May 2013

Toasted S’more Chocolate Fudge Ice Cream.
May 17, 2013
Toasted S’more Chocolate Fudge Ice Cream.

I hope you guys don’t mind. I am on a huge ice cream kick. It’s HUGE. My freezer is overflowing and I am not even done, not even close. My ice cream maker has been churning practically every day this week and my hands are permanently frozen. You’d think it was 90 degrees here, humid and […]

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Cajun BBQ Cheddar Chicken Fingers.
May 16, 2013
Cajun BBQ Cheddar Chicken Fingers.

You guys, I am such a mess. Well technically right now I am very clean, but that is only because I have not started cooking/baking yet. Yesterday before I got in the shower I glanced in the mirror and just kind of laughed at myself. I mean I had food all over my clothes, my […]

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Grilled Corn and Chipotle Pesto Pizza with Queso Fresco.
May 15, 2013
Grilled Corn and Chipotle Pesto Pizza with Queso Fresco.

It’s official. I caught the Summer bug. Hard. I know it is only May 15th, but yesterday it felt like Summer! Alright, that is a major exaggeration. The temps only reached the low 60’s, but for around here that is extremely warm! Granted if the sun is shinning it can definitely feel like the 70’s at […]

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Creamy Chocolate Soft Serve Avocado Ice Cream.
May 14, 2013
Creamy Chocolate Soft Serve Avocado Ice Cream.

Lately I have been up to my eyeballs in avocados. And I am not complaining. Although, I do think I have slight problem. I can thank the grocery store, they fueled the problem,last week they sold avocados for only a dollar! One dollar for avocados is CHEAP for around here. Honestly, in one week I […]

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Crispy Buffalo Quinoa Bites Salad
May 13, 2013
Crispy Buffalo Quinoa Bites Salad

Well guys it has been a whole month since that last buffalo recipe…..and I think you’ll really like this Crispy Buffalo Quinoa Bites Salad! This means I am due to share another. I think all Mondays should have at least a little buffalo sauce. Well buffalo sauce or margarita chicken and guacamole quesadilla’s. Yeah, one or […]

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Special K-Bar Chocolate Cups
May 12, 2013
Special K-Bar Chocolate Cups

So let’s talk about Mother’s Day.Actually, let’s talk about my mom and Mother’s Day. My mom, well she absolutely hates mothers day. Yeah, like she really hates it. I am am not sure on the exact reason, but I am pretty sure it is because she was a super young mom. She had my brother […]

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Whole Wheat Caramelized Blueberry Loaded Muffins.
May 10, 2013
Whole Wheat Caramelized Blueberry Loaded Muffins.

Well, this is just so unlike me.Blueberry muffins on Friday. Wait. What? Yeah, I am not showing you something chocolate, nor anything melty, gooey or loaded with bourbon, tequila or topped with toasted coconut and coconut caramel sauce. Here’s the thing, if you have not noticed I reserve the super over the top recipes for Friday. My logic […]

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Sweet Thai Shrimp Curry with Peanut Noodles.
May 9, 2013
Sweet Thai Shrimp Curry with Peanut Noodles.

You guys, I just don’t get it. Sometimes I try to understand. Really I do, but most of the time my mind just wonders to “Oh, should I make shrimp and put it with noodles or bake cookies and stuff them with something crazy? Or wait, maybe I should make some grilled chicken and smother it […]

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Greek Steak and Pesto Salad Gyros
May 8, 2013
Greek Steak and Pesto Salad Gyros

Ok, so there is something you guys should probably know. On days when I do not make a dinner recipe for the blog, my family is eating one of four things buffalo chicken, beef tacos, burgers or steak. More times than not it ends up being steak. Yes, they are meat craving freaks. My dad […]

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caramelized coconut banana bread waffle french toast.
May 7, 2013
caramelized coconut banana bread waffle french toast.

I know. That title is a mouth full. But I couldn’t leave anything out. Too many amazing things going on here. It is crazy.

