Bowl of red lentil soup with toppings on a wooden board

Easy Red Lentil Soup Recipe

Here's the most important thing to know about this red lentil soup recipe. IT IS SO EASY TO MAKE. It has other things going for it, of course. It's tasty, healthy, inexpensive, great to make ahead, and family-friendly. But did I mention it's easy to make? After...

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Veggie-packed bread sliced

Veggie Parmesan Bread Recipe

Zucchini bread is one of those iconic summer foods for me. My mom made it when I was little, and I've tinkered with her recipe so.many.times over the years, including this Zucchini-Banana Bread recipe with a no-sugar option. But, I also love a savory zucchini...

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Everything Bagel Kale Chips on Baking Sheet

How to Make Kale Chips

I am always amazed by how much I love homemade kale chips. I have to negotiate with myself (“just two more…okay three”) to keep myself from eating the whole sheet pan’s worth of flavorful, crispy chips. If you’d like to make kale chips at home—and...

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Sticky Rice Balls on a Parchment-lined baking sheet

Sticky Rice Balls Recipe

This tasty and fun sticky rice ball recipe from my cookbook Real Baby Food are a streamlined riff on onigiri, the popular Japanese snack. This version is stuffed with mega-nutritious salmon, but you could fill them with almost anything, including leftover chicken or vegetables. Since rice...

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Four pulled pork sandwiches on a sheet tray

5 Tips for Easier Dinners

Like you (probably), making dinner day after day (after day after day) can feel overwhelming for me sometimes. These 5 tips for easier dinners are things I've learned over the years that have made supper run more smoothly in my household; hopefully one or more...

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Bare Minimum Dinners cookbook cover

Bare Minimum Dinners

I'm so excited to share that my new cookbook Bare Minimum Dinners will be published September 7, 2021, is now available for pre-sale, AND I have a special gift for anyone who pre-buys (keep on reading!). But, first, let me explain my mission with this book. In my...

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