Nutella Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

Are you a chocolate chip cookie “snob?” I say this term with much love and humor, however am completely serious with my choice of words. Let’s face it. There are so many decisions one has to make when tailoring theirRead more…

Zucchini Meat Sauce & Shells

You know those times when there is just so much you want to say…but can’t get the words out right?? I’m kind of having that situation right about now …… as the hub is dying to go to bed, andRead more…

Pan-fried Coconut-Chia Chicken

A chia kick…who me??? I can’t deny it, ever since the Doctor Oz Show last week, I have been quite obsessed with the little guys. Why? Well, other than their versatility, I actually enjoy the mild flavor and crunch thatRead more…

Tofu Nuggets

Guys, I think this may be the best thing I ever cooked. I’m not kidding around here!!! Actually, have you ever seen that Food Network show “The Best Thing I Ever Made?” It’s so good, you must DVR it, ifRead more…

Best Brussels Sprouts Ever

I was certain that I had it down to a perfect science….roast the heck out of the Sprouts with a coating of olive oil until they are crispy and deliciously charred. That is until last Wednesday, when my good friendRead more…

Mouth Watering Sloppy Joe Nibbles

It’s time to get Sloppy once again!!! Last time I posted my Open Faced-Sloppy Joe’s…I added some veggies to the mix. This particular time, I was hosting some kids and figured that maybe I’d omit the peppers and do theRead more…

Fork-Tender Slow-Cooked BBQ Brisket

In theory, doesn’t cooking all day when it’s just too cold to leave the house sound like the best plan ever?? Rounding up all those dishes you have been meaning to try and cooking up a storm. Possibly a heartyRead more…

Crispy Oven Fried Drumsticks

Fried Chicken…Ahhhhh…..when is the last time you even said these two words? I don’t know about you, but during that whole “fried food is not the picture of health” phase, I kind of took a back seat to the KFC’sRead more…

Kid’s Chicken & Rice Soup

While I’d like to tell you that this soup is like nothing you have tried before…it’d be a lie! However, the beauty of this dish is that it will take you right back to a place of childhood comfort. Yup…we’veRead more…

Carrot Wedges Toasted in Coconut Oil

There is not a chance in h-ll I will ever break up with my beloved olive oil…I promise! However with all the crazy chatter I have been hearing using coconut oil in recipes lately, I just had to give thisRead more…

Easiest Smores Dip EVER!!

I admit it…I toss around the “easy” a bit too much. Some of my friends like to bust on me for this. However, this time I there is no exaggeration here …I promise! So, I found this recipe on pinterestRead more…

Pretty White Chocolate Covered Cherries

If life is like a bowl of cherries, I say let’s make them as damn pretty as possible! Other wise it’s just the pits….hehehe. OK, enough with my joke, sometimes I forget that I am a cook and not aRead more…