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Light and Refreshing Springtime Dinner | Salmon and Vegetable Packets with Rice

Light and Refreshing Springtime Dinner | Salmon Packets and Rice Salmon is my ride or die choice when it comes to fish. I could eat salmon everysingleday and still be a happy camper. Case in point: I order salmon almost every time my husband and I dine out. ANYWAY, I get pumped anytime I come across a new recipe that incorporates salmon.

And thanks to my absolute favorite cookbook, The America’s Test Kitchen Family Cookbook, I now have a new quick, easy, and delicious salmon recipe — it’s super simple! This recipe incorporates basil, lemon juice, butter, and garlic. Which gives the vegetables and fish such a light refreshing taste. New springtime favorite? You bet.  Continue Reading

The Rules of Sunday Meal Prep

The Rules of Sunday Meal Prep

We all lead pretty busy lives. The last thing anyone wants to do when coming home from a long day is think about dinner. At least the part where you have to cook and clean. The eating part is blissful…

The Worlds Best Broccoli, Seriously

Since becoming a personal chef, my friends have taken up a fun little habit of emailing me recipes they swear by, insisting I try them out. If not for me and my husband, then for a client. These emails are…

The Go-To Meal for a Homemade Dinner

As much as I love trying new restaurants, there’s something really nice about eating a home cooked dinner with my husband, in the comfort of our own dining room. Realistically, we eat at home anywhere from 3-5 nights a…

No Bake | Peanut Butter Bars | Peonies and Bees @peonybees

No Bake | Peanut Butter Bars

I don’t know about you, but Reese’s Peanut Butter cups are my all time favorite. I could eat 12 PB cups in a row without making myself sick, and be perfectly OK with it. Albeit, slightly guilty, but hey! A…

Mini Nutella S’more Pies

I tend to lean more towards savory snacks. Give me a bag of tortilla chips and a bowl of spicy salsa and I’m the happiest girl ever. But occasionally I have a sweet tooth that can only be solved…

The Latest Food Craze (Hint: It's Purple...)

The Latest Food Craze (Hint: It’s Purple…)

Do you remember when colored ketchup became a thing? I do. Heinz decided that red ketchup was boring. So they created purple and green to their line of products. It must have lasted all of five minutes before they realized…

Go-To Veggie Side Dishes

My Go-To Veggie Side Dishes

I’ve mentioned before that I spend most Sunday afternoons meal prepping. Lately, I’ve been keen to taking it one step further, and prepping side dishes for dinner as well. Because let’s face it. After a long day at work,…

The Ten Items Always Inside My Fridge

The 10 Items Always Found in My Fridge

I try really hard to ensure chores and errands are taken care of on Sundays. But lets face it, sometimes it’s impossible to get the laundry done, cook for the week, clean the bathroom, write out to-do lists, etc.…