This Apple Walnut Snack Cake will soon become a family favorite! @cookinRD

Apple Walnut Snack Cake

** I received free samples of California Walnuts mentioned in this post. By posting this recipe I am entering a recipe contest sponsored by California Walnuts and am eligible to win prizes associated with the contest. I was not compensated for my time.**

It’s easy to reach for a pre-made snack. I know because I reach for them all of the time. And while I love them, I love the taste of a good, homemade snack better. And this Apple Walnut Snack Cake is no exception! It’s a simple recipe that EVERYONE in your house will soon claim as their favorite!

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Turn your favorite salad into your new favorite sandwich! You'll love these Greek Salad Pitas!

Delicious Greek Salad Pitas

I freaking LOVE Greek salad! Anyone else? I don’t know if it’s all of those delicious veggies or those salty olives, but it’s a salad I never get tired of. And when you turn that salad into a pita, well, it’s pretty darn fabulous! Want to learn how to make Greek Salad Pitas? Thought so! Keep reading!

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Amazing Smoothie Recipe Round-up

Fast fuel. That’s what I think of when I hear the word “smoothie.” And an image of a tall, delicious glass of yum makes its way into my head. Smoothies provide a unique solution to the problem of what nourishing food I can get my hands on quickly. Loaded with fruits, vegetables, nuts, seeds and all of the good stuff, you can easily make this fast fuel that will provide so much incredible nutrition!

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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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