Peppermint Bark Cookies (Crisp & Chewy!)

If there is one cookie you make of mine this holiday season, it should be these Peppermint Bark Cookies. They’re crispy on the outside, chewy on the inside, gluten free and dairy free if you want them to be!


Festive Grapefruit Olive Oil Cake (One Bowl & SO Moist)

This is the perfect Christmas, holiday season cake – my festive Grapefruit Olive Oil Cake is made in one bowl, can be made ahead of time and just so happens to be gluten and dairy free. It’s incredibly moist, dramatically high and even better the next day!


Silky Slow-Cooker Mashed Potatoes (Healthier Too!)

This is the mashed potato recipe you NEED for Thanksgiving: free up oven space for your turkey and use your slow-cooker instead for the easiest, no-boil mashed potatoes ever! This recipe calls for much less butter and milk than a traditional mashed potato but we aren’t sacrificing on flavor…


No-Cook Cranberry Relish (Easy + Less Sugar!)

It’s officially time for Thanksgiving dinner prep! This is the best cranberry sauce I’ve ever had, but in all fairness, it’s practically the only cranberry sauce I’ve ever had.  This is my family’s recipe for a no-cook cranberry relish…


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.

Vegetarian Chopped Antipasto Salad

Antipasto, meaning ‘before the meal’, is the traditional first course of an Italian feast. Around here though, we believe that a salad can be an entire meal in a bowl that actually fills you up. This Vegetarian Chopped Antipasto Salad, our Hungry Lady Salad Episode 37 is no exception.



Roasted Pork Tenderloin with Persimmon & Rosemary

Now that the holidays are behind us, I can get back to regularly scheduled programming:  easy, healthy dishes with familiar ingredients made in a new way.  Truth be told, it’s my favorite way to cook, and my favorite type of recipe to share because it’s

My Secret Sauce-Stuffed Meatballs

I haven’t shared this recipe with a single soul until now, but these are, without a doubt, the best meatballs ever. My family asks for these weekly, they freeze well, and are every mom’s dream – a quick and easy dinner that’s mess-free. 

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

Big Bites Exclusive: Kale & Feta Turkey Burgers

Turkey burgers get a bad rap for being dry and bland – not these. By using dark turkey meat as well as oil and feta, these burgers are moist and will satisfy even the most ravenous kiddo.


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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

Most Popular Recipes of 2022

This year we made food the way it was meant to be made – delicious, filling and packed with flavour! In 2022, we tried new flavor combinations, different ways to prepare old classics and found some new favorites along the way.

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Vanilla Bean Pavlovas with Lemon Curd

Pavlovas are like big clouds of heaven – like crispy marshmallows, soft and sweet inside and crisp on the outside. I know you’re probably thinking that they look a bit intimidating, but I promise you, they are also much more simple to make than they appear…