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…

Autumn Medley Stew For the Win!

It’s eight degrees outside here in Northern Utah and it’s also early January, so there are two things I know for sure:  We’re all freezing and at least 75% of us are officially on our annual New Year’s diet.  Am I right? Though I’ve started a diet in earnest each and every New Year’s Day Continue Reading…

Buffalo Chicken & Swiss Sammies

One of my favorite recipes that’s featured in my cookbook Have Yourself A Time in the Kitchen, took home a fun contest win this week.  It was selected as a winner in the House Autry Great Chicken Challenge!  You can check out the other winners too right here. House Autry Mills is a company that Continue Reading…

Guacamole Egg Salad Sandwich

This is a mayo-free egg salad sandwich full of creamy avocado and all the flavors of your favorite guacamole!   It was the winner of the Dieting with Chef Meg recipe contest last month.   Make sure you cruise on over to Chef Meg’s site.  It’s a really fun blog with all kinds of healthy recipes.  Chef Continue Reading…

Mexican Street Corn Chicken Chili

I’ve been entering cooking contests now for about 18 months, so it’s a really big honor to be featured on CookingContestCentral.com, the premiere website for cooking contesters, for winning the Member’s Only Chili Cooking Contest this month. The win qualified me for a Golden Ticket to the World Food Championships-you can only get in by Continue Reading…

Spicy Falafel Butter Lettuce Tacos

I recently participated in the Better Butter Lettuce Contest by Hollandia Produce, and I am trilled that my recipe took third place in the main dish category.  I’ve been using Live Gourmet, Hollandia’s living fresh butter lettuce for years in my dishes because it makes a handy and pretty, no-carb, no-fat, crunchy wrap for all Continue Reading…

Goodbye Summer, Hello Soup!

I set out to have a great summer with my little family.  One full of memories, all spun on a tight budget and woven in between busy work schedules and summer camps.  I have to say, think we did a really great job of relishing plenty of sun-soaked mornings and balmy late nights this season.   Continue Reading…

Beef Sausage and Tomato Ratatouille

Oh, my heavens thank goodness back to school week is over!  I always hate to see my kids go back to school because to me, there is just something comforting about having them safe at home, even though Chad and I work all day.  I never look forward to the homework, the worrying I do that Continue Reading…