Guacamole with Greek Yogurt

Guacamole with Greek yogurt is epic And by epic I mean completely scrumptious and ridiculously addictive. Instead of using the standard sour cream, I used low fat Greek Yogurt (Cabot of course) because it is what I had on hand. The good thing about using Greek yogurt is that it has almost double to protein […]

Garlic Bread Pasta

Garlic Bread Pasta is my new bae. You guys, seriously….this recipe comes straight from my Shelly’s cookbook, The Cookies & Cups Cookbook and IT.IS.AMAZING. I am trying not to eat so many carbs lately, and this recipe totally got me off the wagon. Literally, I could not stop eating it right out of the pan. […]

Chunky Tomato Soup

Chunky tomato soup with cheddar cheese croutons is the PERFECT way to celebrate National Grilled Cheese month. Yes, April is Nation Grilled cheese month which is probably one of the best months of the year. Annnnd, what goes the with grilled cheese?? Yep, you guessed it, tomato soup. I used to HATE tomato soup. And […]

Crab Stuffed Bacon Wrapped Butterfly Shrimp

  You guys…crab stuffed bacon wrapped butterfly shrimp! I know that is a lot to say in one breath, but these little nuggets are amazing. Sure, you can totally just eat the butterfly shrimp, but why? These are so easy and so delicious to make and they kinda make me feel fancy. One of my […]

Wrapped Brie with Tomato Chutney

Wrapped brie with tomato chutney is probably the most glorious food I’ve had in a while. Imagine this at your Easter table. This my not be a tradition Easter recipe, but why not switch things up a bit. You can’t live on ham and deviled eggs alone.  I am sure everyone will be super impressed. […]

Buttermilk Cornbread with Maple Buttermilk Glaze

Buttermilk Cornbread with Maple Buttermilk Glaze… didn’t you hear me say that with a thick country accent? Seriously, nothing says country than a nice big ol’ piece of cornbread. There was a time in my life when I didn’t like cornbread. I think it was during my rebellion years. But, thankfully I have gotten smart […]

My take on Tieks

  It is no secret that I am obsessed with Tieks. They are in my eyes, the perfect flats. I get tons of questions about them all the time, whether it be on-line or in person when I wear them. It only seems natural for me to answer some of the questions here for all […]

Roasted Cauliflower Steaks

Roasted cauliflower steaks are my absolute favorite way to eat this sometimes hated veggie. And it sure is heck of a lot better for you than drowning it with cheese sauce. Actually, it kinda makes me feel all adult like. Seriously, if you have been avoiding cauliflower, give this recipe a try and I bet […]

Valentine’s Day Heart Cake

Isn’t this Valentine’s Day Heart Cake precious? And what makes it even more precious is that my daughter helped me make it. It’s a simple cake that is just perfect for Valentine’s Day. I know there are folks out there that aren’t to keen on making a purely homemade cake. You know what, this cake […]

Eat Love Sandals

Back in October I had the most amazing opportunity to attend a blogger hosted conference at the  Sandals resort in Ochi Rios Jamaica. This was the first conference of it’s kind that I have attended. Kristan from Confessions of a Cookbook Queen and Jamie from My Baking Addiction were the queen planner behind this wonderful […]

Tuttorosso Challenge

It is no secret that I love Tuttorosso. Wayyyyy back in 2009, before a DSLR, and when I thought it was totally acceptable to use a flash for food photography and before Tuttorosso knew anything about me; I was professing my love for their products. See, here is my spaghetti and meatballs post. I loved the […]

Top 10 posts of 2015

2015. Oh what a year…a crazy busy year. I appreciate you sticking with me. Like every year, here are the top 10 posts from the year. Enjoy. 10) Apple Pie Oatmeal   9) Chocolate Kiss Crinkle Cookies 8) Slow Cooker Hot Italian Sausage Red Sauce   7) Cast Iron Apple Crumble 6) Orecchiette with Sweet […]

Chocolate Kiss Crinkle Cookies

Chocolate Crinkle cookies SCREAM winter. They even looked like they have been snowed upon. Such pretty cookies. I wanted to make them even more special by adding a chocolate mint truffle kiss to the top. Perfecto! Are you done Christmas shopping yet? Me? Oh my Gah, nooooo I’m not.  Usually every year I am done […]