Hot Roasted Garlic Pickle Chips

    Do you ever have something in a restaurant and wish you could eat it at home? That’s me all the time. Many of the recipes I create start from some restaurant inspiration. My most recent was some pickle chips at a favorite local restaurant. They were...
Tuscan Chicken and Chickpea Soup

Tuscan Chicken and Chickpea Soup

I get a lot of flack when I say that I love kale, but I really do. Especially the dinosaur (or lacinato, but that’s harder to pronounce) kind that is rough and dark green and sweeter than the curly variety. But I like them all. While my favorite way to eat kale is in...
Spicy Chicken and Herb Omlete

Spicy Chicken and Herb Omlete

Eggs are one of those foods that can be boring if you don’t take a lot of time to think about what you’re doing with them. And, let’s face it, when most of us eat eggs, it’s in the morning after we’ve just woken up, so there’s not a lot of thinking involved. This...
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...