Marinated Gigante Beans

This marinated gigante beans recipe is an easy, delicious kitchen staple. A flavorful blend of olive oil, sun-dried tomatoes, garlic, lemon zest, and parsley coats the big, creamy white beans. They’re rich, tangy, and intensely savory. Try them o…


This marinated gigante beans recipe is an easy, delicious kitchen staple. A flavorful blend of olive oil, sun-dried tomatoes, garlic, lemon zest, and parsley coats the big, creamy white beans. They’re rich, tangy, and intensely savory. Try them once, and you’ll make them on repeat for picnics, appetizer platters, and protein-packed lunches. Before I developed this recipe, I regularly bought marinated gigante beans from the olive bar at my grocery store. I loved the taste, but I was always disappointed by their mushy texture. These homemade marinated gigante beans solve that problem. Made with good-quality canned beans or dried beans […]

20 Pasta Salad Recipes to Make All Summer Long

Are you looking for the BEST pasta salad recipe to take to your next BBQ, party, picnic, or potluck? Well, you’ve come to the right place because I am sharing our favorite pasta salad recipes! Pasta salad is always a great side dish to burgers, g…

Are you looking for the BEST pasta salad recipe to take to your next BBQ, party, picnic, or potluck? Well, you’ve come to the right place because I am sharing our favorite pasta salad recipes! Pasta salad is always a great side dish to burgers, grilled chicken, sandwiches, kabobs, and more! You can also serve…

Whipped Feta

Feta cheese is delicious, I love adding it to my salads, eggs, vegetables, and more. It is such a good cheese. I always have it in my fridge. But have you tried Whipped Feta? It is the BEST. Whipping feta in a food processor or blender, takes the chees…

Feta cheese is delicious, I love adding it to my salads, eggs, vegetables, and more. It is such a good cheese. I always have it in my fridge. But have you tried Whipped Feta? It is the BEST. Whipping feta in a food processor or blender, takes the cheese to a whole new level. In…

No Mayo Potato Salad

Classic potato salad is a potluck favorite and a tradition for summer barbecues and picnics. But if you don’t care for potato salad that is made with mayonnaise, you have to make this No Mayo Potato Salad. It is SO fresh and screams summer! This …

Classic potato salad is a potluck favorite and a tradition for summer barbecues and picnics. But if you don’t care for potato salad that is made with mayonnaise, you have to make this No Mayo Potato Salad. It is SO fresh and screams summer! This potato salad is made with baby potatoes that are boiled…

Spicy Cajun Shrimp Pasta

Tantalize your tastebuds and satisfy your hunger with this healthy cajun dish.

featuredTantalize your tastebuds and satisfy your hunger with this healthy cajun dish.

Turkey Burgers

Burger nights are the best nights, according to my boys. They LOVE a good burger. They love our ultimate burger, but these Turkey Burgers are another favorite. They request them often, especially with fries on the side. If you aren’t that excited…

Burger nights are the best nights, according to my boys. They LOVE a good burger. They love our ultimate burger, but these Turkey Burgers are another favorite. They request them often, especially with fries on the side. If you aren’t that excited about turkey burgers, I get it. It’s true that some turkey burgers are…

Air Fryer Chickpeas

Air fryer chickpeas! If you love oven roasted chickpeas, get ready: these air fryer chickpeas are even better. I’ve been making them on repeat lately. Here’s why: They’re ready in 15 minutes. Roasting chickpeas in the air fryer is abo…


Air fryer chickpeas! If you love oven roasted chickpeas, get ready: these air fryer chickpeas are even better. I’ve been making them on repeat lately. Here’s why: They’re ready in 15 minutes. Roasting chickpeas in the air fryer is about twice as fast as making roasted chickpeas in the oven. Bonus: the air fryer preheats in no time! They’re INSANELY crunchy. Expect to eat a few (erm…half) straight from the air fryer basket. They’re irresistible! I love sprinkling these crispy chickpeas over salads and grain bowls. Filled with fiber and plant-based protein, they’re also a delicious healthy snack! Season them simply with […]

Roasted Artichoke Chickpea Orzo Salad

Artichokes are one of my favorite vegetables. I love using them to make pizza, salads, chicken, lasagna, and of course the classic spinach artichoke dip. I also love using them in this Roasted Artichoke Chickpea Orzo Salad. The flavors are phenomenal a…

Artichokes are one of my favorite vegetables. I love using them to make pizza, salads, chicken, lasagna, and of course the classic spinach artichoke dip. I also love using them in this Roasted Artichoke Chickpea Orzo Salad. The flavors are phenomenal and it’s the perfect salad for spring and summer. SO fresh and delicious! Orzo…

Chicken Salad

Chicken Salad is a CLASSIC salad recipe that is always a crowd pleaser. The salad is easy to make and a great recipe to make when you have leftover chicken or rotisserie chicken. To make the salad, toss chopped cooked chicken in a creamy dressing with …

Chicken Salad is a CLASSIC salad recipe that is always a crowd pleaser. The salad is easy to make and a great recipe to make when you have leftover chicken or rotisserie chicken. To make the salad, toss chopped cooked chicken in a creamy dressing with celery, onion, pecans, and fresh herbs. This recipe is…

Chocolate Brownie Protein Balls

I love a sweet treat, especially after lunch or before bed. I like to keep my Peanut Butter Protein Balls, Monster Cookie Energy Balls, or these Chocolate Brownie Protein Balls. They are SO easy to make, you only need a few basic ingredients, and they …

I love a sweet treat, especially after lunch or before bed. I like to keep my Peanut Butter Protein Balls, Monster Cookie Energy Balls, or these Chocolate Brownie Protein Balls. They are SO easy to make, you only need a few basic ingredients, and they are SO rich and decadent. I keep them in my…