Chicken Piccata Meatballs

Chicken piccata hands down is one of my favorite Italian dishes. It’s saucy, briny, lemony, and garlicky, it just hits it every time. If you have every made chicken piccata at home you know it’s a lengthy recipe. First you need to dredge the chicken, then pan fry it, remove the chicken, make the sauce, cook the chicken in the sauce… (SEO is going to hate me for this run on sentence). So while I do have plans to give…

Miso Chipotle Pasta

Get ready for a clash of nationalities. This miso chipotle pasta takes Asian, Mexican, and Italian flavors to create an unbelievably delicious dish. This pasta dish is spicy, smokey, and yet surprisingly bright. If you like things spicy, but your tolerance is low this one is for you. Best part? This dish is ready in 20 minutes and takes minimal prep making it a great weeknight dinner. Chipotles in adobo was my lifeline in college. At a $1.50 a can…

Salmon Salad

Mix, Eat, Repeat. Since the arrival of bubs #2 I have eaten this salmon salad almost every day. For starters it’s a quick dish that is ready in just a few minutes. Not to mention that it’s relatively healthy and extremely filling. With just a few ingredients and 15 minutes you have a great lunch, afternoon snack, or a light dinner. Enjoy on a piece of crusty sourdough, sandwiched between two pieces of bread, stuffed in lettuce wraps, or if…

Spicy Aglio e Olio

Aglio e Olio or other known as spaghetti with olive oil and garlic is a traditional Italian dish comprised of just a handful ingredients. The result? An anytime, any day, flavorful, and quick pasta dish. If you came here looking for a traditional Aglio e Olio, then this recipe isn’t for you. Simply google “Aglio e Olio” and you will find a plethora of authentic recipes. If you stumbled upon this post because you are like me and want to…

Lemon Caper Salmon

Stumped on what to make for Easter? I got you. This slow butter roasted lemon caper salmon is ridiculously easy to make, scalable, and won’t have you hovering in the kitchen the entire day. Served with roasted vegetables over a bed of farro, people might think you put in more work in than you actually did. *This post is sponsored by Secret Island, as always, all thoughts and opinions are my own. Thank you for your support! What is this…