Copy Cat LemonadeLA Avocado, Tomato & Pine Nut Salad

For my old roommates 25th birthday a few weeks ago, she decided to host a guacamole competition. While I live and breathe by my guac recipe, I wasn't sure if it would be too similar to every other guacamole recipe that would be showcased that evening. Taking inspiration from my lunch at Lemonade on Sawtelle … Continue reading Copy Cat LemonadeLA Avocado, Tomato & Pine Nut Salad

Italian Turkey Meatloaf

Meatloaf was a key dinner staple growing up, my dad would make two loafs at least twice a month and no one ever seemed to get sick of it. Maybe it was the fact that he served it with corn, hands down my favorite vegetable, and mashed potatoes, my favorite comfort food; regardless, I still … Continue reading Italian Turkey Meatloaf

Sriracha Baked Salmon and Coconut Milk Quinoa

I am always trying to find recipes with just enough spice that I can enjoy the flavor, but still enough of a kick that Bill isn’t dumping an entire bottle of hot sauce over my perfectly flavor-balanced meal. The best way to describe my new go to salmon recipe is “a little bit of sweet, … Continue reading Sriracha Baked Salmon and Coconut Milk Quinoa

Garlic & Soy Pork Chop with Cabbage Salad

There’s something about the way pork tastes that makes me think I’m getting away with a really bad meal choice every time I make it. This is probably one of the healthiest pork recipes in my arsenal and, trust me, it doesn’t disappoint. It’s crazy to think my dad used to make me this for … Continue reading Garlic & Soy Pork Chop with Cabbage Salad

Lamb Chops with Farro, Arugula, and Lemon-Thyme Vinaigrette

I'm always looking for new and interesting recipes to make weekday dinners fun, but also keep the prep time down to a minimum. Chicken for dinner 5 different ways is not variety in my book, especially when I'm eating my dinner leftovers for lunch throughout the week too. When I saw this recipe in Cooking … Continue reading Lamb Chops with Farro, Arugula, and Lemon-Thyme Vinaigrette