Quick & Easy Cauliflower Fried Rice

plate of cauliflower fried rice and chow mein

Pull together a quick and easy dish of Cauliflower Fried Rice in just minutes. Made with just a handful of kitchen staples, this meal is delicious and packed with veggies. You ever have one of those days when you really don’t want to cook? You want something easy and quick. And you don’t want to […]

Brie Baked in a Bread Bowl is a Must-Make!

Brie baked in a bread bowl gets gooey and melty and utterly delicious.  It makes for a fantastic appetizer or party dish with very little work. Years ago I edited a small community fundraiser cookbook. I had a newborn baby and had taken a sabbatical from my job teaching high school. Who knew that it […]

Easy Quinoa Egg Bites

Ready for a simple, make-ahead breakfast that’s great for on-the-go? These Easy Quinoa Egg Bites are just the ticket to fuel you for the morning. Over the last year or so, I’ve done something I never thought could happen. Lose over 20 pounds.  I know, right? Amazing. After years of trying a number of different […]

5 Quick Last Minute Desserts

Need a quick dessert that doesn’t take advance preparation? These last minute desserts are quick and delicious. Do you ever have crazy holidays? Where you find yourself doing all kinds of fussing in the kitchen for a meal that is gobbled down in seconds, a huge mess to clean up left in its wake? Those […]

Mexican Lasagna to Spice Up Your Night

table set with lasagna, salad, and stack of plates

This Mexican lasagna recipe is a great twist on a traditional lasagna recipe that your family is sure to gobble up. With pepper jack cheese and salsa, this spicy Mexican lasagna is sure to please all. They weren’t kidding (whoever they are) when they said, “Necessity is the mother of invention.” When you need something, […]

Chicken & Raspberry Salad Recipe & Other Salad Tips

Tender chicken, juicy raspberries, and tangy goat cheese get together to party in this simple yet flavorful Chicken & Raspberry Salad. No need for a cafe salad today when you’ve got this going on! It used to be that cafe salads were some of my favorites. Whether it was a local restaurant with a great […]

Chili Seasoning You Can Easily Make Yourself

Now that you have this easy homemade chili seasoning recipe, you’ll never need to buy a chili seasoning packet again. DIY spices are healthier, delicious, and simple. One of the things that I’ve realized over the years is that food doesn’t have to be complicated. To read food magazines, watch TV shows, or follow food influencers on social […]

Tips for Hosting a Holiday Brunch on a Budget

citrus salad, bread, and breakfast casserole

Are you hosting a holiday brunch this season? Feeling a little overwhelmed. Here’s the 411 on how to make it simple as well as delicious. Citrus Salad, Instant Holiday Brunch Kit With the winter holidays ahead of us, we’re in for a ton of fun. Or stress, depending on where you fall on the Holiday Planning Continuum. […]