Sweet Potato Fries with Goat Cheese Dip

This was a total experiment. I love sweet potato fries, but ketchup isn’t my favorite dipper for them. Because they are so sweet, I wanted something tangy to balance them out. I just pulled out stuff I had on hand, and I was pleasantly surprised at what I ended up with. I love tangy and…

Healthy Baked Apple Chips

I wish I could tell you that I have the self control to keep these yummy snacks on hand. But if I’m being totally honest, they never last more than 20 minutes after I pull them out of the oven. They are an absolutely perfect substitute for potato chips and a fabulously guilt free late…

Broccoli Cheddar Soup

There are few words to describe how much I love broccoli cheddar soup.  (Immensely and wholeheartedly come to mind) So as you can probably imagine, I make frequent trips to Panera so I can indulge myself. Well, thanks to this recipe, now I can enjoy my favorite creamy and cheesy appetizer from home! I actually…

Spinach Artichoke Breadbowl Dip

Happy labor day! I hope today you are relaxing with friends, making some delicious food and enjoying a day off work. This recipe is perfect for labor day festivities because it combines three of my absolute favorite things: bread bowls, spinach artichoke dip, and cute presentation to wow my guests. I have made lots of…

Our Favorite Barbecue Sides

Whether you’re getting ready for a Labor Day Barbecue, a college football tailgate, or you’re just looking for some delicious sides (that are even better made ahead), you’ve picked the right place! Every once in a while, my boss likes to fire up his grill and smoker and make some amazing pork barbecue for the…

Pesto Bread

As you may be able to tell by our past posts, MAD (Mariel, Adele and Darrah) love bread! I found this Pesto Bread recipe (recipe’s picture below) in the Cuisinart Recipe Book, which came with my bread maker, the Cuisinart CBK-100 2 LB Bread Maker! I like this recipe because the ingredients are probably ones…

Squash Cakes

One of my favorite things about summer is long evenings on my patio with good friends, good music and good food. This recipe certainly falls into that category and is one of my staples for entertaining because of the fresh ingredients and no added sugar. It’s quick, easy, and tasty! Ingredients: 1.5 medjool dates, finely…