Recipes

Shrimp Pasta Salad

Shrimp Pasta Salad, a perfect side dish, lunch, or party food!     This cold shrimp pasta salad has all the good stuff - bowtie pasta, grape tomatoes, zucchini, and shrimp all tossed in a yummy pesto vinaigrette. It is a little different than your average pasta salad,...

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Gluten Free Coconut Macaroon Cookies

These gluten free coconut macaroons are deliciously sweet and so easy to make! You will wonder why you didn’t make them sooner! When I made these coconut macaroon cookies for the first time I was amazed at how easy they are to whip up. All you do is combine all the...

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Chicken Salad with Grapes

Chicken Salad with Grapes, rotisserie chicken, sliced grapes, walnuts, and celery. Simple, easy, and delicious!     Chicken salad, in general, is one of my all-time favorite lunches. It is super versatile, but yet light and refreshing… the perfect lunch!...

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Waldorf Salad Recipe

Easy Waldorf Salad is bursting with fresh fruit in an addictive pineapple yogurt dressing!   The original Waldorf salad recipe might have you asking lots of questions. There is fruit.. with mayonnaise… and a whole lot of different things going on....

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How To Make Homemade Guacamole Easy

Who doesn’t love guacamole?! It is one of the best and easiest dips ever! With this fresh guacamole recipe you will see just how quick and easy it is to make on your own! Guacamole is a staple where I am from. We eat it with almost everything. And if we don’t have...

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Easy Breakfast Nachos Recipe

This easy breakfast nacho recipe makes every bite delicious! My inspiration was to add everything I love in a breakfast burrito but to eat it on tortilla chips! YUM! Ever since living in NM I have loved finding the best breakfast burritos wherever I go. When I went to...

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Best Homemade Chocolate Cake Recipe

This rich chocolate cake recipe will have your friends and family asking for this recipe, guaranteed!     Is there anything better than chocolate cake? I think not! This homemade chocolate cake recipe is one of the best I have ever tasted! You might find...

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Gingerbread Trifle Recipe

Delicious gingerbread with a fluffy pudding filling and strawberries! Um, where do I sign up?!?! This gingerbread trifle recipe is everything you could want in a dessert! Who says gingerbread is only for Christmas? Not me! Did you know gingerbread goes really well...

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Easy Creamy Rice Pudding Recipe

Creamy rice pudding is one of those staple classic recipes you need up your sleeve, this version is sweet, creamy, and studded with raisins!     If you love creamy desserts, this is the post for you! Super creamy rice pudding with warm spices and raisins,...

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Chocolate Chip Cookies with Vanilla Pudding

Who knew vanilla instant pudding could be such a killer secret ingredient to THE perfect, MOST chewy, absolutely softest and best chocolate chip cookie recipe?!?! I made these cookies for church yesterday and they were a HUGE hit!  I’ve been playing with this...

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Easy Cheesy Potato Casserole Recipe

Bacon, cheese and potatoes… do I need to say more? Well, this cheese potato casserole recipe is all that and more! It is the best combination of flavors and it has green onions which really take it to the next level. I mean green onions take almost anything to...

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Orange Strawberry Banana Smoothie

Yummy fruit on any day is so refreshing and this orange juice smoothie is no exception! Not only do you feel good drinking it but it makes your taste buds wake up! The combination of strawberries and bananas is a personal favorite and the added orange juice gives this...

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Soft Easy Chewy Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

These are some of the best oatmeal cookies I have ever had! They smell amazing when cooking, they are amazingly soft and chewy when fresh from the oven,  and they are super easy to make! Growing up I was never a fan of oatmeal raisin cookies. I always thought- why...

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Ham and Egg Casserole

Oh my goodness, you guys, is there anything better than a breakfast casserole? Ok, I realize it may not be high on your list of breakfast yummies, or even on your radar. Well, it’s time to change that. This amazing ham and cheese breakfast casserole is so good and...

