September 2019

Roasted Garlic Spaghetti Squash Lasagna Boats.
September 30, 2019
Roasted Garlic Spaghetti Squash Lasagna Boats.

Taking the classic lasagna and making it just a touch healthier with these cute (cheesy) Roasted Garlic Spaghetti Squash Lasagna Boats. Seasonal spaghetti squash stuffed with a spicy chicken, tomato-based ragu sauce, and creamy cheesy béchamel sauce made with fresh ricotta and provolone cheeses. It’s all baked together until the sauce is bubbling hot and […]

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Nine Favorite Things.
September 29, 2019
Nine Favorite Things.

Thanks for joining me for another Nine Favorite Things post. It’s crazy how once September hits, the hustle of autumn really sets in. It’s not that summer was slow, it’s more that fall is always just so full. I love it and I hate it, but I mostly love it. I will say that finding […]

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Pumpkin Patch Chocolate Peanut Butter Cake.
September 27, 2019
Pumpkin Patch Chocolate Peanut Butter Cake.

This Pumpkin Patch Chocolate Peanut Butter Cake is the perfect cake for all your fall parties, game-day tailgating, Halloween, and everything in between. It’s seriously the BEST chocolate peanut butter cake. Three soft, perfectly sweet, super moist, and extra chocolatey cake layers. Each generously frosted with the most delicious creamy peanut butter frosting. Then finished […]

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Prosciutto Apple and Sage Butter Chicken with Cider Pan Sauce.
September 26, 2019
Prosciutto Apple and Sage Butter Chicken with Cider Pan Sauce.

Oven roasted, cheesy prosciutto-wrapped chicken with Honeycrisp apples, roasted garlic, a little crispy sage, and browned butter. All served in a delicious white wine and cider pan sauce…for good measure. It doesn’t get simpler, cozier, or more delicious than this crispy prosciutto chicken. All you need is one skillet, 30 minutes, and fresh in-season autumn […]

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Fall Harvest Roasted Butternut Squash and Pomegranate Salad.
September 25, 2019
Fall Harvest Roasted Butternut Squash and Pomegranate Salad.

This Fall Harvest Roasted Butternut Squash and Pomegranate Salad combines all the best produce that fall has to offer into the prettiest salad that’s simple to make and healthy too! Sweet honey roasted butternut squash, salty roasted pumpkin seeds, kale, shredded brussels sprouts, and juicy pomegranates. All tossed together with a sweet and tangy pomegranate […]

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Cream Cheese Swirled Pumpkin Bread with Salted Maple Butter.
September 24, 2019
Cream Cheese Swirled Pumpkin Bread with Salted Maple Butter.

Welcoming in fall with this (one bowl) Cream Cheese Swirled Pumpkin Banana Bread….better than your coffee shop. Moist pumpkin banana bread sweetened with maple syrup, swirled with cream cheese, topped with sweet cinnamon sugar, and served warm. Perfect for all of the autumn weekends ahead, and best enjoyed just out of the oven with a […]

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Herby Buttered Mushroom Stroganoff.
September 23, 2019
Herby Buttered Mushroom Stroganoff.

Sharing my vegetarian twist on a classic comfort food with this Herby Buttered Mushroom Stroganoff. Caramelized wild mushrooms with butter, shallots, and fresh herbs all serve as the base for this creamy meatless stroganoff. Add classic egg noodles and in just about 30 minutes you’ll have a creamy, rich, and hearty vegetarian stroganoff that’s nothing […]

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Nine Favorite Things.
September 22, 2019
Nine Favorite Things.

Thanks for joining me for another Nine Favorite Things post. After all the excitement from last week’s big wedding, it actually felt good to jump back into a regular workweek. Oh man, hosting a 200 person wedding is certainly a big undertaking…and I didn’t even do that much! The bride, the groom, and the parents […]

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Chai Spiced Apple Ricotta Galette.
September 20, 2019
Chai Spiced Apple Ricotta Galette.

Chai Spiced Apple Ricotta Galette. Layers of fresh ricotta cheese, sweet Honeycrisp apples, and chai spiced maple syrup, all atop a bed of flakey, buttery, puff pastry. This chai spiced apple and ricotta galette is fall’s easiest and coziest dessert. It’s beyond delicious, super simple, so pretty, and the perfect warming treat to bake up […]

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Healthy Chipotle Chicken Sweet Potato Skins.
September 19, 2019
Healthy Chipotle Chicken Sweet Potato Skins.

Keeping things comforting, but healthy with my Healthy Chipotle Chicken Sweet Potato Skins. Kind of like cheesy nachos, but instead of chips, we’re substituting crisp sweet potatoes skins…so better! Made simply with sweet potatoes, chicken, chipotle chilies, spices, a touch of lime, spinach, and a generous amount of sharp cheddar cheese. Each homemade, oven-baked, sweet […]

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Slow Cooker French Wine and Mustard Chicken.
September 18, 2019
Slow Cooker French Wine and Mustard Chicken.

Slow Cooker French Wine and Mustard Chicken…turning a classic French recipe into an easy slow cooker meal using white wine, creamy Dijon mustard, fresh herbs, and parmesan cheese. And I even added in some vibrant kale for veggies and color. This slow-cooked chicken dinner is a hearty and delicious meal to come home to at […]

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The 30 Most Popular Fall Recipes.
September 17, 2019
The 30 Most Popular Fall Recipes.

Sharing the 30 Most Popular Fall Recipes to help inspire you to cook and bake all season long. This collection of recipes is the top most popular autumn dishes on HBH. AND, I’m including my personal favorites too! It’s the beginning of the coziest time of year. So cozy up inside and cook up something […]

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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