July 2019

Simple Blueberry Basque Cheesecake.
July 30, 2019
Simple Blueberry Basque Cheesecake.

The prettiest simple Blueberry Basque Cheesecake. Just what your Tuesday needs. Inspired by the Basque region of France, this cheesecake has a flaky puff pastry crust surrounding the creamy cheesecake filling. Its deep brown top has cracks all around for an old-world look. Sprinkle fresh summer blueberries over top to complete. It’s really not like […]

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Crispy Buffalo Ranch Chicken Salad with Goddess Dressing.
July 29, 2019
Crispy Buffalo Ranch Chicken Salad with Goddess Dressing.

Keeping Monday healthy, fun, and delicious with this Crispy Buffalo Ranch Chicken Salad with Goddess Dressing. Filled with garden-fresh greens, crunchy celery, avocado, and a little cheese too. Each salad bowl is topped with oven-baked (and extra crispy) ranch seasoned buffalo chicken and served up with a light yogurt-based herby goddess style dressing. Promise this […]

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Nine Favorite Things.
July 28, 2019
Nine Favorite Things.

Thanks for joining me for another Nine Favorite Things post. (my favorite little sister) Looking at my calendar, I am only just now realizing that it’s somehow already the last Sunday of July. Summer 2019 is surely flying by, isn’t it? This makes me feel both sad and excited. Sad because like most of you, […]

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Frozen Mango Mojito-Rita.
July 26, 2019
Frozen Mango Mojito-Rita.

Mojito or Margarita? Have both with this Frozen Mango Mojito-Rita. A mix between the classic Mexican margarita and an extra minty Cuban Mojito. Made with plenty of tequila, fresh lime juice, sweet mango, summer garden mint, and served frozen in a salt-rimmed glass. It’s the simplest to make, but so delicious and so refreshing. Summer […]

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Prosciutto Goat Cheese Stuffed Peaches with Thyme Honey.
July 25, 2019
Prosciutto Goat Cheese Stuffed Peaches with Thyme Honey.

These Prosciutto Goat Cheese Stuffed Peaches with Thyme Honey are the perfect no-cook summer appetizer that everyone will LOVE. Market fresh peaches stuffed with creamy lemon basil goat cheese, wrapped in salty prosciutto, then grilled. The peaches caramelize, the goat cheese gets melty, and the prosciutto turns crisp. Then each peach is finished with a […]

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Better Than Takeout Sweet Thai Basil Chicken.
July 24, 2019
Better Than Takeout Sweet Thai Basil Chicken.

Under 30 minute Better Than Takeout Sweet Thai Basil Chicken. The super fast Thai chicken rice bowl that looks like takeout, but tastes so much better and is healthier too. Quick-cooking and lean ground chicken, tossed in a sweet and spicy Thai chili sauce with garden fresh bell peppers, cashews, and summer’s most flavorful basil. […]

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Blackberry Lavender Cobbler.
July 23, 2019
Blackberry Lavender Cobbler.

Extra juicy Blackberry Lavender Cobbler with double the berries…and buttery biscuits too! This cobbler is nothing short of delicious. Every bite is layered with fresh blackberries, hints of lavender, and buttery, flaky cream cheese swirled biscuits. It’s so pretty, super simple to make, and you can swap out the blackberries for any berry you love. […]

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20 Minute Ramen Carbonara.
July 22, 2019
20 Minute Ramen Carbonara.

20 Minute Ramen Carbonara…with Herb Buttered Corn!! This Italian meets Asian dish is such a fun twist on traditional ramen. Brown rice ramen noodles tossed with creamy Italian carbonara sauce, crispy bacon, and herby, buttery summertime corn. This simple recipe comes together in minutes using a mix of pantry staples, summer produce, and garden herbs. […]

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Nine Favorite Things.
July 21, 2019
Nine Favorite Things.

Thanks for joining me for another Nine Favorite Things post. Hey, hi and happy Sunday! First, I have to thank you all for your outpouring of support and kindness this past week. I announced the new HBH Super Simple cookbook in last week’s favorite’s post as well as on Instagram. I am SO EXCITED that […]

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Crème Fraîche Chocolate Chunk Cookie Bars.
July 19, 2019
Crème Fraîche Chocolate Chunk Cookie Bars.

Crème Fraîche Chocolate Chunk Cookie Bars. Sweet, doughy, buttery, filled with chocolate chunks, and swirled with a creamy crème fraîche that’s almost custard-like. If your day needs a sweet, chocolatey treat, you should be making these bars…Because sometimes all you need to brighten your day is a really good cookie! These bars are the BEST, […]

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California Chicken, Veggie, Avocado and Rice Bowls.
July 18, 2019
California Chicken, Veggie, Avocado and Rice Bowls.

California Chicken, Veggie, Avocado and Rice Bowls. Also known as the non-boring chicken and rice dinner bowl that’s so darn GOOD. Spice rubbed grilled chicken served up bowl style with grilled peppers, zucchini, mashed avocado, tomatoes, and crumbled cheese. This easy, healthy, chicken and rice bowl is made almost entirely on the grill, all in […]

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Spicy Peanut Noodles with Chili Garlic Oil.
July 17, 2019
Spicy Peanut Noodles with Chili Garlic Oil.

Weeknight style (under 30 minutes) Spicy Peanut Noodles with Chili Garlic Oil. Best for those nights when you’re craving extra saucy, slightly spicy peanut noodles, but don’t want to leave your house…or wait for take out. Noodles tossed with a spicy, sweet, and salty peanut sauce, bell peppers, fresh garden basil, and plenty of black […]

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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