Eggplant Lasagna

If you love lasagna but find it too filling (or are trying to cut back on pasta), you need to try this vegetarian eggplant lasagna recipe! Mushrooms add an extra savoriness to the cheesy filling. It’s a great weeknight meal, as well as a good make-ahead option for dinner parties.  I’ll be the first to

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Smokey Andouille Sausage Frittata

This Smokey Andouille Sausage Frittata is a perfect breakfast for powering through the week! It’s also a lovely weekend brunch option. Time and time again, I’m reminded about how food directly impacts my energy level, mood, and appetite. It’s easy to go into autopilot mode, not pay attention to what I’m eating, and then become frustrated as the

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Old Bay Deviled Eggs

Old Bay Deviled Eggs are an easy, flavorful appetizer that’s ready in under 30 minutes. They’re low carb & gluten-free! One of the many things that drove me crazy about culinary school was that there was always only one right way to do things. If you deviated from this method, you were wrong and would

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Lemon-Herb Slow Cooker Whole Chicken

Lemon-Herb Slow Cooker Whole Chicken is an easy “set it and forget it” meal. A few minutes of prep time is all you need for a flavor-packed dinner! One of my favorite dinners is roasted chicken. As with salmon, I’m incredibly picky about how my chicken is prepared. Roasted chicken has it all- crispy skin,

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Strawberry Macadamia Nut Milk

Strawberry Macadamia Nut Milk is a healthy, sweet drink that can be enjoyed on its own or used as the base for a smoothie.  I love making nut milks from scratch. It’s not very time consuming or expensive to make and the flavor is, in my opinion, far superior to anything sold at the grocery

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Spicy Chocolate Latte

This spicy chocolate latte from Savory Simple will warm you up when it’s chilly outside! It seems like every year there’s one month where I find myself traveling to multiple work events. I’m right in the middle of that hectic time right now. I’ve been home from a visit to Seattle for just two days and

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Cantaloupe Gazpacho

This Cantaloupe Gazpacho is a seasonal, sweet and savory chilled soup. Try serving it in a pitcher at summer parties! When I was in middle school I wanted to be a movie star. I thought I loved acting. Being on stage gave me a sense of control and purpose. In life I was painfully shy and

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