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Spring Recipes

Coconut Curry Vegetable Soup

Coconut Curry Vegetable Soup

Coconut Curry Vegetable Soup is the epitome of soul warming food. Although it is made up of all vegetables, (excluding the chicken stock) all of the flavors from the warm spices and coconut milk make it taste so amazing and not boring at all. This 

Pasta with Chickpeas Spinach and Lemon

Pasta with Chickpeas Spinach and Lemon

Pasta with chickpeas spinach and lemon is a bright, vibrant and full of flavor pasta dish. This pasta chickpeas recipe also makes a great mid-week meal because it cooks up in under 30 minutes. You may not think of pasta and chickpeas as two ingredients 

Olive Oil Fried Egg with Roasted Asparagus and Prosciutto

Olive Oil Fried Egg with Roasted Asparagus and Prosciutto

Olive oil fried egg with roasted asparagus and prosciutto is the ultimate savory easy breakfast recipe that you will fall in love with once you try it. I know eggs are nothing new but sometimes we need a little inspiration to change things up a 

Spinach and Pancetta Quiche

Spinach and Pancetta Quiche

Spinach and pancetta quiche is a big on flavor easy meal that anyone can make. I make quiche at least once a week because it is so easy and it tastes amazing. There are so many variations that you can use based on what ingredients 

Italian Berry Cake with Mascarpone Cream

Italian Berry Cake with Mascarpone Cream

This Italian Berry cake with Mascarpone is a light and delicious layer cake that is so easy to make. This cake is perfect for the non-baker because it does not require any special cake decorating skills to pull off a beautiful presentation. It is almost 


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Panna Cotta

Panna Cotta

It doesn’t get much better than this easy and delicious Italian Panna Cotta recipe.  This is one of those really easy dishes to make, it tastes amazing and it looks really fancy!  If you are not familiar with how to make Panna Cotta, it is 

Chicken Satay (without the skewers)

Chicken Satay (without the skewers)

Chicken satay is a delicious chicken recipe made with strips of chicken that is marinated in spices and a wonderful peanut sauce. This recipe is chicken satay without skewers to simplify things. Traditionally, satay is made on skewers but for ease and simplicity and because 

Easy Creamy Lemon Bars

Easy Creamy Lemon Bars

Easy creamy lemon bars are my newest bite size dessert creation and they are so good! These lemon bars with a graham cracker crust pack a lot of flavor and are the perfect dessert for any season or occasion. The idea for these bars came 

Amazing Fajitas, from leftovers

Amazing Fajitas, from leftovers

Making amazing fajitas from leftovers is a great way to never let food go to waste. It is a quick meal and easy way to throw together an amazing meal with what you have on hand. My for making fajitas from leftovers is quick, easy 

Herb Baked Eggs with Crostini

Herb Baked Eggs with Crostini

Herb Baked eggs is a very simple French style way of eating eggs and it is usually served with some type of bread like crostini for dipping into the yummy yellow-orange yolks (to me the best part).  There is very little work involved in this 

Spaghetti Aglio e Olio ( Spaghetti with Garlic and Olive Oil)

Spaghetti Aglio e Olio ( Spaghetti with Garlic and Olive Oil)

Spaghetti Aglio e Olio is a classic and delicious Italian dish that is made with pasta, garlic, olive oil, pepper and Parmesan. It takes no time at all to whip up this dish and it can easily be made with just staples in your fridge 

Easy Pesto Pasta

Easy Pesto Pasta

Ok folks, it doesn’t get much easier or tastier than this dish, my easy pesto pasta salad! The satisfaction and fullness from the pasta, the energy from the beans and the flavors from the pesto and tomatoes make this one of the best dishes you 

Spinach with Crispy Pancetta and Shallots

Spinach with Crispy Pancetta and Shallots

Spinach with pancetta is a classic Italian way to eat spinach. This recipe which is inspired by one of my favorite restaurants here in Austin takes it to the next level because of the copious amounts of pancetta and shallots used. It also has a 

Blackberry and Sour Cream Scones

Blackberry and Sour Cream Scones

Blackberry and sour cream scones are yet another scone recipe that I love and this one is so easy to make!  It has blackberries which I love and sour cream that adds a tenderness and richness that many scone recipes lack.  I make a lot 

Sheet Pan Za’atar Chicken, Sausage and Veggies

Sheet Pan Za’atar Chicken, Sausage and Veggies

This sheet pan za’atar chicken, sausage and vegetables is an easy weeknight dinner where it will only take you 5 minutes to throw everything on to one pan and not have to do anything else. If you like easy and full of flavor meals then