Peach Quinoa Caprese Salad

My loyal blog readers know there are some picky palates in my family. So when my youngest mentioned he had been making quinoa while away at college, I jumped at the chance to make this Peach Quinoa Caprese Salad!

Favorite Cookie Recipes #SkinnyTip

I’ve sadly returned from a delightful escape to the Southern Hemisphere. While I recover from jet lag, I am sharing loads of sweet treats. I hope you enjoy my favorite cookie recipes!  My Favorite Cookies: White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cookies Truly one of my favorite cookies EVER! These are a must bake treat. Classic Peanut Butter […]

German Chocolate Brownies #SkinnyTip

My dad, who claimed not to like sweets, always got a German chocolate cake for his birthday, and demolished a big slab every time. These German Chocolate Brownies deliver the same terrific chocolate, coconut, caramel and pecan flavors with a fraction of the work. Fudgy Brownies with Coconut Topping We love dense, fudgy brownies at […]

Favorite Bar Cookie Recipes #SkinnyTip

In case you’ve already broken your New Year’s resolution to eat healthier,  I’m sharing a roundup of my Favorite Bar Cookie Recipes. I’ll be scare for another few days, enjoying some family time. Happy New Year! My Favorite Bar Cookie Recipe Line Up: Truffle Brownies A rich, decadent brownie bar with a shortbread crust, truffle filling and ganache topping.

White Chicken Chili #SkinnyTip

A terrific game day chili option featuring chicken and cannellini beans! This White Chicken Chili is a spicy and comforting dinner to enjoy at half time. White Chicken Chili: A Family Favorite from Way Back I bumped into a mom of one of Tom’s grade school classmates at an event recently. She pulled me aside and […]

Favorite Cake Recipes #SkinnyTip

We’re halfway through our holiday trip to New Zealand and I thought I’d share some of my favorite cake recipes. Happy New Year to you all! Vanilla Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting For those rare occasions when you don’t want chocolate! One Layer Fudge Cake One of my most pinned cakes. A magnificent specimen for when […]