Red Velvet Cupcakes

There’s something absolutely delicious about red velvet cupcakes. Maybe it’s the tanginess of the buttermilk, or the sweetness of the cream cheese frosting, but these red velvet cupcakes are decadent without being over the top heavy. I’m a huge fan of cupcakes: the airy, fluffy base topped with frosting, icing, glaze, you name it! I love the handheld aspect of […]

Italian Style Chicken Meatballs

If I had to choose one cuisine to eat for one week straight, it would be Italian food. I love everything about it: the flavors, aromas, and combinations of ingredients. There is something about a large pot of sauce simmering on the stove, with basil and garlic wafting throughout the kitchen that makes my grin from ear to ear. These […]

Healthy Chocolate Muffins

Few things smell better than the aroma of fresh-baked muffins right out of the oven. It’s no secret I love to bake and experiment with different combinations of muffins. Of course, these healthy chocolate muffins were bound to happen! Chocolate chip muffins and banana muffins are my go-to, but these chocolate muffins are rounding out second place with their deep […]

Three Cheese Mac and Cheese with Spinach

The MAC is BACK! I’m talking about macaroni and cheese, not that song “Return of the Mack,”although that song is quite good (and now stuck in my head, and probably yours too… you are welcome). I haven’t made a quality macaroni and cheese since my son was born, which was NINE MONTHS AGO. Funny, I actually scheduled my Roasted Broccoli […]

Red Bliss Mash

Are you ready for one of the easiest side dishes known to mankind? I love mashed potatoes. They pair well with many different meals such as meatballs, chicken dishes, meatloaf, steaks, and they can be seasoned and enhanced with a variety of different flavors such as herbs (rosemary, thyme, basil), spices (paprika, chili powder, garlic powder, onion powder), and made […]