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Homemade Brown Sugar Baked Beans

Well, lookee here!This pot o glory is the new-to-me wonder known as HOMEMADE BAKED BEANS. They are saucy, semi-creamy, brown sugar sweet + smoky bacon salty, and deliciously comforting. Just five basic ingredients at work here: bacon, onions, navy beans, ... Read More →

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4 Ingredient Creamy Vodka Steak Pasta

Al-right-al-right-al-right, now ladies. YEAH! 🎶Let's make some steak. This recipe goes out to all the guys who like steak, to all the ladies who like 4 ingredient recipes (PS. why am I even using the word "ladies" right now? dislike), and to my girl Sage, ... Read More →

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10 Minute White Bean Artichoke Basil Toasts

So I'm kind of having a moment with artichokes.Just even writing that out makes me almost be able to taste their tangy-deliciousness in my mouth, even though I just ate a nice big breakfast of peanut butter pancakes and coffee and somehow it seems like a ... Read More →

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5 Ingredient Lemon Chicken with Asparagus

5 Ingredient Lemon Chicken and Asparagus!Friends. today is a throwback Monday.Last week I stumbled across an old recipe (well, it's only about a year old, but things get old fast in the inter web world - okay, fine, especially in my hungry food world) ... Read More →

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The Best 3 Ingredient Grilled Chicken

We need to talk, like, big time.This is the easiest and best way I've ever made chicken EVER. Period. I'm not even going to beat around the bush about it - you need to know the secret to this 3 Ingredient Grilled Chicken right this very second.The ... Read More →

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Super Easy One Pot Lasagna

Shout out to our friends at DeLallo for cooking up the incredible sauce and whole wheat oven ready noodles that MAKE this lasagna - and for sponsoring this post!Ohhhk yuhssssss.It's just, like, way too obvious, but my love for this is out of ... Read More →

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5 Minute Magic Green Sauce

I've been just WAITING for the right time to share this sauce, and by waiting I do definitely mean hoarding.Friends, readers, good sauce loving people of the world: let me introduce you to 5 Minute Magic Green Sauce.Loaded with avocados, garlic, ... Read More →

30 Minute Sesame Roasted Sweet Potatoes

30-Minute Sesame Roasted Sweet Potatoes

Do you love sweet potatoes?Meee tooooo.And as of recently, I love roasted sweet potatoes with sesame oil, cilantro, tahini, and sesame seeds drizzled all over the place. Hello awesomest, randomest, most fancy-feeling-easy-snack-turned-dinner.Sesame ... Read More →

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Simple Coconut Green Smoothie

Today's healthy glowing coconut green smoothie post is sponsored by my new friends at Bai5!You guys, I am on a green smoothie KICK. And when I say kick, I mean I'm in this phase where I'm doing a green smoothie every Monday - Tuesday - Wednesday - Thursday ... Read More →

Grapefruit Mojito for Two

Grapefruit Mojitos for Two

I'm feeling the pretty pink love in the air!Not even because it's almost Valentine's Day (which I pretend to not care about but definitely do care about ♡) but mostly because these Pretty Pink Grapefruit Mojitos for Two have become a deliciously regular ... Read More →

Six Ingredient Sausage Potato Pie

Six Ingredient Sausage Potato Pie

Dear Sausage, Potatoes, Eggs, and Cheese and that bake into something magical, ♡♡♡♡♡♡♡♡♡♡♡♡♡.Friends, meet Six Ingredient Sausage Potato Pie. This beauty is sort of like an egg bake in the most delicious of all the ways, except 1) no bread, 2) no soaking ... Read More →

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Holiday Detox Green Apple Smoothie

You won't even believe this right now: IT'S SNOWING.I'm sitting on the couch and looking out at the world of white as the sun starts to come up in our little Yum Sweet Home neighborhood, watching the cutest kiddos run out to their bus stops with ridiculous ... Read More →

Goat Cheese Scrambled Eggs with Pesto Veggies

Goat Cheese Scrambled Eggs with Pesto Veggies

This post is about eggs and kale too, but really, it's about the goat cheese.The creamy, tangy, soft and crumbly goat cheese.Do you guys love goat cheese so much? and you can't stop putting it on every single food you eat in order to continue sneaking ... Read More →

Garlic Butter Spaghetti Squash with Herbs packed with pine nuts and Gruyère cheese. 300 calories. | pinchofyum.com #squash #vegetarian #recipe

Garlic Spaghetti Squash with Herbs

Me and spaghetti squash, sitting in a tree.This is exactly how I like to eat my veggies: tossed with sauteed garlic, toasted pine nuts, fresh herbs, and a handful of grated Gruyère cheese. I mean, honestly. The combination of delicate flavors and textures ... Read More →

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Asiago White Beans with Farro, Kale, and Tomatoes

Good news: ONE POT and FIVE INGREDIENTS to yummmmmmy.This recipe -- side note: can we still call it a recipe if it's 5x easier than mac and cheese from a box? doing it -- is for hungry hungry hippos like yours truly who want 1) HEALTHY and 2) EASY food ... Read More →

