Hot Roasted Garlic Chicken Salad and Apples

Hot Roasted Garlic Chicken Salad and Apples

Bite sized food can be a problem if it’s carb heavy — mindlessly eat crostini or pita chips, and you can end up overdoing it pretty quickly. That’s why I sometimes make a switch if I’m trying to eat healthier. Apples can be a perfect vessel for scooping dips, cheese,...
Hot Roasted Garlic Black Bean Soup

Hot Roasted Garlic Black Bean Soup

I had a conversation recently with some friends about soup. Specifically, several people couldn’t believe I made my own soup when there are so many good canned versions available. I’m not going to try to tell you that a good pre-made soup doesn’t exist, because I’m...
Hot Roasted Garlic Flat Bread

Hot Roasted Garlic Flat Bread

Bread is something even the best cooks don’t attempt sometimes. It seems complicated and science-y and if you do it once and it goes wrong, it’s hard to get up the courage to do it again. I understand that — I’ve been baking bread for years, and sometimes, things just...
Hot Roasted Garlic Breakfast Avocado

Hot Roasted Garlic Breakfast Avocado

I had some avocado fries at a restaurant recently, and I’ll admit, I was hesitant to try them. Avocado is one of those things that you don’t often see cooked. Or warm. I’m happy to say the avocado fries were delicious, and ever since I’ve been trying to come up with...
Pineapple Steak and Pepper Skillet

Pineapple Steak and Pepper Skillet

Adding fruit to savory dishes is something that’s off the table to a lot of people. It’s sweet, it’s made into desserts or added to yogurt, not mixed with meat or spices. After all, look at the controversy that pineapple pizza can cause (I for one am a fan of it, by...