soft, crusty, buttery bread with blue cheese and bacon tucked into each slice - perfect with a hot soup! |

Bacon and blue cheese is a fantastic flavor combination! Try this bacon and blue cheese bread for a delicious appetizer or as an accompaniment to soup or pasta.

These shrimp are KILLER! They make a great main dish with a salad and bread or a wonderful appetizer. They always go FAST!! | the wicked noodle | #shrimp #appetizer

4-minute spicy garlic shrimp

Killer food in just 4 minutes.

Don't throw away that leftover rice! Homemade fried rice is very easy and so much better for you than takeout! | the wicked noodle | #dinner #asian #cheapeats

easy fried rice {cheap eats}

Fried rice is one of the simplest – and cheapest – meals you can make.

This is such an easy, wonderful dessert! Grill outdoors or in a skillet, serve alone or with ice cream! | the wicked noodle | #dessert #summer #nutella

grilled pound cake sandwiches with nutella and strawberries

A fabulous dessert for indoors or outside on the grill!

easy garlic snap peas | the wicked noodle

garlic snap peas

A healthy, tasty side dish in just 8 minutes.

super crispy asian drumsticks with a killer 5-minute sauce! |

crispy asian drumsticks

Crispy chicken drumsticks tossed with a killer 5-minute asian sauce!

These are the BEST pomegranate margaritas!! Double the batch for a crowd - no more making a cocktail every two minutes! |

pomegranate margaritas {by the pitcher}

Yet another friend asked me for this recipe the other day. I responded with “I’ll send you the link to it on my blog”. And when I got home, I did a search. And another search. And realized that I’d never actual posted this pomegranate margarita recipe despite having made them so many times I… 

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avocado baked eggs |

avocado baked eggs

Welcome to one of the easiest – and tastiest – breakfasts you can make. 

5-minute faux pho | | #pho #ramen

5-minute faux pho

This is the year that I became obsessed with Pho. There’s a place not too far from me that serves up some pretty amazing pho dishes and I’ve tried just about all of them. It’s gotten to the point where I crave it on cold days or if I’m not feeling up to par. Chicken… 

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the secret is to toss the veggies in a blender before adding to the turkey meat! Makes for a super-moist, flavorful & healthy burger! |

salsa ranch & veggie turkey burgers

It seems everyone is trying to eat healthier these days, and I’m no exception. But it can be tough when everywhere you go – restaurants, holiday and office parties, even your own refrigerator – is filled with choices that aren’t as healthy as they could be. I don’t know about you, but my weakness is… 

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mexican layered hummus dip | #cincodemayo #healthy

layered mexican hummus dip

Happy Cinco de Mayo!! I have an easy, healthy and super tasty appetizer recipe for you today! It’s one that you can throw together in a snap to take to all those fun Cinco de Mayo parties you’re attending. No parties? Feel free to whip this up for yourself – it’s healthy enough that you… 

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roasted jalapeno hummus |

roasted jalapeno hummus

Three days. Just three days until one of my favorite holidays.  

cilantro lime chicken flatbreads with chipotle sauce |

cilantro-lime chicken flatbreads with mango & roasted jalapenos

A spicy and flavorful chicken flatbread recipe with a smoky sauce to bring it all together.