Lighter Swedish Meatballs

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When I say this dish is a forgotten favorite, I mean forgotten. Buried under years of trying adventurous new meals and always seeking out something new, Swedish meatballs just got lost in the sauce! See what I did there? Har har. But, let me...

Chocolate Glazed Banana Bread Muffins

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Rise and shine, lovely readers! Today, I’ve got a treat for you… For breakfast, brunch or a soft, sweet midday treat, these Chocolate-Glazed Banana Bread Muffins totally hit the spot. They’re easy to make, freezable and fabulously delish… And they’re also up in a...

Crispy Parmesan Chicken Cutlets with Tomato-Mozzarella Salad

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I’ve been staring at my screen now for 10 minutes, all googly-eyed and unsure of what to say, like a nervous girl on a first date. I think, instead of stumbling over what I really mean to say and taking forever to get the...

Easy Roasted Summer Vegetables

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This is the kind of thing I live for in the summer: A big pile of colorful, fresh roasted summer vegetables that need hardly any seasoning or fuss! Great for serving on the side of a weeknight meal or a fancy little dinner party....

Fluffy Chocolate Banana Pancakes

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Let’s just rewind for a minute and forget about Monday. Will you sit down to a plate of pancakes with me and talk about the weekend? Mine was lazy and wonderful… I wish it could have lasted longer. How was yours? Good, I hope....

Firecracker Berry Frozen Yogurt Pops

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I just love July 4th. I mean, seriously, what’s not to love? You get to have a fun, casual get-together with friends, let your hair down, gnaw on saucy ribs and potato salad, maybe splash around in a pool or stretch out in the...

Warm Tomato & Mozzarella Bruschetta

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To me, summertime smells like suntan oil and salty sea air, feels like dipping my feet into warm sand, and tastes like luscious tomato bruschetta with creamy mozzarella and fresh basil. Wrap all of those up into one long, lazy day, and you’ve just...

Mixed Berry Crumble Bars

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It’s because of bars like this that I hardly ever make cakes or pies. They’re just so crazy easy, require no decorative embellishments, and, let’s be honest, in small bar form, you feel like you can get away with eating more! It’s true. I...

Tangy Tex-Mex Bell Pepper Slaw

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Last night, I had the amazing privilege of meeting some of my favorite blogger friends at a dessert and cocktails party in Austin! They’re all in town for the big BlogHer Food convention, which is kicking off its first day today. I’m attending this...

Tomato, Avocado, Corn and Basil Salad With Lemon-Balsamic Vinaigrette

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When Mark and I planted our very first veggie and herb garden last month, I freaked. After years with what I’ve called a “black thumb” as far as gardening was concerned, I was pretty convinced this one was going to turn out to be...