Category Quick and Easy

Thai Ginger Chicken

Prep time: 10 minutes Cook time: 13 minutes Serves: 4 Do you ever have a moment where you’ve really nailed something? I had it today when I took my first bite of this dish. It honestly tastes like the ginger chicken I order at a Thai restaurant. If you’re not already a convert, ginger chicken […]

Spinach and Artichoke Dip

Boy did I eat well this weekend! I couldn’t get enough of this dip, and when we ran out of bread, it was on to tortilla chips! But anyways, this is about you. I wanted to bring you a recipe that you can tote to all the parties coming up this weekend – or just […]

Fresh cucumber salad

Prep time: 5 minutes! I’ve got the best salad for you. It’s got 5 ingredients, and it only takes five minutes. I first tasted this when I was at the farmer’s market tasting the little cucumbers. The farm lady wouldn’t give me her recipe, but I think I’ve got it. It may be easy, but […]

Chicken and Eggplant Parmigiana

Prep time: 10 minutes Cook time: 20 minutes Serves: 4 Friends! Today you are in for a treat. Not just because this is one of my best meals, but because you are getting a twofer. Two fabulous recipes in one. And because I’ve been so nice to you {and because its hard to spell}, lets […]

Balsamic Roasted Asparagus

Prep time: 10 min Cook time: 8-10 min Today’s recipe is quick, healthy, and delicious. I’ve found that a healthy diet has a lot to do with convenience.  Just the other day I was starving, had no energy to cook, and so what did I do? I reached for a bag of chips. So this […]

Irish Nachos

You are going to go nuts for this recipe. I first had a similar appetizer at a pub near my work. Every so often my office would go out for drinks, and we would savor every bite. So when I craved this dish a couple of weeks ago, I thought, why not make up my […]

Raspberry and Beet Smoothie

Tonight I’m testing the most delicious recipe for the blog: Irish nachos. Something so cheesy and delicious needs a healthy counterpart, so I’m sharing a recent smoothie recipe that is also super tasty.  This makes a large smoothie or two mediums and can be refrigerated for a couple of days after blending: 1. 1/3 C […]

“Valentine’s” Cakes With Raspberry Brandy Frosting

Serves: 24 Prep time: 45 min total Cook time: 17-20 min Its the most wonderful time of the yeaarrrr! I love Valentine’s day. There are a lot of nay sayers out there, and I’m sorry, but I just don’t understand you. To me, Valentine’s day is not romantic. Well is, but that’s not ALL it […]

Nut Snowballs

Makes: 16 cookies Prep time: 15 minutes Cook time: 12-15 min My mother makes nut snowballs every Christmas, and her mother before that. This is a true family recipe, and I am super happy to be sharing it with you. Nut snowballs are a buttery, crunchy, delicious tradition that I’ve decided to take through the […]

Delivery style pizza crust

Makes: 2-3 pizza crusts Bake at: 450 degrees for 15-17 min I just love pizza night at my house. Its essentially a giant cracker loaded with all of my favorite foods, and then topped off with every kind of cheese I can find in my refrigerator. Unlike the corner pizza delivery restaurant, nobody’s charging me […]