Welcome to Cooking with Virginia!
Need inspo for healthy recipes? Cooking with Virginia is packed with real-life tips, cooking techniques, and good and good-for-you recipes.
Who wants sad food? No one. Recipes have to taste good!
Here you’ll find a mix of indulgent and healthy recipes — food that I eat and make in my own kitchen (and sometimes on TV.)
As a result of my own wellness journey, I am an enthusiastic cheerleader for others seeking to make lifestyle changes in the interest of feeling healthier and happier, too.
Bon Appétit, Y’all!
Salmon Recipes for Weeknight Cooking
Shrimp, salmon, and tuna are the big three when it comes to seafood consumed in the US. The term “Salmon Recipes” consistently ranks in the
Peachy Keen Chicken Salad
I love chicken salad. What’s not to love? It’s a great summer lunch or supper, perfect for making ahead and it will a few days
How to Make “Cream of Anything Soup”
“Cream of Anything Soup” is one of the easiest of soups to make. It can be practical and money-saving, too. Do you have some vegetables
Make This: Romesco Sauce
Spring is here in much of the country and warmer weather means more time outdoors and generally, more socializing. Patio parties and do-dahs on the
Weeknight Supper: Pork Tenderloin with Apples and Onions
Pork Tenderloin with Apples and Onions is an easy dish for a weeknight supper. First, you have to know what to buy. All four-legged animals
Baked Broccoli Risotto: Modern Comfort
Somewhere along the way when women were “liberated” from the kitchen, processed and convenience foods became Standard Operating Procedure. One-pot casseroles became the go-to for
Valentine’s Day: No Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Bites
Chocolate and Valentine’s Day go together like, well, chocolate and peanut butter. To help celebrate Valentine’s Day I thought I’d share these Chocolate Peanut Butter
Hunter’s Chicken with Mushrooms
You know the story. “Chicken Recipes” are the number one recipe-related search item on the internet. Well, not really. According to Google that worthy topic actually
Winter Salads: Think Outside the Arugula Box
Summer salads are easy. A couple of chops of straight-from-the-garden fresh vegetables and you’re good to go. Winter salads require slightly more thought, but it’s a
Cooking with Citrus: Spicy Chicken with Clementines
Earlier this week I was in the local co-op experiencing a bit of a conundrum regarding planning this week’s meals. After seemingly months of rich,