Healthy Cooking Tips for Eating Well


Eating healthy doesn’t have to be boring or bland. There are lots of ways to add flavor and creativity to meals while still focusing on nutritious ingredients. Follow these simple tips for bringing more wholesome foods to your kitchen: Go for Fresh Herbs and Spices Skip the salt and butter and flavor your meals with fresh or dried herbs and […]

Creamy Tuscan Chicken

Chicken, Italian, Main, Paleo

Creamy Tuscan chicken is a quick and easy 30 minute chicken dinner recipe that is delicious, flavorful, and comforting. Juicy and tender is seared then smothered in a creamy, garlicky, and buttery sauce packed with sun-dried tomatoes and spinach. This Italian favorite is fancy enough for Date Night or Sunday Dinner, but easy enough to serve on busy weeknights.  If you want to […]

Willow Seasoning’s “Sweet Smoke” Mac and Cheese

American, BBQ

Why is this smoked mac and cheese recipe so amazing? DECADENT. Indulgent. Creamy. Perfect.  The use of Willow Seasonings Sweet Smoke seasoning is the key to this one.  The extra flavor that it adds really makes this a unique and flavorful dish.  Fast smoke time – After whipping up the ingredients, it takes just around 2 hours to smoke, depending on […]

Ground Turkey vs Ground Beef


Switching To Ground Turkey Is A Good Way To Eat Healthier But There Are Things To Consider When preparing healthier meals for you and your family, using ground turkey instead of ground beef is a simple way to lower saturated fat, calories, and also avoid the many health risks associated with red meat. But should you cut ground beef out […]

Warm Fish Tacos

Main, Mexican, Seafood

I know traditionally, Tuesday is Taco Tuesday…but I am not sure there is a day that Tacos do not sound good, and here is a fun way do put a twist on a taco.  While Tilapia or Sole sometimes is a preference, I prefer cod. To get a true sear and caramelization on the fish…there is nothing that beats a […]

Chicken Margherita

Chicken, Italian, Main

Chicken Margherita is an easy and delicious meal bursting with cherry tomatoes, gooey mozzarella cheese, and garlicky pesto. From start to finish, this is a true one-pan meal that’s packed with flavor. It is based on one of my favorite styles of pizza, which I occasionally put chicken on to add some additional “chewy protein.”  Serve it with some pasta […]

What’s For Breakfast? Oyster & Egg Skillet!

American, Breakfast

Its National Oyster Day!!! The Five Facts you should know about Oysters: The average 3 inch oyster filters about 50 gallons of water a day. Americans eat more oysters than any other country in the world. Most oysters varieties in North America are actually native to Eastern Europe or Asia. Brought here by ships over the centuries The world’s only oyster museum is […]

Traditional Australian Lamb Shoulder Roast

Australian, Lamb, Main

As Danny, a friend of mine who recently moved to Colorado from Australia will attest to, it’s no secret that Australians and New Zealanders love lamb. They eat it by the rack, in a stew, and as biryani (an Indian lamb and rice dish). But perhaps one of their favorite ways to prepare this tender meat is to roast it. This recipe […]

Chicken Saltimbocca

Chicken, Italian, Main

I have always loved cooking Italian and Mediterranean cuisine, and this is one of my all time favorites.  Probably because it looks like you spent way more time on it then you actually did.  Chicken saltimbocca is a restaurant style dish that is actually quite easy to make at home, and is quick enough for even a busy weeknight, but […]

Herb Basted Pork Chops

American, Pork

Hot pan drippings and melted butter tease the essential oils out of rosemary, thyme, and sage, creating rich juices for basting pork chops during the final minutes of cooking. Thai chiles add heat to the dish; to dial back the spiciness, cut a slit in the chiles instead of halving them. Serve over mashed or roasted potatoes to help sop […]