Chocolate Halo “Not”: High-Protein Ice Cream

Copycat chocolate halo top

This post contains affiliate links. Learn more.  I’m very, very excited to share this recipe for what we’ve come to call Halo “Not” ice cream. If you’re at all tapped into the “health food” scene, you may have heard there’s a new high-protein ice cream option on the market called Halo Top. Its claim to fame […]

Meal Prep Red Miso Zoodle Ramen

red miso zoodle ramen soup

I’m pretty excited to share this zoodle ramen recipe, as I honestly think it’s one of the most satisfying and best-tasting meal preps I’ve ever made. That’s right, the fresh, delicious-looking bowl of red miso broth, ramen and zoodles came from this: A jar! Yep, not only can you have this flavorful soup for lunch, […]

Easy Bibimbap Bowls

easy bibimbap

This easy bibimbap bowl recipe builds on the past two posts, using gochujang and leveraging my sunny-side-up egg technique. The first time I had bibimbap was on a trip to Pittsburgh to celebrate our first anniversary. Although it was May, the weather was on the cold side and a bit rainy. We’d planned to spend the […]

Perfect Sunny-Side-Up Eggs

sunny-side-up egg

Typically the post after a New Food Friday would use the new food in a recipe, but today we’re talking sunny-side-up eggs. No condiments, nothing fancy. I’m building up to something here. Be patient. 🙂 I decided to create this post after a conversation about cooking eggs at a holiday party. I realized that I […]

Eggy Wrap with Chorizo

chorizo eggy wrap

So, the classic eggy wrap is pretty great. Scrambled eggs, cheese and hot sauce all wrapped up in a tortilla for a perfect, delicious and (if need be) portable meal. However. If you skip the hot sauce, add in spicy sausage and switch the cheese…you have something different, but just as delicious! A coworker made […]

Spaghetti Carbonara

Spaghetti Carbonara

This post contains an affiliate link. Learn more.  Spaghetti carbonara is an old favorite that I’ve been meaning to reblog for some time now. The original recipe comes from Solo Suppers and I’ve featured it on the blog before, but this is my doctored version, the way I make the dish most. Adjustments I’ve made […]

Brown Butter Lemon Asparagus Polenta

lemon asparagus polenta

I don’t know about you, but I feel like we’ve skipped over spring completely. One minute it’s 40 degrees out and raining, the next it’s 80 and thunderstorming. What? The unseasonably warm weather put a stop to some of my winter soups and stews, but hasn’t kept me from cooking up plenty of spring produce–artichokes, parsnips, leafy […]

Salmon Patties with Lemon Yogurt Sauce

When I came up with this recipe, I was thinking of eggs Benedict. Specifically, an eggs Benedict that I had at the Valley Cafe (they have two locations, one in Wadsworth and one in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio) that was served over salmon cakes studded with capers in lieu of the traditional Canadian bacon. Poached eggs […]

Harissa Avocado Toast

This recipe uses Friday’s New Food, harissa–a spicy paste made of chile peppers, garlic and olive oil. The avocado toast is inspired by a similar recipe shared on Vegetarian and Cooking. If you’ve never tried harissa, this is a great introduction! Print Harissa Avocado Toast Yield: 1 serving Calories per serving: 475 Fat per serving: […]

North African Eggs

This recipe is a twist on eggs poached in tomato sauce.

This post contains an affiliate link. Learn more.  This recipe comes from Gordon Ramsay’s Home Cooking, an excellent cookbook I received from my mother in law for Christmas last year. I love this cookbook because although Gordon Ramsay is famous for shouting at people on TV, he knows his stuff. The recipes are straightforward and […]