Cooking

Crazy Healthy Low Sugar Smoothie

Well here we are in the midst of the “New Year, New You” mantra. I’ve been asked numerous times what my New Years resolution is for 2015 and I have yet to have an answer. In the past I’ve had many, pertaining usually to relationships or professional goals. I digress…. But for those of you who are seeking health, or… Read more →

Chocolatey Pepperminty Fluffy Marshmallows

    It’s a marshmallow world in the winter… welllllllll, here in Phoenix there is little snow to behold. But while there is little snow, there is still plenty of powdered sugar to drench these fluffy marshmallows! These deliciously soft little mallows are made atop the stove and then left to “set” for about 3 hours. They are ridiculously simple,… Read more →

Garden Vegetable Italian Subs with Pesto Aioli

I am very attention-deficit-disorder when I go to grocery store. Half the time I am on the phone with my mom, gabbing about what’s what and who’s who these days, and the other half of the time I am deep into a Words With Friends game on my phone- yes I am from the¬†millennial generation. Sometimes I make a list,… Read more →

Sauteed Spaghetti Squash with Asiago Cheese and Arugula

  Believe me when I tell you I tried so hard to shorten the name of this post… but alas, it could not be done. The title I decided upon is still exceedingly ill-informed as this recipe has so many more ingredients, flavors, and excitement than the title may suggest. I love using spaghetti squash as a base for different… Read more →

Mushroom and Green Chili Quiche

I am generally someone who gets easily bored. I am always looking for something more to do. When this is translated to breakfast, it means that I am continuously having to come up with new things to eat in the morning. I’ll have oatmeal one morning, be bored, then scrambled eggs the next day, get bored, breakfast burrito the next… Read more →

Southwest Sausage Soup

If you’re like me, you often have unused produce in the refrigerator that spoils before you have the chance to use it. This recipe was developed from the need to… use up veggies before they spoil! Turns out, this southwest style soup with chicken sausage is a delectable way to utilize those odds and ends that reside in the vegetable… Read more →

Gourmet Cake Donuts [Gournuts]

I am fully aware of how unhealthy these little bites of heaven are. I am aware of the complications of high cholesterol and heart disease. Yet I am also aware that sometimes, on certain days, A DONUT IS ALL YOU NEED. Okay, that was dramatic. But truly, these fried cake donuts that are generously drizzled with a few different gourmet… Read more →

Roasted Corn and Chicken Salad

As summer draws near… and the temperatures rise (at least here in Phoenix!) I am looking for lighter meals to carry me throughout the day. Hence this scrumptious and nutritious salad which is a lovely medley of fresh cherry tomatoes, roasted corn, diced avocado, herb chicken, goat cheese, and a Dijon mustard dressing. Ingredientology: The freshness component of this dish… Read more →

Roasted Chicken and Artichoke Heart Sandwich

Have a hankering for a crusty, savory, satisfying sandwich? Look no further. Enter- roasted chicken, artichoke heart, melted mozzarella, olive tapenade deliciousness. The Italian seasoning, sea salt flakes, and fresh tomatoes will be sure to please you and your guests! Ingredientology: Italian seasoning and sea salt are used to bring out the best flavors of the chicken upon roasting, mozzarella… Read more →