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Easy White Chocolate Truffles Recipe

White Chocolate Truffles are one of those decadent desserts you don’t have very often. I have made this easy version so you can make them at home whenever you want!   With just four simple ingredients… (including the sprinkle exterior), these truffles...

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Best Scones with Buttermilk

Alright, who is ready for a recipe for scones made with buttermilk? These are the best buttermilk scones and they are bursting with fresh orange flavor and yummy chocolate chips. These scones are so delicious! Even if you skipped the orange and chocolate they are...

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Blueberry Streusel Coffee Cake Recipe

This blueberry coffee cake recipe is hands down one of the best coffee cakes ever! My husband loves it and I took it to a family get together and everyone there loved it too! And did I mention it is super easy to make? Who doesn’t love a good coffee cake? When I was...

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Red Velvet Cheesecake Cake Recipe

Red Velvet Cheesecake Cake, red velvet cake with a swirl of cheesecake throughout, topped with cream cheese frosting and crushed red velvet Oreos… basically the best cake EVER!     This red velvet cheesecake cake recipe is THE BEST CAKE I HAVE EVER...

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Southwest Chicken Salad Recipe

Alright, so this isn’t your typical southwest chicken salad recipe. Most other southwest chicken salads have corn and black beans in them. Well, since I can’t stand beans (I know I’m weird) and I didn’t have any corn on hand, I came up with this delicious and filling...

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Apple Crumb Coffee Cake Recipe

Let’s get your mouth watering today!  How about a nice fluffy, crumbly, moistened, sweet, and enjoyable apple crumb coffee cake recipe.  Yes please! Whether you’re wanting a crumbly, sweet breakfast or fluffy, moist lighter dessert, an apple coffee cake is...

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Easy Quick Cinnamon Roll Recipe

Quick and Easy Cinnamon Rolls, ready in only about 15 minutes!     Is there anything better than hot and fresh cinnamon rolls on a Sunday morning? Or any morning really, or afternoon… or even for dessert! I could eat cinnamon rolls any day of the week,...

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Easy Sour Cream Coffee Cake Recipe

Easy Sour Cream Coffee Cake, is a yummy treat to enjoy throughout the day, no coffee required! This recipe is the best sour cream coffee cake I have ever had, hands down. It is moist, bursting with cinnamon and topped with a killer cream cheese glaze! When I was...

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Healthy Spinach and Berry Smoothie

Christmas is done and now we all look back on all those sugary treats and think… hmm maybe I shouldn’t have eaten all those cookies, brownies, pies, fudge and candies… what should I do now? Well if you are anything like me you will switch to some healthy alternatives...

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Easy Healthy Spinach Artichoke Dip

Who doesn’t love a creamy, warm spinach and artichoke dip?!?!  This will forever be a party staple… why not make it a little healthier? Healthy does not have to equal bland and flavorless.  Creating something healthy includes healthier substitutes, quality...

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Easy Soft Gingerbread Cookies Recipe

This gingerbread cookie recipe is one of my favorites because it is so easy to make and they are some of the best gingerbread cookies I’ve ever had! Years ago my sister would make lemon cookies, with a box of lemon cake, cool whip and an egg. Toss them in powdered...

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Reeses Peanut Butter Cup Cookies Recipe

Reeses Peanut Butter Cup Cookies Recipe, these easy peanut butter cup cookies are sure to be your next family favorite! I admit it, I am a chocolate peanut butter addict. If something has this combo, I’m in love, that’s just how it is. So, naturally, Reese...

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Caramel Apple Cake Recipe

Gooey, buttery caramel and perfectly spiced apple cake just belong together!  If you’re going to indulge on something NOT healthy, this would be my recommendation. Holidays bring a renewed sense of what’s most important.  We allow life to slow down...

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Ghirardelli White Chocolate Peppermint Bark Recipe

For the longest time, I always thought peppermint bark was hard to make. It seemed like it was out of my reach, so to speak, and I’d just have to enjoy it when someone else made it. Boy was I wrong. This is not only the best peppermint bark, but also one of the...

