Perfect Pumpkin Roll …

Perfect Pumpkin Roll from chef-in-training.com ...This recipe is so moist, and delicious! Cream Cheese and pumpkin are a perfect combo and this dessert is sure to wow everyone who tastes it!

With fall here, I am basking in all the pumpkin I can before the "pumpkin" season officially runs its course :) Cream cheese and pumpkin are an incredible duo. One of the best fall combos out there in my honest opinion. As simplistic as a pumpkin roll may seem, it is ALWAYS the first thing to go whenever I bring one anywhere. If you are looking for a yummy fall dessert that will be the favorite of the evening, give this one a try! The cake … Continue Reading »

Greek Pasta Casserole …

Greek Pasta Casserole from chef-in-training.com ...This meal is easy, quick and delicious! It will quickly become a new family favorite!

Casserole season is here and I couldn't be happier! I LOVE casseroles! They are simple, quick and packed with yummy ingredients. Whatever the reason for your busy schedule, casseroles have been there for me to save dinner on more than one occasion :) Growing up, my mom would make this casserole for us all the time. It is packed with flavor and delicious ingredients. The ground beef adds some heartiness to the meal. I am obsessed with feta … Continue Reading »

Cotija Sweet Potato Fries …

Cotija Sweet Potato Fries from chef-in-training.com ...These will be THE BEST sweet potato fries you will ever eat! They are packed with delicious flavor and are super addictive!

My husband and I recently returned home from a little weekend getaway to Newport Beach, CA. Sometimes life needs a little refresh button to get you energized again. That was exactly what this weekend was. No pressure to cram as much in as we could. Just relaxing, unwinding and basking in the California sun. I grew up in Southern California and fell in love with the Newport area, so its no wonder I picked that for our destination of choice for … Continue Reading »

Orange Dreamsicle Cookies …

Orange Dreamsicle Cookies from chef-in-training.com ...These cookies are INCREDIBLE! They are so soft and chewy and the flavor is amazing!

Orange Dreamsicles are magical. Really. The right combo of fruity and creamy. These cookies capture the subtle flavors of orange dreamsicle perfectly into each and every bite! They are adapted from my Lemon Cookies (a huge hit and a definite must-try recipe if you haven't already). They are chewy, soft and exceptionally easy to make. The Cream Frosting is the perfect topping to these cookies. It is light and creamy, just as it needs to be … Continue Reading »

Cream Cheese Stuffed Orange …

Cream Cheese Stuffed Orange Donut Bites. from chef-in-training.com ...These are absolutely heavenly! The cream center with a hint of orange makes this dessert irresistible! They are amazing!

I LOVE donuts. I love donuts probably way more than I should. And these little donut bites- yeah they are pretty much amazing! The cream cheese is such a fun surprise when you pop one into your mouth and take a bite. The orange adds such a delicious and refreshing taste. If you love orange rolls, then you are going to LOVE these Cream Cheese Stuffed Orange Donut Bites! Everyone who sampled some of these described them as heaven in the … Continue Reading »

Harvest Apple Donut Snack Cake …

Harvest Apple Donut Snack Cake... This cake is phenomenal! A definite must-try fall recipe!

Hi Everyone! Kathi here, from over at Deliciously Yum, checking in with my monthly treat to share with all of you. Oh, fall baking. Nothing feels as good to me as getting back into the kitchen after a long, hot summer and cooking and baking to my heart’s content once again. Fall has most definitely arrived here in Minnesota, which means comfort food and some of our favorite desserts are making their appearance. We simply can’t get … Continue Reading »

Tomatillo Cilantro Creamy Dip …

Tomatillo Cilantro Creamy Dip from chef-in-training.com ...This dip was inspired by the famous Tomatillo Dressing from Cafe Rio and it is DELICIOUS!

As you have seen, it is dip season at my house. Whenever there is a game on TV, dip is a must! It is my husband's favorite type of food. This particular Dip was inspired by one of my favorite restaurants, Cafe Rio. They have the most amazing Tomatillo Dressing (see copy cat recipe here). I decided to take the flavors of that dressing and transform it into a dip. The end result was a home run! Everyone raved about this dip! This would be the … Continue Reading »