Spaghetti and Meatball Soup …

Spaghetti and Meatball Soup... This soup is so delicious and perfect for the winter! It reminds me a lot of Chicken Noodle Soup only Spaghetti Style!

My daughter's favorite dinner is Spaghetti. So when I came across this recipe from a Taste of Homes magazine, I knew it would be an instant hit with my family- and that it was! The flavor is amazing and in a way reminds me of Chicken Noodle Soup. The soup itself is brothy and flavorful. With bite size noodles and delicious meatballs to compliment, it was a home run for even my picky eaters! It comes together in like 20-30 minutes so its … Continue Reading »

Slow Cooker Honey Sesame Pulled …

Slow Cooker Honey Sesame Pulled Pork from chef-in-training.com ...This meal is SO delicious, easy and PERFECT for a busy day!

I LOVE my slow cooker this time of year.... well any time of year really. Here are my top 3 reasons why I love my slow cooker... 1. It doesn't heat up your house 2. It is PERFECT for busy schedules. Just let it do all the work for you. 3. It makes your house smell amazing all day long! My life has slowly be transitioning into the "taxi parent" phase of life. Between school, sports, dance, appointments, you name it- sometimes I feel … Continue Reading »

Coconut Sheet Cake …

Coconut Sheet Cake from chef-in-training.com ...This cake literally MELTS IN YOUR MOUTH!!! It is beyond delicious and super simple to make! One of my favorite cake recipes to date!

Sheet Cakes are my absolute favorite cakes... I mean, this Chocolate Sheet Cake is the most requested cake by me or any one of my family members. Then it dawned on me... why not try a coconut version?!?! Coconut Cream Cake happens to be my dad's favorite cake and I knew he would go crazy over this new version! The hot frosting melts into the warm cake, making each bite infused with delicious coconut flavor. This cake literally MELTS IN … Continue Reading »

Jalapeño Popper Pull Apart Bread …

Jalapeño Popper Pull Apart Bread... this appetizer is SO easy and SO delicious! The perfect kick of heat and cheese in each and every bite!

Jalapeño Poppers are one of my favorite go-to appetizers! I love the heat and cream cheese combo! It is the perfect balance of flavors. This pull apart bread could not be any easier to make and is a crowd favorite! People just pull off pieces as they want them! Each piece of bread is coated with cream cheese, cheddar cheese, bacon and jalapeños- does it get any better?! If you need a quick and easy appetizer to whip up for game day or your … Continue Reading »

The BEST Garlic Bread Spread …

The BEST Garlic Bread from chef-in-training.com ....This recipe is SO delicious! The spread has the absolute best flavor - it makes for one universal and tasty side dish!

I LOVE Garlic Bread! It is one side dish that goes well with everything! Well, good news for you! Today I am sharing THE BEST Garlic Bread Spread recipe! This recipe is SO delicious! The spread has the absolute best flavor - it makes for one universal and tasty side dish! This is my grandma's recipe and it is Fab-u-lous! Have a meal coming up you are looking to jazz up with a some garlic bread?! Well give this recipe a try! You won't regret … Continue Reading »

Grilled Caprese Chicken …

Grilled Caprese Chicken from chef-in-training.com ....This dinner tastes so light and the flavor is amazing! The marinade is one of the best I have tried!

Caprese Salads have always been one of my favorite things. Balsamic, mozzarella, tomato and basil were just supposed to be together. The flavor combination is so refreshing and complete perfection! So, as I was planning the menu for the week, I thought, why not make a grilled chicken version?! I have to give my mom credit for this recipe. I told her my idea and she created the recipe. Let me tell you, she nailed it! This marinade is one of THE … Continue Reading »

Enchilada Stuffed Bell Peppers …

Enchilada Stuffed Peppers from chef-in-training.com ...This is one DELICIOUS dinner! The flavor is absolutely amazing!

As you know, I have been working hard this month to supply some delicious, healthy and/or yummy twists to some classic meals and recipes. It seems whenever I throw together something on a whim, I always grab and pull out the Mexican-Meal-Themed ingredients from the shelf and fridge. They are my go to ingredients that are approved by my entire family. Thats when I thought to myself, why not put a spin on a classic recipe and add my favorite … Continue Reading »

Philly Cheese Steak Soup …

Philly Cheese Steak Soup from chef-in-training.com ...This soup is outrageously delicious and flavorful!

It has been so cold where I live. We have been lucky to see anything a degree above freezing for a couple weeks now. Plus we had some crazy wind which took already freezing temperatures and dropped them well below. It was almost starting to weird me out we hadn't seen any sign of snow- that was until Christmas. It was a literal Christmas miracle. It wouldn't feel quite like Christmas at our house without snow. And it came just in the knick of … Continue Reading »