5-Minute Microwavable Fudge

I know not everyone bakes, and I get it. There's such a science to it and everything needs to be so exact. For me baking is a stress reliever, but for some people baking is what causes them stress ....more

Peppermint Chocolate Smoothie

As a part of Williams-Sonoma's Smoothie Week, I was asked to create a fun and unique beverage for their "Not Your Typical Smoothie" campaign. Peppermint chocolate combinations are all the rage during the holiday season, so that's what I decided to go with. I see that combo everywhere...all the local coffee chains, in the candy aisle of my grocery store and now? ...more

Orzo with Roasted Garlic Tomatoes and Parmesan

I have a new favorite side dish you guys! It has so much flavor and is ready in no time at all. It would be perfect for the holidays! ...more

Copycat Panera Broccoli Cheddar Soup

I absolutely love our townhouse and the area we live in. We are in walking distance to many shopping centers and some of our favorite stores/restaurants. Bradley and I often walk to Panera for a quick lunch when we want to get out of the house and get some fresh air, and luckily it's right down the street ....more

Quick and Easy Bread Bowls

Quick and Easy Bread Bowls

Don't be like me. I beg of you, please don't be like me.I tend to do 25 things at once. It's usually not an issue since I'm used to it, but don't be surprised when you see me running around like a madwoman in the kitchen ....more

Ham and Pepperoni Cheesy Hash

Chris is the king of making quick and delicious breakfast hashes out of cheese, potatoes and whatever else we have on hand. He always comes up with crazy and amazing combinations that always leave me wanting more. We happened to have some pepperoni and ham in the fridge, so Chris used them in this breakfast hash and it was mouth-wateringly delicious ....more

Slow Cooker Creamy Mexican Chicken over Rice

'Tis the season for shopping and decorating and holiday parties. By far my favorite time of year! With probably almost every minute of your social calendar booked up this month, easy slow cooker recipes will most likely be your best friend ....more