The unofficial start to summer is here! This weekend marks the beginning of long days, grilling out, and hanging by the pool. Whether you’re having a refined dinner party on your patio, or kicking it at the beach, here are a few of my favorite snacks I’ve made in the past, perfect to whip up for whatever entertaining you may…

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Chinese Chicken + Broccoli
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Chinese Chicken + Broccoli

Confession: I love Chinese takeout food. When I was little, it was a dream of mine to move to New York and just order Chinese takeout every day (little did I know you could actually order Chinese delivery in every city). Regardless, the obsession stuck. The only downside of ordering out is that it’s really not all that healthy for…

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Spinach + Artichoke Pizza
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Spinach + Artichoke Pizza

It’s no secret how much I love pizza. When I made my first homemade one about a year ago, I became officially hooked. In an effort to eat less pizza and pasta, I’ve been avoiding whipping them up. At least until I saw this recipe online. I somehow convinced myself that because there was green on it, it was ‘healthy’.…

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St. Patrick’s Day Treats
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St. Patrick’s Day Treats

Happy Saint Patricks Day! Just incase you’ve waited until the last minute (like me) to figure out how to celebrate today, here’s a round up of some quick and easy St. Patricks day meals that will show your Irish pride and keep you festive – even if you forgot to wear your green this morning.

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Quick Bruschetta with Balsamic Glaze
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Quick Bruschetta with Balsamic Glaze

Other than a cheese plate, one of my favorite snacks to throw together is a basic bruschetta with fresh tomatoes, basil, and mozzarella. It’s a perfect quick and easy recipe that you can serve if you need to throw something together for a dinner party. I particularly love severing this in the warmer months – sometimes I’ll consider it my…

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Lemony Chicken Saltimbocca
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Lemony Chicken Saltimbocca

A few days ago, I decided to make an attempt at limiting the amount of carbs (aka pasta and pizza) that I consume, in hopes that it will give me more energy and help me feel less lethargic throughout the day. If you’ve been following my blog for a while, you know this isn’t my first attempt to eat healthier.…

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