My family loves brussels sprouts – which is completely opposite of how I grew up. I remember my mom would make a bag of frozen brussels and they were always mussy and gross. We would have to eat one brussels sprout and I would gag the entire time. Needless to say, I thought I never liked them … until I had them sauteed in pan until they were crispy. It was completely different and now we eat them several time a month.
I was looking for something different with a bag of brussels sprouts and saw this recipe for dijon aioli and thought I would give it a try. The aioli was amazing and I loved the creaminess it added to the roasted vegetables.
My kids have been home virtual learning for over a year and they are hoping for some new hot lunch options. I whipped together a batch of these pepperoni pizza rolls and they loved them. They were simple and easy to make and can be customized to whatever your kiddos like.
This recipe made enough for my kids to have lunch one day and then I froze the remaining for lunch another day. While the picture of these rolls don’t show how amazing they are, trust me … they’re delicious.
Besides pepperoni, what would you included in your pizza rolls?
My air fryer has been getting a lot of use with my new way of eating. I’ve been making air fried chicken tenders (so good!) and experimenting with veggies. I’ve been wanting to make air fried raviolis and whipped together a batch of them for my kiddos and husband. It was a great way to experiment and have a delicious snack for them.
They’re super easy to make … just a few steps and less than 10 minutes in the air fryer and you have a great snack or appetizer! They’re perfect for the Super Bowl.
Pigs in a blanket are a favorite party food, but when you add a little “bit of everything”, you get a twist!
I whipped up a batch of these to enjoy while we watched football on Sunday. They made for a great snack and were delicious – even my son who doesn’t like hot dogs, devoured these!
This savory tart is packed full of “everything” bagel seasoning, with creamy goat cheese and vine-ripened tomatoes. I was looking for something to make using the last few local tomatoes.
I wanted to make a quiche, but my family complains every time I make one – not sure why since it’s a pie made with eggs, cheese and veggies. I decide I would give this recipe a try and see how it goes. It was delicious and I love all the flavor from the everything bagel seasoning. I paired it with a green salad and enjoyed it for lunch. Quick note – I used premade bistro pizza dough as I had it on hand, but you could easily substitute for a homemade pizza dough or pie crust.
Bruschetta is the perfect way to enjoy summer tomatoes. I picked up some gorgeous Mr. Stripey tomatoes at the farmers market this past weekend and I immediately knew I wanted to make a bowl of this bruschetta. I’ve made it several times this summer and I’m always amazed at how quickly it is devoured.
I have to give my mom credit to sharing this recipe with me. She recently made it for a picnic and it was a HUGE hit! It’s a quick and easy dish to make for any gathering. I made it for a Father’s Day picnic at my in-law’s house and everyone enjoyed it.
It’s basically all the insides of an Italian hoagie chopped up, mixed together with a dressing and served with sliced bread. I know this is going to be a staple in our house!
Do you ever find yourself with a bunch of random ingredients in the refrigerator and want to use them up before they go bad … or is it just me?
I had a block of cream cheese that I needed to use and thought it would be great to make an appetizer for Easter dinner a couple weeks ago. I threw together this cheese ball and it was a hit.The flavors of the garlic, onions and cheese go so nicely together. I paired it with pita chips, but it would go great with vegetables or crackers. You can easily double the recipe to make a large ball or make multiples for a party.
Happy first day of spring! I’m so ready for warmer weather, longer days and the start of the growing season. This recipe reminds me so much of spring – asparagus, radishes and ricotta. What do you love about spring?
This is another simple recipe and can easily be made ahead of time. It would be the perfect way to start an Easter dinner as these starts can hang out in the refrigerator for up to four hours before they need to be baked. I think next time I might use sun-dried tomato pesto and top with some crispy bacon. It’s a great base recipe for different variations.
I’m excited to share this recipe in this month’s Fantastical Food Fight! As you can guess, the theme was asparagus. I’m looking forward to seeing what everyone else made this month. My family is a big fan of asparagus and I’m always looking for new ways to serve it.
I love mushrooms especially ones that stuffed! This past weekend, I bought a pack of large mushrooms from Costco and was planning to make a sausage stuffed version, but stumbled on this recipe for a take on jalapeno poppers.
They are super easy to make and only take a few ingredients. I luckily had everything in my fridge to make them except for a jalapeno. I love when I have the majority of ingredients to make a recipe in my fridge and pantry.
These were creamy and delicious. The jalapeno brought the perfect amount of heat and the mushrooms held up to the heaping of stuffing. This recipe makes 6 large button mushrooms, but can easily be doubled or tripled if you want them for a party.