The Beader Chef – We gotta eat... Why not make it delicious?!

We gotta eat... Why not make it delicious?!

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Caprese Salad for Two

Caprese Salad for Two

The essential most delicious way to use garden or market fresh tomatoes! This caprese salad recipe is perfect for two as an appetizer or salad! Just make sure you don’t forget the basil! Apart from the back to school frenzy, late August and September bring […]

Cannellini Spinach Toasts

Cannellini Spinach Toasts

Quick and easy, these cannellini spinach toasts are garlicky, hearty and satisfying! Great as a snack, lunch, appetizers or even a super quick dinner – they do not disappoint! Over the past two months, my days have been filled with reading scientific literature, writing my […]

Easy Green Vegetable Pasta for Two

Easy Green Vegetable Pasta for Two

Packed with delicious green vegetables, this easy green vegetable pasta for two recipe is bursting with flavor thanks to yummy garlic and parmesan cheese. It’s also ready in a few simple steps and makes the perfect weeknight supper – plus leftovers are amazing cold! Breaking the blogging MIA […]

Pimm’s Cup for Two

Pimm’s Cup for Two

Once you have a Pimm’s cup there is no going back! It’s sweet, aromatic and refreshing. The perfect summer cocktail on a patio, the beach or at a tennis match! “Anyone for Pimm’s?” and “It’s Pimm’s o’clock” are phrases I use often. Why? I fell in love with […]

Baked Asian Salmon for Two

Baked Asian Salmon for Two

Baked in tin foil, this baked asian salmon for two is a breeze to make, clean up and is packed with flavor. It will have you wanting salmon every night of the week!!! Are you ready for it?! I never really liked salmon… until I toyed […]

Small Batch Triple Layer Skor Bars

Small Batch Triple Layer Skor Bars

It put it simply, small batch triple layer skor bars are an indulgence to the third degree. They start with a cookie base that is covered in sweet condensed milk and topped with melted chocolate and skor toffee pieces –  this desert wins gold, silver […]

Nonna’s Wedding Lemon Cookies

Nonna’s Wedding Lemon Cookies

Nonna’s wedding lemon cookies are the perfect spring-summer cookies. They are deliciously tangy, have a great dense texture, and are not overly sweet! Perfect for your afternoon tea and royal wedding viewing! HEY!!! Oh boy, I am super excited to break my month long blogging […]

The Best Oatmeal Muffins

The Best Oatmeal Muffins

The best oatmeal muffins are super moist and yummy. Packed with raspberries and/or other fruits, they are easy to make and are a great grab-and-go breakfast or snack! Yes, these oatmeal muffins really are THE BEST! When I was younger, my mom used to make […]

Small Batch Chimichurri

Small Batch Chimichurri

Good things come in small packages, and this Small Batch Chimichurri is no exception! The combination of parsley, cilantro, garlic, shallots and red wine vinegar are a perfect marinade for meat and fish, great as an accompaniment, awesome mixed into salad dressings… It’s good for […]

Mediterranean Orzo Salad

Mediterranean Orzo Salad

Mediterranean Orzo Salad is packed with classic Mediterranean flavors: orzo, tomatoes, cucumbers, red onion and feta are coated in a yummy olive oil, lemon and oregano vinaigrette. This pasta salad is fast, fresh, quick and keeps well for easy side dishes or main lunches – […]

Slow Cooker Thai Peanut Chicken

Slow Cooker Thai Peanut Chicken

Slow Cooker Thai Peanut Chicken is a flavor explosion recipe! It’s simple and easy, topped with yummy crunchy peanuts and green onions, AND your slow cooker or multicooker does all the work! As a kid, we never had or used a slow cooker or crockpot […]

Small Batch Mini Egg Oatmeal Cookies

Small Batch Mini Egg Oatmeal Cookies

Small Batch Mini Egg Oatmeal Cookies are all about indulging in the Easter festivities while not having a huge batch afterward!  What is not to love about a cookie that has this season’s favorite chocolate coated candy in it?! Maybe just the fact that you […]

Costa Rica 2018

Costa Rica 2018

Kayaking beside a whale, seeing hundreds of dolphins from our fishing boat, and eating food prepared by a very talented chef are just a few of the countless highlights from my trip to Costa Rica! Next time, I need a GoPro! I think this would be […]

Sheet Pan Pork Chops & Potatoes for Two

Sheet Pan Pork Chops & Potatoes for Two

Sheet Pan Pork Chops & Potatoes is an easy weeknight meal that whips up in no time! Great with a side salad and some applesauce! One pan, one pot, and sheet pan meals are total lifesavers! They are easy to put together, easy to clean […]