Family Style White Cheddar Mac and Cheese

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Family Style White Cheddar Mac and Cheese

Nothing brings families together like a comforting pot of this homemade, Family Style White Cheddar Mac and Cheese! Did you know that June is National Dairy Month? I’ve been working with Arizona Milk Producers (for nearly three years now) to inspire you with loads of delicious dairy-infused recipes. But what I really love about Arizona Milk Producers is their ongoing commitment to make milk a nutritious part of everyone’s diet. This year they’ve teamed up with Shamrock Farms and the Arizona {Read More}

Bacon-Wrapped Pork and Beans

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Bacon Wrapped Pork and Beans

Grilled Bacon-Wrapped Pork and Beans is a quick and easy recipe that is ready to enjoy in just 30 minutes!  I can’t tell you how much our family loves this recipe. We’ve made it multiple times in the past week alone! It’s scorching hot outside, so this quick grilled dinner is exactly what I was looking for when I was searching Better Homes and Gardens website for a new recipe to make. The last thing I want to do is turn my {Read More}

Creamy Red Lentil Penne Skillet

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Creamy Red Lentil Penne Skillet

Heeeeeeeeyyy! You guys! I’m back with another fantastic ONE pot wonder – dinner for you! But even better than that, this Creamy Red Lentil Penne Skillet is Gluten Free and it’s also packed full of protein, iron and fiber thanks to this awesome one-ingredient Red Lentil Penne from Uddo’s Kitchen! Bam!  So you’re probably wondering… What on earth is a Red Lentil Penne, and how on earth is it just ONE INGREDIENT?!?! I was curious too. The one ingredient is Red {Read More}

Express Lane Cooking Cookbook

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Express Lane Cooking Cookbook by Shawn Syphus of I Wash You Dry

UPDATE (7/8/2015): Sold out tonight on QVC!! But DON’T WORRY! You can still order your own copy! Find the links to where to purchase at the bottom of this post!! Thank you guys!! —————————————————————- I’m super excited to share a sneak peek of my upcoming cookbook, Express Lane Cooking! First I wanted to tell you a little bit more about the book, my inspiration behind it, what I hope it will do for you. And of course…where you can buy {Read More}

Sweet Pulled Pork Enchiladas

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Pork Enchiladas

Get ready to fall in love with these Sweet Pulled Pork Enchiladas!! I’m head over heels for that tender and sweet pulled pork on the inside, the homemade enchilada sauce, and of course all that cheeeeese! How could this not be a winner?! I’m hoping you made yourself some of that glorious enchilada sauce that I posted earlier this week, so we can get down to business with these here enchiladas. No worries if you didn’t. The sauce takes only a few {Read More}

Brussel Sprout Stuffing

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Brussel Sprout Stuffing

This Brussel Sprout Stuffing is a delightful side dish that is loaded with chorizo sausage, cranberries and buttery brussel sprouts. It’s a winning recipe that the whole family will enjoy! I’m extremely excited and humbled to be partnering with Challenge Butter again this month. As you know, I’m one of their brand ambassadors, so not only do I get to create delicious, dairy-infused recipes such as this one, but I also get to be a part of a larger campaign to help {Read More}

Spicy Italian Crescent Ring

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Spicy Italian Crescent Ring Sandwich!

School is getting ready to start up again… holy smokes, where did the summer go? Technically, my kids still have about a month to go, and that’s only if the teachers aren’t still on strike. Please teachers… come to some sort of resolution about this, so my kids can get back to school on time!  Anyways, with school starting, you’re probably looking for quick and easy dinners. And boy have you come to the right place! This Spicy Italian Crescent {Read More}

Grilled Sausage and Crostini Stackers

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Grilled Sausage and Crostini Stackers

Last May I flew to Miami for the BlogHer Food Conference and while I was there I attended a fantastic party by the bay, hosted by Wisconsin Cheese. The setting was fantastic and I thoroughly enjoyed the delicious cheeses that we sampled. It was such a fun night! Luckily the cheese love didn’t end there. I was asked by Wisconsin Cheese to create a mouthwatering recipe using the cheese of the month – Muenster! Done! These Grilled Sausage and Crostini Stackers {Read More}

Pesto Spaghetti Carbonara

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Pesto Spaghetti Carbonara

This Pesto Spaghetti Carbonara packs a flavorful punch with just 6 simple ingredients! Bonus- it’s ready in just 20 minutes! This past weekend I flew home to attend my grandfather’s funeral service. About four weeks ago he was diagnosed with late stage lung cancer and was given 2 weeks to 2 months to live. He made it two weeks before he moved on from this world. He was surrounded by family when he passed, and from what my dad tells me, {Read More}

One Skillet Baked Ziti

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One Skillet Baked Ziti

You’re just 20 minutes away from a delicious, cheesy, One Skillet Baked Ziti. Even the pasta gets cooked in the skillet! Did I mention it’s just 5 ingredients?! FIVE. I’m in love with simple dinners, and this one left stars in my eyes. It couldn’t be any easier to make, since even the pasta gets cooked right in the pot. I paired the Baked Ziti with a caesar salad and some garlic bread, and wow – it was a winner! {Read More}