Simple, yet special, recipes for the home chef.

Cookies & Silk Vanilla Almondmilk #TasteSilkAlmond

Cookies & Silk Vanilla Almondmilk | foxeslovelemons.com

My husband’s co-workers eat a lot of blog experiments and leftovers. I mean, there’s only the two of us in our household, and you’ve seen how many new recipes I create each week. I do what I can to just make small portions, but a lot of stuff gets packed up and sent to Jeff’s office. Of course, every office environment seems to have an OMG IS THAT FREE FOOD? I LOVE FREE FOOD! GIVE ME THE FREE FOOD attitude when it comes to . . . free food. So it works out well. Ready to see a bunch of pictures of (super cool) engineers enjoying cookies and milk? Let’s pretend you said yes to that.

Snappy Cocktail Meatballs with Creamy Mustard Sauce (Gluten-Free) - A party appetizer that everyone can enjoy, and it comes together in just minutes! | foxeslovelemons.com

Disclosure: I was asked to participate in the McCormick Gluten-Free Recipe Mixes launch as a member of the Healthy Aperture Blogger Network. I received free samples of McCormick Gluten-Free Recipe Mixes and I was compensated for my time. Sponsored posts help me pay for the costs associated with this blog (groceries…lots of groceries), and help

DIY Phyllo Cup Appetizer Bar

DIY Phyllo Cup Appetizer Bar - A fun spread of party bites that lets your grocery store do ALL the work! | foxeslovelemons.com

When I have parties, I like to make A LOT of appetizers. I mean, in all honestly, 50% of my motivation to even host parties is to have the chance to make and eat a lot of appetizers. The other 50% is to spend time with my awesome friends, of course. But for real, those

Curried Turkey Pitas

Curried Turkey Pitas - This nutritious meal comes together in less than 30 minutes! Lean ground turkey is flavored with curry powder and sweet golden raisins, and topped with mango and an herbed yogurt sauce. | foxeslovelemons.com

Sometimes, I seriously wonder how I became such a foodie. I grew up in a small town, 45 minutes from the nearest “big” city (Ann Arbor or Toledo) in either direction. A fancy meal in my hometown meant a trip to Red Lobster. I return there for family gatherings, with a quiche or a couscous

Chili Lasagna #McCormickFlavor #GlutenFree

Gluten-Free Chili Lasagna - No matter your reason for skipping gluten, this casserole doesn't skip any flavor! Layers of pasta, hearty beef and bean chili, and Colby Jack cheese, topped with Greek yogurt and avocado! | foxeslovelemons.com

Disclosure: I was asked to participate in the McCormick Gluten-Free Recipe Mixes launch as a member of the Healthy Aperture Blogger Network. I received free samples of McCormick Gluten-Free Recipe Mixes and I was compensated for my time. Sponsored posts help me pay for the costs associated with this blog (groceries…lots of groceries), and help

Italian Grandma Pizza

Italian Grandma Pizza - A spicy and sweet pizza topped with soppressata and fennel. | foxeslovelemons.com

In this monthly series, I commit to cooking whatever is on the cover of Bon Appetit, Saveur or maybe some other food magazine. There’s a reason these particular dishes are on the cover – they’re usually the best recipes in the magazine.   I guess you could say I cooked the cover of Bon Appetit’s October 2014

Turkey Meatball & Vegetable Soup with Cheesy Crostini

Turkey Meatball & Vegetable Soup with Cheesy Crostini - Turn a bowl of vegetable soup into a meal by adding nutritious turkey meatballs and serving it with crunchy, cheesy crostini. | foxeslovelemons.com

While a few men I know (I think my father-in-law is one of them) would argue that soup isn’t a meal, I completely disagree. Soup is totally a meal! Not only can you pack it full of vegetables and maybe a little meat for flavor, but the hot broth is filling, and warms you up