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  • Lemon Poppy Seed Cookies - a soft, lemony cookie full of poppy seeds and drizzled with a sweet powder-sugar glaze. The perfect party treat!
    cookies, dessert, Recipes

    Lemon Poppy Seed Cookies

    Lemon Poppy Seed Cookies…the perfect party treat. My youngest brother is getting married next month, and his reception is in my parent’s backyard, so naturally, my mom has been full-steam ahead planning…

  • Instant Pot Butter Chicken - you're just a handful of spices and a can of coconut milk away from tender, flavor-packed Butter Chicken. Serve over a bed of warm rice and top with fresh cilantro!

    Instant Pot Butter Chicken

    Instant Pot Butter Chicken…you can’t lose with this one. Indian food has a special place in my heart. When I was going to college in Logan, Utah, I discovered this restaurant called…

  • This Spring Cobb Salad recipe is a twist on the traditional cobb - butter lettuce piled high with hard-boiled eggs, bacon, blue cheese, asparagus, radish, grilled chicken, avocado and micro greens. Drizzled with a lemon basil vinaigrette for a bright and zesty flavor.
    Salad/Salad Dressing

    Spring Cobb Salad

    Spring Cobb Salad… Cobb Salad reminds me of my dad. When we’re out to eat, he’ll often order a big salad…and it’s usually a cobb. And I get it…cobbs are the!…

  • Simple Green Curry - tender chicken and sautéed veggies swimming in a creamy coconut curry sauce. Served over rice and garnished with fresh cilantro and crushed nuts.

    Simple Green Curry

    This Simple Green Curry reminds me of two things: Thailand and Ambien. (Yup, the gnarly sleeping pill Ambien…) Anytime I eat curry, I think about the two months I spent in Southeast…

  • Kalua Pork Power Bowl - a giant bowl of mixed greens piled with shredded kalua pork, sweet potatoes, craisins, pistachios, crumbled goat cheese and shallots. Full of color and flavor!
    dinner, lunch, sauces

    Kalua Pork Power Bowl

    Earlier this week, my mom and I held a cooking demonstration for some of the ladies in her neighborhood. It was a fun time. We were flying back and forth, preparing One-Pan…

  • Instant Pot Beef and Broccoli - all the Asian flavors of Beef and Broccoli without the additives you get from takeout. This Beef and Broccoli recipe uses the instant pot to get tender, juicy meat with lots of flavor!

    Instant Pot Beef and Broccoli

    Instant Pot Beef and Broccoli. YUM. You know when you were little, you kinda had the weirdest tastes for food? At least that’s how my family’s childhood was. Particularly my sister, Katie. She…

  • Stuffed French Toast is a quick and easy breakfast that satisfies any sweet tooth! Layers of French Toast piled high with cream cheese filling and fresh fruit.
    breakfast, Gourmet Toast

    Stuffed French Toast

    Stuffed French Toast is all the feels. It’s road-trip diners, weekends at the cabin, Easter mornings. Stuffed French Toast is just one of those foods that’s filled with memories for me. Every…

  • Instant Pot Butternut Squash Soup - warm, creamy and full of flavor! This soup is packed with nutrient-dense ingredients and healing properties from chicken bone broth.
    dinner, soup/stew

    Instant Pot Butternut Squash Soup

    Sometimes you just need soup. Creamy, full-of-flavah, little-effort-to-make soup. Instant Pot Butternut Squash Soup. The other day I was at Sprouts, and noticed their pre-cubed butternut squash was on sale. It was…