Three Bean Salad with Dried Cranberries and Celery

Three Bean Salad with Dried Cranberries and Celery

I like to make this salad the night before, allowing the garlic flavors to absorb into the beans. The dried cranberries add a nice sweet chewiness, which the celery and red pepper add a crunch. The dressing is a simple mixture of oil, balsamic, maple syrup, garlic, salt, and pepper.

Biscuits with Bourbon-Blueberry Quick Jam from the 'The Minimalist Kitchen' Cookbook

Biscuits with Bourbon-Blueberry Quick Jam from the 'The Minimalist Kitchen' Cookbook

I wanted to share this biscuit recipe with you because they are so versatile and easy to make. You can enjoy them for breakfast with this delicious blueberry jam, or with an egg and some cheese, depending on whether you prefer sweet or savory.

Spaghetti with a Cheesy Tomato and Garlic Sauce

Spaghetti with a Cheesy Tomato and Garlic Sauce

This recipe is so simple. Pasta, oil, garlic, tomatoes, cheese, and seasoning. It tastes similar to a mac and cheese, just a little more sophisticated. The recipe takes a little under 20 minutes to prepare, so it has been a go-to favorite of ours for the last little while.

Za'atar Roasted Carrot, Cauliflower and Chickpea Bowl with a Lemon Yogurt Dressing

Za'atar Roasted Carrot, Cauliflower and Chickpea Bowl with a Lemon Yogurt Dressing

Cauliflower, carrots, and chickpeas are such a good combination of flavors, and when they are roasted in some oil and spices, look out. I combined them with some fresh watercress, chopped avocado, and topped with a quick lemon yogurt sauce, and it was pretty much the best thing we ate all week.