August 2018

Nine Favorite Things.
August 5, 2018
Nine Favorite Things.

Thanks for joining me for another Nine Favorite Things post. So far, I am really loving August! I kicked the week off in New York City, and I know I’ve been saying this, but I really love spending time there. NYC has so much energy, it’s the complete opposite of living in small town Colorado, […]

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Peach Ricotta Layer Cake with Browned Butter Buttercream.
August 3, 2018
Peach Ricotta Layer Cake with Browned Butter Buttercream.

Peach Ricotta Layer Cake with Browned Butter Buttercream. Favorite cake of the summer….hands down. Three layers of fluffy cake, filled with bourbon peach jam, raspberry jam, and the most delicious browned butter buttercream. This cake is light, airy, peachy, sweet, and all the things you want in a summertime cake. Trust me, you just have […]

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Heirloom Tomato, Basil, and Manchego Toast.
August 2, 2018
Heirloom Tomato, Basil, and Manchego Toast.

Heirloom Tomato, Basil, and Manchego Toast…summer on toast and so delicious. Toasted garlic bread with a mix of fresh tomato sauce, sliced tomatoes and cherry tomatoes, then drizzled with olive oil, and seasoned simply with flaky salt, pepper, and plenty of fresh basil. When the weather is hot and the tomatoes are at their peak, […]

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Pesto Zucchini and Peach Pizza with Burrata.
August 1, 2018
Pesto Zucchini and Peach Pizza with Burrata.

Pesto Zucchini and Peach Pizza with Burrata. All of summer’s best produce on a pizza! Three of my favorite cheeses, fresh garden herbs, sweet peaches, savory zucchini, and a little bit of spiciness to balance it all out. It’s the only pizza recipe you need this summer…it’s true! Welcome to August everyone! We’ve officially entered […]

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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? +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