soba noodles

Soba Noodle Salad with Spicy Almond Dressing (Vegetarian)

Here we are with a Hungry Lady Salad for those days when you feel like you should eat a salad but really want a big plate of pasta.   Have both! This dish is so easy to throw together, and takes 15 minutes from start to

white bean salad

Pesto White Bean Salad with Garlic Croutons (Vegetarian)

This next Hungry Lady Salad I have for you is a total crowd pleaser.  It’s beautiful and very flavorful from the basil pesto, garlic croutons, and balsamic glaze.  This salad is a real lesson on the benefit of seasoning each component of a composed salad

broccoli salad

Revolutionary Broccoli Salad (Gluten-Free, Vegetarian)

If you follow me on Instagram or Tik Tok, you know that I’ve started a Hungry Lady Salad series and this means LOTS of delicious, healthy, filling salads are coming your way.  Perhaps you’ve tried the Tuscan Kale Chopped Salad with Lemon Tahini Dressing. That

cranberry cake

Company Cranberry Almond Bundt Cake (Gluten-Free, Dairy Free)

When I was testing this recipe, I posted it to my Instagram stories and I received a ton of messages eagerly asking for the recipe.  I don’t blame you, it’s exactly what I want to be eating this time of year. The combination of almond,


Pear + Proscuitto Crostini with Whipped Goat Cheese

When it comes to entertaining, I like to use a variety of recipes for appetizers:  some that will be brand new to my guests and some that are “safe” dishes. This one checks both boxes,. It’s “safe” because crostini of all types tend to be

chocolate cake

Chocolate Olive Oil Cake (Gluten-Free, Dairy Free)

I will start this post simply with this: This is my favorite chocolate cake of all time. When it comes to a celebratory, layered and frosted chocolate cake I have turned to the Horseradish Grill’s chocolate cake ever since learning the recipe in culinary school. 

Overhead view of baked stuffed shrimp

Baked Stuffed Shrimp Casserole (Gluten-Free)

My mom has been making baked stuffed shrimp for Christmas Eve for decades. Growing up, it was the one time of year we ate that dish, and I always looked forward to it.  It felt like the open door to the Christmas holiday, I have

cranberry red pepper jelly

Cranberry Red Pepper Jelly (Gluten-Free, Vegan)

Oh, this jelly. I’ve been making this Cranberry Red Pepper Jelly for about a decade, every Christmas, and it’s my absolute favorite thing to give as a homemade gift. Cookies are fabulous, obviously, as a holiday treat, but it’s the most common food to receive


Feta Stuffed Marinated Olives (Gluten-Free, Vegetarian)

Let’s all come together and start supporting light, bite sized appetizers, shall we? I’m all for hearty first courses, don’t get me wrong, but how many holidays have you experienced where everyone fills up on appetizers and then leaves almost no room for the main

apple tart

Everyday Apple Tart (Gluten-Free)

Whether you’re looking for a simple, impressive dessert for Thanksgiving or an after-work treat, this is the apple tart for the non-bakers in the bunch. Actually, it’s the apple tart for everyone, because whether you are a skilled pie baker or not, we all appreciate


Make-Ahead Gravy (Gluten Free)

The day I found out I could make my Thanksgiving gravy ahead of time was the day my whole holiday life changed.  Where had I been?! For many of us, myself included, making gravy the day of Thanksgiving always felt a bit stressful.  Will there

tomato soup

Creamy Roasted Tomato Soup (Vegan, Gluten Free)

This is the tomato soup to trump all other tomato soups. Whether you are only familiar with the iconic Campbell’s tomato soup can, an experienced tomato soup fan or not particularly crazy about traditional tomato soup (truth be told, I would classify myself here), I

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