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

Meatless Monday: 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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A Child's Perspective on the 2014 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 18, 2014. ...more
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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 and K, copper, phosphorus, potassium, magnesium, folate and iron. They also contain certain phytochemicals such as lutein, beta-sitosterol and glutathione which are proven to protect the body against certain diseases. Glutathione in particular SLOWS the aging process! ...more
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Brussels and Shitake Mushrooms in Mirin and Sake with Gingered Broiled Salmon

Cooking with spirits is this months theme for RecipeRedux. Choosing just one recipe for this post was a tough one. Then I remembered the first time I tasted mirin, just a dash used in some Jasmin rice ...more

Makin’ Mommy Happy

After a weekend out in the woods, I had a little time to decompress. Oh it was so nice. We went out to Colorado to celebrate Lucas’ birthday ....more

Chocolate Tahini Mocha Mousse w/Coconut Bubble Milk + Chocolate Expresso Beans.

Oh my gosh, that name. I am so sorry about that name. The post Chocolate Tahini Mocha Mousse w/Coconut Bubble Milk + Chocolate Expresso Beans ....more

Guest Post from Jessiker Bakes: Healthier Lemon Blueberry Scones with Lemon Cream Cheese Glaze

So about three weeks ago I reached out to the inestimable Jessica from Jessiker Bakes...more

25 Favorite Amazing Salads with Feta Cheese

For all the other people who love Feta like I do, here are my 25 favorite amazing salads with Feta cheese. For more than nine years I've been posting new recipes several times a week on Kalyn's Kitchen, as well as regularly updating older ones that aren't up to current standards....more

20 Amazing From-Scratch Chicken Dinners to Make in the CrockPot

Here are 20 Amazing From-Scratch Slow Cooker Chicken Dinners; I'd love any of these for a delicious meal! I think most people who come here know that I also have a low-glycemic foods blog called Kalyn's Kitchen, and keeping up with both blogs is definitely more than a full time job....more

Baked Honey Garlic Chicken

Crunchy baked chicken pieces are coated in a honey garlic sauce. A perfect weeknight meal. I’m currently obsessed with baking chicken in panko crumbs after making my baked orange chicken ....more

Kashata Squares #CreativeCookieExchange

A cross between candy and cookie, kashata is a popular snack in East Africa. Kashata is usually made with peanuts or grated coconut, or both, and is cooked on a stove or over a fire so no oven is needed....more

Breakfast Fajita Tacos

Emily Caruso is a photographer, writer, recipe developer, wife and mom to two kiddos who is always cooking up something that is not only delicious but easy enough for the every-day home cook to make, over at her amazing site Jelly Toast. ...more