Roasted Red Pepper

How To: Roast Red Peppers

In Grilling, Vegetables On April 24, 2012 9 Comments

Roasted red peppers are delicious. They add that perfect amount of unique flavor to any dish. I also really love them on pizza along with goat cheese. You… Read More »

Oatmeal Sandwich Cookies

Oatmeal Sandwich Cookies

In Cookies On April 23, 2012 2 Comments

UPDATE: Since there has been some confusion amongst my readers, I am not pregnant. The shower is for my sister-in-law. Carry on… I had a really great weekend… Read More »


Friday Recipe Roundup

In Bakery, Recipe Roundup, Salad, Sandwiches On April 20, 2012 2 Comments

I’m in the process of planning a baby shower for my new niece/nephew. I’m trying to keep the menu on the fancier side of things, with lighter fare…. Read More »

New York City

New York State of Mind

In Travel On April 19, 2012 2 Comments

One of the nice things about having visited NYC multiple times previously is that I can now enjoy the city without running around to see all of the… Read More »

turkey burgers

Southwest Turkey Burgers

In Grilling, Poultry, Sandwiches, Southwest On April 18, 2012 0 Comments

And I’m back….As promised, there will be a NYC recap later in this week. I had a great weekend of food and relaxation and some beautiful weather! I… Read More »

Strawberry Cheesecake


In Travel On April 16, 2012 0 Comments

Since I’ve been on the road for the past week and unable to cook, there will be no post today. I’ve got some great stuff coming later this… Read More »


Today’s Discovery: I’m not a French Pastry Chef

In Bakery On April 13, 2012 2 Comments

  So since I went to Paris last fall I’ve been dying to make some of those beautiful macaroons from my header image. They were everywhere in Paris… Read More »


Chicken and Guacamole Tostadas

In Poultry, Southwest On April 11, 2012 0 Comments

I could literally eat guacamole by the spoonful. I had never been a big fan of avocado until I discovered guacamole. But only good, chunky, fresh guacamole. Not… Read More »

Lemony Chicken

Lemony Chicken

In Grilling, Healthy, Poultry On April 10, 2012 1 Comment

Despite the fact that our summer-fake-out is over with, the weather has still been ‘warm’ enough to keep on grilling.  I much prefer chicken on the grill vs…. Read More »


Easter Recap

In Bakery, Brunch On April 9, 2012 2 Comments

Well I certainly hope that everyone had a great Easter filled with wonderful food…I know I did!  As I mentioned previously, Shawn and I offered to cook brunch… Read More »


Chicken & Orzo Salad

In Grilling, Healthy, Mediterranean, Poultry On April 6, 2012 0 Comments

I only recently discovered that I really enjoy orzo so I’ve been on the hunt for new recipes that include it.  I found this recipe for Chicken-Orzo Salad… Read More »

Cinnamon Buns

Easter Brunch Roundup

In Bakery, Brunch, Recipe Roundup On April 4, 2012 1 Comment

This Easter Sunday will be much different than others. Along with the help of my amazing boyfriend, I will be cooking brunch for his family.  I guess you… Read More »

Baked Enchiladas

Chicken Enchiladas

In Grilling, Healthy, Poultry, Southwest On April 3, 2012 0 Comments

I pretty much love Mexican food. It’s something that I could eat daily. Especially enchiladas.  I had been on the search for a good sauce for a while… Read More »


Thin Mint Brownies

In Chocolate On April 2, 2012 4 Comments

The day they showed up on my desk I knew…I knew my diet would be downhill. I thought that Girl Scouts were supposed to be promoting healthy and… Read More »

Cilantro Lime Chicken

Recipe Swap

In Grilling, Healthy, Mediterranean, Poultry, Salad, Southwest On March 29, 2012 0 Comments

So Tuesday night I had planned to make this. (Cilantro Lime Chicken) And then I remembered that I had to use up this: So instead, I made this:… Read More »

Tex Mex Bowl

Tex-Mex Rice Bowl

In Beef, Southwest On March 28, 2012 0 Comments

First of all, I’d like to give a shout out to my frequent readers. Thanks for being so loyal and helping me get the blog off of the… Read More »


The Sweet Life

In Travel On March 27, 2012 0 Comments

There’s something about photos of food that I’ve always loved. I like capturing artistic pastries and the beautiful colors on the plate. I’m realizing now that taking photos… Read More »


Pizza Dough

In Italian, Pizza On March 26, 2012 1 Comment

Ok, so I know I’m supposed to be trying to eat healthy and lose weight but there’s just something about the weekends that get me every time. The… Read More »

Arugula Salad

Chicken and Prosciutto Salad

In Poultry, Salad On March 23, 2012 0 Comments

As I mentioned earlier in the week, I’m trying to eat light and healthy for the next couple of weeks. The latest Cooking Light magazine showed up in… Read More »

Antipasti Misti

Food in the Windy City

In Travel On March 22, 2012 0 Comments

My travels haven’t taken me far as of late, however, this past weekend I was presented with the opportunity to visit Chicago. While New York currently has my… Read More »

Herb-Crusted Chicken and Parsley Orzo

Herb-Crusted Chicken and Parsley Orzo

In Healthy, Poultry On March 20, 2012 0 Comments

So I’m trying to get back to lighter healthy meals that don’t include 100s of ingredients or lengthy processes to create. The next couple of weeks will be… Read More »