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Easy Tandoori Chicken Tikka Bites

Tandoori Chicken Tikka Bites are easy to make by marinating chunks of chicken breast is yogurt and savory spices. This recipe including instruction for the grill, air fryer, oven and skillet. A perfect recipe for an appetizer or main dish for dinner. This dish is simple to make but packs a […]

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Every Day Instant Pot Masoor (Red Lentil) Daal

This Instant Pot Masoor (Red Lentil) Daal recipe is the perfect weekday meal. It is simple to make with minimal prep work. Lentils are healthy and hearty packed with nutrients, fiber, and protein. Like many people, I try to cut down my meat consumption and focus on trying to eat […]

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Creamy Butternut Squash Soup with Crispy Pancetta and Sage

Delicious, decadent, and creamy are the best ways to describe this flavorful butternut squash soup. Take a simple soup to the next level with some crispy pancetta and sage. The crunchy bites of pancetta add a great texture surprise to this luscious and creamy soup.  Butternut squash soup is definitely […]

Spicy Vegan Butternut Squash Soup with Pickled Fennel

Light and flavorful vegan butternut squash soup is the perfect fall meal for a chilly day. The soup has a rich and complex flavor made from caramelized onions, cayenne, and Honeycrisp apples. There is a wonderful natural sweetness to the soup and it is finished with a hint is spice. […]

Dark Chocolate Orange Grand Marnier Cookies

Chewy and fudgy dark chocolate orange cookies are subtly flavored with orange zest and Grand Marnier. A wonderful twist on a classic rich chocolate cookie. Similar to my Chocolate and Olive Oil Cookies, these cookies are like mini brownies in taste and texture. By adding some orange zest and a […]

Spicy & Simple Mediterranean Tilapia

Spicy Mediterranean Tilapia is a great weekday meal. The sauce is bold and flavorful. All the flavors from the sauce infuse with this delicate light fish for a beautiful taste and texture without any of the guesswork. This light and bright dish that can be served along with Greek Style Lemon […]

Garlic, Lemon, and Herb Dry Brine Turkey

Dry brine is the way to go when it comes to cooking a turkey. A dry brine will result in a crispy skin and tender meat. Dry brine is a simpler, less messy, less stressful way to cook a turkey. It also results in a juicier, evenly cooked and well-seasoned […]

Healthy Leftover Turkey and Vegetable Soup

This healthy leftover turkey and vegetable soup is a convenient and easy way to repurpose leftover turkey and vegetables. It is hearty, balanced and full of healthy vegetables. Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays. It is all about family, food and fun! If you are anything like my family, […]

Easy Crab Puffs

Creamy delicious crab puffs made with a simple filling and store-bought puff pastry. This creamy and delicate filling sits perfectly in a nest of puff pastry. The crunchy buttery puff is a perfect balance to the creamy filling. The filing is made with mayonnaise, whole grain mustard, apple cider vinegar, […]