Asian Rice Salad

This is a great salad for entertaining over the summer. You can easily double or triple it for a large party, and it makes for a beautiful presentation. I love the bright colors that make this dish a real showstopper. I know that the dressing has Asian flavors, but you can pair it will just… Continue reading Asian Rice Salad

Burgers, Sandwiches, & Wraps

Real Deal Burgers with Caramelized Onions & Gruyere

This recipe is everything I love about French onion soup turned into a cheeseburger. It's your average burger elevated one step higher. Make it out on the grill all summer long while you enjoy the beautiful weather. Real Deal Burgers with Caramelized Onions & Grueyere Makes: 4 servings Prep Time: Ingredients: 1⅓ lb ground sirloin, divided… Continue reading Real Deal Burgers with Caramelized Onions & Gruyere

Main Courses

Chicken & Quinoa Enchilada Bake

There is nothing wrong with being a casserole person, I am just not one. The most "casserole" like dish I probably made in 5 years of living by myself was a lasagna that I made once, for Ryan, and I don't think I even ate any. The idea of leftover casserole makes bile rise to the… Continue reading Chicken & Quinoa Enchilada Bake


New Favorite Kale Salad

If this recipe were to have a real title, it would probably be Kale Salad with Creamy Lemon & Goat Cheese Vinaigrette. A little long winded, but you can see where this is headed. I think one of the reasons that people don’t like kale is because it has such a fibrous and rough texture.… Continue reading New Favorite Kale Salad