Grilled Eggplant with Tomatoes and Mozzarella

This oven roasted eggplant recipe is quick, easy and full of flavor. Roasting eggplant is a great way to get tender delicious eggplant, without the extra calories and mess of frying it. I like to use fresh mozzarella, but you can try it with any soft cheese. I suggest serving this immediately out of the…

Arugula and Strawberry Salad

Fruit on a salad seems to scream warm weather is here! Light and fresh, this salad is perfect on its own, or topped with any grilled protein. This salad is great to serve as a lighter side during BBQ season and is definitely a crowd pleaser. If you don’t have pine nuts, feel free to…

Sweet Potato Toasts

Who needs bread when you can have sweet potato toast! It’s very simple to make and can be topped with virtually anything you like. This is my favorite combination of flavors but the sky’s the limit when it comes to sweet potato toast. They are healthy and delicious and can be eaten for breakfast, lunch…

Fluffy Buttermilk Pancakes

Everyone has a box of their favorite pancake mix in their pantry. It is easy and quick, which is why people tend to use that instead of making their own pancake batter. What people don’t necessarily know, is how easy it is to make a fluffy, golden, restaurant quality pancake. These buttermilk pancakes are super…

Lemon Raspberry Shortbread Cookies

These heart shaped cookies are the perfect Valentine’s Day treat. There are two layers of buttery lemon shortbread, filled with sweet raspberry jam, topped with white chocolate. This combination of sweet and tart cannot be beat. These cookies may look hard to make, but are super easy. You can also just make the lemon shortbread…

Roasted Cauliflower with Harissa Sauce

Cauliflower has always been a difficult vegetable to cook in my house. I am literally the only one who would eat it, until now. I made this cauliflower, and showed it to my husband. Needless to say he was less than enthused to see a large bowl of cauliflower. I asked him to try one…

Drop Biscuits with Honey Butter

Mix, drop, bake. That is literally all you have to do to have buttery delicious biscuits ready in 15 minutes. Since moving to the south, biscuits have become a food that I never knew I needed in my life. I had tried biscuits before, but never a true southern biscuit. The biscuits here are a…

Mini Frittata

Delicious, easy and healthy. These mini frittatas are one of my favorite things to make for breakfast. You can literally fill them with anything you have in the fridge. I like to stick to veggies and cheese, but you can add a protein, like bacon or sausage. The possibilities are endless. These frittatas can be…

Orzo Salad

If you are looking for something quick and delicious, then this orzo salad is for you. It is perfect to make year- round. Full of flavor, fresh and light, it is great as a side with any protein or as a meal on its own. Feel free to add more cranberries and feta if you…