May 2018

Weeknight 20 Minute Spicy Udon Noodles.
May 31, 2018
Weeknight 20 Minute Spicy Udon Noodles.

Weeknight 20 Minute Spicy Udon Noodles! Extra saucy Asian inspired noodles with bell peppers, chicken, fresh basil, and an addicting sweet and spicy sauce. All made and ready for eating in just about twenty minutes. Doesn’t get better than these noodles on a busy night. Welcome to my Super Simple Thursday night dinner, NOODLES! Salty, […]

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Skillet Lemon Pepper Chicken and Garden Veggies with Feta and Basil.
May 30, 2018
Skillet Lemon Pepper Chicken and Garden Veggies with Feta and Basil.

Skillet lemon pepper chicken with all the garden veggies! Herb and pepper seasoned chicken with blistered veggies, all cooked together in a skillet with a white wine pan sauce. A delicious skillet chicken dinner that’s ready in thirty minutes or less! You guys. It’s already Wednesday. Don’t you just love a short week? With the […]

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Breakfast Grilled Cheese with Soft Scrambled Eggs and Pesto.
May 29, 2018
Breakfast Grilled Cheese with Soft Scrambled Eggs and Pesto.

Soft scrambled eggs, fontina cheese, and basil pesto all sandwiched together between two slices of sourdough bread, then pan cooked and finished off with a drizzle of sweet honey. It’s breakfast perfection on so many levels and comes together in just minutes…great for both weekends and weekdays! I figured this was the perfect recipe to […]

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Nine Favorite Things.
May 27, 2018
Nine Favorite Things.

Thanks for joining me for another Nine Favorite Things post. Happy Memorial Day weekend everyone! I hope yours is going amazingly and you are enjoying some warm weather, friends, and family! I returned home from LA very, very, very early on Friday (meaning 2 am in the morning early), but woke up to the prettiest […]

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Chocolate Dipped Peanut Butter Cookie Ice Cream Sandwiches.
May 25, 2018
Chocolate Dipped Peanut Butter Cookie Ice Cream Sandwiches.

Homemade 5 ingredient peanut butter cookies, sandwiched with ice cream, and dipped in chocolate. YUM. Not sure there’s a better cookie ice cream sandwich out there. Bonus? These peanut butter cookies are made with zero added sugar and are also gluten free. Cookie ice cream sandwiches for all! One of my favorite long weekends of […]

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Grilled Balsamic Chicken Cobb Salad.
May 24, 2018
Grilled Balsamic Chicken Cobb Salad.

Loaded with herbed grilled chicken, sweet balsamic vinaigrette, lots of fresh greens, tomatoes, bacon, hard boiled eggs, avocado and a little cheese, this balsamic grilled chicken cobb salad is nothing short of awesome. Perfect for summer lunches, dinners or packed up and taken on the go. It has taken me all week to realize this, […]

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Spicy Corn and Peaches with Burrata.
May 23, 2018
Spicy Corn and Peaches with Burrata.

Grilled corn, peppers, fresh basil, sweet peaches, and burrata cheese all come together in this delicious, quick, and easy summer salad. This salad has all the fresh flavors of summer that everyone loves, but with a kick! Plus a ball (or two) of creamy burrata cheese. I like to call it the perfect summer salad, […]

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Chocolate Dipped Peanut Butter and Honey Cheerio Bars.
May 22, 2018
Chocolate Dipped Peanut Butter and Honey Cheerio Bars.

Soft and sweet, chewy, peanutty, and extra delicious…these chocolate peanut butter Cheerio bars are perfection in so many ways. Made with only six simple ingredients, that you probably have in your pantry right now…honey, peanut butter, Cheerios, rice krispies, peanuts, and chocolate. Plus they’re SIMPLE, EASY, and no bake. Everyone from kids to adults will love […]

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The Best Herby Potato Salad.
May 21, 2018
The Best Herby Potato Salad.

This is the best potato salad…so much healthier, mayo free, and extra creamy. The creamy base includes plenty of garden fresh herbs, a little garlic, and lots of flaky sea salt. The taste is very similar to a traditional potato salad, but because there’s no mayo, letting it sit out at summer picnics and BBQs […]

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Nine Favorite Things.
May 20, 2018
Nine Favorite Things.

