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Chocolate chip oatmeal cookies

Chocolate chip oatmeal cookies

This recipe is for Beth. I was supposed to write about the poke bowls she introduced to us when we visited her in California, but last Friday I didn’t have time to take pics before we devoured them, so instead I’m posting these chocolate chip…

Chicken Provençal

Chicken Provençal

This is a fabulous chicken Provençal recipe from Steven Stolman, adapted by Sam Sifton for the NYT (you can find the link here). It’s easy and the chicken extremely tasty. The lemon with the herbs the Provence together with the onions and garlic, take this…

Lemon broccoli pasta

Lemon broccoli pasta

I’ve been cooking a lot of pasta lately and I’ve decided to try new recipes to fight the pasta monotony (that is, the same 3 pasta recipes over and over again). And this lemon and broccoli pasta is one of my new additions. I found…

Best chocolate and zucchini cake

Best chocolate and zucchini cake

This is the best chocolate cake I have eaten in a long long time!! I adapted the recipe from Yossi Arefi’s book Snacking Cakes. I had the book in my Amazon wish list for a while and a few weeks ago I decided to make…

Veggie burgers

Veggie burgers

I have to say that I’m not a big fan of veggie burgers, but I appreciate them now and then. I’ve tried a few recipes and so far, this is my favorite. Because we don’t eat veggie burgers that often, when we do, I usually…

Meatballs with tomato sauce

Meatballs with tomato sauce

What’s not to like about some comforting meatballs with tomato sauce? They are totally worth the time it takes to make them (I have to confess I’m not a big fan of making little balls…), but they are super delicious, everybody will like them and…

Chicken noodle soup

Chicken noodle soup

This chicken noodle soup is super tasty and as easy as it gets to put together. There are two variations of it in depending on if you have already cooked chicken or not: 1. If you have pre-cooked roasted or shredded chicken, it’s simple: you…

Pork tenderloin with dried apricots, raisins and prunes

Pork tenderloin with dried apricots, raisins and prunes

If you like to combine sweet and savory in your entrees, this pork tenderloin with dried apricots, raisins and prunes is a must try. Even if it might look a bit intimidating, it’s not complicated to prepare at all. You first sauté the onions, then…

German potato salad

German potato salad

Not sure if this is cultural appropriation, but I call it German potato salad with no intention to appropriate anything… It’s just how I call it. I guess I could also ask my German friend Angelika to see if it resembles anything she’s grown up…

Almond butter energy bites

Almond butter energy bites

These almond butter energy bites are a great snack. They are easy to make, packed with nutrients and delicious. I got the recipe from Pinch of Yum but I slightly modified some quantities: I added more almond butter and reduced the maple syrup. I also…