Garlicky Roasted Green Beans

You know that veggie side dish that you can make on auto-pilot? These Roasted Green Beans are mine and usually end up on dinner plates at least twice a week.  But because they’re so simple (toss them together in 3 minutes!), I never thought to share. They’re an easy way to elevate that green veggie into something everyone can’t wait to eat!  

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Oven Flank Steak

Flank steak is a thin, lean cut of beef that’s easy to season and perfect for slicing for fajitas, sandwiches, quesadillas, or just dinner. My favorite seasoning blend to use is Wildtree Rancher Steak Rub but McCormick Grill Mates Montreal Seasoning is a good one too - and has a lower-sodium option!  And if you’re questioning putting steak in the oven, trust me on this! 

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Quick Tortellini Skillet

Tortelllini, ravioli, frozen or refrigerated – you pick because you can’t mess this one-dish pasta dinner up!  On top of that it’s ready in just UNDER 10 minutes, and it’s kid-friendly. Your biggest problem will be that it’s ready to serve before the kids have finished setting the table. I’ll take that kind of dinner drama any night!

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The BEST Store-Bought Salad Dressings

These days the salad dressing section has as many options as the dairy case – meaning it can be super confusing to find a dressing that is healthy (or healthier!) and also has the potential to taste really good. In this article for Cooking Light, I am sharing how to find a good store-bought dressing AND a few of my favorite ones right now!

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2018 Popular Diet Reviews

Did you know that I have researched and reviewed 20 different popular diets this past year for CL.com? These include diets like Whole30, the Dubrow Diet, Keto, WW, Pegan Diet, Veganism, The Plant ParadoxThe Obesity Code, the Alkaline Diet, Blood Type Diets, and even the Noom App. Click here to find the entire list!

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Quick & Easy Gifts from the Kitchen

Need a last minute gift for friends, teachers or neighbors? I’ve pulled together over ten of my favorite homemade food gifts that are not only YUMMY and EASY to make, but also pretty much FAIL-PROOF.  Whether you’re looking for something sweet or savory, a baked good, or a mix in a jar, you’re guaranteed to find the recipe you need for holiday gifts. 

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