A Saucy Giveaway!

The more experience I have with cooking, recipe development, and food photography, the more selective I am about the products I use.  My time is short and demands flavorful, versatile products that I feel good about using in my creations, even the ones just for the weekly dinner table.  I also like to support companies Continue Reading…

Skinny Oven Baked Jambalaya

Based on the response I got on social media to my Sheet Pan Chicken Quesadillas, I am guessing we all like sheet pan dinners…am I right? Well, I’ve outdone myself on this sheet pan dinner I’m bringing you today, because not only is it made in one pan, not only is it easy, not only Continue Reading…

Sheet Pan Chicken Quesadillas

I’ve been having a lot of fun creating new family dinners with Healthy Solutions Spice Blends No Sugar/No Salt products for their 2017 recipe contest.  I ordered the whole collection of eight spices so I wouldn’t be limited on my creations.  It’s a steal at about $25 bucks for eight packets of seasoning, each with multiple Continue Reading…

BBQ Chicken Meatza

You read that right…Meatza. I started making Meatza when pizza night no longer had a place in my life…cause pizza makes you chubby.  It’s not the piles of toppings, the olive oil, or even the gooey cheese that’s the culprit though…it’s the crust.  The Crust!  Why haven’t they told us this all our lives? That Continue Reading…

Skinny Bierocks Buns

I woke up with THE WORST COLD this weekend you guys.  I feel like a big truck ran over my head. I know most people don’t like to cook in this situation, but when I’m feeling down, I feel the need to bake things.  Fluffy, comforting things. Bierocks are pillowy little buns of dough stuffed Continue Reading…

Easy Orange Chicken Bowls

I’ve been firmly back on the healthy eating wagon for over a year now.  I’ve lost 54 pounds and I feel ten years younger…I think I look ten years younger too if I do say so myself!  A lot of people ask me if it’s hard to be a food blogger/cooking contest enthusiast and eat Continue Reading…

Ancho Beef & Quinoa Chili

PrintAncho Beef & Quinoa Chili Ingredients1.5 pounds Certified Angus Beef Ground Sirloin 2 fresh Poblano peppers 2 fresh jalapenos 1 cup corn (fresh or frozen) 4 tablespoons butter 1 large sweet onion, diced 4 cloves garlic, minced 1 14.5 ounce can diced tomatoes 1 8 ounce can red enchilada sauce 1 Cup chicken broth 1 Continue Reading…

Gluten Free Pork Piccata & Cauliflower Rice

I have to wonder sometimes if I’m the only one in the world with a massive headache due purely to the number of recipes floating around in my head at once.  I literally had to take some Ibuprofen because of it.  I know that despite my promise to myself that I would exercise the use Continue Reading…

Bunless Buffalo Caprese Burgers #Healthy Solutions Spice Blends 2016 Blogger Recipe Challenge

This year, I came across a fun recipe contest that I just had to enter.  It’s hosted by Healthy Solutions Spice Blends.  What’s really cool about this contest, is that when you register to enter, they send you a free package of your choice of spice blend to use in your recipe.  The contest also Continue Reading…

Poutine Po’ Boys #SundaySupper #FWCon

The Idaho Potato Commission is hosting an awesome cooking contest in partnership with the Food and Wine conference of 2016 in Orlando Florida, sponsored by Sunday Supper LLC.  If you aren’t familiar with the Food and Wine Conference, it’s a huge event that brings together all kinds of individuals in the foodie world including bloggers, chefs, Continue Reading…