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Easy Chocolate Peppermint Cake Recipe

Chocolate peppermint cake, a holiday poke cake made from Devil’s food cake, white chocolate pudding, and peppermint!     You all are in for a treat today! First off, have you ever tried or heard of a poke cake before? Basically, all you do is make a...

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Easy Creamy Cranberry Salad

You guys have got to try this creamy cranberry salad! It is so amazingly delicious and super light and fluffy. It has all the flavor of cranberries combined with the tanginess of an orange and then the fluffiness of not only cool whip but marshmallows! AMAZING! When I...

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Best Soft Easy Sugar Cookies

Soft sugar cookies rolled in festive holiday colors, perfect for a big party platter!   You guys have no idea how lucky you are! You are about to get my famous, tried and true sugar cookie recipe. I have been making these sugar cookies for about 8 years now and...

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Easy Best Cheddar Cheese Biscuits

These cheddar cheese biscuits are so easy to make and they taste soooo good! I made two batches of these and sent them as a treat with my husband, to his work. He informed me, when he got home, that everyone loved them! For something so simple it was wonderful to hear...

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Oreo Cheesecake Balls Truffles Recipe

Oreo Cheesecake Balls, all dressed up for the holidays!   Oreo truffles are a classic party dessert. They are SUPER delicious plus amazingly easy to make, so what’s not to love? I have made them different ways and with all the variety of Oreos you can find...

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Eggnog Cupcake Recipe

Eggnog Cupcakes are a festive treat loaded with Christmas flavors!   This eggnog cupcake recipe is super easy even though the directions might make you think twice about making it. Trust me, these cuties are worth it! These cupcakes have three elements to them,...

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Bacon Mac and Cheese

Make this easy bacon mac and cheese recipe and your family will keep asking for more!  It is seriously so good and so cheesy! As a kid I grew up eating the Kraft Mac and Cheese with the orange powder.  I remember going to my grandma’s house where she would make it for...

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Thanksgiving Turkey Leftover Pizza

Thanksgiving Turkey Leftover Pizza, a yummy way to use up those leftovers!   Thanksgiving pizza… as if pizza isn’t already enough to get excited, I threw Thanksgiving leftovers on top. Oh, yeah! So, I’m pretty sure you can guess that I love...

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Eggnog Cheesecake Bars Recipe

You guys, these eggnog bars are so delicious and actually really easy to make. The eggnog cheesecake filling is a fairly standard one, but what sets these apart is the crust! It was a very happy accident that led me to using some failed cookie dough as the crust! You...

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Best Easy Dinner Roll Recipe

These easy dinner rolls are amazingly delicious! Eat them fresh and warm from the oven or make them ahead for dinner and pull them out when needed! This is simply one of the best dinner roll recipes and it can be changed up so easily! You can add fresh herbs, like...

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Easy Leftover Turkey Chili Recipe

This rich, flavorful simple leftover turkey chili recipe will make you wish you had leftover turkey more often!  Why is Thanksgiving only once a year?!?! Let’s face it.  I think most of us love the holidays, but we all need a holiday to recover from the...

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Turkey Salad with Cranberries

Turkey Salad with Cranberries, a yummy and unexpected way to use up leftover turkey!   Turkey and cranberry salad is loaded with leftover turkey, cranberries, walnuts, and celery, all tossed in the BEST dressing.  Seriously, you will want to use this dressing on...

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Caramel Apple Cheesecake Bars

Caramel Apple Cheesecake Bars, the perfect fall dessert, loaded with apples and cheesecake with a golden Oreo crust! This caramel apple cheesecake bar recipe is what your fall dreams are made of! Cinnamon apples, the creamiest cheesecake, a crust that is literally out...

