Spicy Southern Fried Chicken

Spicy Southern Fried Chicken

My husband and I enjoy chicken grilled, baked, poached and pan-seared all the time, but once in a while we feel like being a little naughty. Ok, alotta naughty. Mom, don’t go yet – you can keep reading! Every few months we get a...

Southwestern Stuffed Bell Peppers

Southwestern Stuffed Bell Peppers

Stuffed peppers are one of my favorite weeknight dinners to make, because they’re a simple, all-in-one meal that can include servings of protein, vegetable and starch all in one. These baked beauties are all-vegetarian (omit the cheese to make ‘em vegan) and all the...

Light Apple Pecan Crisp

Light Apple Pecan Crisp

Home is very much with my husband here in Texas, where we’ve made a nice little love nest. But, nothing – and I mean nothin’ – takes me truly home like a warm apple crisp with vanilla ice cream or whipped cream. One scoop...

Roasted Sausage, Peppers and Sweet Potatoes

Roasted Sausage, Peppers and Sweet Potatoes

When I’m not feeling my best and need to whip up something easy and healthy, I turn to this simply scrumptious recipe. The hearty, smoky turkey sausage mixed with crisp sweet potatoes and soft bell peppers and onions is a delicious medley in your...

Tortellini Spinach Salad

Tortellini Spinach Salad

Lately, I’m all about cooking up scrumptious, light meals that leave you feeling satisfied instead of starved. A salad just isn’t a salad to me without lots of bright, fresh flavors and a little protein to keep you going. Whether by tossing in some...

30 Quick & Easy Weeknight Meals

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With the new school year and busier, brisker days fast approaching, we could all use a few quick and easy solutions in our lives! After all, the easiest part of your day should be sitting down to enjoy a delicious home-cooked meal that didn’t...

Honey-Dijon Chicken Tenders with Zucchini Rice

Honey Dijon Chicken Tenders

Rarely a day goes by when I don’t pick up a paintbrush. But instead of mastering fancy landscapes and portraits, I’m preoccupied with the four walls of every room we take on in our house. It’s great fun taking care of our new home,...

Parmesan Herb Garlic Bread

Parmesan Herb Garlic Bread

Blindfold me, spin me around, hell, tie my hands behind my back and I could still make this mouthwatering batch of garlic bread! I’d say I know this recipe better than any, but it’s hardly a recipe. It’s more like five ingredients, ten minutes,...

Citrus Watermelon Martinis

Watermelon Martini Recipe

Lately, I haven’t been able to stop daydreaming about frosty New England falls, big mugs of hot cocoa and fuzzy sweaters! What can I say, I’m a cold weather girl at heart. But, if there’s one thing that can distract me away from my...

Make Your Own Mini Pizzas + Homemade Pizza Dough

Mini Pizza Recipe

One of the best things about knowing how to cook is that you turn whatever’s in your fridge into a fabulous, delicious appetizer for friends and family! With a batch of freshly made pizza dough, mozzarella, sauce, and a few of my favorite toppings,...