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 […]

Honey Lime Mango Chicken

Honey Lime Mango Chicken from chef-in-training.com ...A dinner recipe that is as delicious as it is healthy!

With it being the new year, I am sure a lot of us are trying to eat healthier. I love when dinners don’t compromise on flavor just because they are “healthy”. This recipe is FABULOUS! The mango, pomegranate and avocado combine with the honey-lime coating to creating a chicken dinner that is not only full […]

Chicken Cacciatore

Chicken Cacciatore from chef-in-training.com ...An easy, delicious and healthy dinner!

One of my goals for this year is to make dinner more often around my house. I know what you are thinking… “You’re Chef in Training, you cook ALL the time!” I wish I could say we ALWAYS sit down to the dinner table to a meal I cooked from scratch, but the truth of […]

Greek Crostini

Greek Crostini from chef-in-training.com ...This appetizer is one of my new favorites! With tzatziki sauce, feta and some fresh veggies... how on earth could it go wrong?!

There are very few things in this world that I like better than Greek and Mexican food. Today, the emphasis is on Greek. This crostini recipe is the perfect balance of delicious and refreshing. With so many fresh vegetables and flavors, this is one appetizer people will keep coming back for more of. I think […]

Caprese Pasta Salad

Caprese Pasta Salad from chef-in-training.com ...A simple side dish where elegance meets easy! This is perfect for upcoming summer potlucks, get togethers and BBQs!

Caprese Salad is one of my favorite recipes. It tastes so fresh, delicious and healthy. It is so basic and simple, but the flavors truly speak for themselves. Every flavor and texture compliments the others perfectly so that each bite is satisfactory and pleasing to the palate. It dawned on me a couple weeks ago […]

Black Bean Hummus

Black Bean Hummus from chef-in-training.com ...This could possibly be the best hummus recipe ever! It is SO good and jam-packed with flavor!

With Cinco de Mayo around the corner, I thought it would be fun to put a Mexican-ish spin on one of my favorite appetizers :) Let me introduce you to Black Bean Hummus… this could quite possibly be my favorite hummus yet! It is jam packed with INCREDIBLE flavor that will have you coming back […]

Spicy Black Beans and Rice

Spicy Black Beans and Rice on chef-in-training.com ...This is a fast, easy, healthy and flavorful meal! It gets rave reviews in my home!

Growing up, my mom made this dinner often after a good workout. The great thing about it is that it is packed with so much delicious flavors, you really wouldn’t mind eating healthy if this dish was placed in front of you. It was and still is one of my favorite easy dinners to whip […]

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 […]