Stuffed Mushroom Cups

appetizer recipes

Stuffed mushrooms are one of my favorite appetizers. Since I kind of love appetizer recipes, I decided to remake this old classic with a new twist...

Game Day Dip Round-up

dip roundup

Dip is the perfect game day snack! This collection of great dips is perfect for any get together, superbowl party, or Sunday afternoon...

Chocolate Protein Shake

protein shake recipes

Protein shake recipes are a must when trying to eat more protein. This chocolate smoothie includes bananas, peanut butter, and chocolate protein powder...

Brown Butter Cream Cheese Dip


This cream cheese dip with browned butter has a rich, caramel flavor. It makes a great fruit dip, also great on graham crackers. You're going to want to hide the mixing bowl from your kids...

Simple Green Smoothie

green smoothie recipes

Green Smoothie recipes are easily found these days, and there are plenty of schools of thought on the subject. Since I now have a green smoothie for breakfast almost every day, I'll share a few of my thoughts about it...

Spicy Sweet Pecans

sugared nuts

When I was deciding exactly how to make these magical metaphorical pecans, there was really only one choice. Spicy AND Sweet. Well, and toasted, of course, because toasted nuts are obviously the very high-end best...

Black Cherry Eggnog

black cherry eggnog featured

I don't remember ever going to the Christmas Eve party when we didn't have a little table with Eggnog and a selection of different flavors of fruity pop to mix in. ..

Peanut Butter Pretzel Bites

PB Pretzel Bites featured

On the bright side, the New Years Eve snacks will be infinitesimally better than they used to be. Because old me just opened a bag of chips, but new me will take time to make these pretzel bites...

Potato Chips and Caramelized Onion Dip

Chips & Onion Dip featured

Who doesn't love potato chips? It's un-American. Forget that, it's un-Human. No person that sprang from my womb could possibly dislike potato chips. Or onion dip...

Orange Juice Smoothie

Orange Julius featured

In 30 seconds I will whip up enough of this frothy beverage for the four of us in the awesome blender, and then the kids will be so happy and sing my praises and brag to their friends about how amazing their mom is...