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finished plate of skirt steak drizzled with the red peppers sauce and served with the orzo salad alongside

Skirt Steak with Orzo Salad & Red Pepper Sauce

While the temperature outside is still warm, enjoy this simply grilled skirt steak dinner to close out the summer! Garlic-marinated skirt steak grilled until charred & juicy. Served with a “throw together” orzo salad full of crunchy and vibrant mediterranean-inspired ingredients. And the finishing touch is a tangy, smoky red pepper sauce to spoon over top. Continue reading “Skirt Steak with Orzo Salad & Red Pepper Sauce”

finished Peach & Tomato Salad on a plate

Peach & Tomato Salad with Rosemary Oil Vinaigrette

A beautiful peach & tomato salad to celebrate the end of summer! Full of peppery arugula, crispy torn croutons, creamy goat cheese, pickled fresno peppers, roasted pistachios, sweet dried currants, and a rosemary oil vinaigrette. It’s fresh and vibrant, with a little bit of warmth and lots of texture. It’s the perfect salad to add on to any September meal. Continue reading “Peach & Tomato Salad with Rosemary Oil Vinaigrette”

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Caprese Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

These caprese grilled cheese sandwiches are a simple way to savor all the beautiful summer tomatoes. They’re made with Italian bread slathered in garlic butter, juicy heirlooms tomatoes, lots of mozzarella cheese, and fresh basil. A classic combination made even better by the crisp bread and gooey melted cheese. Continue reading “Caprese Grilled Cheese Sandwiches”

finished plate of Shaved Zucchini Salad

Shaved Zucchini Salad with Spicy Almonds & Parmesan

A fresh & vibrant shaved zucchini salad to add on to any summer meal! The zucchini is tossed in a spicy almond dressing with lots of lemon and garlic, mixed with plenty of herbs, and plated up with salty shards of parmesan cheese over top. Continue reading “Shaved Zucchini Salad with Spicy Almonds & Parmesan”

finished plate of roasted potato & sausage hash with fried eggs

Roasted Potato & Sausage Hash with Spicy Tomato Butter

A roasted potato & sausage hash full of juicy summer cherry tomatoes, tossed with spicy tomato butter, and topped with slightly crispy fried eggs. It’s an indulgent savory breakfast dish that’s full of zesty flavor and bold heat. Continue reading “Roasted Potato & Sausage Hash with Spicy Tomato Butter”

finished Tortilla Chip Crusted Chicken on a plate

Tortilla Chip Crusted Chicken with Chipotle Sauce

Tortilla chip crusted chicken drizzled with a simple chipotle sauce and served with a crisp red pepper & avocado slaw. The chicken is crunchy on the outside, juicy on the inside, and flavored with a little smoky chipotle and sweet honey. Made even better with the zesty sauce. And the slaw is the perfect simple side to complete the meal! Continue reading “Tortilla Chip Crusted Chicken with Chipotle Sauce”

Brown Sugar Strawberry Shortcakes on a plate

Brown Sugar Strawberry Shortcakes

A classic summer dessert to make all season long: brown sugar strawberry shortcakes. Made special with the addition of rich brown sugar, a little lemon zest, vanilla & almond extracts, homemade strawberry jam and fresh macerated strawberries. There’s just nothing like ending a summer night on this sweet and simple note! Continue reading “Brown Sugar Strawberry Shortcakes”

finished pesto pasta on a plate

Pesto Pasta with Pine Nut Breadcrumbs

A big plate of creamy pesto pasta is exactly what the weekend needs. Bucatini tossed in a vibrant pesto sauce and topped with crispy pine nut breadcrumbs. Flavors of fresh basil, garlic, lemon, honey, and parmesan run throughout. It is absolutely delicious and makes for a tasty side dish to any spring or summer main. Continue reading “Pesto Pasta with Pine Nut Breadcrumbs”

finished rye salmon cakes on a plate

Rye Salmon Cakes with Yogurt Sauce & Pickled Shallots

Crispy rye salmon cakes so tender and juicy with tons of fresh herb flavor, topped with a lemony yogurt sauce and tangy pickled shallots. This is one of my favorite healthy weeknight dinner recipes that doubles as a great dinner party dish!

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