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19 Refrigerator Salads for Eating Healthy On The GO!

19 Refrigerator Salads for Eating Healthy On The GO!

I talk about “refrigerator salads” a lot because they’re my favorite way to make sure I’m eating healthy even when I’m like, SUPER busy. I know I’ve turned a lot of you into refrigerator salad fans too, so I...
recipes - 2019-08-25 16:07:26
Chicken and Lime Soup

Chicken and Lime Soup

I’m a soup-all-year-long type of person. Soup is tasty. Soup is filling. Soup freezes well. And this Chicken and Lime Soup is where it’s at. The clear broth is light enough for summer, and has a deliciously spicy, sour, and salty broth...
recipes - 2019-08-23 16:09:28
Crispy Potatoes with Lemon Dill Tahini Dressing

Crispy Potatoes with Lemon Dill Tahini Dressing

Ever since I made that Lemon Dill Tahini Dressing a couple weeks ago I’ve been using everything and anything as a vehicle to get it in my mouth. ? One of my favorite vehicles, by far, are potatoes. So this week I made these Crispy Potatoes...
recipes - 2019-08-21 16:09:31
Honey Mustard Broccoli Salad

Honey Mustard Broccoli Salad

A few months ago I made a batch of Honey Mustard Sauce and I literally could not stop dipping broccoli florets into it, so I knew right away that I just needed to make a whole Honey Mustard Broccoli Salad. This salad is incredibly simple, but...
recipes - 2019-08-18 16:09:36
King Ranch Chicken Casserole

King Ranch Chicken Casserole

What am I doing over here cooking a casserole on one of the hottest days of the summer" Crazy, perhaps, but the stomach wants what the stomach wants, and mine wants King Ranch Chicken Casserole! This creamy cheesy chicken and tortilla casserole...
recipes - 2019-08-15 16:08:28
Super Crunchy Oil Free Granola

Super Crunchy Oil Free Granola

With as many beans as I eat, it’s about time I started using putting the aquafaba to good use. I’ve been playing around with aquafaba for the past couple of months and I think this Super Crunchy Oil Free Granola is my favorite use so...
recipes - 2019-08-11 16:07:09
Simple Sweet and Sour Sauce

Simple Sweet and Sour Sauce

One of my biggest pet peeves is having a million half-used condiments in my fridge. So if I can quickly whip up a homemade sauce with pantry staples, I’m going to do that before buying another bottle! This Simple Sweet and Sour Sauce is the...
recipes - 2019-08-10 16:07:20
Sweet and Sour Pork Chops with Vegetables

Sweet and Sour Pork Chops with Vegetables

Easy dinners are my jam! I love these Sweet and Sour Pork Chops because they’re a super fast alternative to take out, they require NO chopping, you need only a few pantry staples to make the sauce, and it meal preps well. What else could I...
recipes - 2019-08-08 16:08:36
Lemon Dill Salmon and Kale Salad

Lemon Dill Salmon and Kale Salad

I made the most amazing Lemon Dill Tahini Dressing this week and I have a looooong list of foods that I can’t wait to pour it over, but my first choice was this light but filling no-cook summer salad. This Lemon Dill Salmon and Kale Salad...
recipes - 2019-08-05 16:08:15
Lemon Dill Tahini Dressing

Lemon Dill Tahini Dressing

You guys. This Lemon Dill Tahini Dressing is not fooling around! This tangy, dilly dressing is a variation of my plain Lemon Tahini Dressing from my Roasted Cauliflower Salad, which I already loved with all my heart and soul. Well, I added a few...
recipes - 2019-08-04 16:08:46
No Churn Balsamic Peach Ice Cream

No Churn Balsamic Peach Ice Cream

Once upon a time I considered buying an ice cream machine. I’m really glad I didn’t because this simple no-churn ice cream method is almost effortless and creates ice cream that is every bit as velvety smooth and fluffy as churned ice...
recipes - 2019-08-02 16:08:17
Baked Pizza Chicken

Baked Pizza Chicken

One of the coolest things about having been blogging for over ten years is seeing how my cooking style and skills have changed through this experience. One of my first recipes to go viral was my Pepperoni Stuffed Chicken. It was a tasty recipe for...
recipes - 2019-07-29 16:08:16
Sweet and Spicy Tuna Salad

Sweet and Spicy Tuna Salad

Have you ever seen those packets of flavored tuna in the grocery store" They were on sale once and I got curious, so I bought a few. The idea was interesting, but the execution failed, IMHO. So what did I do" MAKE MY OWN. #storyofmylife I...
recipes - 2019-07-24 16:08:09
Lemony Artichoke and Quinoa Salad

Lemony Artichoke and Quinoa Salad

I’m living off refrigerator salads all summer, what about you" Oh, you don’t know what a refrigerator salad is" It’s a salad that holds up well to refrigeration (doesn’t go limp and soggy like lettuce), and a meal...
recipes - 2019-07-21 16:07:59
Soy Glazed Eggplant

Soy Glazed Eggplant

I love taking advantage of all the fresh produce in summer and all the color and texture it brings to my plate! This week I played around with eggplant, which has a unique almost meaty texture. I gave it a quick soy glaze treatment that I’ve...
recipes - 2019-07-18 16:08:05
Creamy Coconut Curry Lentils with Spinach

Creamy Coconut Curry Lentils with Spinach

I’ve been trying to brain storm up some easy plant-based meals lately, and this week’s creation was these Creamy Coconut Curried Lentils with Spinach, which are kind of like the creamy cousin of my Curried Chickpeas with Spinach. I...
recipes - 2019-07-14 16:07:14
Charred Corn and Zucchini Salad

Charred Corn and Zucchini Salad

Fresh corn is one of the highlights of summer. When it’s in season it’s sweet, juicy, and super affordable, so I love to take advantage! For this salad I paired fresh sweet corn with another summer staple, zucchini, and charred them both...
recipes - 2019-07-10 16:08:20
Tomato Mozzarella Pasta Salad

Tomato Mozzarella Pasta Salad

Off the record, I call this one “poor man’s Caprese salad” because it’s based on Caprese salad, but with all the budget swaps I’ve made, I don’t think I can get away with calling that anymore. ? Regardless of what...
recipes - 2019-06-30 16:07:27
Cucumber Mango Salad

Cucumber Mango Salad

I’m not sure there is anything more summery than this Cucumber Mango Salad. It perfectly marries sweet, sour, and spicy flavors with that whoosh of cucumber freshness, for a light and refreshing summer side dish. The salad holds up moderately...
recipes - 2019-06-28 16:07:31
Homemade BBQ Sauce (no ketchup)

Homemade BBQ Sauce (no ketchup)

It’s grilling season, so it’s only natural (and about time) that I make my own homemade BBQ Sauce! This sweet, smoky, and tangy BBQ sauce takes only minutes to make and will take your summer grilling to new heights of drooly...
recipes - 2019-06-25 16:07:21
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