Sweet ‘n Spicy Firecracker Chicken

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Do you ever get in a cooking rut? Well, I have been in a no-cook rut lately, and it’s called caprese. Tomato, basil and mozzarella are my obsession. Stacked in a salad, melted into crisp ciabatta loaves, and topping grilled meats is the way...

Fluffy Chocolate Frosted Donuts

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There are many things I’m unsure about when it comes to becoming a mom. For instance, how will I cope with the lack of sleep? How will I teach my daughter to be a good, kind person? What if I don’t want to share...

My Baby Shower with Blog Friends!

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Today, I woke up to a wonderful surprise. Seventeen of my best blogging buddies threw me a berry-licious virtual baby shower to celebrate my late May little girl! Each blogger “brought” a treat to the table, and what they created really blew my hair...

Proscuitto, Arugula and Tomato Naan Pizza

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As much as I love cooking, fast, no-fuss and easy meals are still the name of the game on weekdays. Especially these days. So much “doing” is packed into every day that by the end of it, I’m zonked and left with little energy....

Tres Leches Cake

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There are just some foods you never forget after one bite. For me, that was a pillowy soft, super moist slice of tres leches cake piled high with whipped cream and berries. I’ve been intent on recreating it ever since! Now, I’m no cake...

Lighter Fettuccine Alfredo with Bacon

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What it is about twirling your fork around a creamy, cheesy heap of carbs that just makes everything alright again? Life has been a little stressful around here lately, as we rush to finish home projects and tackle to-do’s before welcoming baby. Some nights...

Strawberry Mango Salsa with Cinnamon-Sugar Tortilla Chips

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What makes you smile in the springtime? For me, it’s a big bowl of fresh strawberries. For breakfast or snacking or anytime of day, they’re the perfect juicy pick-me-up. Toss handfuls of chopped up kiwi, mango and a kick of jalapeño into the bowl,...

Amazing No-Churn Ice Cream: 6 Flavors

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Do you like magic tricks? Oh, you do? Me, too! What I have to show you today is part recipe, part magic trick. Just two ingredients make the most creamy, melt-in-your-mouth ice cream you’ve ever tasted. And it’s perfect for people who like to...

Easy Mini Tortilla Pizzas

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Is it too late to talk about what happened last weekend? We’re in Wednesday after all, so I may be missing the boat on this one. But, I’ve finally caught my breath from the excitement and wanted to let you know. My friends threw...

Tex-Mex Chicken Taco Flatbread

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Every good pizza and flatbread begins with a good dough. Since I’m no pro baker, getting the best part of a pizza right has always been a bit tricky. But, I’ve had decent success with homemade dough over the years… and until recently had...