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Sonja & Alex

Meet Sonja and Alex Overhiser: Husband and wife. Expert home cooks. Authors of recipes you'll want to make again and again.

Holiday & Christmas Ideas!

Dinner Ideas

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Easy Black Bean Soup

This creamy black bean soup recipe is easy to put together with canned beans! It makes a deliciously quick lunch…

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Grilled Cheese in the Oven

Grilled cheese in the oven is a quick way to make lots of sandwiches at once! Baked grilled cheese comes…

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Maple Glazed Salmon

This maple glazed salmon recipe will please everyone! It’s fast, easy and deliciously flaky: ideal for healthy weeknight meals. Need…

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Old Bay Steamed Shrimp

This succulent Old Bay steamed shrimp is fast and easy to make! Here’s how to steam shrimp until it’s tender…

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Easy Rice Bowl

This easy rice bowl comes together in a flash! This fast dinner stars black beans and veggies with zingy cilantro…

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Cauliflower Stir Fry

This easy cauliflower stir fry is an ideal healthy and easy dinner idea! It’s full of nutrients and covered in…

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Easy Oven Baked Salmon

This easy oven baked salmon comes out perfectly tender and flaky! Cooking salmon in foil makes a moist piece of…

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Easy Pesto Shrimp

Pesto shrimp is a dinnertime win! Savory basil pesto is a natural pairing with juicy shrimp; serve with pasta or…

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Pesto Salmon

Bright green basil pesto is a natural fit with baked fish! This pesto salmon is an easy weeknight meal that…

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Easy Chickpea Curry

This chickpea curry is the ultimate healthy and easy weeknight dinner! It’s done in 20 minutes, totally plant based, and…

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Shrimp and Broccoli

This ultra flavorful shrimp and broccoli comes together in minutes for a fast and easy healthy dinner! Serve with rice…

New for Fall!

Drink Recipes

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Best Whiskey Sour

This easy whiskey sour recipe is perfectly balanced and so easy to make! Garnish with an orange peel and a…

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Classic Mojito

Here’s a classic mojito recipe, perfectly balanced with lime, rum and fresh mint! This iconic Cuban cocktail is refreshing and…

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Classic Moscow Mule

You’ve got the copper mugs, the ginger beer, and the vodka: now all you need is a recipe. Here’s how…

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Classic Old Fashioned

Here’s how to make the oldest cocktail there is! This Old Fashioned recipe uses the classic ingredients and method for…

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Perfect Strawberry Smoothie

Here’s the most perfect strawberry smoothie you’ll find! It’s easy to blend up and has the best creamy texture and…

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Perfect Banana Smoothie

Here’s the perfect banana smoothie recipe: frothy, creamy, and just the right sweet flavor! It’s made with unfrozen bananas so…

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Best Spinach Smoothie

Here’s how to make the best spinach smoothie! The sweet tart flavor is so irresistible, you’ll forget you’re eating your…

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Oatmeal Smoothie

This oatmeal smoothie recipe is a creamy and delicious way to get your whole grains! Blend it up with peanut…

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How to Make a Latte

Here’s how to make a latte at home! This cafe latte has the best creamy body and frothy milk: it…

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Pour Over Coffee

Make the best pour over coffee of your life in a Chemex coffee maker! Here’s how to make pour over…

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Chai Latte

Here’s how to make a chai latte at home…the easy way! This drink is creamy and cozy spiced with the…

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Iced Tea Recipe

Here’s how to make iced tea at home! This easy method takes only a few minutes of hands on time…

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10 Tasty Mocktail Recipes

Here are all the best mocktail recipes to try! These non alcoholic cocktails make virgin drinks just as delicious as…

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Arnold Palmer

The Arnold Palmer drink combines iced tea and lemonade combine into an iconic refreshing beverage! Here’s how to make one…or…

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10 Best Lemonade Recipes

Here’s how to make lemonade…at home! Start with our basic homemade lemonade recipe, try all the variations (pink, sparkling, and…

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Green Juice

This green juice recipe is easy to make in a blender and packs in the nutrients! It’s bright and deliciously…

Pretty Simple Cooking

Pretty Simple Cooking

Grab our cookbook with 100 delicious recipes that make eating healthy taste amazing!

Pretty Simple Cooking is the debut cookbook by A Couple Cooks, named one of the best vegetarian cookbooks by Epicurious and best healthy cookbooks by Mind Body Green. After getting married, Sonja and Alex Overhiser unraveled a “pretty simple” approach to home cooking that kicks the diet in favor of sustainable home cooking habits.

Pretty Simple Cooking is a deliciously healthy cookbook that provides the secrets to cooking up weekly plant-forward meals! Try each one of the 100 vegetarian recipes (including 75 vegan and 90 gluten-free options).

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Pizza Recipes

Baked From Scratch

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Best Sourdough Bread Recipe

Our best sourdough bread recipe is the ultimate guide! Easy to follow instructions, a printable checklist, and a step-by-step video…

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Easy No Knead Bread

This homemade no knead bread will wow everyone! It’s so easy to make and has the best flavor, crispy crust,…

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Artisan Bread

Here’s a recipe for how to make authentic artisan bread! This loaf has just the right crispy crust, soft interior,…

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Baguette Recipe

This crusty French baguette recipe is easier to make than you think! Here’s a video tutorial showing how to make…

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Healthy Banana Bread Muffins

These healthy banana bread muffins are lightly sweet and made mostly of oats and bananas! They’re blender muffins so they’re…

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Spiced Applesauce Bread

This applesauce bread recipe is the best quick bread! It’s unbelievably tasty and cozy spiced. Step it up with an…

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Gluten Free Banana Bread

This epic gluten free banana bread recipe will make its way into your heart on first bite! It’s deliciously moist…

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Classic Cornbread Muffins

Cornbread muffins are easy, moist and fluffy! This corn muffins recipe is the best side dish and tastes like muffin…

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Flaky Homemade Biscuits

These easy homemade biscuits are flaky, tender, buttery, and everything a biscuit should be. In a word: WOW. Bookmark this…

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Best Homemade Cornbread

Meet your new go-to recipe. This tender, moist homemade cornbread is easy to make and tastes like box mix, but…

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Popovers Recipe

This popovers recipe is fast and easy: bake them up in a muffin pan! They’re an easy side dish you…

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