Spinach, Asparagus and Walnut Spring Salad

This week, at one of my favorite lunch places, Parker and Otis, I overheard someone saying that one of their resolutions for 2015 was to replace the phrase “I’ve been so busy” with “my… Continue reading

Butternut Squash, Carrot, Red Pepper and Apple Soup

I can’t believe how long it has been since I shared a recipe! Life has been crazy with an almost 6 month old, wintry weather and my first trip since baby to visit… Continue reading

Sesame Chicken with Green Beans {in Your Crockpot}

My most popular recipe by far is Cashew Chicken {in Your Crockpot.}  Its popularity inspired me to create today’s sister recipe for Sesame Chicken.  It’s also simple and delicious, slow cooked for ultimate flavor and tenderness in… Continue reading

Crazy Feta

One of our favorite restaurant chains in DC and Arlington, VA is Cava.  They have the best grilled cheese, souvlaki, meatballs and crazy feta, an appetizer served with warm pita bread that inspired my recipe today.  It’s… Continue reading

Super Bowls

If you’re looking for a healthier twist on the traditional Super Bowl feast you might want to check out this idea of a “Super Bowl” from Vintage Mixer. In lieu of chicken wings and… Continue reading

Mediterranean Chicken {in your Crockpot}

This is a simple way to prepare a healthy dinner with delicious Mediterranean flavors.  I think you’ll love how the chicken tastes after simmering in a sauce of tomatoes, olives, olive oil, garlic, prunes… Continue reading

Sweet and Spicy Brown Sugar and Sriracha Glazed Chicken

This recipe was born out of my desire to make a dinner that tasted like hot wings without using a deep-fryer (oh that I actually owned one!)  It is simple, spicy and delicious… Continue reading

Easy Baked Brie and Cranberry Dip

Who doesn’t love baked brie in all its bubbling glory? This simple way to make it without bothering with a pastry wrapping is my go-to for easy entertaining or a fancy afternoon snack.… Continue reading

Cranberry Mustard Salmon

I had half a jar of cranberry relish leftover from the holidays and two salmon steaks in the fridge.  A quick search provided this recipe from Epicurious and 20 minutes later, a delicious… Continue reading

Some Good Reads {Winter 2014}

  I hope you had a happy holiday season and have had some time to spend reading! Like the rest of the country, I’m completely captivated by the Serial podcasts and have been… Continue reading