BAcon Wrapped Spinach and Enoki

Bacon-Wrapped Enoki & Spinach

Enoki mushrooms are those thin, white mushrooms used in Asian cuisine. Take a close look and you’ll start seeing them everywhere–from stirfrys to soups to noodle dishes. In Vietnam, street vendors sell grilled skewers of enoki wrapped in thick, juicy slices of bacon. They also […]

bison and sweet potato skillet

Spicy Bison Sweet Potato Skillet

When it comes to quick, no-fuss meals, skillets are definitely at the top of my list. I love being able to create a satisfying dish solely in my cast iron, plus there is the added bonus of having only one pan to wash afterwards. This Spicy Bison […]

Well Fed Weeknights

Chinese BBQ Pork Meatballs with Snap Peas from Well Fed Weeknights

This post contains affiliate links. When it comes to foundational Paleo cookbooks, two cornerstones have to be Well Fed and Well Fed 2 by Melissa Joulwan. They are simply some of the best books out there when it comes to easy, straightforward Paleo recipes with that just taste amazing. Needless to say, I […]

Simple Salad Ideas

6 Simple Summer Salads

Once the temperature outside hits 90°F, I generally lose any motivation to get in the kitchen and start blasting the oven. I’m looking for meals that come together fast, with little to no cooking required. For me that spells salad. For some reason, salad gets a bad wrap […]

Ancho Honey Glazed Pork Tenderloin

Ancho Honey Glazed Pork Tenderloin

Thanks to a recent trip to Bee Wild’s honey farm, I am aware that not all honey is created equally. There is actually a substantial difference in flavor among honey varieties, ranging from floral and super sweet to dark and earthy. Bee Wild also introduced me to […]

Lomo Saltado

Lomo Saltado

When I traveled to Peru last year, I had no idea what to expect in terms of cuisine. I had heard people rave about Peruvian food but, more than anything, I thought I’d be encountering some heavily Spanish-influenced fare.   I ended up being blown away by […]

slow-cooker pot roast

Slow Cooker Pot Roast with Carrot Top Pesto

It’s tough to find a heartier meal than a hunk of beef, braised for hours in its own juices, served with a smattering of root vegetables.  That’s why I love pot roast–the rustic quality of the meal just makes me feel warm and cozy all […]

Citrus- Brined Pork Chop

Citrus-Brined Pork Chops With Butternut Squash Puree

Pork chops can conjure up images of dry, lifeless hunks of meat served on tacky plates by a 1950’s housewife. By using brine, however, you can ensure that those chops will always come out tender and juicy. Butternut squash puree makes for a creamy, nutty accompaniment that is simple […]

Curried Lamb Kebabs

Curried Lamb Kebabs

Kebabs are a convenient option if you want to cook a lot of meat–fast.  These curried lamb kebabs are no exception. Filled with delectable middle eastern spices, they are a  great way to enjoy some lamb in no time flat The key to this recipe is mixing […]


How To Cook Bacon In The Oven

I think the first time I seriously tried to cook bacon for myself I was probably in college. Thoughts of delicious BLT’s dissipated quickly as the bacon I had placed in my high heat pan began to smoke uncontrollably. Grease singed my arm hairs while […]