Graveyard Chili with Cheddar Shortbread Tombstones

It’s that time of year when spooky food is on the menu. Chili is perfect for this time of year, and I decided to dress it up a little to make it Halloween friendly. I have always wanted to make savory shortbread, and so I thought these cheddar shortbread crackers would do well ....more

Green Chile Mock Enchilada Casserole

With just the right amount of heat and spice, this casserole is creamy and flavorful. And bonus: it’s low in carbs and fat. If you are a fan of low carb, low fat healthy eating and southwest flavors, I highly HIGHLY recommend this recipe ....more

Genius Greek Yogurt Panna Cotta

This genius dessert is truly remarkable. There are only 3 ingredients and just five minutes of prep time – and you have a unique, creamy and healthy dessert. Did I mention that there is no added sugar? ...more

Zucchini Butter!

Genius recipes come along every once in a while and change the way I cook and eat. This is one of them. Zucchini Butter is the brainchild of...more

Hasselback Style BLT Salad

If you are looking for a light summer dinner without turning on your oven, look no further: Hasselback Style BLT Salads. The only heat you will need is to cook the Pancetta in a skillet – but this takes 2 minutes, tops. No sweaty, steamy kitchen involved ....more

Jalapeno Cilantro Pistachio Pesto Sunnyside Eggs

Southwest ingredients make a delicious pesto. And are especially delicious with eggs. Creative pestos can be made from so many ingredients ....more

Easy Fresh Peach Sherbet (Low Sugar) (No Churn)

Low sugar. No churn. Three ingredients ....more

Slow Cooker Root Beer Chipotle Pulled Pork

This is the best pulled pork I have ever eaten. By far. Nothing else even comes close to this ....more

Slow Cooker Summer Lasagna Rolls

I love using my slow cooker in the summer. My kitchen stays cool and I still have a comforting dinner ready at dinner time – and my house smells so wonderful! This recipe uses summer produce rolled up into lasagna noodles to make the perfect summer lasagna ....more