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!

Virginia Willis

Air Fryer Greek Feta Fries on virginiawillis.com
From the Garden: Fruits and Vegetables
Virginia Willis

Six Simple Summer Sides

Hot temps call for chill sides. Not necessarily “chill,” as in temperature, but most certainly  “chill” as in effort required! Puns aside, keeping the heat

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Virginia Willis

Are Blueberries Healthy?

Blueberries are more than healthy — they are a superfood! They are also joyful, conjuring thoughts of summer desserts like bubbling cobblers, purple-stained crusty pies,

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Mixed Bean Glow Bowl by Virginia Willis
Salads and Slaws
Virginia Willis

Mixed Bean Glow Bowl

  Mixed Bean Glow Bowl sounds a lot sassier than Three Bean Salad, doesn’t it? Retro Three Bean Salads are often a soggy bowl of

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