Red Wine Braised Mushrooms

This oh-so flavorful side dish pairs well with everything from steak to polenta. Braising in the red one gives these little mushrooms a deep, rich taste that packs a punch for the taste buds. Ingredients: 16-24 oz Baby bella mushrooms (or similiar varietal), cleaned and ends trimmed 4 Tablespoons butter (sub vegan butter for vegan/vegetarian)Continue reading “Red Wine Braised Mushrooms”

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chia Seed Pudding

Chocolate and Peanut Butter is the best pairing of all time. So it’s no surprise this would be an excellent addition to my chia seed pudding! This is a fantastic make ahead, store in fridge situation. Grab it when you need a little sweet snack without all of the guilt. Sub honey for stevia andContinue reading “Peanut Butter Chocolate Chia Seed Pudding”

Grilled Balsamic Zucchini

I’ll admit it…zucchini is NOT my fav veggie. But this sweet tangy grilled zuke recipe will get me to the table every time. That sweet/tang flavor the balsamic vinegar gives the zucchini and then grilling to seal in that flavor just makes these a show stopper side dish. Ingredients: 3 medium-large zucchinis, sliced lengthwise intoContinue reading “Grilled Balsamic Zucchini”

Marinated Chicken & Veggie Kabobs

The balsamic honey marinade really makes these kabobs burst with flavor. We make a big batch of these and if by chance they all don’t get devoured the first night we toss them with farro or couscous for another meal! Ingredients: 4 chicken breast, cubed 1 zucchini, cut into large pieces 1 red onion, cutContinue reading “Marinated Chicken & Veggie Kabobs”

Hot Honey Butter Toast with Strawberry Jam

Hot honey butter has become a stable in our house, we use it for Corn on the cob, english muffins, steamed veggies, you name it and I have tried it or will try it! We went up to our cabin this weekend and this was not only easy to transport but really glammed up ourContinue reading “Hot Honey Butter Toast with Strawberry Jam”

Butterscotch, Chocolate and Marshmallow Cookies

Really this should be called “whatever you have in your pantry cookie”! I really was craving a thin, not too crispy, had some chew kind of cookie and these were born. Honestly, they are so perfect to break up and serve with vanilla ice cream but eating them on their own is just as goodContinue reading “Butterscotch, Chocolate and Marshmallow Cookies”

Easy Homemade Buttermilk Ranch Dressing

Ingredients: 2 Cups Buttermilk 1 Cup sour cream 1/2 Cup mayo 1 Tablespoon garlic, minced 2 Tablespoons fresh dill, minced 2 Tablespoons fresh parsley, minced 2 Tablespoons fresh chives, minced 1 teaspoon onion powder squeeze of half a lemon 1/2 teaspoon pepper 1 teaspoon salt Directions: Add all ingredients to a large bowl and whiskContinue reading “Easy Homemade Buttermilk Ranch Dressing”

Blistered Shishito Peppers with Tangy Buttermilk Ranch

Ingredients: 6-8 oz. shishito peppers 2 Tablespoons oil 1 teaspoon salt Ingredients for Buttermilk Ranch: 1 Cup buttermilk 1/2 Cup sour cream 1/4 Cup mayo 1 1/2 teaspoons garlic, minced 1 Tablespoon fresh dill, minced 1 Tablespoon fresh parsley, minced 1 Tablespoon fresh chives, minced 1/2 teaspoon onion powder 1/2 teaspoon salt and pepper 1Continue reading “Blistered Shishito Peppers with Tangy Buttermilk Ranch”