Seasonal Recipes

Creamy Pureed Mushroom Soup + 6 Things to Know About Mushrooms

Learn all about mushrooms and then satisfy your cravings for an umami-rich meal with this thick and creamy pureed mushroom soup – no cream added! Pin the Recipe Originally posted March 2016 following the sponsored Mushroom Council farm tour. Updated September 2019 as part of a sponsored campaign for Mushroom Month. As always, all opinions are my own.  September is a…

DIY Sausage & Hot Dog Slider Bar

Have a little DIY fun at your next backyard barbecue by adding a sausage and hot dog slider bar with all the fixings! Pin this Post This post was written in partnership with The North American Meat Institute (NAMI) a contractor of the Beef Checkoff. As always, I only work with brands and organizations that I believe in and all…

Watermelon, Feta, and Mint Skewers

Refreshing watermelon and mint complement salty feta in this sweet and savory pairing, that’s a perfect easy, healthy, and flavorful appetizer for a summer party.   Pin this Recipe It’s hard to believe (especially because the weather doesn’t feel like it), but the month of May is almost over and with Memorial Day a week away we’re about to start…

Steamed/Instant Pot Artichokes Vinaigrette

Ever make artichokes vinaigrette? They’re an easy side dish or appetizer perfect for sharing with friends and family. Pin the Recipe This page also contains affiliate links. See below for full disclosure statement. During college I studied abroad in Florence and lived with seven other girls. To this day two of them are among my closest friends, including my “twin”…

40+ Healthy Memorial Day Recipes to Add to Your Menu

A roundup of healthy Memorial Day recipes, including burgers, desserts, drinks, and more, to make your celebrations a hit! Pin these Healthy Memorial Day Recipes For a while, I wasn’t sure if the sun was ever going to emerge again. Day after day of rain, wind, and all around gloomy weather left me wondering if summer was actually coming this…

35+ Healthy & Delicious Spring Recipes

Get busy in the kitchen this spring with this spring recipe roundup, featuring over 30 recipes made with asparagus, fava beans, strawberries, apricots, and more! Pin this Spring Recipe Roundup There is nothing like the feeling of spring, when the weather warms up, flowers start to bloom, and the sun starts shining longer! And even better than all of that (at…

Strawberry-Rhubarb Mimosa

Brighten up your weekend with this pretty in pink Strawberry Rhubarb Mimosa, a seasonal spring twist on the classic brunch cocktail! Pin the Recipe April showers usually bring May flowers, but for this month’s Recipe ReDux, May will be bringing more showers – of the celebratory kind. Baby showers and bridal showers are blooming this time of year, as are…

50+ Healthy & Delicious Passover Recipes

50+ healthy Passover recipes that will take your holiday menu  from traditional to gourmet! Pin this Post Next Friday night starts the eight day Jewish holiday of Passover, during which there are many foods we cannot eat, including anything made from or with wheat, barley, oats, rye, and spelt – collectively called hametz (or chametz). In my family’s tradition we are also…

3-Ingredient Minty Pea Dip

This bright and refreshing dip is quick and easy to make, requires only three ingredients, and can be used in a variety of ways. Pin the Recipe I have a really quick and easy recipe for you today. This 3-Ingredient Minty Pea Dip probably falls within the top 5 easiest recipes you will ever make. I promise! So let’s get…

No-Bake Strawberry Mousse Parfaits

No-Bake Strawberry Mousse Parfaits are a light, fluffy, and delicious treat elegant enough for company and easy enough to make for yourself.    Pin this recipe I have a major sweet tooth and love desserts, but you’ll notice there aren’t too many dessert recipes on my blog. That’s because as much as I love to indulge in dessert, I don’t…

Quick & Easy Parmesan Crisps

Impress your guests with these gourmet-looking Quick and Easy Parmesan crisps, perfect for your next cocktail party!  Pin this Recipe Some things seem more difficult than they are. Parmesan crisps are one of them. In the past, when I have seen these crisps out at restaurants I have thought, “these are so delicious and pretty, but they’re probably hard to make. And…