Welcome to Two Peas and Their Pod.

I am Maria and my husband is Josh. We share a love of cooking, baking, and entertaining. We enjoy creating recipes that are simple, fresh, and family friendly. We love sitting around the table with good food, good conversation, and good friends and family! Our kitchen is always open!

You can visit our Recipe Index for a variety of recipes. We have sweet and savory recipes, indulgent and healthy recipes, and recipes for every meal and occasion. And make sure you check out our cookie section. We are known for our cookie recipes, we have close to 200 cookie recipes on our site. It’s kind of an obsession:)

A little about us…we were best friends before we got married in June of 2008. We catered our own wedding, with the help of family and friends. Our guests wanted the recipes from our wedding, so I posted them on Josh’s personal blog. Our family and friends loved the recipes, so I kept posting about our culinary adventures. Soon, strangers were visiting the blog, so we transitioned it into a full time food and lifestyle blog.

We have two little peas, Caleb and Maxwell. They are our everything. They bring us so much joy. They love helping in the kitchen and they are the best taste testers.

When we are not in the kitchen, we enjoy watching sports, hiking, running, traveling, reading, watching movies, and going to the park with our boys. We live in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Two Peas & Their Pod Cookbook

TWO PEAS & THEIR POD COOKBOOK celebrates a family, friends, and community-oriented lifestyle that has huge and growing appeal. Maria the genuine, fun, relaxed mom next door who’s got the secret sauce: that special knack for effortlessly creating tantalizing and wholesome (and budget-friendly) meals with ease. From a Loaded Nacho Bar bash for 200 guests to quick-and-easy healthy weeknight dinners like never-fail favorites like Sheet Pan Honey Mustard Chicken or Asian Pork Lettuce Wraps (always followed by a fab dessert!), Maria shares her best lifestyle tips and home cook smarts.

An essential resource for parents looking to update their healthy, inexpensive, time-saving, kid friendly meal roster; aspiring home cooks who want to eat-in delicious food more than they eat out; as well as anyone looking to share their love of food and the giving spirit with their neighbors, TWO PEAS & THEIR POD will help readers bring home that (achievable!) slice of Americana, where families come together to enjoy fresh and nutritious meals and there’s always a batch of still-warm cookies waiting on the counter.

You can order our Two Peas & Their Pod Cookbook HERE

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Maria Lichty has appeared on the TODAY show. Two Peas and Their Pod has also been featured in Better Homes and Gardens Magazine, Cooking Light Magazine, Taste of Home Magazine, on Saveur, Fine Cooking, Bon Apetit, LA Times, PBS Food, The Huffington Post, BuzzFeed, The Kitchn, and more! Maria also writes for The Pioneer Woman. Check out our Press page here.

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