Kale Salad with Tahini Dressing

Kale Salad with Tahini Dressing

More Greens with our Cookies I know it’s January which means less baked goods and more soups and salads, am I right? Truth be told, I’m not a person that goes full on crazy in January eliminating everything in my diet. I do however like 

Gruyère Croque Monsieur

Gruyère Croque Monsieur

Simple Elegance with Emmi USA There is something so simple comforting about a ham and cheese sandwich but this time of year I love to take the simple things and elevate them. I’m jazzing up a simple ham and cheese sandwich to a delicious, fancy 

Braised Eggplant Lamb Stew

Braised Eggplant Lamb Stew

Rich Winter Meals Lamb is such a huge part of my family’s cuisine. Growing up, lamb was a regular on the family table. To me, one of the best cuts of lamb is actually one of the most affordable cuts, the shank. This Eggplant Lamb 

Holiday Maker Gift Guide

Holiday Maker Gift Guide

Tillamook Farm-Owned Co-Op This time of year is so magical and finding the perfect gifts to show your love, gratitude and appreciation is high on the list. I’m thrilled to be partnering with Tillamook this holiday season to honor different makers that have devoted their 

Pan Seared Salmon with Arugula and Cream Sauce

Pan Seared Salmon with Arugula and Cream Sauce

Copper River Salmon When it comes to choosing salmon, I am extremely particular! Not all salmon is created equal. And living in the Pacific Northwest, we take our seafood seriously. Copper River Salmon is sourced exactly there – straight from Copper River in southcentral Alaska. 

Turkey Meatballs and Mustard Greens

Turkey Meatballs and Mustard Greens

Simple Meals This Honey Mustard Kit from Earthbound Farm is everything you’ve ever wanted! Add some turkey meatballs along with the toasted almonds, cranberries, baby spinach and a creamy honey mustard dressing for a complete summer meal. Summer meals shouldn’t be complicated and when you 

Crispy Lamb Salad with Yogurt Dressing

Crispy Lamb Salad with Yogurt Dressing

Summer Salad Salads don’t have to be boring, especially when you have one loaded with tender, crispy American lamb. Loaded with Mediterranean flavor and flair including olives, feta, sweet dates, juicy summer tomatoes and topped with a creamy and tangy yogurt dressing. Let’s talk lamb 

Lebanese Spiced Rice – Hashweh

Lebanese Spiced Rice – Hashweh

Simple Dinners Dinner doesn’t have to be complicated or fussy. Simple ingredients like Laura’s Lean Ground Beef, rice and spices will create an authentic Lebanese meal that is simple enough for a weeknight dinner but elegant enough to serve to friends and family. You’ll be 

Baked Kafta with Potatoes (Kafta Bi-Siniyeh)

Baked Kafta with Potatoes (Kafta Bi-Siniyeh)

Simple meals One of the first dishes I mastered as a young aspiring home cook is kafta. Kafta is a seasoned meat, kind of like an elevated hamburger. Tomato, parsley, onion and warm spices give these patties their unique flavor and moist texture. Baked kafta 

Pasta Aglio e Olio with Tomatoes (Fried Garlic and Red Pepper Olive Oil Pasta)

Pasta Aglio e Olio with Tomatoes (Fried Garlic and Red Pepper Olive Oil Pasta)

Easy Pasta Recipe These times call for simple recipes and comfort food. This is not the time to worry about shedding those extra pounds. Although, I will say I’ve been working out and walking more than normal. It’s become a priority to leave the house