Chickpea Kale Apple and Goat Cheese Salad

The start of a new year is always a great time to reboot my healthy eating habits, but I also like to be realistic and prepare things for myself and family that I know we’ll enjoy eating and that’ll actually fill us up. This Chickpea, Kale, Apple, and Goat Cheese Salad is just that; not only is it a salad that’s so delicious and easy to make, it’ll also definitely fill you up! I love...
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Brie Filled Baklava

If you’re looking for a great New Year’s Eve appetizer OR dessert our Brie Filled Baklava is the perfect recipe for you! It’s easy to make and a total crowd pleaser! It’s also just the perfect combination of sweet, sticky, melty, creamy, crunchy, crispy, goodness that goes really well with a tall glass of champagne or wine. The brie in this dish really cuts through all the sweetness adds the best flavor and texture to...
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Braised Beef Ragu over Cheesy Polenta

One of my favorite things about this time of year (albeit even in California) are all the cozy recipes that are so fun to make as the weather gets chilly (or frigid, depending on where you live). Braised Beef Ragu over Cheesy Polenta is one of my favorite dishes to make. I love making it for a weekend dinner just for the family, or for when guests are over. Leftovers are even better the next...
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Mini Citrus Pavlovas

We have Mini Citrus Pavlovas for everyone today! These little guys make a really perfect holiday dessert apart from the holiday cookie craze. I also love making these because there are only a few ingredients needed and everyone gets their own, which is always nice. You can also make and bake the meringue base a day or two ahead of time as well as cut the citrus ahead of time, making this a super speedy...
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