easy mexican fried ice cream {in a cake pan}


What? Fried ice cream in a pan? Currently one of the most popular recipe posts on my blog, Easy Ice Cream Sandwiches {in a cake pan} has been shared and pinned thousands of times. I’m constantly getting requests for it! So, I thought, why not share more easy cake pan recipes? Mexican Fried Ice Cream…

grilled greek salad pizza


We’ve been busy dreaming up new grilled pizza recipes! Our latest: Grilled Greek Salad Pizza! This is seriously so amazing. The additional crispness and smokiness achieved from grilling pizza simply can’t be beat. I love the combination of flavors in this. The contrast of the hot ingredients and the cold salad is going to knock…

cranberry chicken {crock pot recipe}


Well, summer is winding down and it has me thinking about school days, and autumn and cozy dinners. I’m consolidating my Crock Pot/Slow Cooker recipes into a big collection to share with all of you. Just in time for fall! This is such a yummy recipe, and it’s so versatile. The cranberry gravy that it…

best slow cooker lasagna {crock pot recipe}


I’ve been making lots of Crock Pot dinners this summer. I love how slow cookers allow me to create hearty meals without heating up the kitchen. This slow cooker lasagna is so unbelievably good. It calls for minimal ingredients, it’s easy to prepare, and your family will love it. I think it just might be…

{just like harlow’s} betty bowl


I am positively smitten with making different dinner bowls these days. Ask Jeff and Gracie There’s always plenty of healthy ingredients in the fridge just waiting to be made into a yummy combination of flavors. I have found that having high protein ingredients and lots of veggies at the ready is absolutely KEY to eating…



With all of the quinoa eating that’s been going on around here, I’m craving a burger Here’s one that we love to make when the burger urge strikes. This is a riff on Emeril’s Bamburgers and we’ve gotten in the habit of making them for the 4th of July. These are juicy, spicy, flavorful and…

healthy hubby chocolate ice cream


I’m sure you’ve all heard about (and probably sampled) Ben & Jerry’s “Chubby Hubby” ice cream. Well, this isn’t that. This is actually frozen yogurt (but you don’t have to tell anyone.) It’s rich and creamy and soooooo chocolaty. I used agave nectar in place of sugar in this recipe so you can rejoice while…

{better than} macaroni grill’s chicken scaloppine


When I have my family over to celebrate a birthday I always let the guest of honor choose what they’d like for their birthday dinner and what kind of cake they want. This year my mom chose coconut cake (like she always does) and this delicious chicken dish that she orders whenever she dines at…

three day coconut cake


This is the moistest, yummiest coconut cake ever! It has to “age” for three days in the refrigerator after you make it, so plan accordingly. You are going to love this 3 Day Coconut Cake, and everyone is going to ask you for the recipe! 1 box white or yellow cake mix + ingredients the…

catfish nuggets


This is my favorite way to enjoy catfish! Wonderful as an appetizer or main course. ~preheat oil in deep-fryer to 375 degrees~ 1 cup yellow cornmeal 1 Tablespoon smoked paprika 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper 3/4 cup buttermilk 1 Tablespoon Louisiana Hot Sauce, Tabasco (or your favorite) 32 oz. boneless skinless catfish nuggets, rinsed and patted…