Have you guy jumped in on the unicorn craze? I've seen unicorn hot chocolate, unicorn ice cream, unicorn toast - and a variety of other pastel rainbow foods lately. I'm a mom of three little boys, so the unicorn trend hasn't hit our household. BUT, I have a bad sweet tooth, so pretty delicious desserts are always up my alley. S'mores I have really fond memories of eating s'mores by the campfire as a kid. My family loved to camp and my sisters and I would try to perfectly toast our . . .
I have really fond memories of drinking limeade as a kid. My mom would buy those frozen concentrates that you mix with water and we'd enjoy limeade all summer. I still love limeade even now. I wanted to make this limeade extra special, and pink, in honor of Valentine's Day. This drink is the perfect addition to your valentines meal, or a fun after school treat for your kids. . . .
Happy New Year! I wanted to start off my new year by taking a break from the sweets and eating lots of veggies. These zucchini noodles, that I like to call zoodles are the perfect solution. You get your noodle fix with non of the carbs! I created my zucchini noodles using the KitchenAid 5 Blake Spiralizer with Peel, Core and Slice attachment for my KitchenAid Artisan Tilt-Head Stand Mixer. This has been the funnest little gadget. You can core and peel apples, create shoestring fries, . . .
I've been really into meals in a bowl lately. It is so visually appealing to see all of the ingredients in my bowl ready to be tossed together. I also love having tasty fresh ingredients for a meal. Some of my favorite flavors are definitely greek flavors. I love the bite and zing of kalamata olives along with cool cucumber and smooth feta. So my obsession with bowl meals and my craving for mediterranean food inspired this healthy and easy meal. I marinated some chicken breasts and . . .
Bowls are the new plates. It's true. Martha Stewart said it, so it's true. Ha ha! Really though! Have you noticed how popular meals served in bowls have become? I love serving food in the Fiesta bistro bowl. They are truly one of my favorite pieces of dinnerware. The depth is perfect, they are chip resistant, and they are beautiful to boot! Today I'm serving up a California roll...in a bowl. Who is a sushi lover out there? If I'm being honest - I'm pretty reserved when it comes . . .
Dinner in 10 minutes?! Yes please! This tasty dish will be on your table before it is even set! I love shrimp, and I love summertime grilling. Add some juicy fresh peaches and you pretty much have heaven on a platter. My love of seafood started when I was a kid. I have really fond memories of camping with my family. My dad would get up early to go fishing and he would catch our dinner. We feasted on rainbow trout grilled over the camp fire during those trips. Since then I haven't been . . .
Oh my goodness! This was the best dinner! And I only dirtied one pan to make it. I have the pickiest eater known to man - in the form of a 4 year old boy, and he gobbled this right up and asked for more. The flavors in this dish were so fresh and yummy - it is definitely going on the regular dinner rotation. This meal is perfect for those busy nights when you need a quick dinner and no fuss. I love LOVE my Fiesta cooking ware. The non-stick is perfect and cleans up like a dream! . . .
Who is a Zupas fan?! My family and I recently went back to visit Utah and play in the mountains (oh, my heart...my poor, aching heart!!!) and I had to have some of my favorites to eat. Plenty of dranky dranks and sugar cookies, and perhaps one of my most nostalgic places, Zupas. We have a few copycat recipes here, like our Nuts About Berries Salad, Wisconsin Cauliflower Soup, and now this. My little family and I were running by my favorite drive-through drink and cookie gas station and . . .
I have a really fun recipe for you today! This is a tropical twist on the classic hotdog - perfect for a hot dog bar this 4th of July. If you didn't catch my 4th of July tables cape post - you must take a look for some fun party ideas! A few years ago my husband and I took a trip to Kauai. Near our hotel was a little hot dog shack called Puka Dog. We ate there on a whim and we were hooked! We had to go back again before we left. They are unique in the fact that their hotdog buns are . . .
One of my favorite things about summer is the juicy, fresh produce. Especially from our farmer's market. ESPECIALLY those of the sugary, sweet variety. Make your simple syrup with juice, lime juice, and sugar. Sometimes I go a little overboard and buy a ton of my favorite fruit, nectarines and peaches, so the other day I busted out a cobbler for a friend I took dinner to (while I ooh'ed and ahh'ed at her new, precious little bebe). Smoothies are always wonderful with ripe fruit, . . .