Screwy Banana Cocktail

Screwy Banana Cocktail is a fun and refreshing twist on a Screw Driver!

Screwy Banana Cocktail is a fun and refreshing twist on a Screw Driver! A few weeks ago, my good friend from Denmark came for a visit.  Whenever she's here, we end up spending long hours reminiscing about "the good old days" when we were in high school.  Of course, we always have a cocktail on hand. This time, she shared one of her favorite cocktail recipes - the Screwy … [Read more...]

Buffalo Cauliflower Bites

Buffalo Cauliflower Bites are one spicy (and secretly healthy) appetizer, perfect for game day!

Buffalo Cauliflower Bites are one spicy (and secretly healthy) appetizer, perfect for game day!  Football season is officially underway, which means tailgating parties!  However, most spreads at football parties are not very diet friendly!  Bring a slimmed down appetizer to your next event to keep your diet on track!  This is a super tasty, crowd pleasing appetizer that you … [Read more...]

Copycat Trader Joe’s Cowboy Bark

This Copycat Trader Joe's Cowboy Bark recipe is a decadent mix of salty and sweet!

This Copycat Trader Joe's Cowboy Bark recipe is a decadent mix of salty and sweet! Have you had Trader Joe's Cowboy Bark. OMG, it is a blend of sweet and salty that is out of this world. I can never resist picking up a bag when I find time to shop there. Unfortunately I can't make it there nearly as often as I'd like so I'm usually cowboy bark-less. That's not a happy … [Read more...]

Buffalo Ranch Dressing

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All of the great flavors of buffalo chicken wings in the form of a healthy salad! Make this homemade Buffalo Ranch Dressing to add a kick to any boring salad! Homemade salad dressings are so quick and easy to make. Once you start making your own you will never buy a bottle again! Yes, it is that good. I have to admit that I love ranch dressing! I eat it with salad, … [Read more...]

Curried Macaroni Salad

Healthy, bold and flavorful Curried Macaroni Salad is the perfect combination of flavors and textures!

Healthy, bold and flavorful Curried Macaroni Salad is made without mayo, and offers a curry kick paired with sweet raisins and grapes and crunchy walnuts making this the perfect combination of flavors and textures! Macaroni salad. It's like that redheaded stepchild at the barbecue. Usually slathered in mayo, lacking in flavor and, if your gatherings are anything like my … [Read more...]

Fish and Vegetable Foil Dinner

Get dinner on the table in less than 30 minutes with these Fish and Vegetable Foil Dinner!

Get dinner on the table in less than 30 minutes with these Fish and Vegetable Foil Dinner! Recently my husband and I have been trying to eat healthier.  We have been adding more vegetables to our diet along with chicken and fish.  I love that we are changing our eating habits, but sometimes to make healthier choices I end up spending more time in the kitchen preparing … [Read more...]

Mai Tai

A Mai Tai is the perfect rum cocktail for summer dreaming!

A MAI TAI cocktail is a classic summer drink! Rum combines with amaretto, pineapple and orange juices for the ultimate tiki bar classic! Over the summer I went for a girls' weekend with my friends to Palm Springs.  It was hot.  Really, really hot!!!  This chic has been in Oregon and out of the Arizona heat for too long to deal with that.  We did have a super fun time … [Read more...]

Blackberry Vanilla Italian Soda

Creamy, fresh tasting, and bubbly delicious. This Blackberry Vanilla Italian Soda is absolutely delicious, and so easy to make!

Creamy, fresh tasting, and bubbly delicious. This Blackberry Vanilla Italian Soda is absolutely delicious, and so easy to make! There is just something amazing about a really tasty drink. As much as I love food, and am a total foodie at heart, I sometimes prefer to drink my calories instead of eat them. And this Blackberry Vanilla Italian soda is a fantastic way to drink … [Read more...]

Cinnamon Sugar Berry Breakfast Pizzas

Mix up your breakfast routine with these fun and delicious Cinnamon Sugar Berry Breakfast Pizzas! They're made on an English muffin, making these super easy to whip up first thing in the morning!

Mix up your breakfast routine with these fun and delicious Cinnamon Sugar Berry Breakfast Pizzas!  They're made on an English muffin, making these super easy to whip up first thing in the morning! Hands up if you get stuck in a breakfast routine.  My hand is most definitely up in the air, waving frantically, because I am the absolute worst at breakfast. Every.  Single.  … [Read more...]

Sun Dried Tomato Wonton Bites

Sun Dried Tomato Wonton Bites are an easy to make party app you can prep ahead of time and bake when ready!

Sun Dried Tomato Wonton Bites are an easy to make party app you can prep ahead of time and bake when ready! You know what's awesome? Fancy looking appetizers that are actually easy to make. Everyone oooohs and aaaaahs over them, and then you giggle to yourself a little because they took no time at all.  Love it! Sun dried tomatoes and one of my favorite savory flavors. … [Read more...]