Mini Margherita Pizza

Bite-sized Margherita Pizzas have the easiest gluten-free garlic and herb crust smothered in melted cheese, fresh tomatoes, and sweet basil.

Bite-sized Margherita Pizzas have the easiest gluten-free garlic and herb crust smothered in melted cheese, fresh tomatoes, and sweet basil.

They say that good things come in small packages. I say, good things come on small crackers. It turns out using a crispy herb and garlic cracker makes an absolutely delicious pizza crust for gooey mozzarella cheese, fresh tomatoes, and sweet basil.

Sparkling Fresh Fruit Salad

Make your fresh fruit salad sparkle with the addition of bubbly moscato or fruit juice! A simple way to make your summer salad a little more special.

Make your fresh fruit salad sparkle with the addition of bubbly moscato or fruit juice! A simple way to make your summer salad a little more special. Fresh fruit salad is a sure-fire way to add healthy food to your menu, whether it’s a weeknight meal or a lazy Sunday brunch. But even at...

Cheesy Potato Casserole

Easy Cheesy Potato Casserole comes together in minutes and can be made ahead of time. This crowd-pleaser is perfect for breakfast, brunch, or any party!

Easy Cheesy Potato Casserole comes together in minutes and can be made ahead of time. This crowd-pleaser is perfect for breakfast, brunch, or any party! Cheesy Potato Casserole is one of those ubiquitous potluck dishes in the Midwest. The thing about potlucks is, people tend to get “assigned” certain dishes that everyone loves. So if...

Healthy Rainbow Fruit Brownie Pizza

A lightened-up Brownie Pizza crust topped with a Greek yogurt spread and piles of fresh fruit. It's a sweetly satisfying summer treat that's better for you!

A lightened-up Brownie Pizza crust topped with a Greek yogurt spread and piles of fresh fruit. It’s a sweetly satisfying summer treat that’s better for you! It’s that time of year when fruit is my favorite thing! The strawberries are sweeter, the blueberries are less expensive, peaches are actually available… life is good. I’ve...

Homemade Peanut Butter

Just Peanuts. This smooth and creamy Homemade Peanut Butter has no added sugar, salt, or oil. It's just peanuts, and it's world apart from store-bought.

Just Peanuts. This smooth and creamy Homemade Peanut Butter has no added sugar, salt, or oil. It’s just peanuts, and it’s world apart from store-bought. Buying “all-natural” peanut butter from the store tends to be disappointing. Uninspired peanuts have been ground into a paste and are now drowning under a small puddle of peanut oil. You...

Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus

Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus makes a fun and tasty appetizer or an elegant first course! Bakes up to salty, chewy perfection in 20 minutes.

Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus makes a fun and tasty appetizer or an elegant first course. Bakes up to salty, chewy perfection in 20 minutes! When I want to thrill my husband, I make Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus. Prosciutto is bacon’s older, smarter sister and she looks good wrapped around anything! What I love about prosciutto is...

Minnesota Moscow Mule

A Moscow Mule perfected by a Minnesota bartender. A few sweet surprises make this East-meets-West cocktail-in-a-copper-cup extra special!

A Moscow Mule perfected by a Minnesota bartender. A few sweet surprises make this East-meets-West cocktail-in-a-copper-cup extra special! The Inspiration Despite my extensive personal training in the area of mixology (aka Bartending School at a local community college), this particular recipe is a gift from my dear friend Josh. Josh is married to my best friend...

Mango Carrot Smoothie

This vibrant orange Mango Carrot Smoothie has a healthy glow and you can too! It only takes 4 ingredients and a few minutes and it's packed with nutrition!

This vibrant orange Mango Carrot Smoothie has a healthy glow and you can too! It only takes 4 ingredients and a few minutes and it’s packed with nutrition! Shortly after I got my Blendtec blender, I was paging through the accompanying cookbook and saw a recipe for carrot juice. Of course I am aware...

Healthier Jack in the Box Tacos

Craving Jack in the Box Tacos? Try this healthier version made with ingredients you know and NO deep-frying! Great for parties with a make-ahead option!

Craving Jack in the Box Tacos? Try this healthier version made with ingredients you know and NO deep-frying! Great for parties with a make-ahead option! I didn’t stumble across a Jack in the Box until I moved to So Cal a few years ago. I found the menu baffling: Pancakes? Burgers? Tacos? Don’t even...

Blueberry Lemon Yogurt Cake

I've updated my favorite Lemon Yogurt Cake recipe with fresh blueberries and rich Greek yogurt. The results are a sweet and simple treat perfect for spring!

I’ve updated my favorite Lemon Yogurt Cake recipe with juicy blueberries and rich Greek yogurt. The results are a sweet and simple treat perfect for spring! My addiction to lemon cakes began with this version from my friend Jessi. To this day, that dressed-up box mix is often mistaken for a Bundt from a famous...

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