compulsion to eat brats and cheese curds during football season is spiraled into my DNA. The brininess of the sauerkraut...
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Broiled Beef Patties with Cucumber-Mint Greek Yogurt Dip

 Broiled beef offers a taste of Morocco This is another recipe inspired by the Moroccan baby shower I threw last spring. The original dish served at the party, kabab koobideh (say that three times fast), was outsourced from a favorite Middle-Eastern restaurant. I became infatuated...
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