July 2019

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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Balsamic Peach Spritz.
July 16, 2019
Balsamic Peach Spritz.

Balsamic Peach Spritz…the new Aperol spritz…similar, yet different, but most importantly, so delicious! Sweet peach jam, a splash of tart white balsamic vinegar, topped off with sparkling prosecco. This summery spritz is sweet, bubbly, and so refreshing. The perfect cocktail to cool off with while enjoying these extra warm summer nights. How much are we all […]

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Bucatini Amatriciana.
July 15, 2019
Bucatini Amatriciana.

Very simple, very summery Bucatini Amatriciana. A classic Italian pasta made with dried bucatini pasta, cherry tomatoes, guanciale (or pancetta), rosemary, Pecorino cheese, and plenty of black pepper. This one pot, summer pasta comes together in 20 minutes and is made with just a handful of ingredients. All of which you may just have on […]

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Nine Favorite Things.
July 14, 2019
Nine Favorite Things.

Thanks for joining me for another Nine Favorite Things post. (shout out to my cousin Abby for this photo of my dad and me) Welcome to the 100th Nine Favorite Things post!! How on earth have I written 100 of these favorite’s posts? How on earth have you guys stuck around this long to read […]

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Cherry Strawberry Streusel Cake.
July 12, 2019
Cherry Strawberry Streusel Cake.

The prettiest and most delicious Cherry Strawberry Streusel Cake. A buttery, moist, light and airy cardamon infused cake with a generous layer of sweet summer cherries and strawberries, with an extra crumbly, cinnamon sugar streusel baked on top. It’s the easiest summer cake that’s perfect any time of the day…brunch, afternoon snack, or after dinner […]

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Peach Caprese Salad with Toasted Garlic Naan.
July 11, 2019
Peach Caprese Salad with Toasted Garlic Naan.

Peach Caprese Salad with Toasted Garlic Naan…and a spicy, sweet champagne vinaigrette. This bright, colorful, and fresh summer salad, is full of grilled peaches, tomatoes, basil, and creamy burrata cheese. It’s that easy summer salad that everyone craves all winter long. Just as perfect as a side to simple alfresco dinner as it is for a […]

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Lemon Parmesan Salmon with Corn, Tomato, and Avocado Salad.
July 10, 2019
Lemon Parmesan Salmon with Corn, Tomato, and Avocado Salad.

Keeping it fresh, simple, and healthy today with this Lemon Parmesan Salmon with Corn, Tomato, and Avocado Salad. Grilled salmon with spices, herbs, and parmesan, served over a summery corn salad made with tomatoes, avocado, chickpeas, feta cheese, and the most deliciously addicting lemon garlic yogurt. This meal is quick, easy, extra colorful, super flavorful, […]

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Buttery Cherry Berry Skillet Crisp.
July 9, 2019
Buttery Cherry Berry Skillet Crisp.

Buttery Cherry Berry Skillet Crisp…overflowing with sweet summer cherries, mixed berries, and a double measure of buttery crumble on top. This easy fruit crisp is the perfect way to use up every last bit of that sweet summertime fruit you have on hand. Every bite is roll your eyes back delicious and bursting with flavor. […]

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Summer Coconut Chickpea Curry with Rice and Fried Halloumi.
July 8, 2019
Summer Coconut Chickpea Curry with Rice and Fried Halloumi.

The creamiest, easiest, Summer Coconut Chickpea Curry with Rice and Fried Halloumi. Make this curry with whatever produce you have on hand. I use a mix of sweet corn, zucchini, coconut milk, creamy tahini, lemon, plenty of curry powder, and cayenne for some heat. Serve over steamed rice and top with fried halloumi cheese and […]

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Nine Favorite Things.
July 7, 2019
Nine Favorite Things.

Thanks for joining me for another Nine Favorite Things post. Hello, all the way from Costa Rica! Well, technically I’m writing this in Colorado, but I’m on my way to Costa Rica tonight, on a red-eye flight. By the time this post goes live, I’ll have spent my first day in the warm tropics of […]

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Currently Happening on Instagram.

  • Happening on my stories RIGHT NOW --> Browned Butter Grilled Peaches with Cinnamon “Toast” Brioche Crumbs. Title says it all, but the stories seal the deal. Make these. And soon because the summer peaches are only here for so long. Recipe linked in profile and full how-to in stories. Hop to it. #eeeeeats #peaches #howisummer #summerrecipes #f52grams
  • It's July, it's unbelievably hot, and it's Friday. Soooo, my Nonnie's chocolate peanut butter ice cream cake for the win --> 6 ingredients, heavy on the peanut butter, heavy on the chocolate, super creamy, a touch salty, and topped with homemade “magic shell”. And if you do it up like my grandma would that means salty peanuts on top too. She was smart and she taught me well. Grab the recipe on HBH...and make it because it's always, always everyone's favorite. Trust me. #howisummer #eatingfortheinsta #eeeeeats #chocolate  #icecream
  • Simplest Zucchini Parmesan Pasta. Because the zucchini is crowding up all the markets AND more importantly because the weekend deserves ALL the pasta. Enter this easy one pan summer pasta. It's creamy, buttery pasta, but without using any cream...but with plenty of parmesan, basil, and yeah butter too. Balance. Recipe linked in profile. #pasta #howisummer #imsomartha #feedfeed #recipevideo
  • Spicy Peanut Noodles with Chili Garlic Oil --> weeknight style (under 30 minutes) and best for those nights when you’re craving extra saucy, slightly spicy noodles. Sooo me. Always. Couldn't love these noodles more. Sweet and spicy peanut sauce (but made with Korean chili paste), chili garlic oil (with shallots which basically just get crispy and delicious), all the noodles, and all the vegetables. The BEST. Recipe on HBH this week - linked in profile. AND i'm making these over on stories tonight too. #howisummer #buzzfeast #imsomartha #f52grams