Roasted Apricot Chicken

Roasted Apricot Chicken is my take on an old homemaker’s recipe that typically consists of chicken roasted in a sauce of apricot preserves and store-bought Thousand Island dressing. The old version is warming, sticky, and downright delicious. However, since I’m not a huge fan of preservative-laden store-bought dressings, I endeavored to try a version withContinue reading “Roasted Apricot Chicken”

Herbed Carrot Salad

I’ve been sitting here trying to write this post for about 34 minutes. I’m getting tired, so here it is, and it’s underwhelming! What isn’t underwhelming is this carrot salad. It’s addictive. If you love warm spices (think cumin, cinnamon, turmeric, etc.) and a combination of herby, sweet, and salty, then you’ll crave this justContinue reading “Herbed Carrot Salad”

Grilled Zucchini with Feta Cheese and Zesty Oregano Chimi

We’ve had a string of 90 degree days here in the northeast, and it’s brutal. All I crave on hot days are foods with fresh flavors that can be cooked quickly. This grilled zucchini is perfect to fill all of those voids. The zucchini gets grilled over high heat for less than 10 minutes total,Continue reading “Grilled Zucchini with Feta Cheese and Zesty Oregano Chimi”

Spaghetti Squash Fritters with Spicy Ketchup

One of my absolute favorite snacks is tater tots dipped in ketchup (or applesauce). While there’s nothing wrong with a good tot, I figured I’d try my hand at a healthier option that’s reminiscent of tater tots without the freezer burn. I had a spaghetti squash laying around and thought it would be perfect toContinue reading “Spaghetti Squash Fritters with Spicy Ketchup”

Honeydew and Feta Summer Salad with Grilled Pork Tenderloin

I posted a question box on my Instagram stories yesterday and was surprised that one of the most requested recipes was for summer salad ideas. Coincidentally, and luckily, I had already tested and photographed this delicious summer salad. The flavor combo is super unique, but trust me- it works. I paired honeydew melon (one ofContinue reading “Honeydew and Feta Summer Salad with Grilled Pork Tenderloin”

Salted Brown Butter Banana Cobbler

When you hear the word “cobbler,” you probably think of peach cobbler or berry cobbler. While those varieties are delicious, I wanted to try something off the beaten cobbler path and thus came to the conclusion that bananas and brown butter were going to happen. This cobbler is adapted from a recipe in my Nana’sContinue reading “Salted Brown Butter Banana Cobbler”

Spicy Falafel with Garlic Scape Yogurt Sauce

You guys can probably guess by now that I enjoy spicy food. I also enjoy garlic. And anything I can buy at a farmer’s market. What do you get when you put all of those things together, you might ask? The answer is this recipe. For starters, if you don’t like spicy food, all you’veContinue reading “Spicy Falafel with Garlic Scape Yogurt Sauce”