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Loaded Scallop Potatoes

I grew up eating loaded bake potatoes and loved them! We also had our fair share of cheesy scalloped potatoes, you know, the ones from the box, and I loved those too. Now that I have a home of my own and a sweet husband to cook for I’ve tried to recreate two delicious...

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Sweet Potato Pie Cupcakes

I love cupcakes! They are mini cakes of happiness that are the perfect size and usually topped with delicious frosting. Who could ask for more!   These sweet potato cupcakes are perfect to make if you have a little extra sweet potato puree leftover from all your...

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Snickerdoodle Cheesecake Bars Recipe

Snickerdoodle Cheesecake Bars, speculoos cookie crust and creamy cinnamon cheesecake topped with a cinnamon crumble! This Snickerdoodle Cheesecake Bars recipe is hands down one of the best desserts I have ever tasted. To me, nothing beats cheesecake but then add a...

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Easy Sweet Potato Pie Recipe

This simple sweet potato pie recipe is not only delicious but will make your house smell amazing! It’s great for get togethers, like Thanksgiving, because it can easily be made completely dairy free and it is already gluten free. This sweet potato pie also uses only...

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Best Turkey Gravy

This turkey gravy recipe is not only easy, but also THE best and most creamy, savory turkey gravy! I grew up making gravy for my family’s weekly Sunday dinner.  As a kid, I took this responsibility very seriously!  Every Sunday, my mom would make Slow Cooker...

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Best Smoked Whole Turkey Recipe

If you are looking for THE most irresistible, juicy best smoked turkey recipe, you’ve come to the right place. When smoking a whole turkey, you need to start preparing 4 to 5 days prior to smoking.  First, if your turkey is still frozen, it can take up to 3 full...

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Classic Bread Stuffing Recipe

This savory classic stuffing recipe will be the perfect compliment to your Thanksgiving Turkey.  The combination of just a few seasonings creates a flavorful, easy to prepare bread stuffing recipe. Full disclosure here:  I have not always been the biggest fan of...

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Roast Vegetable Salad

Try this delicious roasted vegetable salad with the avocado lime dressing and you’ll want to go back for seconds and thirds! I love roasting veggies! Some of my favorites to roast are broccoli (until its blackened and crunchy!) eggplant and butternut squash....

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Easy Creamy Garlic Mashed Potatoes Recipe

Creamy garlic mashed potatoes made the easy way- no boil, in the crockpot!     There is nothing I love more than creamy garlic mashed potatoes as a side dish. They are so comforting and they go with so many main dishes! But, during the holidays we get so...

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Healthy Simple Sweet Potato Casserole

This is a super yummy and easy sweet potato casserole recipe! It contains no refined sugar and can easily be made dairy free if you substitute the butter for coconut oil. It harkens back to a traditional sweet potato casserole but with a few alterations and without...

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Butternut Squash Salad

Butternut squash, juicy apples, and mustard vinaigrette make the perfect roasted butternut squash salad. It’s officially the holiday season!!!  Let the delicious food start raining down.  My most favorite holiday traditions are created around food.  From my...

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Easy Homemade Cranberry Sauce

Easy Homemade Cranberry Sauce ready in less than 15 minutes and literally bursting with flavor! Easy homemade cranberry sauce is a staple this time of year! This recipe is unique because I added some unexpected flavors like honeycrisp apple, cinnamon, and rosemary! It...

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Swiss Chard Salad with Feta

This Swiss Chard Salad with Lentil and Feta is so delicious and easy you will want to make it over and over again! A lentil salad, a swiss chard salad- whatever you want to call it, it is scrumptious! A few weekends ago I made this for my husband and myself. Let me...

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Avocado Salsa Dip Recipe

Avocado Salsa Dip Recipe, for those times when you just can’t decide between guacamole or salsa! This easy avocado salsa will soon be your new favorite dip. With flavors of classic salsa and chunky avocado, you can’t go wrong. I’m obsessed with...

