Easy Things

Easy meals to whip up with one hand on the pan and the other on your glass of wine

Rosemary Brown Butter Chicken

As a new mother adjusting to life with a newborn, it’s been important to keep some things from my pre-baby life constant; spin, brunch with friends, and cooking. But all have to be adjusted to our little one’s schedule; spin early AM, constantly late to brunch, and cooking simple meals after he falls asleep. Read more here…


BBQ Pork Sliders- TWO ways!
BBQ pork sliders…TWO WAYS! Both sliders are made with Williams Sonoma pulled pork braising sauce and their delicious Black Garlic BBQ sauce. The first version is a classic: store-bought coleslaw and extra crunchy pickles. The second version is a California twist: kale and avocado (because, why not?). The pork can be made two days ahead and is actually better if you do as the flavors will blend even more. Read more here..


Mom’s Apple Crisp

This recipe is one of my mom’s favorites. It’s delicious, crowd-pleasing, easy, and can be made ahead and frozen for later. I’m pretty sure my mom always has a rotating frozen apple crisp in her freezer. The only thing you really need to know about this recipe before we get started is that it’s really addicting. Really. And you will, somehow, justify eating this with each meal including as your morning breakfast (it’s apples!). Read more here…


Adult Pigs in a Blanket

Ok, so you have a party where you have to bring an appetizer to “please and amaze”, but you don’t have any time! Enter; Pigs in a Blanket. But not those old school, sad ones your mom brought to potlucks (sorry, mom!). Adult pigs. With cheese. And garlic. And other yummy things. Read more here…


Rosemary Brown Butter Chicken

Being a new mom means saying “buh-buy” to the luxury of time, so easy diners are a must! Rosemary brown butter chicken solves the “I don’t got time to make dinner” issue. Read more here…


Sarah’s Kale Salad + bonus Paloma

My lovely friend, Sarah, came over to my house for family dinner and offered to make us a salad. Little did she know, I was poaching her recipe the whole time for this blog! This is a delicious and healthy salad that requires almost no dressing. Because it’s kale, it also holds up overnight for leftovers the next day. At the end, there’s a little secret Paloma to congratulate you on being such an amazing cook. Read more here…


Super Bowl Snacks

Appetizers: All easy, mostly gluten & dairy free, but none healthy! Hooray! Read more here…