Roasted Artichokes with Lemon Aioli

We make these weekly at our house. I love that they aren’t breaded and it comes together so easily with minimal prep. Let the oven do the work for you in this recipe and sit back and enjoy! Ingredients: 1 33 oz jar of marinated artichokes, quartered 5 Tablespoons mayonnaise 1 Tablespoon lemon juice (aboutContinue reading “Roasted Artichokes with Lemon Aioli”

Honey Balsamic Roasted Cauliflower with Chopped Walnuts

This dish is great when you are trying to eat a little more on the healthier side and incorporate more veggies into your diet. It packs such a punch with these flavors and the added crunch of the walnuts hits all your senses. I’m guilty of snacking on roasted cauliflower the next day by itselfContinue reading “Honey Balsamic Roasted Cauliflower with Chopped Walnuts”

Parmesan Ricotta Chicken Rollatini

Chicken rollatini is one of my favorite preparations of chicken. Once you learn the technique you can pretty much fill them with anything you like and change up the flavors. They are a favorite in our household and get requested often. I love everything Ricotta right now so I created this recipe and I amContinue reading “Parmesan Ricotta Chicken Rollatini”

Crispy Chicken with Lemon Vinaigrette Mixed Greens

With the warmer weather I’m craving simple, healthier dishes (paired with a crisp white wine!) This dish is easy on the pocket book but packs on the flavor and leaves you feeling oh-so satisfied. Extra plus-the kids loved it too (the chicken, not the salad of course). Try it with a Chardonnay and enjoy myContinue reading “Crispy Chicken with Lemon Vinaigrette Mixed Greens”

Mason Jar Berry Trifle Yogurt Parfaits

These little grab-n-go yogurt parfaits are a perfect portable treat or make ahead snack. Build the layers ahead of time, seal and throw in the fridge. When you’re ready pop those bad boys open and top them with whatever you fancy. Or, better yet, throw them on your brunch buffet with multiple topping choices thatContinue reading “Mason Jar Berry Trifle Yogurt Parfaits”

Watermelon Radish Spring Salad

This salad is not only beautiful but tastes like spring on a plate. It’s super simple to put together and the citrus vinaigrette brightens the whole dish. Watermelon radishes are available year round in most grocery stores but their peak season is Spring and late Fall. They have a more mild taste than a traditionalContinue reading “Watermelon Radish Spring Salad”

Chia Seed Pudding

Ingredients: 3/4 C Chia seeds 3 C Toasted Coconut Almond Milk Blend (such a Califia) 1-3 T Honey Toppings: Fresh berries, unsweetened cocounut flakes My basic chia seed pudding is a base of 1/3 C chia seeds and 1 C liquid. I’ve found that the flavor from toasted coconut almond milk gives the best flavorContinue reading “Chia Seed Pudding”

Tahitian Vodka Vanilla Extract & Madagascar Bourbon Vanilla Extract

Ingredients: 10 whole Tahitian vanilla beans (purchased on Amazon) 10 whole Madagascar vanilla beans (purchased on Amazon) 1 bottle Bullet Bourbon 1 bottle Titos Vodka (2) 32 oz. glass mason jars Homemade vanilla extract not only tastes amazing but it’s actually easy to make. The rule of thumb is 3 vanilla beans per 1 cupContinue reading “Tahitian Vodka Vanilla Extract & Madagascar Bourbon Vanilla Extract”