soft, crusty, buttery bread with blue cheese and bacon tucked into each slice - perfect with a hot soup! |

Bacon and blue cheese is a fantastic flavor combination! Try this bacon and blue cheese bread for a delicious appetizer or as an accompaniment to soup or pasta.

the best blackening spice mix you'll ever try!

the best blackening spice mix

Use it on chicken, fish and other seafood – it’s always delicious!

blackened shrimp bowls with salsa ranch quinoa

blackened shrimp bowls with salsa ranch quinoa

A healthy quinoa bowl that packs a big flavor punch.

starbucks valentine's package giveaway!

a Starbucks giveaway for Valentine’s Day!

This is a photo of a fun package that was sent to me from Starbucks. Inside there were two regular-sized boxes of K-Cups and two of those gorgeous red heart mugs. The best part just might be the CD though…check out the list of artists! It’s a great CD and you just know I’ll be… 

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easy roasted butternut squash soup - traditional and vitamix versions!

roasted butternut squash soup {traditional & Vitamix versions}

A very healthy & tasty hot soup that will keep you warm all winter long.

Valentine's Day Twinkie Pops

Valentine’s Day Twinkie Pops

You’ll have a great time making this super-easy Valentine’s Day dessert.

stuffed jalapenos with mexican chorizo & smoked gouda

stuffed jalapenos with mexican chorizo & smoked gouda

If you like a little spice mixed with smokey, gooey, soft cheese and the best-tasting sausage around, you’re going to want to give this jalapeno popper recipe a try.

overnight raspberry & cream cheese french toast

overnight raspberry & cream cheese french toast

A breakfast you make the night before and just pop in the oven in the morning.

texas chili

championship texas chili

The best Texas Chili you’ll ever make!

roasted buffalo chickpeas

Roasted Buffalo Chickpeas

A healthy snack that you won’t be able to stop eating.

buffalo chicken mini-chimichangas

buffalo chicken mini-chimichangas (or enchiladas!)

Tender chicken, spicy buffalo sauce and a fried-until-perfectly-crispy shell.


healthy berry smoothie

Almond milk and silken tofu. That’s what makes this smoothie special. Before you turn up your nose, you should know that three chicken nugget lovin’ kids gave it three thumbs up. Two of them asked for seconds. Backstory… I bought myself a Vitamix six weeks ago. Never a big blender gal, this was a monumental… 

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skinny chopped veggie salad

This is my life saver recipe.