Peanut butter and Jelly Pancakes

  A childhood favorite sandwich is now a pancake and it’s Oh so good. This will take those boring standards to a whole other level. These pancakes are light and fluffy. The taste is every peanut butter lovers dream.  You can also replace the jelly with bananas. Peanut butter and Jelly Pancakes  Ingredients:  3/4 cup…

Healthy General Tso Chicken Featured On Dr. Oz

  A healthy version of General Tso’s chicken has arrived on the block. I was on Dr.Oz today with this delicious recipe that came out absolutely amazing. The chicken was perfect and I can even eat it without the general tso sauce. Below you will find all the healthy ingredients I used to create this…

Homemade Mozzarella Sticks

Super easy and delicious homemade mozzarella sticks. Warning ⚠️ you will have a hard time walking away after just 2 or 3. 😁 all this cold weather just makes you want to enjoy some delicious comfort food. These are also perfect for game day and get togethers. Enjoy with wine  Ingredients: 1 1/3 cups Italian-style…

Chicken in Peanut Sauce Bowl

We love a good Asian dish in our household from fried rice to lettuce wraps and so on. This dish was perfect for a weeknight meal or for anytime for that matter. It’s a Chicken in peanut sauce bowl topped with the perfect toppings. This chicken in peanut sauce is also great to use for…

Green overnight oats

You’re probably thinking this is another overnight oats recipe, but don’t judge too soon. It’s so nutritious that your body will thank you. I know having greens in the morning may make some of you turn green, but after you try this I promise you that you will want more greens for breakfast. Enjoy! Ingredients:…

Chocmeister banana pound cake

  My kids love chocolate, so when I was presented with the opportunity to partner up with one of our favorite brands (Peanut Butter & Co.) we were all over joyed.  Peanut Butter & Co. has created a chocolate hazelnut spread with 25% less sugar and more protein than the leading brands of chocolate hazelnut…

Saffron Risotto with Shrimp

Some people hear the word risotto and they think that’s it’s just too complicated to cook. Well it really isn’t that complicated, but time consuming maybe. In the end you will not be disappointed. Risotto pairs beautifully with shrimp, fresh herbs and seasonal veggies. This dish will be perfect for your next gathering. Ingredients: 1 small…

Key West Largo

A favorite destination for Ernest Hemingway, Jimmy Buffett, and many more, Key West is known for its palm lined streets and fish that is fresh enough to draw any committed culinary traveler. With a distinct mixture of cultures, the island is not only home to a strong seafood scene, but a tantalizing fusion of cuisines….

Kerrygold Mac and Cheese

Mac and cheese to me is a staple of comfort food. I haven’t made homemade mac and cheese in a while, so I wanted to give it a try with one of my favorite brands of cheese and butter Kerrygold. I used Kerrygold aged cheddar and creamy dubliner cheese wedges. For the base of the…

Spinach and Kale Pesto

Entertaining guests in the summer months is one of my favorite past times.  I love making fresh pesto especially with fresh ingredients from my garden or farmers market. I have always loved a traditional pesto and so does my family. For a little more nutrition, I added spinach and kale to the mix. This pesto can be used…

Cheesy Zucchini and Summer Squash

Let’s get cheesy with zucchini and summer squash. Tis the season for vegetables that keep on giving.  We plant zucchini, and it’s one of those vegetables that we end up with so much.  This recipe is a great side dish to any meat or poultry platter.  It gets even better when you add some Gruyere cheese, which…

Grilled Pineapple spinach salad

I’m excited to be part of the Food Network dish series called “Sensational Sides.”  In this post I wanted to share a delicious green salad with grilled pineapple.  Adding fruits to the salad gives it that extra delicious flavor.  This is great as a side or for a main course.  Try grilling different fruits and…