Jonathan Melendez
Cook, baker, blogger, food photographer and author. Taking pictures with my iphone like it's my job. Order my first cookbook #TheSliderEffect out now!

Making a Latte

My Recipes
Shot some Oscar nominated movie-inspired recipes for @geniuskitchen. These Cream Filled Peach Cookies by @rick_andrew_martinez for Call Me By Your Name are everything. Link in profile to see all the recipes!
These Roasted Buffalo Chickpea Bowls are on the blog today, for when you want to be healthy but also want buffalo wings. In partnership with @usapulses and @pulsecanada. Recipe link in profile! #sponsored #eatpulses #justaddpulses #halfcuphabit
This Raspberry Lemon Poppy Seed Snacking Cake is on the blog today, with an emphasis on SNACKING. Cake as a snack all weekend long seems like a good idea. Recipe link in profile!
Crispy Chickpeas
Pro Snack Tip: Drain and rinse a couple cans of chickpeas and let air dry. Then toss on a baking sheet with olive oil, salt, pepper and your spices of choice, and then roast in a 400 degree F oven for 20 minutes until crispy. You’ll be addicted, I promise.
When you have an intense craving for Chicken Parmesan but dip too. Best thing to do is just combine the two into one addictive appetizer. Chicken Parmesan Dip on the blog today. Recipe link in profile!
This week’s newsletter features an incredibly easy recipe for these Oatmeal Strawberry Bars. Oatmeal and fresh strawberries makes them 100% healthy, just so you know.
I made this somewhat healthy sheet pan Mediterranean Roasted Chicken situation from the blog archives today. Check out my stories if you want to see it come together. Recipe link in profile!
Chocolate rainy day blues. Brownie photo for @geniuskitchen.
Bacon Cheeseburger meets SOUP on the blog today! Perfect comfort food to warm you up on these cold cold nights. Recipe link in profile!
First newsletter of the year is going out tomorrow, so if you’d like the recipe for these Healthy(ish) Chocolate Banana Muffins, you should definitely sign up on the site today! Hint hint.