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Roasted Fall Vegetables

Roasted Fall Vegetables, butternut squash, brussel sprouts, and walnuts tossed in yummy browned butter.   Roasted Fall Vegetables is a staple side dish at our house! To be honest, I make Brussel sprouts at least once a week. It is our favorite veggie! A lot of...

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Candy Corn Panna Cotta

Fall is here! If you are the type of person that dreams about this time of the year, you are the type of person I can be friends with. Everything is magical: pumpkins everywhere, the chill and crisp air, the gloomy mood, comforting aromas: warm vanilla, spicy...

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Braised Short Ribs

Braised Short Ribs, these baked short ribs are fall off the bone tender in a hearty tomato sauce. Talk about one heck of a Sunday gravy! Braised short ribs…. the name just sounds comforting, doesn’t it?! Short ribs are one of those dishes that seems super...

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Pumpkin Banana Muffins

These pumpkin banana muffins are light, fluffy, and perfect for the Fall.  They are meant for breakfast, but don’t be surprised if you’re tempted to eat them for every single meal throughout the day.  I made a batch this morning and my three year old...

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Easy Low Carb Baked Jalapeno Poppers

Weight loss is hard. I’ve struggled with it a lot. It’s very hard to find the balance between indulgence and discipline. It can be tricky to remain eating healthy. It takes a change in your life style to make it happen. Last year, I counted calories for a...

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Pumpkin Ricotta Cheesecake

Make this pumpkin ricotta cheesecake and fall in love with the smell as it bakes! You will hardly be able to wait for it to cool! It is so delicious; you won’t regret making it! When making this you can make your own home-made ricotta and you can make your own pumpkin...

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Corn and collard greens salsa

Corn and collard greens salsa, a unique take on a classic condiment! Salsa is just one of those condiments I can’t get enough of! Going out to my favorite local restaurant, I could just eat chips and salsa and I’d be one happy camper. But, traditional...

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Brazilian Gluten Free Cheese Bread or Pão de Queijo

Pão de queijo is very traditional in Brazil, where I come from. It’s a gluten free cheese bread. Pão means bread and queijo means cheese. We eat it for breakfast, as a snack during the day or with our afternoon coffee. It’s everywhere. At every bakery, supermarket,...

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Carrot Cake Cookies

This recipe was passed on to me by a friend. Her mother-in-law used to make this when she was alive and she had been missing them, since she hadn’t had them in years. I couldn’t stand back while a friend was missing the taste of some delicious carrot cookies someone...

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Almond Chocolate Chip Cookies

These almond chocolate chip cookies are so good you’ll eat them for breakfast, lunch and dinner! Oh, and did I mention you won’t feel guilty because they are full of wholesome ingredients! Win! So I typically try to eat little to no grains, refined sugar, and diary (I...

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Prosciutto Salad

If you are anything like me, you are the type of person that likes to host dinners. Hosting dinner for your friends and family should involve some good wine (or fair wine, as long as there is any! Gotta have the wine!), some appetizers, some good bread, a salad...

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Lentil and Vegetable Soup

I don’t mean to brag, but I make some killer soup. Growing up, my mom always always made soup. I lived in Brazil so we don’t have a whole lot of cold days, but we do have some, and whenever the temperature dropped, we knew it: soup on the menu! And it was...

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Caramel Chocolate Bars

Some days you just need a treat. It may be tempting to grab a candy bar at the checkout counter, but instead you should make these chocolate caramel bars.  You won’t regret it! These yummy chocolate caramel oatmeal bars are super simple and really easy to put...

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Sweet Potato Shepherd’s Pie

Sweet Potato Shepherd’s Pie, loaded with ground turkey and lots of veggies, the classic lightened up! Have you ever heard of a healthy shepherd’s pie? Well, you have now! Today’s recipe is a lighter version of the classic shepherd’s pie. In our...

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Eggless Muffins

Muffins! Do I have your attention, now? Yes, muffins got your attention! Because they are super delicious! One of men’s best creations. Muffins are best friends with coffee and pretty much the reason why I even bother getting out of bed some days. Here’s my...

