2017

Sweet Fire Baked Chicken and Vegetables.

Sweet Fire Chicken and Vegetables It’s high time for a zesty chicken recipe! I admit that I am quite obsessed with the flavors of Mexican chorizo sausage, which I have featured in recipes here, here, and here, but I want to reassure you that I do eat chicken, too. In fact, roasted chicken drumsticks and thighs are my easy go-to meal when I need to quickly feed a household of boys (husband

Triple chocolate ice cream cake with dark chocolate ice cream, Oreo crumble, and a brownie crust!

This recipe is a deliciously dark chocolate Brownie Crunch Ice Cream Cake that takes me back to my childhood. Back in the day, my mom would stop by our small town Dairy Queen to pick up an ice cream cake for a special occasion. She would serve it up to her (adorable) children, and then we would celebrate! Dairy Queen filled their ice cream cake with some sort of crunchy

Loco Fried Rice with Mexican Chorizo Sausage

Things have been a little loco around here lately with the kids out for summer, our move into a new home, and a fun-filled family vacation in the Florida Keys. So I was thinking, why not add a little something different to my dinner menu to go with all this crazy? Introducing, ¡Loco! Fried Rice! ¡Loco! Fried Rice has all of the delicious ingredients of traditional Chinese vegetable fried rice,

Kind of a Big Dill Potato Salad with petite red potatoes, bacon, eggs, and Claussen dill pickles.

This potato salad recipe is kind of a big dill. Remember your granny’s old fashioned potato salad? This is that–but all dressed up for a night out. You could call this dill potato salad fancy. But fancy in the sense of Reba McEntire’s 90s hit, Fancy. You know which song I’m talking about. That poor, coming of age country girl who slides into that satin dancin’ dress to “start movin’ uptown”

Fabulous El Dorado Enchiladas

Edgar Allan Poe‘s gallant knight may not have ever found his elusive land of Eldorado, but I’ve got something better for the poor old chap– Eldorado on a plate! That’s right, these El Dorado Enchiladas are the edible city of gold. A plateful will have you, and that very determined knight, singing gaily once again. If you actually clicked on the links above, then you may very well be a

Pretty in Pink Summer Salad with cream cheese and marshmallows.

Beach days, pool parties, boat trips, and barbecues are what Florida living is all about. When summertime weather heats up, you’ve got to find ways to cool down. Okay, skinny dipping in the pool is quite refreshing, but if your neighbor Duckie is (coincidentally?) trimming his hedges again this weekend, you might want to go for this cold jello salad instead. Fluffy and fruity, my Pretty in Pink Summer Salad will have you feeling chill on the hottest days. Pretty

Pork maple sausage deconstructed egg roll.

Eat that delicious egg roll and keep it low carb with a healthy Maple Pork Egg Roll Bowl. We’re going to ditch the wrapper and go straight for the egg roll filling, which is where all the flavor is anyway! Perfect for the Keto Diet, this egg roll bowl is LCHF (Low Carb High Fat) and full of fiber, so you will satisfy your craving for Chinese food at home in just 20 minutes–and without the

Easy Cauliflower Rice with Meatballs

Three reasons why Easy Roasted Cauliflower Rice with Meatballs in Marinara should be on your meal plan next week: Super tasty. Two-minute prep time. Low-carb and keto-friendly.   Do this and you’ll thank me later: Purchase the three main ingredients in advance (You’ll most likely have the spices and oil on hand in your pantry). Then, on your busiest or most stressful night of the week, remember this very easy recipe

Chicken Parmesan Stuffed Mushrooms with tomato sauce and basil

This Chicken Parmesan Stuffed Mushrooms recipe transforms the humble mushroom into a tender, cheesy, bite-sized indulgence with all the flavors of an Italian classic: Chicken Parmigiana. There is a bit of prep work involved, but I’ve got your back. Simply follow these step-by-step instructions. I’ve included lots of photos and cooking tips to help make your time spent in the kitchen a breeze. These stuffed mushrooms are an impressive appetizer for any party, but since they’re