Every smart cook knows a great sauce makes a great meal! Learn how to make this simple Mojo Rojo sauce for weeknight dinner success! @cookinRD | sarahaasrdn.com

Favorite Mojo Rojo Sauce

Do you ever eat something and think, “Wow! I love that!?” It hits all of the right flavor buttons and you just fall in love. I get it, because it happens to me too. One of the things I love the most about these moments is the inspiration that comes from them. I feel the need to try and re-create those flavors at home! This time, the moment came when I experienced Mojo Rojo.

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Forget the canned stuff, Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup is where it’s at! So much chicken, vegetables & yummy noodles. And it’s easier to make than you might think! @cookinRD | sarahaasrdn.com

Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup

You can certainly buy chicken noodle soup from a can. And it’s certainly going to taste “okay.” And that’s totally fine when you’re feeling sick and don’t care about taste. But what about when you crave chicken noodle soup and you’re not sick? If you’re me, that canned stuff just won’t do. That’s why I created my version of Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup. Because we all deserve delicious soup! Want to see me make it!? Head over to my feedfeed tv channel, Lunch & Learn, to watch!

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Pumpkin spice isn’t just for sweet dishes! You’ll love this blend of spices when cooked with red lentils, yummy aromatics and pumpkin to make this Pumpkin Spice Lentil Soup! @cookinRD | sarahaasrdn.com

Pumpkin Spice Lentil Soup

I love pumpkins. There. I said it and now it’s out of the way. I’m not sorry about it either. Because pumpkins are 100% awesome and they 100% make me happy. So happy that nearly all of the Halloween decorations in my house involve a pumpkin somehow. Beyond looking at them, I also love to eat them. And while I love a yummy sweet treat made with pumpkin, I also dig the savory stuff. Enter this Pumpkin Spice Lentil Soup!

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Grilled sweet corn becomes salad! Add a little avocado and jalapeno and a super tasty dressing and you've got a salad you will happily enjoy all summer!

Grilled Sweet Corn Salad

Ahhh, the food of summer. It makes me so incredibly happy. Take corn, for example. In the winter, at least here in the midwest, you can’t find it. Well, you can, but it’s in the freezer section. That’s fine and good, but give me that sweet summer corn! I long for it and I am beyond joyful when it shows up in my store!

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Why not jazz your chicken tortilla soup up with some delicious chiles? Right now, I'm all about incorporating amazingly flavorful dried chiles into my dishes. This soup doesn't disappoint! @cookinRD | sarahaasrdn.com

Chile Chicken Tortilla Soup

In my world, it’s always soup season. Yes, I know that many of you limit your soup to fall and winter, and I think that’s great. But, to me, soup is a year-round food. And call me crazy, but I love a good, spicy soup in the heat of summer! That’s when I like to bust out a big pot of this Chile Chicken Tortilla Soup!

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Now that you’ve mastered dashi, it’s time to make Homemade Miso Soup. Who needs carryout when you can make it yourself? @cookinRD | sarahaasrdn.com

Homemade Miso Soup

You made all of that dashi (see this post!), right? Now you need to know how to make miso soup! And luckily for you, I’ve got a recipe. Yep, I’m hooking you up with a SUPER EASY recipe for one of your favorite broth-y soups!

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This delicious Japanese broth is bursting with umami and makes the perfect base for my Homemade Miso Soup! Try your hand at making dashi today! @cookinRD | sarahaasrdn.com

Deliciously Easy Dashi

Have you ever wondered why that miso soup from your favorite sushi restaurant tastes so good? It because they use an amazing, flavorful broth to create it! Have you ever heard of dashi? Well now you have, and now you’ve got the intel you need to make delicious miso soup at home!

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Panzanella, a delightful bread salad made with chewy whole grain baguette tossed with fresh tomatoes, basil and a simple vinaigrette. @cookinRD | sarahaasrdn.com

Super Simple Panzanella

If you’re anything like me, you crave bread. And if you can pair that bread with a really yummy salad, well, that’s pretty darn amazing. Perhaps that’s why I love panzanella so much! Pan-za-WHAT? Oh, you don’t know about it? Well, let me introduce you!

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Need a delicious snack to feed your guests during the holidays? Look no further than this simple-to-make Holiday Snack Mix! @cookinRD | sarahaasrdn.com

Holiday Snack Mix

Do you ever get tired of the same old snack mix that gets set out at parties? I know I do. Give me something with a balance of salty and sweet, please. Is That kind of snack is hard to come by. Or is it? This Holiday Snack Mix might save your next party!

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A simple after school snack that your kids can help you make! These Avocado Watermelon Snacker Crackers are a nutritious way to satisfy any hungry belly. @cookinRD | sarahaasrdn.com

Avocado Watermelon Snacker Crackers

I’m hungry!

Does that exclamation sound familiar? It sure does to me. When I pick up my little sous chef from school, I’m always met with those two words. Luckily, we both love a delicious, nourishing snack. And the effort in making that nourishing snack is worth it, because snacking can be a great way for your kids to get more nutrition while keeping them happy and satisfied until their next meal. Today I’ve partnered with Simple Mills for this post all about making snack time meaningful and I’m sharing a recipe for my Avocado Watermelon Cracker Snackers. 

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