Homemade chocolate chip pancakes topped with whipped mascarpone and raspberry compote are perfect for a weekend breakfast or special occasion. Layering mascarpone and raspberry compote between the pancakes gives you flavorful and moist pancakes in each bite.
Roasting garlic makes the flavor go from harsh to mellow and buttery. The slightly sweet cloves are perfect in salads, sauces and even just smeared on bread. Plus you can easily roast a bunch and freeze them.
Pasta carbonara is a classic comfort dish originally from Rome, Italy. This recipe is my interpretation of the traditional dish that results in a velvety sauce without having to worry you’re going to scramble the eggs. Two types of cheese are used to give you a more balanced end result. This is an easy weeknight dinner done in about 30 minutes.
Three cheese buffalo chicken dip is a delicious and simple appetizer. The gooey cheese mixed with the spicy buffalo sauce is a crowd pleaser at any holiday, party or on game day.
Slow roasting salmon is a foolproof method for anyone who is intimidated by salmon. Roasting salmon at a low temperature makes it almost impossible to overcook. The balsamic glaze is basted on the salmon for maximum flavor.
Pulled pork Cuban sandwiches are a fantastic way to use up leftover pulled pork. This is my take on these classic South Florida sandwich. This recipe is perfect for a quick weeknight dinner for just one or a whole family.
Better than takeout fried rice is the ultimate “use what’s in the fridge” dinner or side dish. Add in any extra chicken, pork or beef plus the odds and ends of vegetables like broccoli or carrots to bulk up the rice into a dinner. This comfort food dish is pretty easy to make with a few standard Asian staples from your pantry. You won’t want the bland and flavorless takeout fried rice after trying this recipe.
Meal prep tip and tricks to help beginners learn to meal prep like a pro and get the habits to stick to be healthier, save money and time.
Roasted broccoli has a lot better texture and flavor than steamed or boiled broccoli. Roasting the broccoli on sheet trays gives a great caramelized flavor and crispy texture.
Tips for beginners on how to store your meal prep, how to freeze meal prep and how to defrost your meal prep.