My Labor Day Menu

Labor Day is almost here, and you know what that means – it’s time to gather around and celebrate the last hurrah of summer with the people who mean the most to us. I don’t know about you, but for me, this holiday isn’t just about the long weekend; it’s about creating moments that we’ll cherish long after the leaves start to change.


Grilled Steaks with Cherry Pepper Butter

Summer’s winding down, but we’re not done grilling yet! Labor Day’s around the corner, and it’s time to pull out a recipe that’s guaranteed to impress. I’m reaching for my Grilled Steaks with Cherry Pepper Butter.


Tuscan Kale Salad with Peaches, Parmesan, and Toasted Walnut Vinaigrette

Summer days seem to go on forever, and if I close my eyes and picture those perfect sun-drenched moments, I swear I can smell fresh peaches. They’ve been growing in abundance this season and it’s been a delight to dream up new, delicious ways to use them. I’ve been crushing on this salad for months and I couldn’t wait another second to share it with you.


Blueberry Dump-It Cobbler (Half The Fat & Sugar) (Gluten Free)

Remember how you all swooned over my Dump-It Strawberry Cobbler? Well, buckle up because I’m back with another irresistible twist that’s equally tempting. If you haven’t tried your hand at these recipes before, get ready to indulge in a dessert so effortless, it practically begs to be enjoyed all day long – from lazy summer evenings to a cheeky morning treat (don’t worry, your secret’s safe with me!).



The Famous La Scala Chopped Salad

La Scala is a restaurant set in Beverly Hills, California, that is famous for their chopped salad. Rumor has it The Kardashians are particularly fond of this one, in fact. But that’s not why we are making it. We are making it because it is delicious and SO easy.


Sweet Potato + Black Bean Tacos with Pickled Jalapeno Slaw

I once heard from a publisher that dinner is what sells a cookbook… and I understand why. It’s what so many of us struggle with keeping simple, healthy, and satisfying. I’m here to help. I’ve launched a Dinner Rut Rescue series on Instagram and Tik

The Creamiest Roasted Red Pepper Pasta (Vegan)

I’m not lying when I say that this is the creamiest roasted red pepper pasta, dare I say, ever. It’s a beautiful, glossy, fire engine red and is downright simple to make – perfect for a Valentine’s dinner, or really any dinner for that matter. I’d


lemon pudding

Magic Lemon Meringue Pie Pudding (Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free, Vegetarian)

My husband Michael’s favorite dessert is Lemon Meringue Pie. It’s easy to understand, it’s a beautiful dessert that is simultaneously bright and rich with that pleasant pucker that gathers in the back of your cheeks. I make it a few times a year, canned condensed