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Spinach Artichoke and Brie Crepes with Sweet Honey Sauce
May 6, 2013
Spinach Artichoke and Brie Crepes with Sweet Honey Sauce

So I realized two things over the weekend. First, I have become a pro at making crepes. The first time I made crepes they turned out highly sub-par and I am pretty sure half of them tore and the other were highly deformed. Highly deformed means large holes. Large holes means the fillings WILL leak […]

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20 recipes for cinco de mayo.
May 4, 2013
20 recipes for cinco de mayo.

So I am sure you guys have realized this already, but I have posted and insane amount of Mexican recipes over the last couple weeks. Tacos, quesadillas, guacamole, salsa, burritos, burrito bowls, salads, I think I have pretty much covered all the Cinco de Mayo basis. I mean seriously I even made strawberry margarita donuts (Oh […]

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Currently Happening on Instagram.

  • Creamy (garlic butter) Sun-Dried Tomato Tuscan Chicken and Orzo. Just like your favorite Italian chicken and pasta dinner, but all made in one skillet. It's everyone's favorite --> creamy, a little garlicky, lemony and best served with crusty bread for scooping up that cream sauce. Maybe add some wine too :) ENJOY. ... ... 2 tbs extra virgin olive oil 1 pound chicken breasts 1 tsp each dried oregano + paprika red pepper flakes kosher salt and black pepper 2 tbs butter 1 medium shallot, chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced or grated 1 cup dry orzo pasta 1/3 cup dry white wine 1 cup heavy cream (or canned coconut milk) 2 tsp Dijon mustard 1/3 cup grated parmesan cheese 2 cups fresh baby spinach 1/2 cup oil packed sun-dried tomatoes, oil drained juice of 1 lemon .. Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in a large oven-safe skillet set over medium-high heat. Rub the chicken with olive oil, the oregano, paprika, red pepper flakes, salt, and pepper. Sear on both sides until golden, 3-5 minutes per side. Remove the chicken from the skillet. Add the butter and shallot, cooking 3 minutes. Add the garlic and orzo, cooking until lightly golden, 2-3 minutes. Add the wine and de-glaze the pan. Add 1 1/2 cups water. Bring to a boil, cook 3-5 minutes, then add the cream, mustard, parmesan, spinach, and sun-dried tomatoes, stirring until the spinach has wilted. Slide the chicken and any juices left on the plate back into the skillet. Transfer to the oven and bake at 425, uncovered for 10-15 minutes Serve the chicken topped with lemon juice. #recipevideo #easyrecipes
  • (simplest) Whipped Ricotta Toast with lemon thyme honey --> olive oil toasted sourdough bread (favorite) + creamy whipped ricotta (nothing is better) + caramelized oranges (sooo good) + salty prosciutto (not needed, but especially delicious + honey infused with lemon and thyme. Simple, but yet, so much going on. Takes 15 minutes to make...and it's good any time of the day. Recipe on the blog - linked in profile. #hbhhealthyjanuary #toast #f52grams
  • Creamy Tuscan Pesto and Burrata Pasta...with artichokes, white beans, lemon, and even some greens too. Because when Monday feels more like Sunday, why not make the biggest pot of creamy pasta? Trust me, it's a good idea. Added bonus? This is all made in one pot, start to finish. So it's easy + creamy and delicious too. Recipe on the blog today - linked in profile. What's everyone making?  #f52grams #burrata #hbhhealthyjanuary
  • Creamy Chicken and Gnocchi Soup with Crispy (buttery) Mushrooms. All the things you love about chicken soup but with the addition of an extra creamy broth, soft pillowy gnocchi, and even some garlicky mushrooms too. So, it's better. And? It’s the easiest dinner. Just throw everything into the slow cooker (instant pot OR make on the stove) and done. It's creamy + herby + a little cheesy. And then gnocchi + mushrooms!?! SO GOOD. Grab the full recipe in Half Baked Harvest Super Simple. Link in profile 🖤 do I make this on stories? #hbhsupersimple #instantpot #soup