Simple Hoisin Glazed Salmon

Simple Hoisin Glazed Salmon

But you guys. When I say simple, I really mean SIMPLE.This salty sweet glazed salmon is making me look all fancy and it can do the same for you, and then you're all like I'mmm so fan-saay, and I'm all like you already know. We jive.In addition to being ... Read More →

Five Ingredient Green Pasta Salad

Five Ingredient Simple Green Pasta Salad

Today’s green pasta party and $300 giveaway - woot woot! - is sponsored by Oliviers and Co., makers of olive oil, vinegar, and most importantly, that heavenly basil spread.Sometimes I need, want, just completely love green foods. This is one of those major ... Read More →

Smoked Gouda Mushroom Quesadilla - quick, easy, and colorful! Hits the spot every. single. time. | pinchofyum.com

Smoked Gouda Mushroom Quesadillas

It's like this: I ❤ Tex-Mex.I've always loved Mexican food (read: an excuse to douse food in salsa) and my food senses will always steer me in the direction of a Mexican restaurant when it's that glorious time to do my favorite thing of all time which is ... Read More →

Peanut Butter Banana Ice Cream

Peanut Butter Banana Ice Cream

And now I give you: Peanut Butter Banana "Ice Cream."Yes, unbelievable trickery.This ice cream is defined as ice cream by me even though it's actually kind of secretly NOT ice cream. But I mean that in the best possible way, if there even is such a ... Read More →

Chicken Bacon Avocado Salad - my new favorite! takes 15 minutes to prep + full of flavor and crunch. | pinchofyum.com

Chicken Bacon Avocado Salad with Roasted Asparagus

Reporting live from vacay!And breaking news: as of our arrival yesterday, the beaches of North Carolina have re-invented my ideal vacation. Right now I'm gazing out the wrap-around bank of picture windows in this big ol' beach house, taking in the long ... Read More →

Creamy Potato Kale Soup

Creamy Potato Kale Soup

This soup be like yummaayyyy.You can expect to see many-a-more bowl o' Creamy Potato Kale Soup around our house in the next 10 or so years. Bjork (moderate liker of vegetables) and I (major liker of vegetables) both declared this a new favorite. For him, ... Read More →

Orange Brown Butter Shrimp - a 15 minute, 6 ingredient meal that's nice enough for company! | pinchofyum.com

Spicy Shrimp with Orange Brown Butter Sauce + Vacation Pics

First things first: IT'S FRIDAY. Do you love Fridays or what?! Gee whiz gosh golly gee, I can't get enough of them. I still work all weekend (bloggity blogga), but Friday nights are always my most favorite time of the whole week. I have always loved the ... Read More →

20 Minute Lemon Pesto Penne - baby broccoli, oven roasted tomatoes, pesto, fresh lemon, feta, and basil. My husband says it's his new favorite. | pinchofyum.com

20-Minute Lemon Pesto Penne

Sometimes my favorite blog recipes are the ones that I don't make for the blog. This is one of those times. The tang of the tomatoes, the chewy whole wheat pasta, the tender-crisp baby broccoli, the creamy melted feta + the firm crumbly feta, plus the ... Read More →

Simple Garlic Butter Mushroom & Provolone Melts | pinchofyum.com

Simple Garlic Butter Mushroom & Provolone Melts

Hiya team.Team MUSHROOM. You're on that team, right? If you're not, let me attempt to hypnotize you in threetwoonezero ... Read More →

Super Easy Skinny Veggie Crockpot Lasagna - a handful of simple ingredients for a healthy family dinner. | http://pinchofyum.com

Super Easy Skinny Veggie Crockpot Lasagna

Yesterday I saw the movie Frozen.This is going to really date this post for future readers, but worth it. Because I have to talk about how cute it was.If you're not familiar, Frozen is a Disney movie, um excuse me, musical. A Disney musical. All about ... Read More →

Garlic Tostones: Puerto Rican Fried Plantains perfect with rice and beans. Simple and so addicting. | pinchofyum.com

Garlic Tostones: Puerto Rican Fried Plantains with Rice and Beans

Today I'm answering your Top Five Burning Questions about Garlic Tostones aka Puerto Rican Fried Plantains. Cause you wake up wondering about things like fried plantains, right? Yeah, that's why we go together. 1. What are they? And why are you making Puerto ... Read More →

Quick and Easy Pizza Bread - perfect for making ahead and freezing so you can make individual servings later. Lots of veggies, kid-friendly, total comfort food, 375 calories. | pinchofyum.com

Quick and Easy Pizza Bread

Today I'm bringing one of my favorite Grandma recipes to the blog.I mean that literally this a real recipe, from my very real and wonderful Grandma, adapted a weensy bit and now being formally presented to you, blog friends.We got together with my ... Read More →

Pumpkin Hummus

Roasted Garlic & Rosemary Pumpkin Hummus

Today I'm talking about a deliciously crayzie hummus combo that I made over the weekend.Let's get real here. When I first made this Roasted Garlic and Rosemary Pumpkin Hummus like a ridiculous food blogger would, um, Bjork and I just about died from the ... Read More →

