Pepperoni Meatballs

Pepperoni Meatballs from The Food Charlatan

Everybody loves pepperoni, right? (Seriously, how many pepperoni pizzas are eaten every day?) I decided to add the flavors to meatballs. Best idea ever! Super tender meatballs with a little bit of a pizza kick. It's easy and so good!  Last week we were eating homemade hamburgers with our friends Sarah and Brian, and I forgot to set out napkins on the table. My hands were covered in hamburger-ness (I don't believe in neat hamburgers), but I noticed that Sarah's hands were perfectly clean.

Almond-Crusted Chicken with Homemade Pesto Pasta from The Food Charlatan

Almond-Crusted Chicken with Homemade Pesto Pasta

This is a healthy dinner the whole family will love! Tender and juicy almond-crusted chicken, paired with homemade basil pesto pasta. Then sprinkle with cheese and broil! My kids asked for this as leftovers the next day but it was already

Thai Pizza with Zucchini and Pickled Onions from The Food Charlatan

Thai Pizza with Zucchini and Pickled Onions

Have you ever had Thai pizza in a restaurant? It's so good! This version has summer zucchini, pickled onions (NOT raw!), a smattering of carrots, and your choice of chicken or pork. Sweet Chili Sauce brings it all together with a nice little

Raspberry "Buttermilk" Cake (Vegan!) from The Food Charlatan

Raspberry “Buttermilk” Cake (And It’s A…)

This cake is legit guys!! And that's saying something because it is vegan (dairy free) and also gluten free. But it is MOIST, and full of delicious raspberry buttermilk flavor, and has a great texture. It's a perfect weeknight or (shh) breakfast

Peanut Butter Banana Smoothie (4 Ingredients!) from The Food Charlatan

Peanut Butter Banana Smoothie (4 Ingredients!)

The easiest, tastiest smoothie ever! This protein packed recipe is from my BFF Sarah, who says it's basically an excuse to drink peanut butter. I'm all over it.  How was your 4th of July weekend guys?? Ours was super fun, full of sunshine and

Peach and Nutella Pastry Puffs from The Food Charlatan

Peach and Nutella Pastry Puffs

Peaches + Nutella + puff pastry = all you need for summery heaven. You really can't get easier than this. Bonus: it's done in like 15 minutes flat. You have to try this one! I've been hanging out with my sisters Nikki and Laura and our

THE Chocolate Chip Pie from The Food Charlatan

THE Chocolate Chip Pie

It's a warm, gooey pie that tastes like a soft-baked chocolate chip cookie. Except that it's encased in a buttery, flakey pie crust. It is completely irresistible, and so rich that a scoop of vanilla ice cream is necessary. We are going to the

Lemon Tarragon Grilled Chicken from The Food Charlatan

Lemon Tarragon Grilled Chicken

Summer is here and it's officially don't-turn-on-the-oven season. Easy and fast grilled chicken is the way to go! Try this recipe that's jazzed up with lemon and tarragon, it's sooooo good. Feeds a crowd! Are you guys show re-watchers? Book

3 Ingredient Fudge Pops from The Food Charlatan

3 Ingredient Fudge Pops

These super chocolate-y fudge pops are made from 3 simple ingredients: chocolate pudding, sugar, and almondmilk. They have the perfect consistency. An easy summer treat, and something the kids can help with! Eric's grandparents came to visit

Aunt Shirley's Famous Dinner Rolls from The Food Charlatan

Aunt Shirley’s Famous Dinner Rolls (and a Bun in the Oven Announcement!)

My Aunt Shirley is basically the baking queen. This is her famous dinner roll recipe! So light, so fluffy, SO much heavenly buttery goodness. Who needs dinner when you've got these dinner rolls?? I could eat the whole batch. We've got all

No Bake Peanut Butter Oatmeal Energy Bites from The Food Charlatan

No Bake Peanut Butter Oatmeal Energy Bites

These Peanut Butter Oatmeal Energy Bites basically taste like cookie dough, but they have NO butter, NO sugar, NO flour. And last I checked, dark chocolate was totally healthy, so basically you can eat these for breakfast.  I was a lifeguard