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Breakfast Enchiladas

Breakfast Enchiladas are a hearty, filling delicious meal made from good-for-you ingredients. Mexican breakfast recipes are so popular! I mean… what’s not to love?! You get all the goodness of your favorite cuisine… for breakfast! But, in all...

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Gluten-free Banana Bread Recipe

Get ready for a moist, sweet, and crumbly gluten-free banana bread recipe! I must admit gluten-free recipes take me a few tries in order for me to find the perfect texture.  I didn’t think I would be able to create an easy gluten-free banana bread recipe since I...

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Healthy No Bake Cookies

I couldn’t stop snacking on these healthy no bake oatmeal cookies! And did you catch that, they are NO BAKE! Super easy to throw together and super delicious! Lately I’ve been really loving the taste and texture of oats in things like granola and cookies....

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Whole Wheat Banana Pancakes

Oooh… I love me some warm, fluffy, sweet, and light easy banana pancakes! I like to sneak in health to my recipes.  I don’t think it’s a secret at this point although I usually keep ingredients a secret from my innocent, hungry family.  Poor souls!...

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Dairy Free Chocolate Chip Ice Cream Recipe

All you have to say is ice cream and I’m there! I love ice cream!  These days, I try to find ways to eat healthy but still enjoy my favorite desserts. So when I found a recipe for chocolate chip homemade ice cream made out of bananas I had to give it a try. I...

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Pumpkin Spice Waffles

It’s fall, which means pumpkin is everywhere! If you can add pumpkin to a recipe people are doing it! For this pumpkin waffle recipe they not only have the delicious pumpkin taste, but include other healthy ingredients like chia and flax meal. I don’t use any refined...

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Whole Wheat Tortilla

Let’s do this! Today you’re going to make homemade whole wheat flour tortillas and you will love it! It’s simple, anybody can do it! It’s so much better than anything you’ve ever bought at the store. I make this 3 or 4 times a month,...

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Peanut Butter M&M Cookies

Peanut Butter M&M Cookies, basically the best M&M cookie recipe there is. Trust me. Is there anything better than a classic chocolate chip cookie? Warm, ooey, gooey and oh-so-tempting right out of your own kitchen? You might think there isn’t anything...

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Beef Stew Instant Pot

What I present to you today is a versatile recipe that can be adjusted in so many ways. You can make it as a quick weeknight meal, when you are short on time and still want to bring something delicious and nutritious to the table. You can turn it into a romantic...

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Carrot Apple Bread

You guys MUST try this carrot apple bread! This gorgeous loaf is packed full of healthy treats and tastes delicious too! I mean look at look at this bread! Wait, forget looking- make it! Then eat it… and try to share some with others. There is something about this...

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Rhubarb Tart

Rhubarb Tart, a beautiful, ombre tart that is slightly sweet, slightly tart but oh so decadent! Hmmmm, is there anything better than a little afternoon treat with a warm coffee? I think not! This tends to be one of my favorite times of the day. I always take a break...

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New Mexican Green Chile Stew

Get ready for this recipe for green chile stew! It will soon become your go-to cold night remedy! My first trip to New Mexico was to check out the grad school I eventually ended up attending. The trip was full of fun, excitement, and trying not to be too intimidated...

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Farro Stuffed Peppers

This recipe for stuffed peppers without rice features farro, mushrooms and spinach. Farro is a beautiful grain and if you haven’t tried it yet, you should make it happen! Soon! Grab some next time you are at the store. There are three kinds of farro: whole,...

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Kale-ribbean Breeze Recipe

If you haven’t guessed by now, I’m a fan of creating my own Jamba Juice recipes.  With a blend of mango, banana, and kale, this Jamba Juice Kale-ribbean breeze recipe will provide both your mouth and body with a creamy, citrusy nutritious boost. I recently...

