April 2018

Zucchini, Bacon, and Pecorino Tart.
April 17, 2018
Zucchini, Bacon, and Pecorino Tart.

Zucchini, Bacon, and Pecorino Tart. Have I ever shared with you guys my desire to travel to Italy? I’m sure that I have, but after reading A Table in Venice, my desire is now pretty much just a full-blown NEED. But then, let’s be real, who doesn’t want to travel to Italy? From what I […]

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Greek Lamb Meatballs with Avocado Goddess Sauce.
April 16, 2018
Greek Lamb Meatballs with Avocado Goddess Sauce.

Greek Lamb Meatballs with Avocado Goddess Sauce. I’m just going to go out and say it, you guys, I hate the word meatball. It’s just not very cute, you know? Like MEATBALL?! Hmm, it’s so odd to me and just well, so unattractive, but I guess that’s what you call a ball of meat. Makes […]

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Nine Favorite Things.
April 15, 2018
Nine Favorite Things.

Thanks for joining me for another Nine Favorite Things post. This time of year always leaves me craving colorful flowers. It’s spring, and in most places the flowers have finally started to bloom, the grass is growing, and the temperatures are slowly starting to rise (I heard it was 80 degrees in NYC on Friday!), […]

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Dark Chocolate Chiffon Pie.
April 13, 2018
Dark Chocolate Chiffon Pie.

Dark Chocolate Chiffon Pie. Happy Friday everyone! I have such a fun pie to share with you today. There’s nothing I love more than supporting crazy talented and creative people, and today we’re doing just that. I can’t wait to tell you guys about The Sweet Laurel Cookbook, which is where this delicious chocolate pie […]

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Cacio e Pepe with Arugula and Lemon.
April 12, 2018
Cacio e Pepe with Arugula and Lemon.

Cacio e Pepe with Arugula and Lemon. SO. Someone on Instagram left a comment asking me why I use lemons in all my recipes. My response? I really enjoy lemons (plus they are really good for you). Why else would I use them, you know? Okay, but in all seriousness, this comment wasn’t said in […]

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Cauliflower Shawarma Wraps with Green Tahini and Feta.
April 11, 2018
Cauliflower Shawarma Wraps with Green Tahini and Feta.

Cauliflower Shawarma Wraps with Green Tahini and Feta. What I love most about cooking is that you don’t have to follow any rules. You can make whatever you want, however you want, you just have to love it, and that’s all that matters. It’s fun for me because I get to be creative and think […]

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Better Than the Bakery Chocolate Chip Coffee Cake Muffins.
April 10, 2018
Better Than the Bakery Chocolate Chip Coffee Cake Muffins.

Better Than the Bakery Chocolate Chip Coffee Cake Muffins. I don’t know what has gotten into me lately, but I have so many fruity recipe ideas. Like SO MANY. Normally I’m all about chocolate. All the time. The last couple weeks however have been a little different, and it’s safe to say I’m really enjoying […]

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Spring Skillet Roasted Lemon Chicken and Veggies.
April 9, 2018
Spring Skillet Roasted Lemon Chicken and Veggies.

Spring Skillet Roasted Lemon Chicken and Veggies. If there’s one thing that every home cook should know how to make it’s a good roasted chicken, and one for every season. Roasted chicken is a classic, it’s easy, and it’s delicious. It’s also what I consider healthy comfort food, and really it doesn’t get better than […]

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Nine Favorite Things.
April 8, 2018
Nine Favorite Things.

Thanks for joining me for another Nine Favorite Things post. I’ve spent the past (just typed out pasta instead of past…wonder what that means?) couple of days plotting out and brainstorming some fun new projects for HBH and I am so excited about them. The one thing that I find incredibly hard about building out […]

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5 Ingredient Chocolate Covered Peanut Butter Crunch Bars.
April 6, 2018
5 Ingredient Chocolate Covered Peanut Butter Crunch Bars.

5 Ingredient Chocolate Covered Peanut Butter Crunch Bars. It’s been far too long since we talked about chocolate. I mean, a good three weeks, which as you guys know, is a very long time for me. I just got so very excited with all the spring strawberries. Plus I’ve also tried to make a point to […]

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Cheesy Tomato Basil Stuffed Chicken.
April 5, 2018
Cheesy Tomato Basil Stuffed Chicken.

