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Overnight Strawberry & Ricotta Breakfast Strata

This Overnight Strawberry & Ricotta Breakfast Strata is easy enough for breakfast, brunch or dinner, yet elegant enough for Mother’s Day entertaining.  Jam packed with buttery brioche bread, fluffy eggs, creamy ricotta and sweet strawberry preserves, this strata is sweet and savory breakfast perfection! This post is sponsored by Bonne Maman in partnership with Honest Cooking. […]

One Pot Creamy Lemon Chicken Pasta with Basil & Peas

This creamy-dreamy ONE pot pasta is fast, fabulous and packed with flavor!  Loaded with chicken, basil, peas, and ready from prep to finish in 30 minutes or less, this chicken pasta is perfect for busy weeknight dinners! Hi-ya, friends! Today we are going to completely skip all the small talk and get right down to […]

Glowing Green Spring Couscous Salad with Lemon-Basil Pesto

This Glowing Green Spring Couscous Salad is packed with tender-crisp vegetables, miniature balls of mozzarella and salty almonds.  Finished with a fresh, vibrant lemon-basil pesto, this salad is easy, delicious, AND nutritious!  Hey there, friends! How’s the week treating you? Is it just me, or is this week going by incredibly fast… yet, exceptionally slow, […]

Garlic & Herb Pork Chops with Gremolata

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone.  #AllNaturalPork  #CollectiveBias  Thank you for supporting the brands that make No Spoon Necessary possible! These Garlic & Herb Pork Chops can be ready, from prep to finish, in 30 minutes or less!  Infused with pungent garlic and fresh […]

10 Spring Appetizers and Small Bites

Perfect for Easter, Mother’s Day, brunch, or your next soiree, these small bites are the best way to celebrate spring (and summer)! Heeeey guys!  Happy Thursday! Aaaand, happy THREE days until Easter!  Woot woot! Since Easter is literally only a few days away, and you hopefully have your menu planned out to perfection, I just […]

Spring Roasted Carrot Noodle Salad with Thyme Vinaigrette

Tender, caramelized, honey roasted carrot noodles tossed with crisp radishes, fresh watercress, salty almonds and a savory-sweet thyme vinaigrette.  This Roasted Carrot Noodle Salad is colorful, easy, delicious and the perfect side for spring (and summer)! Hi there, friends!  How was your weekend?  I hope it was filled with ALL the rest and relaxation! My weekend […]

Loaded Spring Salmon Pizza

Pillowy soft naan bread slathered with everything bagel spiced cream cheese, and generously topped with crisp spring vegetables, fresh herbs and cured (or smoked) salmon.  This Spring Salmon Pizza is fast, flavorful, and absolutely fabulous! Well, hey there friends!  Happy Thursday! Today we celebrate the imminent weekend with PIZZA!! But, before we get to all that […]

How To Make Gravlax – Vodka Dill Cured Salmon

How to make your own cured salmon gravlax.  Only 15 minutes of prep, and a 3-day cure in the fridge stand in between you and this Vodka Dill Cured Salmon Gravlax.  Easy, yet elegant, this salmon is sure to be a showstopper for your next brunch or dinner party! Hey buuuuuuudddies.  (<- Anyone else remember […]

Overnight Broccolini & Goat Cheese Strata with Crispy Prosciutto

This overnight strata is overflowing with flavor and fancy enough for entertaining, yet easy enough for breakfast, brunch or dinner.   A delicious combination of fluffy eggs, sourdough bread, broccolini, red onions, goat cheese, parmesan and crispy prosciutto, this strata is guaranteed to please! Hey there friends!  Welcome to the week of all things eggs. I […]

Red Goddess Deviled Eggs

These Red Goddess Deviled Eggs are naturally colored and a healthy, sweet n’ spicy twist on green goddess deviled eggs.  With a super-smooth, creamy filling of roasted red peppers, jalapeno and Greek yogurt, these deviled eggs are perfect for your next party, potluck or Easter celebration! Hey party people! So, we NEED to talk Easter. Not […]