Fresh Corn, Zucchini and Black Bean Enchiladas

Recipe for fresh corn, zucchini and black bean enchiladas. With a creamy filling from a sauce made of fresh corn kernels! Topped with salsa verde and cheese!

Enchiladas. They hold a very special place in my heart. And what better way to kick off a brand new week than with these summery fresh corn, zucchini and black bean enchiladas. Fresh. Delicious. Comforting. And last week I certainly wanted to eat all the enchiladas. Eat all the feelings. My favorite little beagle had…

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Recipe for watermelon, mozzarella and prosciutto skewers. A sweet and salty, super simple appetizer. Perfect for parties!

Watermelon, Mozzarella and Prosciutto Skewers

Today’s recipe is pure fun. Absolutely tasty of course, but mostly just fun. I mean, how can it not be when there are skewers involved? So grab all the necessary ingredients and make these watermelon, mozzarella and prosciutto skewers part of your summer plans! Because somehow it’s already July 1st. What the what?? I feel…

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Recipe for individual blackberry and blueberry crisps. With a crunchy oat and nut topping. Refined sugar free and so fun for summer!

Individual Blackberry and Blueberry Crisps

It’s fruit crisp season! Can I get a yes yes! And of course I needed to bring you my contribution in the form of these individual blackberry and blueberry crisps! Now, we have already clearly established my intense ♥ for blackberries. I won’t wax on all poetic again about my happiness surrounding this awesome fruit….

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Recipe for grilled corn and pineapple salsa. A simple, sweet and savory salsa perfect for snacking, on tacos, or however you like!

Grilled Corn and Pineapple Salsa

Fire up the grill! Grab a huge bag of chips! Maybe even a margarita?! Because it’s salsa time! Sweet and savory, irresistible, corn and pineapple salsa to be exact. And when I say irresistible, I really do mean it. The first time I made this salsa it was for a little get together. So you…

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Recipe for vegetarian thai red curry with peppers and cashews. A creamy weeknight curry made with chickpeas, bell peppers and coconut milk!

Thai Red Curry with Peppers and Cashews

This is one of those times that I feel like I’ve been sitting on a recipe for too long. Because you absolutely need this thai red curry with peppers and cashews in your life. Like immediately. I’ve had this dish ready to go to share with you for awhile now. I was working ahead because…

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Recipe for overnight raspberry almond baked french toast. With whole wheat bread, fresh raspberries and an easy granola crumble topping!

Overnight Raspberry Almond Baked French Toast

This post is sponsored by Almond Breeze Almondmilk. As always, all opinions and content are my own. Let’s talk special breakfasts. The kind that are full of fresh raspberries, dreamy whole wheat carbs and will make your guests swoon. Like this raspberry almond baked french toast! And to make it even better, you prep it…

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Recipe for fruit pizza almond meal blondies. Gluten-free chewy blondies topped with fresh whipped cream and fruit!

Fruit Pizza Almond Meal Blondies

Chewy. Gluten free. And topped with fresh fruit and whipped cream! These fruit pizza almond meal blondies make me a happy girl. Very happy indeed. So. The struggle is real. My struggle with gluten free baking that is. Every single year for Christmas I am tasked with making some gluten free goodies for our family…

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Recipe for blueberry corn panzanella. With multigrain bread cubes, fresh corn, blueberries & avocado. Vegan and simple to pull together!

Blueberry Corn Panzanella with Maple Chipotle Dressing

Summertime = corn time. And this light and simple blueberry corn panzanella is the perfect way to put it to use! So, confession. The amount of corn that I have been buying lately is absurd. To the point where the people at my grocery store must think that I have a BBQ every weekend because…

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Recipe for healthy mexican nourish bowls. Ready in 45 minutes and packed with roasted veggies, whole grains, black beans and plenty of toppings!

Mexican Nourish Bowls with Lime Dressing

So I figure since we started the week out with pizza, we should chase it down with something a little less cheesy. Because, balance. So today I bring you these mexican nourish bowls. Which we’ll serve with all the toppings. Because, toppings. But before we get to the recipe itself, let’s first talk about the…

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Recipe for arugula pesto pizza. With herbed ricotta, walnuts and lemon zest! Fresh, herby and cheesy!

Arugula Pesto Pizza with Herbed Ricotta

It’s Monday morning and we’re kicking the week off on the right foot with this fresh, herby and cheesy arugula pesto pizza. And goodness me are you going to love it. Well, at least we fell head over heels for it. This may have something to do with the fact that I am on a…

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Recipe for blueberry almond whole grain muffins. With whole wheat flour, oat bran and sweetened with honey and maple syrup. Packed with blueberries!

Blueberry Almond Whole Grain Muffins

Let’s all close our eyes and pretend that it’s Saturday morning and we’re cozy on the couch with a steaming mug of coffee and one of these blueberry almond whole grain muffins. Except more than likely you’re running around getting ready for work or already at work. Is it Friday yet? Hello weekend. I can…

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Recipe for weeknight sweet and salty thai vegetable quesadillas. Packed with red pepper, zucchini, cabbage and pineapple! Serve with a homemade cilantro pesto!

Thai Vegetable Quesadillas with Cilantro Pesto

Meet our new favorite quesadilla. Packed with red peppers, zucchini, napa cabbage and even fresh pineapple, these thai vegetable quesadillas make an awesome weeknight meal. Especially when served with cilantro pesto! Yes yes. So let me tell you the story of the first time I made these quesadillas. The husband was out of town for…

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The Little Things - April and May 2015 | cookiemonstercooking.com

The Little Things – April and May 2015

And just like that, somehow it’s summer. I feel like I yammer on and on incessantly about how time is passing so quickly, but seriously. How on earth is it almost JUNE. JUNE! We have quite a bit jammed in for the next few months, so it’s pretty much a fact that they are going…

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