Mother’s Day Gift Guide 2016

Hello friends!! I am here today kinda-sorta last minute-ish to give you a few Mother’s Day ideas! If you haven’t shopped for the Mom in your life, well…you need to get on it!

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Baked Apple Chips

Baked Apple Chips are the perfect crunchy, sweet snack! I don’t know about you, but we have a lot of apples on my counter right about now. We got a little overzealous at the farmer’s market last week with all the intentions of apple pie, apple cookies and applesauce…

Apple Cider Caramel Sauce

Apple Cider Caramel Sauce is fall in a jar…I dare you not to eat this creamy rich butterscotch with a spoon! So caramel sauce happens to be one of my most favorite things. I have an epic Salted Caramel Sauce recipe in my book. I’ve made Microwave Caramel Sauce when...
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Skillet Chicken Parmesan

Skillet Chicken Parmesan is a great dish that’s easy enough for a weeknight meal but special enough to serve at a dinner party! Chicken Parmesan is a family favorite at my house…I mean, what’s not to love? The great thing about this dish is you can really prep most of...
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Krispie Treat Ghosts

Krispie Treat Ghosts are so super simple to make, and guaranteed to be a hit on Halloween! With Halloween fast approaching I realize that 99 of the 100 cute, crafty ideas that I have pinned over the course of the last 365 days will not be happening. I wish I...
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Cruising Aboard the Ruby Princess

Last month I got the chance to take a 4 day California Coastal Cruise with Princess Cruises. Honestly, sometimes I wonder how my job is real life. I said yes before they could change their mind and hopped on a plane to LA!

Roasted Veggie Nachos

These Roasted Veggie Nachos are such a fun twist on regular nachos! Roast your favorite veggies and make a simple non-dairy cheese sauce and you’re all set for Meatless Monday or even a Football Game! I am not hyperbolizing here…Nachos are my favorite food. BY FAR. Probably because nachos are...
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Whoppers Chocolate Chip Cookies

Whoppers Chocolate Chip Cookies are chewy, sweet and packed with chocolate malt balls! Whoppers have always always been a favorite candy of mine. Full disclosure I used to buy them in place of actual lunch when I was in college. Whoppers + Diet Coke = lunch.

Chocolate Chunk Pistachio Cookies

Chocolate Chunk Pistachio Cookies…browned butter, dark chocolate chunks and salty pistachios make these cookies irresistible. I generally feel like nuts have no place in my chocolate chip cookies. I mean they just. aren’t. necessary. Right? Right.

Chocolate Peanut Butter Gooey Butter Cake

This Chocolate Peanut Butter Gooey Butter cake is fantastically delicious! Attention all peanut butter and chocolate lovers, it’s your lucky day. I happen to be the Captain of Team Chocolate and Peanut Butter, so I assure you, you’re in good hands. Today’s recipe is a spin on a classic Gooey...
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Slow Cooker Ricotta Stuffed Meatballs

Slow Cooker Ricotta Stuffed Meatballs are cheesy, packed with flavor and a family favorite from the new book Express Lane Cooking! Hey hey! I’m pretty pumped today to share the recipe for these super cheesy Ricotta Stuffed Meatballs! First off they are a slow cooker dinner. Slow Cookers for president!

Biscuit Cinnamon Rolls

Super easy warm, gooey, glazed Biscuit Cinnamon Rolls...so easy and ready in under 30 minutes! A new favorite! If ever you take my advice on anything, please oh please make these Biscuit Cinnamon Rolls. I beg of you. I mean, obviously only make them if you're into delicious things. If you aren't into gooey, glazed, buttery biscuits filled with cinnamon sugar love and topped with sweet creamy glaze...well, then fine...yeah skip this recipe. BUT if you have a pulse and you aren't "on a diet" this is the food for you.

Sugar Break

Oh hi friends. It’s been a while since we’ve taken a Sugar Break. Too long, I think. The last few weeks/month/year have been so super busy for me. So busy that when I am home I can’t seem to catch up, and when I do catch up I fall over...
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