Tag: Food

Baked feta pasta

BAKED FETA PASTA

I think we can all agree that this year has been the year of the TikTok baked feta pasta, am I right? 🙂 I don’t even have a TikTok account (call me old-fashioned 😉 ) but I started hearing about this viral recipe a few months ago and decided to dig in and see what the fuss was all about. By this point there were tons of online videos featuring all different versions of the recipe, but I found the original TikTok video from Grilled Cheese Social, and then discovered that the original recipe (called uunifetapasta) was from Finnish blogger Liemessa.… Read more

INSTANT POT SHREDDED CHICKEN

This recipe for shredded chicken cooked in the Instant Pot is the best way to cook chicken breasts – they come out juicy, perfectly cooked, tender, and flavorful…every single time!

You’ve heard me sing praises for the Instant Pot before…and I’m here to do the same today. 🙂 Guys, the one thing that has always intimidated me when it comes to cooking is…chicken. Steak? Easy! Burgers? No problem! Homemade pizza? You got it! But…chicken. Oh, chicken. I have always been so afraid of undercooking it, which caused me to often overcook it…which then left me with gummy, tough chicken.… Read more

CAULIFLOWER FRIED RICE

This quick and easy, low carb cauliflower fried rice is customizable and makes the perfect side dish to any meal. Add a protein of your choice to make this a complete meal!

Hello? Is this thing on? 🙂 Hi, friends! We missed you. Life has been crazy over here – we enjoyed the last bit of our Summer, before jumping into a new school year a couple of weeks ago. I’ve been busy meeting my new students and getting into the swing of being back at work. For these crazy hectic days, I’ve been turning to my tried and true recipes that can be prepared quickly after a jam packed day.… Read more

SHORTCUT THAI BASIL CHICKEN (PAD KRAPOW GAI)

This flavorful, spicy Thai dish requires only a few staple pantry ingredients and comes together in no time!

Since I’m off during the Summertime, I like to use my extra free time to experiment in the kitchen and stray from my, oh, five dinner recipe regulars. 🙂 Barry’s absolute favorite dish from our beloved local Thai restaurant is Thai Basil Chicken (known as Pad Krapow Gai). One of my cooking goals this Summer was to try to recreate this dish at home, with a few tweaks to make it even simpler to prepare. I think I’ve done it with my Shortcut Thai Basil Chicken!… Read more

CACIO E PEPE

This comforting pasta dish requires only a handful of ingredients and a few minutes, yet is SO flavorful and impressive. Enjoy as either a main or side dish!

Cacio e Pepe is a classic meal that I ate many times when I studied abroad in Rome during college. Until now, however, I never thought it make it myself. Now, I’m kicking myself for waiting so long! This simple pasta dish (the name translates to “cheese and pepper”) requires only a handful of ingredients, features the most delicious creamy sauce, and is just so, so easy to whip up in a short amount of time.… Read more