Whole Wheat Banana Coconut – Chocolate Chip Mini Muffins

These whole wheat banana – coconut chocolate chip mini muffins are light, low calorie treats for an on-the-go breakfast or mid-day snack. They are easy and quick to make and give your normal banana nut muffin a slight upgrade with the addition of coconut, honey, and lemon zest. Make ahead for a healthy way to feed the family all week long or for a super fast brunch treat.

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Summer Snacking: Green and Pink Pick Me Up Vegan Smoothie Pops

I love stocking the freezer with homemade, easy to grab and go summer snacks and treats. These green and pink smoothie popsicles aren’t just delightful on the eyes and instagrammable good, they are delicious and packed with energizing fresh veggies and fruits. They are also dairy free, gluten free, and and easily adaptable for picky eaters. Perfect for a summer afternoon pick me up or healthy dessert for the kids. Don’t have time to freeze the pops? Just make a smoothie following the same recipe!

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Thai Ginger – Peanut Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Eat like you’re having tacos but with a lot less guilt… and in Thailand. Our Thai flavored chicken sautéed in a gingery, tangy peanut sauce is addictive. The platter is a pretty party in itself. Guests will be happy and full and asking for more.

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Almond, Herb, and Spinach Pesto

Almond, fresh herbs, and spinach make for a thick vitamin packed pesto that can be used on toast, in pasta sauce, on top of fish, or mixed into meatballs. And it’s no secret we love a sauce with vibrant colors that is as delicious as it looks. There is a thicker consistency in this pesto because of the fresh spinach and almonds, making anything you add it to a little more decadent.

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Pesto, Sweet Pepper, Chicken – Cheese Rolls

These little hand rolls are a great appetizer, make ahead lunch for the family or a game day snack. Make the filling the day before then stuff and bake the rolls right before you’re going to serve. It’s kind of like a fancy pizza pocket but healthier.

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Individual Cheesy Swiss Chard & Leek Frittatas

Individual mini foods are the bread and butter of entertaining. Invest in these baby skillets. You will not regret it. They can be used for desserts, mains, and mini brunch dishes. These frittatas allow you to prep and make ahead of time, or serve hot. Add in your other favorite veggies and meats. We believe the more the merrier when it comes to add-ins.

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The Dutch Baby: A Popover Pancake Hybrid, Both Savory and Sweet

The Dutch Baby, a pancake or a popover? Many have said this hybrid breakfast, brunch, & lunch phenomenon is a cross between the two. A rustic delicacy that can be turned into a savory breakfast taco of sorts or a sweet and delicious dessert served at the end of a dinner party or part of brunch. Either way, we love the versatility and the showstopping nature of the Dutch Baby as we present it to the crowd around our table. When they’re like, “Wow, you guys are pros,” we laugh to ourselves like: If they only knew how easy this was.

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OPAH! Greek Pasta Salad

The Greeks know how to party. So, we stole some of their flavors for this light summer crowdpleaser. It’s colorful and totally make-aheadable, so get your Greek on. Opah!

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Summertime Kale & Corn Pesto Pasta with Sausage

This green, red, and sausage-y pesto pasta is exactly what you want on a warm summer evening. The bright green pesto uses all fresh herbs and our summertime favorite superfood, kale, mixed with corn and lemon for a sweet and tangy dish. We use this pesto with chicken, on pizza, on toast, on our tooth brush (ok, maybe not). But you get it, it’s versatile. Spicy Italian sausage is the perfect compliment to beef it up and mellow it out.

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