Biscuits, Berries, & Cream

Biscuits, Berries, & Cream

Biscuits & Berries Stars, Stripes & Sparkles I don't know what it is about the 4th of July or even summer but I always crave berries and cream. It is such a fresh and light dessert I don't ever feel guilty eating it too. Add a star shaped biscuit and you have yourself a simple, delicious and ... Festive 4th of July Dessert Need: Star Shape Cookie Cutter: Ingredients: 1 container of packaged Pillsbury dough biscuits 1 container blueberries 1 container black berries 1 container raspberries 1 container strawberries 1 tbsp powdered sugar 1/2 stick melted butter 1/4 cup of…

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Firecracker Limeade slushy

Firecracker Limeade slushy

Firecracker Limeade Slushy!! Summer is here and the temps are HEATING UP, but I have something delicious that will also cool you off. I am all about frozen drinks in the summer, and this might be a new favorite. " I'll take mine blended please" Grenadine is such a nostalgic flavor me, as I grew up on Shirley Temples. Our dad would take us out to dinner every Friday night and would order Shirley Temples for all the kids. It was our little treat at the end of the week so we ALWAYS looked forward to it. With Fourth of…

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Summer Appetizer: Grilled Stone Fruits

Summer Appetizer: Grilled Stone Fruits

Summer Appetizers!  Grilled Stone Fruits My first of many summer appetizer recipes coming to the blog. Stone fruits are very ripe in the summer season and finding new ways to enjoy them is key. Summer is also grilling season and grilling fruit really helps bring out the sweetness in them, it also adds smokey flavor. When grilling sweet you want to make sure you're balancing the dish with salty and savory bites too. Adding prosciutto and pesto is a great way to enhance the salty flavor. To enhance the sweetness I add honey and to round everything out I add…

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Eating Seasonally: Summer Fruits & Veggies

Eating Seasonally: Summer Fruits & Veggies

Summer Fruits & Veggies... Eating for the season! Eating and buying produce that is in season is the best way to instantly make your food taste better. Like the saying goes, “fresh is best.” Produce in seasonally also has more nutrients than food consumed out of season. Fruits and Veggies that are picked and eaten at their peak season are sure to have a higher taste in flavor. Knowing which fruits and veggies are in season will be helpful when going to the grocery store. My favorite part about summer eating is the fresh and vibrant colors. From Heirloom tomatoes…

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Lemon & Greek Yogurt Marinated Chicken Skewers

Lemon & Greek Yogurt Marinated Chicken Skewers Ingredients: Marinade Ingredients: 2 boneless skinless chicken breasts 3/4 cup greek yogurt (2% fat) 1 tbsp dijon mustard zest of 1 lemon (always zest the lemon first before you juice it) 1 lemon juiced 1 tsp salt 1/2 tsp garlic powder 1/2 tsp black pepper Skewer Ingredients: *the marinated boneless skinless chicken breast 1 yellow squash 1 red onion 2 red bell peppers Dressing Ingredients: 3/4 cup greek yogurt 1 lemon juiced 2 cloves roasted garlic from one whole head of garlic 2 tbsp tahini 1/2 tsp salt drizzle of olive oil 1/4…

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No Bake S’mores Icebox Cake

No Bake S’mores Icebox Cake

No Bake S'mores Icebox Cake An icebox cake is typically a cake made out of cream and some sort of filling, whether it's berries, chocolate, pudding, cookies, or all of the above, it is a layered cake that is chilled in the fridge. This is a NO BAKE dessert because you do not need to put it in the oven, which is one of my favorite parts. I personally love this cake because it's soo delicious, easy to whip up and you can make so many different versions. You can make it as decadent or as light as you want…

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Heirloom tomato cold summer salad

Heirloom tomato cold summer salad with roasted chickpeas Summer is upon us, and everyone is looking for ways too cool down and eat something a little more light and refreshing. I can’t wait to bring summer recipes to the blog, but to kick things off with memorial day at the end of the month I thought I would start with one of my favorite cold vegetable salads. I am big on cooking what’s in season, because eating whats in season makes your meal taste that much better and is also healthier for you. One of my favorite summer vegetables to…

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Strawberry, Mint & Mascarpone Cheese Toast

Strawberry, Mint & Mascarpone Cheese Toast

Strawberry, Mint, & Mascarpone Cheese Toast!! This sweet, savory, and beautiful dish is my "toast to moms' recipe for all the amazing moms out there. Moms are the best and celebrating them with a home-cooked meal or treat is great gift if you ask me. I don't know anyone who would turn down a sweet and cheesy carb on their special day. One thing I love about this dish is how simple it is to make yet the presentation is so pretty and elevated you'll definitely make your mama proud. Strawberry Mint & Mascarpone Cheese Toast Ingredients: toast of any…

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Eggs in a Basket

Eggs in a Basket

Eggs In a Basket!! Mothers Day is around the corner and I wanted to share a couple super easy and delicious recipes to whip up if you're in need of any last minute ideas.  This easy breakfast recipe is perfect for the kids to whip up for their mama and a dish they will love and enjoy as well. Start your morning off right with my balanced breakfast. Flaky puff pastry, oeey gooey eggs, and melty cheese!! Need I say more? This breakfast is also perfect for all of you who are on the go and in need of a…

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Icebox cake recipe: coconut cream flavor

Icebox cake recipe: coconut cream flavor

Icebox cake recipe: coconut cream flavor Summer is fast approaching and I don't know about you, but I am always trying to find ways to keep cool. My light, sweet, smooth, creamy, and chilled coconut cream icebox cake will definitely cool you off in the hot summer temps. Perfect for any BBQ party, Fourth of July party, backyard pool party, etc., a dessert I know will be the talk of the day. Not only is it delicious, it is an easy NO BAKE dessert for those who may not want to use the oven in the summer or aren't particularly…

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