Coconut Brown Sugar Glazed …

Coconut Brown Sugar Glazed Grilled Pineapple from chef-in-training.com …This recipe is AMAZING and perfect for summer!

I adore Grilled Pineapple. It is seriously amazing. I have tried my fair share of grilled pineapple recipes… but I felt it needed a hint of something special. Coconut Extract :) MMMM… it is incredible. I mean, we all like that Pina Colada flavor right? Coconut and Pineapple are meant to be BFFS. Warm grilled pineapple topped with a sweet glaze, is there anything better?! If you need a quick grill side dish recipe for your next BBQ, let this be … Continue Reading »

Creamy Jalapeño Stuffed Burgers …

Creamy Jalapeño Stuffed Burgers with Raspberry Chipotle Sauce from chef-in-training.com …This very well could be the best burger you will ever eat!

This. Burger. Is. Amazing. Words cannot actually describe the deliciousness of this recipe. This is the kind of gourmet burger you would order at some crazy fancy restaurant and only dream of replicating. Seriously though. If you need to make something spectacular for your next BBQ to knock the socks off of your company, MAKE THESE! They will be singing your name in sweet praises for the rest of time. Now there is definitely a kick to these … Continue Reading »

Key Lime Pie …

Key Lime Pie from chef-in-training.com …This pie is FABULOUS! It is so quick and easy and the vanilla wafer crust compliments it perfectly!

When I was pregnant with my second child, my husband and I took a cruise to the Bahamas. One of the stops along the way was in Key West, Florida. It was there I had my first Key Lime Pie. Crazy that it took me so long, huh? Believe it or not, I am not typically a pie person. You may have gathered that based on my slim selection of pies on this blog. That being said, you know when I post a pie recipe, it has to be a good one! The key lime … Continue Reading »

Strawberry Jello Poke Cake …

Strawberry Jello Poke Cake …This recipe is easy, fast, beautiful and SO yummy!

With the 4th of July this week, I thought I would share with you a recipe that is popular with my inlaws. Not only does it look festive for the holiday, but it is SO EASY to make. I have seen the recipe here and there all over the blogging world, but I first tasted it when I married into my husband's family. I added a little almond extract to the whipped topping, but you could easily leave that out. I just think almond extract adds a little … Continue Reading »

Skinny Rice Pudding …

Skinny Rice Pudding from chef-in-training.com …This recipe is absolutely delicious!

I adore rice pudding. In fact, it is one of my favorite things to eat. My grandma from Greece, my ya-ya as I call her :), would bring Greek Pudding mixes with her when she came to visit the states. I had grown to LOVE the flavor it added to the pudding. However, we would find ourselves soon running out of these packets after she left. My mom created this recipe almost a decade ago and I think it is amazing. I still get excited when my grandma … Continue Reading »

Honey Dijon Roasted Red Potatoes …

Honey Dijon Roasted Red Potatoes from chef-in-training.com …These potatoes are an INCREDIBLE side dish for any meal! Our family loves them!

I feel like the biggest thing I struggle with when it comes to dinner is coming up with new side dishes. How about you?! I feel like my side dishes can get quite repetitive- which is fine sometimes, but every now and then it is wonderful to change and mix things up. I absolutely adore potatoes. There is so many different ways to cook them and so many different ways to season them. These Honey Dijon Roasted Red Potatoes could be a new favorite. … Continue Reading »

Apple Raspberry Quinoa Salad …

Apple Raspberry Quinoa Salad with Lemon Poppyseed Dressing from chef-in-training.com …This salad is INCREDIBLE!

Remember when i shared this recipe for Lemon Poppy Seed Dressing and how I told you I had an incredible salad coming your way?! Well this is that salad and it was well worth the wait I assure you. With the fresh produce in season right now, salads are one of my favorite meals. I love this combo of crunch, sweet and healthy. Up until this point, I haven't had any recipes with Quinoa in it on my blog. And I don't even know why. It is so good, … Continue Reading »