Crispy Parmesan Baked Chicken …

Crispy Parmesan Baked Chicken... this chicken is cooked to perfection! The flavor is SO amazing!

I LOVE crispy fried chicken, but I am not crazy about all the extra calories that come from frying. This chicken gets crispy on the outside creating the perfect bite and best of all its BAKED! The flavor of this chicken is incredible. Each and every piece of chicken was gobbled up by our family and everyone was sad when they were gone. We dip ours in ranch dressing and it really compliments the flavor wonderfully. These Crispy Parmesan … Continue Reading »

Perfect Sugar Cookies …

Perfect Sugar Cookies... These really are perfect! Both soft and crisp and the the flavor is wonderful! Paired with an incredible frosting, this will quickly become your go-to sugar cookie recipe!

Who doesn't love a good sugar cookie?! This particular recipe is my favorite sugar cookie recipe that I have tried. Sugar Cookies are such a classic and a favorite of many people. Looking through my blog, I realized I haven't really shared my favorite basic sugar cookie recipe, so that is happening today. This recipe is delicious! I love that it has both vanilla and almond extracts. Almond extract is my favorite and it really provides a … Continue Reading »

Fancy Peas …

Fancy Peas... these peas are THE BEST around! Seriously, this will be one side dish that is talked about and requested every single time!

I am going to be honest. Vegetables are sometimes still hard for me to enjoy. Specifically peas. Don't know why but I struggle to enjoy them. That is, unless they are made like this. But what is not to love about creamy flavorful peas- peas accompanied by mushrooms, onions and of course bacon. Bacon. What ingredient isn't jazzed up by using bacon?! ;) This recipe is from my grandma's cookbook she gave me 10 years ago and let me tell you, … Continue Reading »

Samoa Thumbprint Cookies …

Samoa Thumbprint Cookies... Soft shortbread cookies filled with a gooey caramel and coated in delicious toasted coconut and chocolate drizzle! These are such a fun spin on the classic girl scout cookies!

As you can tell, Samoa Cookies are my most favorite of the Girl Scout Cookies. Honestly- what is not to love about shortbread, caramel, coconut and chocolate?! A mix of my favorite things! With Girl Scout Cookie season around the corner, I have been making a lot of recipes inspired by that incredible cookie and this is another one- and it is DIVINE! The cookie is soft- not a crispy shortbread. They have a gooey caramel center and the cookie … Continue Reading »

Homemade Magic Shell …

Homemade Magic Shell... you are 2 simple ingredients away from the best ice cream topping! Smooth chocolate that creates a perfect shell for a perfect bite! This stuff is AMAZING!

Magic Shell has been one of my favorite ice cream toppings since I was a little girl. I was so fascinated watching it go from one of most runny chocolate sauces I had ever seen to a hard beautifully smooth shell. What is not to love about it?! Who knew that this glorious topping was a simple TWO ingredients?! Not me, but now I am SO glad I do! I found this recipe at The Comfort of Cooking and now have not been able to part with it. … Continue Reading »

Cheesy Chicken and Broccoli …

Cheesy Chicken and Broccoli Braid... this dinner is so easy and SO yummy! It will quickly become a new family favorite!

Sometimes I feel like I live in my minivan, taking my kids from one of their schools, activities, extra circulars to the next. Dinner needs to be quick and easy most days as I am not home for most of it to put it together. Thats one of the huge reasons why I LOVE this dinner recipe! Cheese is one of those foods I just can't get enough of. The cheesier something is, the better in my opinion. Are we on the same page with that statement? ;) My … Continue Reading »

Pretzel Caramel Chocolate Chip …

Pretzel Caramel Chocolate Chip Pudding Cookies... The perfect Salty-Sweet combo with a great blend of textures! These cookies are absolutely delicious!

Some have said I am known for my Pudding Cookies (click HERE for more awesome pudding cookie recipes). I make anything and everything into a pudding cookie. But that is because the pudding mix is the secret ingredient to SUPER soft cookies- which is exactly how I love my cookies. These Pretzel Caramel Chocolate Chip Pudding Cookies are the perfect Salty-Sweet combo with a great blend of textures! They are absolutely delicious! Have you seen … Continue Reading »

Creamy Spinach Artichoke Chicken …

Creamy Spinach Artichoke Chicken... The Creamy spinach artichoke sauce over this chicken is beyond delicious! This is one dinner you will want to make over and over again! It is SO good!

I love creating new dinner ideas to add to our rotation.  One of my favorite savory combos is spinach artichoke. The two ingredients were made to be together if you ask me :) This dinner was inspired by one of my favorite dips and I think the end result turned out pretty dang good! The creamy Spinach Artichoke Sauce in this recipe is fantastic! It is so flavorful and goes perfectly over the chicken. This is one dinner you will want to make … Continue Reading »