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!
Easy Appetizer: Zucchini Roll-Ups
Eat cheese, lose weight. Wait, what? YES! Ok, it’s not carte blanche to eat as much as you want or can. However, Feta PDO is
Better for You Baking: Blueberry Banana Flaxseed Muffins
Easy one bowl, dairy-free, oil-free, egg-free, reduced sugar blueberry flaxseed muffins. Wait, what? How can that possibly taste good?! Y’all. They are so good, you
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
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,
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
COVER GIRL! Virginia on the cover of Woman’s World
Chef Virginia Willis Shares her Culinary Health and Wellness Success Story with Woman’s World Magazine Hey y’all! SO excited to share this press release with
Better-for-You Baking: Maple Pumpkin Bread
Maple syrup is one of nature’s greatest gifts and mysteries. Doesn’t it absolutely boggle your mind to consider who first thought it would be a
Real Life Healthy Recipes that Taste Good
Healthy recipes are flooding your inbox. Have you made new year’s resolutions to eat healthier and exercise more? Did you start a new diet or
The Easiest App Ever: Baked Brie in Its Own Box
Baked Brie in Its Own Box is the easiest app ever. Do you need a simple, last-minute holiday hors d’oeuvres? How about a recipe with
Quick and Easy Butternut Squash Galette
Tender, aromatic butternut squash, goat cheese, herbs, and crisp pastry. This Quick and Easy Butternut Squash Galette is a snap to put together. Confession! I