Road Trip Caramel Trail Mix

Road Trip Caramel Trail Mix

We’re hitting the road! This is the start of my Road Trip Food series inspired by my road trip through the western United States. The summer is a great time to pack up and take a trip to somewhere new. These next few recipes are great for saving money on camping or road trips. Convenience…

Tandoori Chicken Pizza with a Cilantro-Mint Chutney

Tandoori Chicken Pizza with a Cilantro-Mint Chutney

Every time we head into town to see a play or musical, we always try to pick a new restaurant for dinner. There are some great dives and food trucks downtown, so it’s always fun to try something new. Recently, we went into town to see Mama Mia and stopped by a great little Indian-Italian…

Funfetti Cheesecake with a Whipped Vanilla Icing

Funfetti Cheesecake with a Whipped Vanilla Icing

This cheesecake makes me smile. The sprinkles remind me of summer pool parties and sunny weather. That’s why I think it’s a great recipe for a Monday morning. Sprinkles are perfect for brightening up the start of a week. The sprinkles disintegrate during baking, so the entire cheesecake is super-creamy and smooth. Topped with a light,…

Spiralized Sweet Potato Enchilada Casserole

Spiralized Sweet Potato Enchilada Casserole

This spiralized sweet potato enchilada casserole is a great skinny casserole. It is loaded with vegetables and all those soul-warming things that make us love casseroles. It’s packed with flavor and you can enjoy it guilt-free! By using sweet potatoes instead of pasta or tortillas, the amount of fat, carbohydrates, and calories that are generally packed…

Mint Black Cherry Sparkler

Mint Black Cherry Sparkler

As the summer months are quickly approaching, so is the warmer weather. That means I’ll finally get to dig my sundresses and shorts out of the back of the closet and put away my cozy sweaters. That also means that I need to hit the gym a little harder and fine-tune my diet. Even though…

Spiralized Sweet Potato Enchilada Casserole

Guajillo Chili Red Enchilada Sauce

I finally broke down and got a Le Creuset Dutch Oven and I’m in LOVE with it. I’ve been making soups and stews, caramelized onions, shredded pork, and sauces. One of my favorite sauces is this Guajillo Chili Red Enchilada Sauce. After trying lots of different store-bought enchilada sauces, I realized that I never found a…

Tomato and Feta Stuffed Chicken

Tomato and Feta Stuffed Chicken

Stuffed chicken recipes are the best. The stuffing helps keep the chicken nice and moist while adding tons of flavor. After making my Spiralized Cucumber Greek Salad, I had a bunch of feta cheese and tomatoes left over so I immediately thought about adding it to chicken. These chicken breasts are stuffed with crumbly feta…

Spiralized Cucumber Greek Salad

Spiralized Cucumber Greek Salad

My Spiralizer gets a lot of use making pastas and noodles for hot dishes. It’s a great way to replace pasta to create healthier meals. However, raw spiralized dishes can be just as good. This Greek salad is made with cucumber noodles and topped with tomatoes, red onion, olives, bell peppers, and crumbly feta cheese, then tossed in a light…

Bird Nest Marbled Cupcakes

Bird’s Nest Marbled Cupcakes

It’s almost Easter! To celebrate, I made these adorable little bird’s nest marbled cupcakes. These vanilla cupcakes have a delicious chocolate batter swirled through them. That means that you’ll get a bite of vanilla followed by a bite of chocolate. For those that can never decide between vanilla and chocolate (like me), you get the best of…

Steamed Pork Dumplings with a Scallion Dipping Sauce

Steamed Pork Dumplings with a Scallion Dipping Sauce

One of my fondest memories of living in China was visiting a little hole-in-the-wall dumpling restaurant down the street from where we lived. Since we could read very little Mandarin, each dish that we ordered was a complete surprise. We pointed to a few things on the menu and hoped for the best. This method usually worked well for…