Grilled Summer Veggie Pesto Pasta Salad

What is it about summer that almost demands you make a pasta salad? Maybe it’s just me, but I love getting creative with pasta salads during the warmer months. And today’s recipe is pretty much the essence of summer, packed with summer veggies and pesto.

Grilled Sweet Chili Chicken and Mango Salad

I never get enough of the sweet spicy combo, and it’s one of my favorite things about so many Asian inspired meals. Hot, Sour, Salty, and Sweet with Spice added in are flavors that are fun to mix and match. I never really thought too much about it, until I read all about it in a cookbook, (called of course … Read More

Vietnamese Chicken Salad

This salad is based off my all time favorite order at a little Vietnamese place we used to go to. It was our favorite spot for quick lunches when we lived in Calgary. I always got B8 off the menu which was a Saté chicken bun vermicelli dish.

Fish Taco Slaw Bowls with Mango Salsa and Chipotle Aioli

I had the idea for this recipe over a year ago, but I got hung up on my poor choice of title at the time, and the idea ended up on the back burner. I was just south of LA having fish tacos with my cousin at this absolutely phenomenal place. (Whenever I’m near the ocean, I make it my … Read More

Curried Mango Chicken Salad

I can’t remember exactly when I first tasted curried chicken salad, but I was hooked from the first bite. It was so much more fun than the straight up classic, and it became something I looked for on restaurant menus. However I do remember the exact moment I knew I needed to finally make my own version.

Rainbow Thai Chicken Lettuce Wraps

We’re ushering in the new year with lots of fresh flavors. I just can’t help it after this many months of winter, but I feel the need for fresh veggies and some grilling. Don’t worry though, if you’re not into grilling during an arctic blizzard, you can always cook this recipe on the stove top.

In and Out Style Burger Lettuce Wraps

These burgers are so good, they will haunt your thoughts... no doubt about it! As the title suggests, they're inspired by the famous In and Out burger chain in California. I've heard nothing but how awesome their burgers are, but I'd never had one before this year. And I'll have to say, they're everything a fast food burger should be. ... Read More

Grilled Chicken BLAT Salad with Avocado Ranch Dressing

I really feel like you can never have too many flavor packed salads in your repertoire! And it's just a bonus if your salad includes healthy ranch dressing. As a kid I was a ranch dressing fanatic, I mean I would eat pretty much anything if it was drowned in ranch. In fact... my cousin and I were famous in ... Read More

Tropical Sweet Chili Shrimp Skewers

I find anything with sweet chili sauce utterly addicting! However I'm not crazy about the sheer amount of sugar in the bottled sauce. So I've come up with my own hack to make a quick sauce that tastes like sweet chili sauce, but with a touch of heat. I use sambal oelek chili paste mixed with either honey or maple ... Read More