Crispy Homemade Chicken Tenders

Crispy Homemade Chicken Tenders- perfectly crunchy on the outside and tender on the inside! Sometimes you’ve just gotta go back to the basics — those good old-fashioned, tried and true recipes that even little kids will eat.

Lately I’ve been having the biggest craving for chicken tenders. So I decided to make a more adult version of one of my favorite childhood treats!

And you guys, these chicken tenders are GOOD, like reaaalllly good. Like lick your fingers to get every last bit of flavor good. Even better than the frozen chicken tenders/nuggets you can get in the freezer aisle (which I am also a fan of… #fancyfoodblogger). These crispy homemade chicken tenders are perfectly crispy on the outside and tender on the inside. Mhmm. …

Read More »

Lemon Asparagus Risotto

Lemon Asparagus Risotto

Anyone else ever feel confused about “spring” foods? I feel like other seasons have a much more defined food structure, while spring leaves me wrinkling my forehead.  Fall calls for #pumpkineverything and gently leads into winter recipes, which are synonymous with anything cozy, comforting, and hearty. Summer screams for anything fruity and refreshing, with BBQ…

Read More »

Garlic Butter Skillet Fries- the easiest, most delicious homemade fries! Crispy on the outside and buttery on the inside.

Garlic Butter Skillet Fries

Potatoes in garlic butter sauce. I mean, C’MON, man!? How could you go wrong? Trick question. YOU CAN’T. This recipe is the definition of comfort food. My dad grew up on a potato farm in rural Norway, so potatoes basically are in my blood. I also have fond memories of my obachan (Japanese grandma) frying…

Read More »

Proyo-1

Perfect High Protein Post-Workout Ice Cream

Hi friends! Today’s I’m popping in to share a super delicious, super easy, and super protein-packed smoothie recipe that is a perfect for these approaching warm summer days! I’ve taken up running again and, after finishing a sweaty workout, there’s nothing I’m craving more than something cold and sweet! I recently discovered ProYo High Protein Low…

Read More »

David&MarieWeddingPhotos-44

Thinking Out Loud #8

Hi everyone! How’s your week been going? I’ve been waking up extra sleepy in the mornings, so it’s been a coffee-filled one for me! Let’s jump right into this week’s Thinking Out Loud! As always, thanks to the lovely Amanda for hosting! I was featured in People Magazine!

Golden Beet Red Quinoa Salad

Golden Beet Red Quinoa Salad

Hey hey hey, party people! How is everyone doing this fine Monday morning? This last week or so has been especially exciting for me for several reasons. I photographed my first celebrity wedding, took pictures of Selena Gomez (who was a guest!), was featured in People Magazine in print, and made the most AMAZING healthy…

Read More »

Caramelized Apple Oatmeal - easy, fast, healthy, and mouthwateringly good!

Caramelized Apple Oatmeal

Anyone else in the breakfast slump? 🙋🏼 Lately, I’ve been so unmotivated when it comes to breakfast. Dinners have been fantastic since I’m still on a cooking high from moving into my first apartment and having my own kitchen, but when I wake up in the morning at 5:30 or 6 am to get up…

Read More »

Zesty Corn and Avocado Salad- fresh, healthy, and absolutely delicious!

Zesty Corn and Avocado Salad

You guys! I’m so excited about this recipe for a few good reasons. 1. It’s DELICIOUS. Seriously, you need this in your life. It is bursting with all the best spring/summer flavors: lime, sweet corn, crunchy veggies, creamy avocado, a kick from the chile, and a smidgen of parmesan… because when is that ever a…

Read More »

Frosty Caramel Blended Coffee-1

Easy Frosty Caramel Blended Coffee

I’ve always felt like the best way to have a good day is to start your mornings off right. Slowing down, sipping something delicious, and taking time to wake up is just what I need to charge up for the day ahead. It helps me calm my mind, which is usually filled with a turmoil…

Read More »