About Melissa Coleman

Melissa Coleman

Melissa Coleman is a home cook and baker, designer, wife, mama, and minimalist. Her popular blog, The Faux Martha, was named a Huffington Post Top 10 Food Blog and was selected as a Better Homes and Gardens Top 10 Baking Blog nominee and a Saveur Blog Awards Style & Design finalist. The Minimalist Kitchen is her first book, publishing in April 2018. Learn more about Melissa’s design aesthetic and cooking philosophy at thefauxmartha.com. @thefauxmartha

Two chicken gyros filled with chicken, red onion, romaine, tomato, and tzatziki with a bowl of tzatziki beside them.

Chicken Gyros

A Mediterranean classic that’s healthy as can be although you’d never guess it from the indulgent taste.

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  • 40 M
  • 2 H, 45 M
  • 4
Baking dish of sausage egg casserole of bread, eggs, sausage, tomato, kale, and Cheddar cheese, a plate and tea nearby

Sausage Egg Casserole

Not your mom’s egg casserole. And you’re going to be pretty pleased to break with tradition.

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  • 25 M
  • 9 H, 10 M
  • 6
White bowl with quinoa chili, red kidney beans, tomatoes, black beans, chopped avocado, grated, cheese, tortilla chips, a black spoon

Quinoa Chili

A vegetarian’s delight. Quinoa, black beans, kidney beans, tomatoes, onions, and garlic are cooked in a broth infused with chili powder, cumin, cinnamon, and unsweetened cocoa.

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  • 15 M
  • 50 M
  • 3
Four fillets of maple glazed salmon of a white square platter

Maple Glazed Salmon

Crazy weeknight dinners just got a heck of a lot less stressful thanks to this maple glazed salmon. Five ingredients. 10 minutes of effort. And dinner is done. Swear.

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  • 10 M
  • 9 H, 15 M
  • 2