Homemade Spinach and artichoke dip

A favorite go to for when I am hosting because it’s one of my favorite dips! Perfect for any sports event, bbq, or any occasions that call for picky foods for guests. Easy to transport, just cover your prepaired dish and bake wherever you intend on going! PREP TIME: 20 min|COOKING TIME: 20-30 min|TOTAL TIME:…

Shrimp and asparagus risotto!

A wonderful combination of flavors that mixes together to create an elegant and healthy dish. PREP TIME: 5 min|COOK TIME: 1 hr|TOTAL TIME: 1hr 5min|SERVES: 4 Ingredients 1 tbsp butter 1/2 cup of white wine 2 cups of rice (I use brown) 1 1/2 cups of chopped asparagus  A container of chicken broth 1 onion,…

Homemade Cheesey Garlic Bread! 

So it is Sunday and I am making chicken parmesan for dinner with a side of cheesey garlic bread and I was reminded of my first time making garlic bread. How when I was younger I would watch my friends Mom with zero idea what she was using or doing and as I grew into…

Loaded chicken and potato casserole!

A family favorite and go to when I have extra bacon to use! I originally had this dish at one of my gfs house, her mother had cooked it for Sunday dinner. It was amazing of course, with the chicken, potato, bacon, and cheese combo who wouldn’t love it?! So I created it myself so…

Homemade Banana Bread!

The most delicious banana bread recipe! Once you cook it from scratch you’ll never go back ūüôÉ #byebyeboxedbakedgoods  PREP TIME: 10 minutes|COOKING TIME: 1 hr 10 min|TOTAL TIME: 1 hr 20 min Ingredients 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, at room temperature, plus more for pan 1 cup granulated sugar 2 large eggs 1 1/2 cups…

Bruschetta Chicken!

Quick and delicious! For my gluten free followers, my fitness pals, and my boy/girlfriends looking to shed a few pounds and searching for a recipe to spice up their dinner menu- this is a delightful concoction that leaves you full and satisfied!  PREP TIME: 10 min|COOKING TIME: 5 min| TOTAL TIME: 15 min| SERVES: 4…

Simplistic Pasta Salad

If you’re looking for a simple dinner- easy and delicious, healthy and scrumptious, look no further. This dish is packed with flavor and nutrients without the hefty ingredient list.  PREP TIME: 2 min | COOKING TIME: 10 min|TOTAL TIME: 12 min| SERVES: 4 Ingredients  1lb linguine (10xs healthier if you use zucchini noodles but I…

Cauliflower Crust Pizza! 

PREP TIME: 10 minutes (if processing curds) 20 min if grating them|COOKING TIME: 30 min|TOTAL¬†TIME: 40-50 min Ingredients 1 cauliflower head, curds separated from the base and either processed in a food processor or grated with a cheese grater. (I used a cheese grater, a bit more time consuming) 1 cup of parmesan 3 cups…

Perfect Chicken Parmesan 

PREP TIME: 15 min|COOKING TIME: 3 hrs|TOTAL TIME: 3 hr 15 min|SERVES:4 Ingredients  1, 8oz can of crushed tomato sauce  3 sliced garlic cloves 1 onion, diced 1 tblsp basil 1 tblsp oregano 1 tblsp garlic 1 tblsp onion powder 1/2 Tsp thyme  1/2 Tsp of rosemary 1 tblsp of parsley 1 tsp pepper 1…

Not your average Sausage and Peppers

A harmonious dish teeming with flavor! PREP TIME: 5 min|COOKING TIME: 1 hour|TOTAL TIME: 1 hr and 5 min|SERVES: 4 Ingredients 2 1/2 cups of brown rice 3 spicy and 3 mild sausages (6 total) 1 yellow onion sliced I usually make this dish when I have left over peppers from the different things I…

Heavenly Sautéed Spinach 

One of my all time favorite side dishes that frankly no restaurant makes quite like me. Hopefully we can share the delight that comes with tasting this delectable accompaniment. PREP TIME: 3 min|COOKING TIME: 7 min| TOTAL TIME: 10 min| Serves: 3 (2 dry cups pp) Ingredients 9 oz bag of spinach 3 tablespoons of…

Unparalleled Steak Marinade 

This steak marinade entitles you to brag. However you won’t need to because everyone else you share a table with or introduce to this recipe will boast about it for you! Every time we have dinner in a restaurant and my significant other gets steak, his response is always- the way you make it is…