March 2019

Flaky Honey Brioche Bread.
March 22, 2019
Flaky Honey Brioche Bread.

The BEST Flaky Honey Brioche Bread…for your weekend baking. This light, buttery, super soft, and eggy brioche bread is swirled with hints of sweet honey, and makes for the most delicious, extra fancy companion to your morning coffee. This bread is great on its own, toasted with butter and topped with cinnamon sugar (so  good). […]

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One Skillet Goat Cheese Stuffed Chicken and Orzo.
March 21, 2019
One Skillet Goat Cheese Stuffed Chicken and Orzo.

One Skillet Goat Cheese Stuffed Chicken and Orzo, the perfect spring time dinner that’s quick, easy, and healthy…ish. Pan seared chicken breasts, stuffed with goat cheese, walnuts, basil, and honey. Cooked together with orzo pasta for a complete dinner made in just ONE skillet. There’s even some Tuscan kale thrown in for a pop of […]

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Honey Butter Blackened Scallops with Herby Polenta.
March 20, 2019
Honey Butter Blackened Scallops with Herby Polenta.

These Honey Butter Blackened Scallops with Herby Polenta are simple and delicious. Pan seared scallops tossed with spices, honey, and a touch of butter, then served over a creamy herb swirled polenta. Serve with a simple salad and you’ll have a quick and easy skillet dinner that’s full of flavor. The perfect meal to welcome […]

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Persian Herb and Chickpea Stew with Rice.
March 18, 2019
Persian Herb and Chickpea Stew with Rice.

When you’re craving something warming, healthy and fresh, this Persian Herb and Chickpea Stew with Rice is the perfect thing to make. All made in one pan, in just about 30 minutes, and using good for us ingredients like chickpeas, turmeric, lemon, spinach, and plenty of fresh herbs. It’s hearty, springy, and beyond delicious. Finish […]

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Nine Favorite Things.
March 17, 2019
Nine Favorite Things.

Thanks for joining me for another Nine Favorite Things post. Hey all and happy St. Patrick’s Day! Are you guys doing anything fun to celebrate? It’s funny, St. Patrick’s day in Cleveland is a pretty big deal. There is a huge parade and celebrations all day long. As a kid it was something my brothers […]

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Cheesecake Stuffed Chocolate Chunk Banana Bread Muffins.
March 15, 2019
Cheesecake Stuffed Chocolate Chunk Banana Bread Muffins.

Welcoming in the weekend with these Cheesecake Stuffed Chocolate Chunk Banana Bread Muffins. Moist banana muffins stuffed with chocolate chunks and a sweet cheesecake center. Best eaten warm, right out oven while the chocolate is gooey and melty. SO DELICIOUS!  These muffins are the perfect (easy) recipe to bake up this weekend. Best Part? Unlike […]

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Instant Pot Irish Cheddar Bacon Mac and Cheese.
March 14, 2019
Instant Pot Irish Cheddar Bacon Mac and Cheese.

Instant Pot Irish Cheddar Bacon Mac and Cheese. Celebrating the Irish today, with a seriously good (and easy) “Irish” Cheddar Pasta. Made completely in the Instant Pot…crisp the bacon, sauté the brussels sprouts, add the pasta shells, butter, and water, and cook for 3 minutes. Then simply stir in some sharp Irish cheddar cheese, and you’re ready […]

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Falafel Naan Wraps with Golden Rice and Special Sauce.
March 13, 2019
Falafel Naan Wraps with Golden Rice and Special Sauce.

Street FoodWednesday, Falafel Naan Wraps with Golden Rice and Special Sauce. Homemade, veggie filled falafel, combined with turmeric infused golden rice, all stuffed inside fresh naan. The naan is then topped with lettuce, cucumber, and the most addicting “special” sauce…that just so happens to be way healthier than the original. This loaded street food style […]

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Broccoli Pesto Pasta with Whipped Ricotta.
March 11, 2019
Broccoli Pesto Pasta with Whipped Ricotta.

Broccoli Pesto Pasta with Whipped Ricotta. Better known as the deliciously healthy-ish spring pasta bowl. Homemade broccoli pesto with raw broccoli, fresh basil, and a bit of parmesan. All tossed with hot pasta, fried lemon, and creamy ricotta cheese. It’s a fresh springy take on pasta, that’s ready in 30 minutes or less. This dish makes […]

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Nine Favorite Things.
March 10, 2019
Nine Favorite Things.

Thanks for joining me for another Nine Favorite Things post. Photo by Kristen Kilpatrick. I hope you’ve all had great week! If you’ve seen or read anything (or experienced it) about what’s been going on here in Colorado, then you know it’s been a crazy week. It all started off with a huge snowstorm on Sunday. […]

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Giant Strawberries n’ Cream Pop Tart.
March 8, 2019
Giant Strawberries n’ Cream Pop Tart.

Pulling out the inner kid in us all with this Giant Strawberries n’ Cream Pop Tart. Homemade strawberry jam and cream cheese swirled together and baked inside a flaky, buttery pie dough. This giant tart is bursting with freshness, has a touch of creaminess, is perfectly sweet, and ever so flaky. Drizzle the warm giant […]

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Khachapuri (Georgian Cheese Bread) with Kale and Herb Sauce.
March 7, 2019
Khachapuri (Georgian Cheese Bread) with Kale and Herb Sauce.

Khachapuri (Georgian Cheese Bread) with Kale and Herb Sauce is a traditional Georgian dish very similar to pizza. Essentially, it’s cheese stuffed bread with eggs in the filling. The bread is then torn apart and eaten as an appetizer. It’s made using fresh pizza dough, 3 cheeses, and kale. The dough is then shaped into […]

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Currently Happening on Instagram.

  • Spicy Gingered Mango Margarita. Because it's the first weekend of Spring and we should welcome that with a sweet and spicy margarita. Obviously --> fresh mango, ginger, jalapeño, tequila, and lots of lime. SO GOOD. And you can make it into a frozen margarita too. Recipe linked in profile. Get at it. PS. sharing the pitcher version too for easy entertaining 🌺 #f52grams #buzzfeast #imsomartha #easyrecipes #tequila #hbhcocktailsaturday
  • Flaky Honey Brioche Bread. This is like a cross between eggy brioche and extra flaky, buttery croissants and it's truly the BEST --> light, buttery (do you see those layers?!? it's the butter...), super soft, and swirled with hints of sweet honey. Trust me, this is all you need to bake this weekend. AND? It makes the most delicious cinnamon toast (should I share my recipe?). Please make this soon. It's a game changer. Shared the recipe on HBH today - link in profile. #f52grams #buzzfeast  #imsomartha #eatingfortheinsta #eeeeeats #instayum
  • Late night Better Than Takeout 20 Minute Peanut Noodles with Sesame Halloumi. Nothing better. This will forever be my favorite "back pocket" recipe that I always have the ingredients for and is always SO GOOD. Peanut butter? Noodles? Veggies? Fried Halloumi (weird, but I promise it works)?! All my favorites in a bowl. Recipe on HBH (linked in profile)...who's made this one? #eatingfortheinsta #buzzfeast #eeeeeats  #recipevideo #feedfeed #instayum #peanutnoodles
  • Herby Polenta + Seared Honey Butter Blackened Scallops. Perfect combo? 100% YES. Well, I don't really believe in perfect, but this is pretty close. Pan Seared scallops, spices, creamy, herby polenta, HONEY BUTTER. It's all very good. Favorite part? It takes maybe 30 minutes to throw together (probably less). Shared the recipe on the blog today - get the link in my profile. #f52grams #buzzfeast #eatingfortheinsta #eeeeeats #instayum