Crunchy Celery Salad

I did not know I liked celery so much, but there is something so “summer” about this salad!

Spicy Elote Cheese Dip

There’s a lot right with any kind of cheese dip! This is perfect for a party—Cinco de Mayo or otherwise!

Texas Caviar

.his can be served as a dip, salsa or salad—and is great to take to a party.

The Best Spiced Lentil Soup

Made with fire-roasted tomatoes, coconut milk, and curry powder—this soup is rich, filling, and really delicious. 

Simple Tomato Tortellini Soup

Loaded with fresh herbs, diced tomatoes, and three-cheese tortellini — pure comfort food when you need it!

Easy Holiday Appetizers

Simple, delicious food. Three apps you can throw together for a gathering of any size!

Light Summer Macaroni Salad

A healthier version of a classic, with a light dressing and loads of veggies and fresh herbs.

Fresh Corn Chowder

Fresh cut corn, bacon, potato, garlic, and thyme, pureed into creamy deliciousness!

Mezze Grazing Board

A yummy Mediterranean mezze board filled with pita bread, dips, fresh vegetables and cheese.

Italian Pasta Salad

My favorite – and really easy – pasta salad recipe. Dangerously good!

10 Easy Rosé Wine Desserts to Make

10 easy desserts to make using rosé wine. Recipes include a classic cheesecake, savory dessert with cheese pairing, and frozen rosé wine treats.

Pesto Tortellini Pasta Salad

This super-easy Pesto Tortellini Pasta Salad is ready in 10 minutes – and perfect for parties, picnics or potlucks.

Creamy Broccoli & Wild Rice Soup

You all know I love a slow cooker soup in the winter, and this is one of the ones I make on repeat. It’s hearty – filled with broccoli, carrots, onion, and rice – it’s creamy, and it has both a crunch, and a kick. All the things! I make this vegetarian, which is what you…

Simple Panzanella Salad

This panzanella salad recipe is the ultimate showcase for late summer and early fall!

Baked Feta Appetizer

Feta baked in olive oil with olives, lemon, and plenty of seasoning for an easy appetizer!

3 Easy 10-Minute Apps

With holiday parties galore around the corner, easy and pretty apps are in order! I’m sharing three of my favorite 10-minute apps.

Big Italian Salad

This big Italian salad is part green salad, part antipasto salad—and loaded with delicious ingredients!

NC Chef Showdown & Chef’s Dessert Recipes

Next week CLT is hosting a NC Chef Showdown! I had the honor of getting to know two of the talented finalists in the showdown. Meet Miranda and Cody, and get the recipes they shared with me, here!

The Edit: Loving Lately

The best vitamin, a quick dessert, a gorgeous vacation home & more—5 things I’m loving lately.