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Quick + Easy Real Food Recipes!

I’m April, the author, recipe developer, food photographer and stylist behind Whisk it Real Gud.

I share easy recipes that pay homage to the mouthwatering dishes I grew up enjoying. From comforting classics to flavorful tacos, from Southern delights to Mexican, Italian, and Asian-inspired creations—there’s something for everyone.

But in today’s busy world, I understand the need for quick and delicious meals. That’s why most of my recipes are designed to be fast and uncomplicated. I want to help you savor great food even on the busiest of days.

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Growing up in Northern part of NJ, I was surrounded by a beautiful mix of cultures and diverse communities. This melting pot of a place not only blessed me with lasting friendships from different backgrounds but also sparked my love for a wide range of flavors.

Now I live in the serene countryside of picturesque Southern Maryland on 3 acres we bought 2 years ago. I’m surrounded by the love of an incredible husband & our lively crew of boys.

But what truly makes our family special is the fact that both my amazing 9 and 10-year-old sons shine brightly on the autism spectrum. Their unique spirits bring boundless joy and endless inspiration to every moment of my life.

When I’m not busy being a mom, I pour my creativity into crafting delectable dishes for the blog. Drawing from my Southern roots and diverse culinary experiences, I love sharing recipes that blend the comfort of the South with the exciting flavors of various cultures.

The recipes I create are designed to be easy to follow and use ingredients that are easily accessible. To ensure your cooking success, I provide step-by-step process shots and plenty of helpful tips along the way.

I’ll bring you recipes that not only taste amazing but are also a breeze to make. My hope is that you’ll try them out, drop by to say hello or ask any questions in the comments section, and most importantly, enjoy making and sharing these recipes with your loved ones!

Want to Work with Whisk it Real Gud?

First of all, thank you! I love working with brands + companies I believe in and whose products and style fits with Whisk It Real Gud. Simply click the link below to be taken directly to my Contact Page.

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I want to make your cooking experience as convenient as possible, so you can whip up these delightful dishes without any hassle, and that’s why we start with ingredients you likely already have on hand.

Rest assured, I only share recipes that I genuinely love and enjoy. I’m not here to follow trends; instead, I find joy in creating familiar favorites like Jamaican beef pattiesSouthern sweet cornbreadSweet Chili Chicken & green bean stir fry, and my amazing Southern style Ritz cracker meatloaf. But I also love exploring unique and international flavors.

So grab your apron and get ready to cook with me! We’ll create incredible dishes bursting with flavors from around the world, turning every meal into a mouthwatering masterpiece.

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