The Best Way to Cut an Avocado

Do you have an OBSESSION with avocado like I do? Ever since I was pregnant it has definitely been one of my favorite foods! Not only because it's delicious but because of the numerous health benefits it offers. Avocados are rich in vitamin A, B, C, E ...more

What to Do When Herbs Take Over Your Garden

So, I have to tell you all about my new favorite kitchen accessory. It was a gift from my soon-to-be mother-in-law. These Ball jar freezer cubes are ahhh-amazing!!!  ...more

A Child's Look at the White House Kids' State Dinner

Grillin' Out Veggie-Style Black Bean Burger.  "What! You Don't Like Tofu?" Stirfry.  Barack-oli and Mich-room Obama-lette.  These are just three of the 54 recipes that made it into the 2014 Kids' State Dinner at the White House on July ...more

The Secret to Crispy Sweet Potato Fries!

Sometimes I like to mix it up a bit and go for sweet potato fries instead of its less colorful cousin. The problem, though, is that they generally don’t get all that crispy. They just kind of lay there.  ...more

Homemade Chocolate Chip Ice Cream in 15 Minutes

This ice cream is a cinch. An absolutely cinch. No cooking, no cooling, no churning, no icy lumps. It’s in the freezer within 15 minutes and ready to eat just two hours later. It’s incredibly soft and creamy while being rich and decadent from the ...more

Go Beyond Sweet Cherry Pie with 10 Amazing Cherry Recipes

I love cherries. Sweet cherries, sour cherries, cherry pie filing out of a can, maraschino cherries, dried cherries -- you name it, I love it. I even love Warrant's Cherry Pie (you're welcome.) When cherry season rolls around, I'm one heck of a happy woman. I buy bag after bag and then... I just eat them straight out of the bag. I always think that I should make something with the cherries but I don't. Not because we don't have a cherry pitter. ...more

8 Great Snacks to Serve Poolside This Summer

Most community pools have a snack bar, but rather than resorting to buying endless microwaved hot dogs and candy bars for your kids this summer, how about packing some delicious homemade snacks to keep them fueled between games of Marco Polo and Sharks and Minnows? Here are eight ideas for snacks—both savory and sweet—that will make a big splash when the lifeguard clears the pool for adult swim. Savory Snacks Ham and Dill Pickle Bites ...more

Grilled Vegetable Gyros

I'm always in favor of Greek food, and through the years I've certainly gobbled down plenty of gyros made with meat. ...more
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KEY LIME PIE SANDWICH COOKIES

Key lime cream cheese filling is sandwiched between two soft graham cracker sugar cookies in this sweet and citrussy dessert. I don’t know about you guys, but my summer is flying by waaaay too quickly!...more

Homemade Chinese Style Fried Rice

The latest recipe on FoodieZoolee is Homemade Pork Fried Rice. ...more

Banana Split Icebox Cake

An icebox cake layered with vanilla and strawberry ice cream on top of a buttery cookie crust; loaded with sliced bananas and hot fudge.My birthday was this past Wednesday and I really wanted to make an icebox cake. It’s been hot and humid here so naturally creamy ice cream in cake form was the way to go....more

Chickpea Salad Sliders

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15 Minute Apricot Raspberry Preserves

This quick recipe for apricot preserves...more

The All-New One Ingredient Chef Website is Here!

It’s here! Over the last few months, I’ve been secretly toiling away on a completely new website for One Ingredient Chef. If you have noticed that my posting schedule has been a little lighter recently, that’s why ....more

Green Pea Risotto

Once again a trip to the local market has to be an exercise in restraint as the bins and tables are bursting with beautiful local fresh produce of all kinds. But I can rarely resist picking up a bag of fresh garden peas in their pods, as the season for these always seems to be so short. I use frozen peas all year round, but there's nothing like the pop and sweet flavor of freshly shelled peas, and the methodical pace of shelling the peas is so calming besides ....more

Balsamic Glazed Grilled Strawberry Chicken Kabobs

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A Grill and a Skillet: Yogurt Marinated Chicken Breasts with Tomatoes and Chickpeas

When the weather gets all hot and in your face, it helps to shout back....more

Toasted Coconut Malt Ball Cookies

We usually bake a batch of cookies every week. It might sound extreme to some, but as a food blogger I have to stay on my toes! Trying new recipes and flavors combinations is something I crave, and the fruits of my labor are usually kind of fun to...more