I’m always trying to incorporate nuts somewhere into my diet, and pistachios are normally at the top of that list. Pistachios are one of those nuts that are so versatile and can so easily be used in sweet and savory recipes. I’m ALWAYS looking for new ways to incorporate them into my diet. Today though, …

This post has been sponsored by Melissa’s Produce, where they provided the product for this recipe. All opinions are mine alone. I think one more cookie recipe before the big day arrives is completely necessary. Don’t you think?! Appetizers for game day and healthier New Years resolution recipes are coming your way very very soon, …

I know we all like to THINK that Labor Day weekend is the official end to summer, but it is not. We still have a couple of weeks left, and these weeks that lie ahead are some of my favorites of the year. This could partly be because my birthday lands on September 6, and …

  Once in a while, I just want a really good salad. This chopped chicken salad combines some of my favorite salad ingredients. I’m a sucker for a combination of fruits and veggies when I make a salad. I think it’s that touch of sweetness I crave from the fruit that gets my wheels turning. …

  Something I find extremely difficult to do is to make sure I get enough calories in me when I’m running a lot. I made it a personal goal this year to make sure that I run as much as possible. I seriously was a humongous slacker last year, and I won’t let it happen …

  Turkey burgers are hit or miss. Let’s be honest, most of the time they come out super dry and packed full of no flavor what-so-ever. The key to making a great turkey burger is pumping it full of great flavors and cooking it just to perfection. For this recipe, I decided to go a …

  Tacos are our go to when we don’t know what else to make. Frankly, I think tacos are one of the most amazing inventions on the planet. You really could put just about anything into them, and they are delicious. Last night would be no different. So why did we take the easy way …

We love a good crab cake around here. I really think that a really great crab cake is hard to come by. They are so often made with too much bread (panko or some other binding agent) or sometimes it goes the complete other direction, and they aren’t made with enough of the “extras.” Extras …

I’m obsessed with my southwestern-style cookbook here lately. I feel like it’s my go-to book when I’m having mental blockage on recipe-making. Last night I decided to adapt one recipe that I’ve been wanting to make ever since I picked up this amazing cookbook. In their recipe, they used roughy. I don’t know how you …