Stuffed Acorn Squash

This is a great dish that can be adapted to whatever ingredients you have in the house. Grains can include rice, quinoa, couscous, farro or barley. Greens can include spinach, arugula, kale, fresh herbs. The important thing is that you enjoy making it as you go and it tastes delicious in the end! Stuffed Acorn … Read more

Miso Soup Recipe in under 30 minutes

miso soup recipe

This Miso Soup recipe is seriously the fasted soup to make. You don’t even need pre-made broth to get a ton of flavor because the miso paste does it all for you. This miso soup is also great for freezing and saving for a rainy day. When I don’t feel like cooking, but want something … Read more

Veggie ragout with creamy cheese polenta

ragout

This Veggie Ragout & creamy polenta makes me feel SO warm and cozy as the weather gets colder. By building flavors and adding ingredients in layers, you will find that this Ragout will give you both depth of flavor and a bright surprise at the end with the addition of some vinegar. Make a double … Read more

Lemon Chicken

Using the BRAISING method, this is the perfect one pot meal. It requires minimal prep and cooks without needing much attention. That means it’s great for a week night or a busy day with your kids. It’s also a meal that can be adjusted to be made in a Crockpot or Instapot. I used to … Read more

Orange Coriander Marinade

turkey brine

Check out this super simple, “throw all the ingredients in a bowl” marinade recipe. It’s delicious with any lean meat & veggie! A great make ahead to keep in your freezer or fridge for busy day.

5 Spice Braised Pork Tacos

Chili braised pork or 5 spice tacos bring different ideas to the table instead of just Mexican.

Everyone’s familiar with Mexican flavors in tacos, but these 5 spice tacos use braised pork and Asian seasonings to knock it out of the park! I can eat tacos for days, but 5 spice tacos are a welcome change of pace from the traditional Mexican flavors we all love. I like to serve these 5 … Read more

Thai Marinated Chicken with Coconut Rice & Thai-Inspired Slaw

The marinade for this Thai chicken allows you to get a little creative in the kitchen, and the accompanying slaw is the same! Use the proportions of the marinade ingredients below according to how much chicken you should make, and think about the final flavor of the dish; since this is both a marinade as … Read more

Corn Salsa

I love this corn salsa, especially in the summertime! It’s a really bright and fun flavor, with great texture from the sweet corn kernels. It’s a perfect side for grilled foods and tastes even better the day after it’ made. If you’re not a big fan or cilantro, feel free to change it up for a … Read more

Chili Braised Pork Tacos & Salsa

Chili braised pork or 5 spice tacos bring different ideas to the table instead of just Mexican.

These chili braised pork tacos are one of my family’s all-time favorite recipes, and one that I’ll often make in my cooking classes as well! Chili braised pork tacos are practically foolproof and very popular – making this the perfect party meal, make-ahead dinner option, or simple Sunday dish. The chili-braised pork tastes better the longer … Read more

Roasted Chicken with Root Veggies

This will be your go to dinner recipe. MINIMAL prep & so delicious.

You can also use whatever veggies you like, the mentioned are just ideas.