Brownie Batter Hummus

Jessica Penner, RDDessert, Dip & Spread, Recipes, SnackLeave a Comment

brownie batter hummus in a bowl with pretzel crackers and strawberries

This is a feel good recipe. But actually… I aim for all my recipes to make you feel good. This decadent chocolate pavlova with mascarpone cream and berries? It makes your tastebuds dance with delight. That feels pretty darn good. This sheetpan pesto gnocchi? It only takes 5 minutes to prep, 20 minutes to bake, and tastes like a gourmet Italian dinner. That feels pretty darn good. You see, there are different ways to feel good about your eating. Choosing nourishing foods and fueling your body Enjoying treats without guilt And they can co-exist happily… even in the same recipe! … Read More

Pesto Gnocchi [Sheet Pan Recipe]

Jessica Penner, RDBaked, Entree, Meatless, Recipes2 Comments

Overview of pesto gnocchi on a sheetpan and served on a plate with a glass of wine and parmesan cheese

 This pesto gnocchi gives you gourmet taste without the work! Dinner in 30 minutes with only 5 minutes of prep!  Sheet pan dinners continue to amaze me with how both simple and delicious they are and I think…. this pesto gnocchi just might be my favourite sheet pan dinner to date! I keep catching myself reminiscing about how tasty it was and planning on when I’m going to make it again….. Let’s review why sheet pan dinners are so awesome: They’re ridiculously easy. The pan and the oven do all the work for you! Compared with sauteeing, there’s no need to … Read More

Easy Stir Fry Sauce [2 ingredients]

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Easy Stir Fry Sauce

You won’t believe how tasty this 2 ingredient easy stir fry sauce is! Enjoy with your favourite veggies, protein, and noodles or rice. What do you do when you realize you need to use up the veggies in your fridge ASAP? In my home, I make a stir fry! And since it tends to be a Plan B, I don’t want a complicated sauce involving special ingredients I need to shop for. This 2 ingredient stir fry sauce fits the bill for something that… a) uses ingredients I always have in the fridge b) is super quick and easy! c) … Read More

One Skillet (or Instant Pot) Creamy Dill Chicken and Rice [VIDEO]

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two bowls of creamy chicken with green peas

Stovetop or Instant Pot, this easy creamy dill chicken and rice recipe is healthy, balanced, and sure to please even the pickiest of palates!  Lately, I’ve been into making dinners with leftover rice. It’s gotten to the point where I’ll make rice with no intention of eating it that day, so that I have “leftovers” the next day. It’s part of my meal planning strategy, using my To 10 Meal Planning Hacks! Get your copy of my hacks over here and find yourself getting a lot more organized in the kitchen! If you are one of those incredibly organized people then you … Read More

Easy Tuna Casserole (only 5 ingredients!)

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Easy Tuna Casserole with only 5 ingredients

Only 5 ingredients, 1 dish, and 20 minutes to bake; this easy tuna casserole will be ready in less than half an hour! Features salsa, rice, & cheese. It really doesn’t get any easier than this, folks. You literally throw everything into ONE pan, bake it, and eat it! This has quickly become a family favourite and has made it into our weekly meal planning routine! I’m pretty pumped that I’ve found a tuna recipe the whole family loves. The fact that it’s so easy is the icing on the cake! One thing that makes it so quick and easy … Read More

How to Roast Nearly Any Vegetable [+video]

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Roasted Broccoli

An easy tutorial for learning how to roast vegetables in the oven using my show stopping all-purpose seasoning! (This post contains affiliate links) If you read nearly any food blog post it inevitable starts with a lot of gushing about how the recipe is now this person’s new all-time favourite food ever! And then you see the next post and it says the exact same thing. The cynic in you is probably doubting how every single recipe surpasses the one before. Now that I’m a food blogger, I totally get it. When you create and test a recipe, it’s hard … Read More

Sourdough Pancakes (the MOST fluffy pancakes EVER!)

Jessica Penner, RDBreakfast, Recipes4 Comments

Sourdough pancakes are the tastiest and fluffiest pancakes you’ll ever eat! Plus read my tips on how to make perfect pancakes every single time!  What team are you on? Team blueberry, chocolate chip, or plain? Whatever your answer, these fluffy sourdough pancakes are delicious! I feel like the only person in the world who doesn’t enjoy syrup on pancakes! Even as a kid when I would inhale ALL the sweet things. I never liked how it made the pancakes soggy. At home we would set out a variety of toppings like peanut butter, nutella, and fruit. At camp I would … Read More