July 2018

Chocolate Caramel Crunch Ice Cream Bars.
July 31, 2018
Chocolate Caramel Crunch Ice Cream Bars.

Chocolate Caramel Crunch Ice Cream Bars. Homemade salted caramel, mixed with Chex cereal, layered with vanilla ice cream, and dipped in chocolate. These are the ultimate summer ice cream bar. They’re super easy to make, extra sweet, crunchy, cool, and delicious. Big summer bonus? These are no cook and require zero oven time. It’s crazy, […]

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Chipotle Shrimp Cobb Salad with Jalapeño Corn Vinaigrette.
July 30, 2018
Chipotle Shrimp Cobb Salad with Jalapeño Corn Vinaigrette.

Chipotle Shrimp Cobb Salad with Jalapeño Corn Vinaigrette. My goal in life? Never another boring salad. And trust me, this salad is anything but boring. Spicy chipotle shrimp, cherry tomatoes, bacon, summer nectarines, avocado, and the most delicious sweet corn vinaigrette. Eating salad just got so much more exciting! Oh Mondays, I feel like you […]

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Nine Favorite Things.
July 29, 2018
Nine Favorite Things.

Thanks for joining me for another Nine Favorite Things post. Hey, hi! I am back again today sharing my weekly favorites! This past (note that instead of past I actually wrote out pasta…) week seemed so long, yet it also flew by. I spent a good amount of my days in the kitchen, and a […]

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Blackberry Ruffled Milk Pie.
July 27, 2018
Blackberry Ruffled Milk Pie.

Blackberry Ruffled Milk Pie. Have you heard of ruffled milk pie? It’s a sweet Greek pie made with phyllo dough, milk, sugar, eggs, and a touch of vanilla. It’s very simple and very pretty. My version includes fresh blackberries and it could not be more delicious! Happy Friday! Hard to believe that it’s the last […]

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Fresh Fig, Prosciutto, and Arugula Salad with Cherry Tomato Vinaigrette.
July 26, 2018
Fresh Fig, Prosciutto, and Arugula Salad with Cherry Tomato Vinaigrette.

Fresh Fig, Prosciutto, and Arugula Salad with Cherry Tomato Vinaigrette. Summer salads are the BEST, and this one is so simple, yet so good. Fresh figs, arugula, basil, prosciutto, and burrata cheese, tossed with a delicious cherry tomato vinaigrette. Simple, delicious, and so perfect for summer! Hey, hi and happy (super simple) Thursday! I just […]

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One Pan Zucchini and 3 Cheese Lasagna.
July 25, 2018
One Pan Zucchini and 3 Cheese Lasagna.

One Pan Zucchini and 3 Cheese Lasagna. Also known as my go-to summer lasagna. Made with fresh tomatoes, plenty of zucchini, garden herbs, and a mix of fresh ricotta, mozzarella, and parmesan cheese. This one pan dinner is ready within an hour, and is the perfect way to use up all that summer zucchini! One […]

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6 Ingredient No Bake Chocolate Chip Cookies.
July 24, 2018
6 Ingredient No Bake Chocolate Chip Cookies.

6 Ingredient No Bake Chocolate Chip Cookies. Oh my gosh. These cookies!! I love them. They are 100% vegan, made with six very simple ingredients, free of added sugar, loaded with chocolate, beyond delicious, and require no cooking. In just 20 mins you’ll have a sweet treat perfect for any day of the week. Today […]

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Honey, Peach, and Brie Panini with Bacon Butter.
July 23, 2018
Honey, Peach, and Brie Panini with Bacon Butter.

Honey, Peach, and Brie Panini with Bacon Butter. Salty, savory, sweet, and all kinds of deliciousness. Bacon butter spread onto sourdough bread with sweet peaches and melty Brie cheese then drizzled with honey…all together in one warm sandwich that’s dangerously good. This is not your average panini! As you can see, this summer’s peach obsession […]

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Nine Favorite Things.
July 22, 2018
Nine Favorite Things.

Thanks for joining me for another Nine Favorite Things post. {the sweetest plums from the market} When I sat down to write this post, I literally thought to myself “what the heck am I going to talk about today”. Some people think that the life of a blogger must be somewhat glamorous and exciting. And […]

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Sweet Peach Rose Tart.
July 20, 2018
Sweet Peach Rose Tart.

Sweet Peach Rose Tart. Have you ever seen such a pretty tart?! It’s made using puff pastry, sweet honey, and lots of fresh peaches, nectarines, and plums. It might look hard to create, but it’s really not as tricky as you may think. Plus any extra effort is totally worth it, because not only is […]

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Skillet Balsamic Peach Pork Chops with Feta and Basil.
July 19, 2018
Skillet Balsamic Peach Pork Chops with Feta and Basil.

Skillet Balsamic Peach Pork Chops with Feta and Basil. Summer in a skillet and SO GOOD. These pork chops are pan seared and cooked with balsamic vinegar and fresh peaches to create the perfect sweet and savory combo. Best part? This skillet dinner is made with less than 10 ingredients and is ready in under […]

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Marinated Veggie Cheese Sandwich with Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto.
July 18, 2018
Marinated Veggie Cheese Sandwich with Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto.

Marinated Veggie Cheese Sandwich with Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto. Better known as the best veggie cheese sandwich around. Grilled summer vegetables marinated in fresh herbs and spices, two kinds of cheese, homemade sun-dried tomato pesto, all sandwiched between crusty grilled ciabatta. Honestly, this sandwich is the best! If you follow along on Instagram, then you know […]

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Currently Happening on Instagram.

  • Fudgy Avocado Brownies with Chocolate Fudge Frosting. PLEASE do not let the avocado scare you, these brownies are insanely good...and a lot healthier than your average brownie. They're chocolatey, perfectly sweet, studded with chocolate chunks, and finished with the best chocolate frosting. The avocados only add richness, I promise you don't taste them. And? Zero processed sugars +  gluten-free. Know this sounds too good to be true, but trust me. These are GOOD. Even the brothers said so. That is HUGE. Recipe on HBH today - linked in profile. #hbhhealthyjanuary #chocolatelovers
  • Kale Pesto Cheese Pizza. When it's January, but you really want a little cheesy pizza...make this. It’s veggie filled (hello to sun-dried tomatoes + crispy kale + lemony arugula), but extra cheesy too. Sooo, it's balanced. And it's DELICIOUS. Made this yesterday on @goodmorningamerica with @ginger_zee (did you watch??). Grab the in the HBH Super Simple Cookbook. Link in profile. PS. I’ll make on stories soon too! #HBHSuperSimple #gingerscookclub
  • Weeknight (30 minute) Thai Chicken Meatball Khao Soi. I am way too excited about this recipe. It's everything good --> creamy curried coconut broth + crispy gingery meatballs + egg noodles...and all the toppings (don't be shy with them). Everything all together? It. Is. The. BEST. It's easy. It's healthy. And perfect for this blizzard happening currently outside. Shared the recipe on HBH today (link in profile) and making this on stories real soon :) #hbhhealthyjanuary
  • 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