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The first time I discovered this recipe on Pinterest, I was immediately drooling. It looked like one of those dishes that you can’t wait to get home to. The creamy chicken, the hearty stuffing and soft green beans. MmmmMmmm. Comfort food at its best. Yes ma’am! There was only one problem… Each and every recipe …
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This salad is so unbelievably easy and it is perfect for a summer or winter meal. It is excellent alongside a piece of fish, but also stands up to a grilled steak.  I learned about this dish from one of my favorite people, Ms. Beverly (Beevis) Andrade. Beevis, amazing wife and mother of two wonderful …
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Happy 50th Super Bowl Sunday!!! In honor of the big game I decided to throw together an old classic that is just a little bit famous around this house. It also just happens to be the easiest and quickest dip you will ever make and is a total crowd pleaser! While lack of effort was …
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This recipe is a take on the Skinnytaste Eggplant Meatballs. I added a few ingredients such as sauteed onions and garlic to mimic the way that I make meaty-meatballs, such as these baked chicken meatballs, and used panko breadcrumbs instead. I must say, they were WONDERFUL! I was a bit nervous that the mixture would be very …
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It got very cold in the big FL this past week, and this soup was the perfect remedy.  It had such good flavor, packed a protein punch, and just warmed me to the soul. Make this please.  Okay, lets start by making our spice mix which is the crux of this dish! This is where …
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My husband, “The Cheese” and I traveled to the British Virgin Islands for our honeymoon (highly recommend that). The famous drink down there is called a “Pain Killer” which is meant to kill your hangover the next day. The drink had ingredients similar to that of a Pina Colada but was poured over ice and …
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This is a classic Ina Garten (Barefoot Contessa) recipe. However, I kicked it up a notch and added toasted pine nuts which gave this dish a rich, earthy flavor and also added more texture. Ina, I hope you approve. You are my hero, after all.  Absent in this photo are the toasted pine nuts which …
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I ate a version of these at a Greek restaurant a while back and they were truly the most delicious potatoes I’d ever had. This past week I had a bunch of extra potatoes and I decided to try and re-create the tangy, succulent potatoes that I remembered so dearly. The verdict: mouth watering lemony …
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These. Are. Amazing. They are so easy to make and are perfect for a healthy weeknight meal. Best part, you can cook off the spaghetti squash and then save the halves in the fridge and compile the dish when you are ready. I roasted 4 halves, used only two and then made the other two …
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Ahh tomato soup. Creamy, tangy, calming, cozy tomato soup. I cannot imagine anything more comforting that a big cup of this tomato nectar. Best part. This is super easy and it takes only 30 min to make. Here we go…  Start by sauteing 1/2 a medium white onion in a few tablespoons of garlic over medium …
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