Close up of honey Dijon salmon plated with wild rice and a mixed lettuce salad.

What To Eat When You Are Depressed

Some days it can feel impossible to pull yourself out of bed to do anything, much less slog around in the kitchen. But it is really important, especially when you are in a depressive slump, to nourish your body. These meals for depression are super easy, quick options to get those much needed nutrients into […]

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burst cherry tomato pasta in a bowl.

Cherry Tomato Sauce for Pasta

This vegetarian burst cherry tomato pasta is packed with flavor. From the roasted tomatoes to the balsamic reduction, this recipe is designed to tantalize your taste buds. Best of all, it requires very little effort on your part. I have banned the chopping and peeling of tomatoes for this recipe because, honestly, I’m not here […]

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stovetop brussels sprouts on a plate with roasted chicken and mashed potatoes

Stovetop Brussels Sprouts

So, I didn’t know I liked brussels sprouts until I got old enough to cook them myself. It’s pretty difficult to feel happy about eating bland, bitter, boiled sprouts. This stovetop recipe is quick, easy, and full of flavor, with very few ingredients. It only takes 15 minutes to whip these bad boys up. Which, […]

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Close up of honey Dijon salmon plated with wild rice and a mixed lettuce salad.

How to Cook Salmon in the Air Fryer

I grew up eating salmon but there was never anything about it that truly enticed me. It has taken me close to three decades to find a cooking method that could pull me into the salmon game. Now that I have discovered how to cook salmon in the air fryer, there is no going back. […]

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air fryer sweet potato tacos with cilantro, cabbage, and creamy sriracha on a flower patterned plate.

Air Fryer Sweet Potato Tacos

At this point if you don’t already know that I love tacos, you are not paying attention. Admittedly, I have historically relied heavily on chicken tacos. While those are amazing and I stand by them entirely, I thought it was time to try something a little different. So, I strayed right into the vegetarian realm […]

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close up of mixed bean and corn salad.

Black Bean and Grilled Corn Salad

I love a good grill-out. Even just the smell of a heated grill gets my summer senses tingling. This black bean and grilled corn salad is a fresh, simple side dish, perfectly suited for your next barbecue. It is slightly sweet and citrusy, with fresh herbs, which is a delightful contrast to many other grilled […]

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A close up of a not yet folded buffalo chicken wrap.

Ranch Buffalo Chicken Wrap

There is something very satisfying about the classic mix of buffalo chicken and ranch. This buffalo chicken wrap features a homemade sriracha ranch, which makes it just that little bit more flavorful. Accompanied by crunchy red cabbage, sliced green onion, and a lightly crisped tortilla, this simple wrap makes a perfect lunch. The Chicken The […]

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A close up of the egg white omelet in a pan, partway cooked.

Veggie Egg White Omelet

The first time I decided to make an egg white omelet I was extremely skeptical that the flavor would entice me. I knew of it as a low calorie, high protein option buuut that didn’t mean I was going to like it. However, it turns out that egg white omelets exploit one of my favorite […]

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A close up of uncooked but seasoned asparagus on parchment paper.

Asparagus as a Side Dish

Honestly, I never get sick of eating asparagus. It is a substantial vegetable with a lot to give and when roasted, it can be drool worthy. Granted, this is coming from the woman who told her wedding caterer that she’d be just as happy only eating the asparagus and brussels sprouts they made and forgoing […]

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broccoli pine nut pasta served in a bowl.

Broccoli Pine Nut Pasta

This dish brings me back to high school. It was one of my favorite meals that my, now, mother-in-law made. This version of broccoli pine nut pasta is a little different from the dinner’s I enjoyed at her home, but it is just as comforting. It is a cheesy, crunchy, broccoli-filled, mess of noodles that […]

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