Smart Bites for Baby Review Featuring an Easy Banana Nut Bread

Note: I was not compensated in any way for this review and I used my own funds to make the purchase. However, this post does contain affiliate links. If you click them, you’ll be taken to Amazon where I’ll makeRead more…

Minty Pea Soup

There’s nothing like the flavor of minty pea soup made with shelled or frozen peas and freshly picked mint. The addition of cream adds a delightful richness. Pair the soup with sesame parmesan crisps for a meal that looks andRead more…

Classic Pretzel Salad

Classic Pretzel Salad is a picnic tradition. It’s sweet and salty, crunchy and creamy all at the same time. Take it to your next cook out and bring back some memories or create new ones. We’re nearing the end ofRead more…

Zesty Corn Relish {Recipe ReDux}

Make this zesty Corn Relish with a hint of Southwestern sass for your next BBQ. It’s a perfect accompaniment to any meat and delicious as an add on to salads, burritos or just about anything to which you’d like toRead more…

Very Veggie Eggplant Parmesan

I received coupons to cover the purchase of Dominex Eggplant Products in order to facilitate my review. All opinions are my own. Eggplant parmesan is such a comforting meal, but it can be a bit involved to put it allRead more…

Skillet Sprouts and Shells

There’s something magical about brussels sprouts and bacon. Skillet Sprouts and Shells will have the most vehement sprouts hater begging for more! Oddly enough, the inspiration for this dish came from one developed for toddlers in Smart Bites for Baby:Read more…

Javanese Inspired Crepes {#FOTW}

While researching the food of Indonesia for this month’s Food of the World challenge I came across a photo of a Javanese street food called jadah manten. They consist of very thin omelets or crepes rolled around a filling ofRead more…

How to Make Sesame Green Beans

When we visit a Chinese buffet, I always go for the green beans in the savory brown stir fry sauce. They’re fresh, spicy and crunchy all at the same time. Store bought sauces can be loaded with sodium and otherRead more…

Apple Snack Cake

This apple snack cake is loaded with sweet, tart bites of apple, crunchy nuts and a bit of batter thrown in to hold it all together. It’s very similar to one my mother used to make and has a placeRead more…

Mexicorn Dip

You and your tortilla chips will love this cheesy dip which features corn, black beans and South of the Border flavors. Mexicorn Dip will be a hit for Cinco de Mayo and all Summer long. Ever notice the myriad varietiesRead more…

Restaurant Style Burritos

We love those fresh tasting burritos from a popular restaurant chain. But they’re so big you can barely fit one into your mouth! And as good as they are, just one can contain a full day’s complement of calories. Here’sRead more…

Gluten Free Cherry Almond Scones

Recently, the good folks at Nuts.com approached me and asked if I could write a post featuring almonds as an ingredient. I was not compensated in any way to write this post, but I have dealt with their company inRead more…