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Honey Garlic Chicken Thighs

You guys, I love chicken! I think it gets a bad rap because it doesn’t have a ton of flavor, but I think that’s one of its best qualities! You can season this high protein and rather inexpensive meat any way you like it! I’ll admit, it did take me a while to learn how...

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Recipe For Mango Salsa

This is a very easy mango salsa recipe! The easiest! But don’t be fooled by its simplicity, because this fresh mango salsa is absolutely delicious! I love me some salsa. Tomato, mango, peach, collard greens, pineapple, jalapeno, avocado, corn, you name it,...

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Basil Pesto

I love making fresh Basil Pesto!  I figured out an easy trick so both you and I can always have pesto available whenever needed for a recipe. I simply make a big batch of pesto, spoon it into ice trays and freeze it. Once frozen, I remove the pesto cubes from the tray...

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Roasted Red Pepper Tomato Sauce

 Roasted Red Pepper Tomato Sauce, an easy and hearty roasted red pepper sauce! Some of my favorite meals end up being just simple, hearty, and well… comforting! Comfort food is where it’s at, my friends. Give me a bowl of noodles with this red pepper sauce...

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Pork Taco Recipe

The first time I made these tacos, I got the idea from a friend that was trying to come up with a recipe himself for Tacos Al Pastor for the restaurant where he works. He is mexican and uses an authentic method. I was looking for something simpler. I wanted an easy...

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Gluten Free Granola Bars

Gluten Free Granola Bars, loaded with oats, dried fruit, and walnuts with a touch of natural sweetness! Hi, Friends! Today’s recipe for granola bars is quick, delicious, and back-to-school friendly! Who doesn’t love a granola bar? This version is gluten...

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Grilled Peaches Balsamic

This recipe for grilled peaches makes for a quick, yet rather impressive breakfast meal. And I say breakfast, but I could eat these all day.     The good thing about this is that you don’t always need the juiciest and sweetest peaches. I actually...

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Homemade Ricotta

Stop what you’re doing. Drop everything right now and go make this homemade ricotta cheese! Your life will never be the same after you’ve done this once! I always want to make everything homemade. There are several reasons why. Number one: making food...

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Easy Shrimp Garden Pasta Recipe

The first time I had shrimp was when I was on a family trip on the Oregon coast.  We were staying in a little town called Bandon, which is one of the cutest and most lovely coastal towns! I was middle school age and we were at a little hole in the wall restaurant...

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Stuffed Portobello Mushroom Caps

Stuffed Portobello Mushroom Caps, stuffed with wilted arugula, tomatoes, and lots of melty mozzarella cheese! Hi all! My hubby LOVES stuffed mushrooms. But, often times traditional recipes can be a bit on the heavy side. I wanted to come up with a yummy, satisfying...

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Aloha Pineapple

I cannot believe summer is over?!?! Well, it feels like the end since I’m preparing to send my first child to Kindergarten on Wednesday.  How can my sweet little 7 lbs 9 oz baby girl born the-quickest-five-years-of-my-life ago be going to Kindergarten? Please...

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Chocolate Pumpkin Banana Muffins

These light, fluffy, crumbly and chocolatey Pumpkin Banana Muffins will be a perfect holiday breakfast. It has been WAY too long since I’ve posted, and I’ve missed it!  These Chocolate Pumpkin Banana Muffins were just the motivation to take a pause during...

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Applesauce Chia Muffins

I cannot believe we’re on the last half of July!  Does anyone else feel like this year is flying by?  I want to slam the breaks on my summer days and prolong the summer as long as possibly especially since my baby boy is rapidly approaching his first birthday!!...

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Easy Italian Pasta Salad

Summer is busy.  BUT it’s the good busy.  Family BBQs, reunions, trips, and simply just enjoying the beautiful weather.  With all this fun, who wants to spend lots of time in the kitchen?  Not this girl!  I’m all about the quick and easy recipes during the...

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