Chicken Pizzaiola - Pinch of Yum + America's Test Kitchen

Chicken Pizzaiola {only six ingredients!}

This.Is.So.Good.Oh-this-is-so-good. HEY!{ahem} Starting with a chant today is totally necessary because this is a recipe so yummy that it is going to change the course of my 2013/2014 school year dinners, whiiiich is a pretty big deal. ... Read More →

Caramelized Salmond

Caramelized Salmon

Caramelized.Do I need to go on? Because the word caramelized pretty much speaks itself straight into my soul.There’s just something about food – any food, including but not limited to meat and vegetables - that becomes sweet and salty and textured and ... Read More →

Blender Lemonade

Blender Lemonade

Making lemonade in a blender has truly revolutionized my summer.Eh, I'm not much of a lemonade drinker, said the old me. But the concept of making lemonade, fresh, fast, sweet and almost creamy-like (thank you sweetened condensed milk) has made me into ... Read More →

Peanut Butter Cookie Dough Balls

Peanut Butter Cookie Dough Balls

Bam. Just like that, we're eating healthy peanut butter cookie dough. Balls. Truffles. Pre-cookies that aren't actually cookies and won't be baked but rival the addictiveness of real cookie dough. Whatev.I've made these little guys before, but they were ... Read More →

Chicken Blueberry Poppyseed Salad

Chicken and Nectarine Poppy Seed Salad

I'm going salad crazy.Oh, wait, I said that already yesterday.A chicken and nectarine poppy seed salad is basically this: sweet juicy nectarines, bursts of blueberry, delicate baby spinach, lightly spiced grilled chicken, nutty chopped almonds, and ... Read More →

Parmesan Pesto Tilapia

Parmesan Pesto Tilapia

Five ingredient recipes. I ♥ them.One of my first and still favorite cookbooks is the Fresh Food Fast cookbook by Cooking Light. It features page after page after page of healthy, easy recipes with small ingredient lists and hardly any prep time. I used to ... Read More →

Chocolate Cake Bars

Fudgy Chocolate Cake Bars

Roald Dahl wrote a book called Matilda and now I’m eating chocolate cake for breakfast.Welcome to my life.By the way, this is not just any chocolate cake. Try more like a perfectly dense and moist flourless (almost) chocolate cake that only requires 5 ... Read More →

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Easy Whole Wheat Pizza Dough

First and foremost, I don't have a rolling pin.Secondly, this pizza that I keep talking about? It needs a crust.And a sauce, but we already talked about that.I found this crust recipe in a magazine. One of the things I ask our visitors to bring is ... Read More →

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How I Make Hummus

This is how I make hummus.Authentic hummus: love it, but that's not exactly what I'm talking about here. This is the Lindsay-making-hummus-at-home-in-less-than-30-minutes hummus variety. Which actually is my favorite variety, because spending 30 ... Read More →

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5 Ingredient Coconut Curry

Moped or no moped?{Dear confused reader, that is mo-ped, like motorcycle, like fun on wheels. Wheeeeeeee!}Filipino cultural assimilation is in full force as we ask ourselves the biggest question yet: are we going to purchase, drive, and care for our ... Read More →

Stuffed Tomatoes

Roasted Corn and Basil Stuffed Tomatoes

I love tomatoes.Stuffed with roasted corn, basil, and cheese?  I ate all 6 of them.So I was really sad to find out that the tomatoes that I've been buying in the grocery store are not fairly harvested.  In fact, tomato fields in the US have been called ... Read More →

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Baked Spicy Fries with Garlic Cheese Sauce

Hot, fresh, baked spicy fries are going to come out of your oven tonight. They just are. And I’m putting you under citizen’s arrest if you don’t cover your face in garlic cheese sauce.Did I say face? I meant fries. Fries, face, maybe both.As you can ... Read More →

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Almond Crusted Tilapia

Sometimes I wonder what it would be like to work from home.This week I've been on Spring Break, and since I have a book to finish writing (almostdone almostdone almostdone), I get to try out this whole working from home gig.If you can call it that. ... Read More →

{Lazy} Chocolate Cherry Fudge Cake

{Lazy} Chocolate Cherry Fudge Cake

A chocolate cherry fudge cake bombed my house today.That's why I'm covered in the world's most luscious chocolate frosting. I swear it's not because I stuck my whole body in the pan. I swear. ... Read More →

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Parmesan Baked Eggs

If there's one thing that can make me like eggs, it's herbs soaked in melted butter.If there's one thing that can make me want to bake these five (5!) times in one weekend, it's herbs soaked in melted butter plus a pile of freshly grated Parmesan ... Read More →

Chili Cheese Black Bean Dip

Chili Cheese Black Bean Dip

Wait, Christmas is over already? Hmmph.So, like, is it New Year's yet? And can we still hang out and have parties all week? And where's the Chili Cheese Black Bean Dip? ... Read More →

Creamy Baked Corn

Creamy Baked Corn

This Creamy Baked Corn is tagged as "Vegetarian" and "Salad", which makes me a complete liar. Don't tell Santa.Vegetarian? Possibly.Salad? Oh my word. Not even close. And I mean that in the most delicious way possible. ... Read More →