Coconut Jasmine Rice with Cilantro

Coconut Jasmine Rice with Cilantro from The Food Charlatan

The most delicious stove top rice you will ever eat! Use coconut milk to infuse the rice with amazing flavor. It turns out so tender and a little bit sweet, but not in a weird way. You will still want to pair it with your Slow Cooker Chicken Tikka Masala, or any other curry.  GOOD NEWS you […]

Banana Blueberry Overnight Oats with Honey

Make-Ahead Banana Blueberry Overnight Oats with Honey from The Food Charlatan

When you combine oats with yogurt and let it sit overnight, you get a delicious and healthy treat for breakfast! You can play around with all kinds of mix-ins, but I added banana, blueberries, and honey. My kids adored this.   Eric and I just had this moment standing a few feet away from each other, looking […]

Slow Cooker Chicken Tikka Masala

Slow Cooker Chicken Tikka Masala from The Food Charlatan

Chicken Tikka Masala is one dish that I never get tired of ordering at Indian restaurants. It is SO GOOD. I’ve been making this recipe for years, but recently adapted it for the slow cooker. I may never go back! It’s super easy and tastes restaurant quality. Do you guys have rules for how late […]

Green Orange Julius Smoothie

Green Orange Julius Smoothie from The Food Charlatan

This healthy Orange Julius smoothie is packed with frothy and creamy orange flavor! A handful of spinach makes it green and a lot better for you. Perfect breakfast for a busy morning! I’m the youngest of 5 kids, and every other year my family and I all get together for Christmas in the same house. […]

2-Ingredient Kielbasa Puffs + YA Novel Giveaway!

2-Ingredient Kielbasa Puffs (+ YA Novel Giveaway!) from The Food Charlatan

These little bites of Kielbasa are wrapped up in flaky puff pastry for the perfect game day appetizer! Dip them in mustard and enjoy a little more sophisticated pigs-in-a-blanket! YOU GUYS!!! Big news! My sister Nikki is FINALLY getting published!!! There will never be enough exclamation points for this! Nikki is a YA (Young Adult) author. She’s […]

Slow Cooker Chicken, White Bean, and Kale Soup with Parmesan Shavings

Slow Cooker Chicken, White Bean, and Kale Soup with Parmesan Shavings from The Food Charlatan

Slow cook your way to a steamy bowl of comforting soup! Full of tender chicken, beans, kale, and Parmesan shavings, this easy dinner is healthy to boot. Serve with some crusty bread and extra cheese! Eric has started to make a small “ding!” sound every time I close the sliding door of my closet. I think […]

Skinny Texas Cowboy Cookies

Skinny Texas Cowboy Cookies from The Food Charlatan

These skinny cookies have NO sugar, NO white flour, and only 2 tablespoons of butter in the whole batch! What they do have are a ton of mix-ins. Oatmeal, coconut, bran flakes, pecans to name a few. They taste like a Texas Cowboy Cookie, but way better for you! (Which means I can eat half a […]

Slow Cooker Risotto with Italian Sausage and Butternut Squash (and newborn photos!)

Slow Cooker Risotto with Italian Sausage and Butternut Squash from The Food Charlatan

Have you ever made risotto on the stove? You have to stir forever. Make it in your slow cooker instead, you only have to stir twice! This version has flavorful sausage, tender butternut squash, a healthy handful of spinach, along with a sprinkling of parmesan. It’s perfect winter comfort food! Babies used to die all the time […]

Cranberry Brown Butter Rice Krispie Treats

Cranberry Brown Butter Rice Krispie Treats from The Food Charlatan

Rice Krispies treats get a make over! First brown the butter to get an insane amount of flavor. THEN add chopped cranberries and extra marshmallows for the most buttery, gooey treats ever, plus a tart pop of holiday color! Add these to your cookie plate! Every Sunday I put Charlotte in an adorable dress for church, tie the […]

2-Minute Maple Butter

2-Minute Maple Butter from The Food Charlatan

This easy Maple Butter is your toast or dinner roll’s new favorite topping! It is so easy to whip up (seriously, 2 minutes) and can be made ahead of time. It makes a great (easy! fast!) gift for neighbors, coworkers, or your holiday hostess.  “Eric, my nose is so cold. Is your nose cold? Feel my nose, […]