No Bake Cookie Dough Truffles

In the spirit of the Christmas Season, we attended our friend's Annual Christmas Cookie Party! Not only did I have fun making these decadent No Bake Cookie Dough Truffles, it was such a treat to taste all the other cookies and confections at the party. You can make these Truffles year round, and freeze them … Continue reading No Bake Cookie Dough Truffles

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Baked Pumpkin Seeds

While we all want to munch on all the Halloween candy we can get our hands on, you will most likely feel guilty afterwards. Like most things, candy in moderation is okay, but for those who do not have a sweet tooth or want to serve up something healthier put your Pumpkin Seeds to good … Continue reading Baked Pumpkin Seeds

Merridee’s Bread Basket :: Famous Chicken Salad

After our Anniversary Vacation back to Nashville, TN., I could not wait to get home and try out Recipes from Merridee's Bread Basket in downtown Franklin, TN. I picked up their Cookbook only to discover that their famous Chicken Salad Recipe was no where to be found! Luckily my Mother-in-law had their old cookbook which had … Continue reading Merridee’s Bread Basket :: Famous Chicken Salad

Heirloom Tomato Rustic Italian Pasta Salad

Summer is the season for cold salads, vino in my glass, and outdoor picnics. This Heirloom Tomato Rustic Italian Pasta Salad is perfect for BBQs, picnics, or outdoor meals. Farmer's Markets are loaded with fresh produce right now, and heirloom tomatoes are my absolute favorite! With just a few simple ingredients, you can prep and … Continue reading Heirloom Tomato Rustic Italian Pasta Salad

No Bake Strawberry Icebox Cake

If you love Strawberry Shortcake, then you're going to love this simple and festive Strawberry Icebox Cake! With only three ingredients to make this cake, you'll have plenty of time to prep for the rest of your dinner. Make this cake the night before to let the ingredients settle beautifully together, but do not worry...this … Continue reading No Bake Strawberry Icebox Cake

Avocado Egg Salad

Spring and Summer calls for cold salads on warm days, and this Avocado Egg Salad is your healthy ticket to just that. Whether on top of a bed of lettuce, or folded into sandwich bread, you can enjoy Grandma's classic Egg Salad with all the creaminess of Mayo without the high saturated fat. Avocados offer … Continue reading Avocado Egg Salad

Hummingbird Cake

Last Easter I wanted to bring a little Southern Tradition to the table for my soon-to-be husband. He had mentioned chocolate Coca-Cola Cake that he grew up with in Franklin, TN., but since everyone will be indulging with chocolate bunnies I thought of the classic Hummingbird Cake instead. No one from my San Diego Family had … Continue reading Hummingbird Cake

Seared Avocado & Cilantro Chicken: Side of Kale Chips

If you are trying to eat clean or healthy, you may be bored with chicken. Throw in some Avocado and special seasonings, and you have one winning and easy Chicken Week Night Dish! My husband gave this dish 2 thumbs up not only on the chicken and avocado topping, but gave me one heck of … Continue reading Seared Avocado & Cilantro Chicken: Side of Kale Chips

Party S’More Pops!

You will want to party s'more after you try these pops! So easy to make, S'more Pops are perfect for Birthdays, Baby Showers, and even little get together's or a sweet little treat for the kids. Not only can you keep the traditional campfire taste alive without all the mess, you can even melt White Chocolate … Continue reading Party S’More Pops!

Neiman Marcus Popovers

If you have ever lunched at Neiman Marcus, you understand the importance of ordering their Popovers with Strawberry Butter. A Popover is the American version of English Yorkshire Pudding, and they literally "pop over" the muffin-like pan. You will need to purchase a Popover Pan to make these beauts, as a Muffin Pan is too … Continue reading Neiman Marcus Popovers