Cheesy Tomato Basil Stuffed Chicken. All in one skillet and done in about thirty minutes. Cool. Cool. Currently, I am craving the summertime flavors, all while it’s still very much winter time weather here. UGH. Anyone else in the same boat? We’ve had the craziest weather here, going from warmer sunny..ish days, to very extreme […]

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20 Minute Honey Garlic Butter Scallops and Orzo.
April 4, 2018
20 Minute Honey Garlic Butter Scallops and Orzo.

Brightening up Wednesday with this 20 Minute Honey Garlic Butter Scallops and Orzo. Over the past week I’ve realized something, I seem to go through “food phases”. Sometimes I’m all about tacos and all things Mexican. Other times it’s Italian, and pasta this pasta that. I’ve noticed this before, but I get stuck in a […]

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Currently Happening on Instagram.

  • Creamy (garlic butter) Sun-Dried Tomato Tuscan Chicken and Orzo. Just like your favorite Italian chicken and pasta dinner, but all made in one skillet. It's everyone's favorite --> creamy, a little garlicky, lemony and best served with crusty bread for scooping up that cream sauce. Maybe add some wine too :) ENJOY. ... ... 2 tbs extra virgin olive oil 1 pound chicken breasts 1 tsp each dried oregano + paprika red pepper flakes kosher salt and black pepper 2 tbs butter 1 medium shallot, chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced or grated 1 cup dry orzo pasta 1/3 cup dry white wine 1 cup heavy cream (or canned coconut milk) 2 tsp Dijon mustard 1/3 cup grated parmesan cheese 2 cups fresh baby spinach 1/2 cup oil packed sun-dried tomatoes, oil drained juice of 1 lemon .. Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in a large oven-safe skillet set over medium-high heat. Rub the chicken with olive oil, the oregano, paprika, red pepper flakes, salt, and pepper. Sear on both sides until golden, 3-5 minutes per side. Remove the chicken from the skillet. Add the butter and shallot, cooking 3 minutes. Add the garlic and orzo, cooking until lightly golden, 2-3 minutes. Add the wine and de-glaze the pan. Add 1 1/2 cups water. Bring to a boil, cook 3-5 minutes, then add the cream, mustard, parmesan, spinach, and sun-dried tomatoes, stirring until the spinach has wilted. Slide the chicken and any juices left on the plate back into the skillet. Transfer to the oven and bake at 425, uncovered for 10-15 minutes Serve the chicken topped with lemon juice. #recipevideo #easyrecipes
  • (simplest) Whipped Ricotta Toast with lemon thyme honey --> olive oil toasted sourdough bread (favorite) + creamy whipped ricotta (nothing is better) + caramelized oranges (sooo good) + salty prosciutto (not needed, but especially delicious + honey infused with lemon and thyme. Simple, but yet, so much going on. Takes 15 minutes to make...and it's good any time of the day. Recipe on the blog - linked in profile. #hbhhealthyjanuary #toast #f52grams
  • Creamy Tuscan Pesto and Burrata Pasta...with artichokes, white beans, lemon, and even some greens too. Because when Monday feels more like Sunday, why not make the biggest pot of creamy pasta? Trust me, it's a good idea. Added bonus? This is all made in one pot, start to finish. So it's easy + creamy and delicious too. Recipe on the blog today - linked in profile. What's everyone making?  #f52grams #burrata #hbhhealthyjanuary
  • Creamy Chicken and Gnocchi Soup with Crispy (buttery) Mushrooms. All the things you love about chicken soup but with the addition of an extra creamy broth, soft pillowy gnocchi, and even some garlicky mushrooms too. So, it's better. And? It’s the easiest dinner. Just throw everything into the slow cooker (instant pot OR make on the stove) and done. It's creamy + herby + a little cheesy. And then gnocchi + mushrooms!?! SO GOOD. Grab the full recipe in Half Baked Harvest Super Simple. Link in profile 🖤 do I make this on stories? #hbhsupersimple #instantpot #soup