S’mores Cupcakes

This one’s for Lena! She’s been begging me for years to post this recipe. It’s not the easiest cupcakes to make… but they’re worth it!Yields: 24-30 cupcakes S’mores Cupcakes2 ¼ cups + 2 Tbsp sugar1 ¾ cups all-purpose flour¾ cup + 1 Tbsp cocoa powder1 ½ tsp baking powder1 ½ tsp baking soda1 tsp salt2 […]

Korean Beef & Broccoli with Basil Jasmine Rice

For some reason, my taste buds crave anything with soy sauce. This satisfied that salty and sweet craving!Yields: 2-4 servings.. depending on how hungry you are. Korean Beef & Basil Jasmine Rice1 lb. lean ground beef1 head of broccoli, chopped1 Tbsp sesame oil¾ cup low-sodium soy sauce¼ cup packed brown sugar½ yellow onion, diced½ tsp fresh ginger, minced (I used the packaged tube stuff)3 cloves garlic, minced (I used a Tbsp […]

Chocolate Banana Bread

Bananas make it healthy, right?Yields: 1 loaf Chocolate Banana Bread1 cup all-purpose flour½ cup cocoa powder1 tsp baking soda½ tsp sea salt3 large brown bananas   ¼ cup unsalted butter, melted and slightly cooled¼ cup canola vegetable oil, or melted coconut oil¾ cup packed light brown sugar1 large egg, at room temperature1 tsp vanilla extract1 cup semisweet chocolate chips, divided Heat your oven to 350°F. Grease a 9-by-5-inch loaf pan with nonstick cooking spray and set aside. Whisk […]

Air Fried Lemon Raspberry Biscuit Donuts

Perfect for the summer, these lemon raspberry donuts are sure to please for a sweet treat after a long day in the sun.Yields: 8 donuts Biscuit Donuts1 package biscuits1 package raspberries¼ cup sugarcanola spray Lemon Glaze1 ½ cup powdered sugar ⅛ cup lemon juicezest of 1 lemon 3 Tbsp butter, melted Remove biscuit dough from […]

Air Fryer Cinnamon Roll Bites

Do regular old cinnamon rolls just not do it for ya? How about mini cinnamon roll bites to make you feel like you’re not even eating that much… even though you ate the whole package by yourself. It’s okay, I don’t judge. Yields: 8 servings.. or 4 if you’re a normal person Cinnamon Roll Bites1 […]

Greek Chicken Salad

Fresh herbs make for a more powerful and vibrant flavor. If you have them, use them!Yields: 2 Servings Greek Chicken2 chicken breastsolive oilgarlic powderdried or fresh oreganodried or fresh dillsalt & pepper SaladRomaine lettuce, choppedgrape tomatoes, choppedred onion, dicedcucumber, choppedmarinated artichoke hearts, slicedroasted red peppersKalamata olivesgreen olivesfresh dill, choppedfresh oregano, choppedfresh thyme, leaves removedfeta cheese […]

Lemon Blueberry Bundt Cake

Using a boxed cake mix doesn’t mean you’re cheating. Work smarter, not harder!Yields: 1 Large Cake Lemon Blueberry Cake 1 box lemon cake mix 1 box instant lemon pudding  4 eggs 1 cup sour cream light sour cream will work ¼ cup oil 1 pint fresh blueberries 2 Tbsp sugar For the Glaze 3 cups powdered sugar 3 Tbsp butter, melted zest of 1 lemon juice of 1 lemon Combine […]

Pressure Cooker Chocolate Oatmeal

This recipe will make enough to get your mornings started for at least a week!Yields: 6 Servings Chocolate Oatmeal1 ½ cups rolled oats2 ¾ cups almond milk1 cup water2 Tbsp maple syrup/honey/agave2 ½ Tbsp cocoa powder1 tsp vanilla extract Combine all ingredients in the inner pot of the pressure cooker. Lock the lid and manually […]

Lemon Rosemary Cookies

Rosemary is from my garden, and the lemons from a family member. Fresh ingredients are always better!YIELDS : 12 Cookies Rosemary Shortbread Cookies ½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter– softened at room temperature ¼ cup confectioner’s sugar (sifted) 1 cup all-purpose flour ⅛ tsp salt ½ tsp vanilla extract 1-2 Tbsp fresh chopped rosemary Lemon Glaze 2-3 Tbsp milk Zest & […]