Freezer Bread Oil

Freezer Bread Oil

  Completely unsurprising to anyone that knows me — I love dipping bread in seasoned oil. If you’ve been to my house for drinks or snacks, you’ve likely had something similar at some point. Recently I had the idea to prepare in advance and make pre made portions...
Ava Jane’s Antipasto Salad

Ava Jane’s Antipasto Salad

I’ve been trying to meal plan more lately, which means more meal prep. I’ve found that I eat much better when everything is planned out, especially when I’m super busy with other things. For meal prep, I like things that are versatile, and can go with more than one...
Italian Marinated Chicken Thighs

Italian Marinated Chicken Thighs

When I was a kid, my mom had this secret recipe chicken that everyone loved. In the winter it was baked and in the summer, it was grilled, but it always had that same tangy flavor that was unmistakable, and I’m not kidding, everyone always gobbled it up. Years later I...
Avocado Oil Braised Chickpeas

Avocado Oil Braised Chickpeas

In a quest to eat healthier, one of my goals for the year has been to eat more beans and legumes. They’re filling, nutritious, and inexpensive. But sometimes, they can be a little boring, which makes them hard to eat. At least for me. Especially now that soup and stew...
Mozzarella Stuffed Meatballs

Mozzarella Stuffed Meatballs

There are a lot of ways to make meatballs, and everyone has their favorite recipe. Mine is a combination of ground beef and pork, with a bit of grated Parmesan, lots of seasonings, and cubes of mozzarella stuffed in the middle. In my opinion, melted cheese is a great...