Thanks for joining me for another Nine Favorite Things post. Welcome to yet another Sunday Favorite’s post! Hope you all are enjoying your weekend and cooking up plenty of delicious recipes today! I’m spending the day packing and prepping for a work week in LA. Lots of exciting things happening this week, from shoots, to […]

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Chocolate Coconut Latte Fudge Popsicles.
May 18, 2018
Chocolate Coconut Latte Fudge Popsicles.

Is there anything better on a hot day than homemade chocolate fudge popsicles? I don’t think so, and these easy pops are made with only real food ingredients, no processed or added sugars. And of course, they are completely delicious, extra chocolatey, and so creamy. Welcome to Friday! Is anyone else super excited that the […]

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Sweet Corn Chimichurri Butter Shrimp with Polenta.
May 17, 2018
Sweet Corn Chimichurri Butter Shrimp with Polenta.

This chimichurri butter shrimp is tossed with a sweet corn chimichurri sauce and served over a bed of creamy polenta. It uses minimal ingredients and is a quick, simple, healthy, and delicious 30 minute dinner that anyone who enjoys shrimp will love. Great for busy nights when you only have a few minutes to get […]

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Currently Happening on Instagram.

  • One Pot Spicy Pesto Cheese Baked Rigatoni. When you’re craving Italian, but also need something simple? Make this. It's perfect for this week leading up to Christmas...cause slowly the family is trickling in and I need recipes like this in my back pocket. Plus, it's my all my brothers favorite pasta. It's saucy, heavy on the pasta, a touch spicy, swirled with pesto and cheesy too. Nothing not to love. ... ... 2 tbs extra virgin olive oil 1 shallot, chopped 3/4 pound ground spicy Italian chicken sausage 4 cloves garlic, minced or grated 2 (28oz) cans crushed San Marzano tomatoes 1/2 cup vodka 3/4 cup basil pesto 2 tsp dried oregano 1 tsp dried rosemary kosher salt and black pepper 1 pound dry rigatoni pasta 2 cups shredded kale 2 cups shredded fontina cheese 8 ounces mozzarella, torn Cook the olive oil and shallots in a large pot over medium heat until fragrant. Add the sausage and brown all over. Stir in the garlic. Add the tomatoes, vodka, 1/2 cup pesto, oregano, rosemary, and a pinch each of salt and pepper. Then add 2 1/2 cups water, the pasta, and kale. Increase the heat to medium-high. Bring to a boil. Stir frequently until the pasta is al dente, 8-10 minutes. If needed, transfer to a baking dish. Top with both cheeses. Bake at 350 for 20-25 minutes or until the cheese has melted and is lightly browned on top. ENJOY :) #recipevideo #pastabake
  • White Christmas Mojito ☃️ which is perfectly fitting for the blizzard currently happening outside. This is not your average mojito. It's creamy, full of fresh mint, squeeze of lime, white rum + coconut rum and coconut milk. Finish with a splash of something fizzy. SO GOOD. Tip? Make the pitcher version. This goes fast. Recipe on HBH - linked in profile. PS. this is 1 of the top 5 most popular recipes...that I have ever shared. #f52grams #mojito #christmasdrinksaturday #hbhcocktailsaturday
  • Holly Jolly Santa Cookies...or fat Santa's as everyone in my house calls them 🎅the cookies. We love them. They are the easiest to make using a simple sugar cookie base, but made extra special with a sweet whipped vanilla cream cheese frosting. And yes, they are the cutest too. Tis’ the season. Recipe + step-by-step photo on HBH. Link in profile. #f52grams #sugarcookies #santa
  • GIVEAWAY 🎄It's week 2 of holiday giveaways and this weeks is GOOD. Gifting 2 winners each each an @kitchenaidusa Stand Mixer (color of your choice) AND an @breville Barista Express Espresso Machine. Currently two of my favorites in the kitchen. With each HBH giveaway, we'll be donating the amount of the items to a different charity each week. This week we want to highlight @allianceofmoms, which helps to provide support for expectant and parenting youth 🎁🎅 .. .. To enter: follow @halfbakedharvest and tag a friend or friends in the comments! Giveaway ends 12/19. #giveaway