Minestrone Soup

Minestrone Soup from chef-in-training.com ... A healthy and flavorful dinner that is SO delicious!

I know there are plenty of versions of this soup out there on the internet. This happens to be my mother’s version that she created, and let me tell you, if it comes from my mom, you KNOW its going to be good! This soup is healthy and flavorful. It is super delicious and a […]

Mini Mexican Quiches

Mini Mexican Quiches on chef-in-training.com ...These are such a flavorful and unique spin on a traditional breakfast favorite! YUM!

Sorry for the absence this weekend :) I have been enjoying my time at SNAP conference and have been a little pre-occupied learning some amazing things for this crazy and fun blogging journey. Have no fear though, I am back and ready to get this week kicked off with some flavor ;-) I love these […]

Focaccia Bread

Focaccia Bread on chef-in-training.com ...This bread is so delicious and very easy to whip up! It is a great side dish to any Italian meal!

Focaccia Bread is one of my absolute favorite sides to any Italian meal. I have never gotten around to making it for myself but am so glad I finally did. This recipe comes from the Taste of Home Winning Recipes cookbook. This cookbook was given to me by my mom and is one I always find […]

Jalapeño Popper Cheese Ball

Jalapeño Popper Cheese Ball... One of your favorite appetizers takes on a new form. This cheese ball is an absolute crowd pleaser! #appetizer #recipe

My husband is a cheese ball fanatic. He could pound an entire cheese ball all by himself. Crazy right? When planning out out New Years menu, I knew we needed a delicious cheese ball to make an appearance. During the Christmas holiday, my amazing mother brought up the idea of a Jalapeño Popper Cheese Ball. […]

Creamy Scalloped Potatoes

Creamy Scalloped Potatoes... These potatoes on chef-in-training.com outshine any other potatoes I have ever made. The flavor is so unique and completely delicious!  #potato #sidedish #recipe

I come from a family of amazing cooks. Honestly. I love family gatherings on my mom’s side, not just for good company, but because the food is always amazing. My sister-in-law/best friend Michelle and I took a road trip down to Vegas earlier this year for a girls weekend out. We visited my aunt who […]

Creamy Alfredo Spinach Artichoke …

Creamy Alfredo Spinach Artichoke Chicken Pasta!... Combines so many great flavors in one easy dish!

If I am going to sit down to Italian food, 9 times out of 10 it will contain Alfredo sauce.  I can’t get enough of it! This meal was absolutely wonderful!  It combined all the things I love on my favorite pizza into pasta form… making it SO EASY!  I whipped this up in literally […]