Caramel Peach Upside Down Cake …

Caramel Peach Upside Down Cake from chef-in-training.com ...So much flavor fused into each and every bite! This cake is delicious!

As you know by now, I am a huge fan of upside down cakes. They are so simple to make and has caramel flavor infused in each and every bite. The caramel and peaches are fabulous starring roles in this recipe. I love simple, beautiful and delicious desserts. They are perfect for wowing company with very little effort on your part. Definitely give this recipe a try before peach season is over! You won't regret it! Caramel Peach Upside Down … Continue Reading »

Simple and Delicious Pina Colada …

Simple and Delicious Pina Colada from chef-in-training.com ...This drink is fun, refreshing and SO delicious! It is always the hit of the party and always gets rave reviews!

I don't care what time of year it is... summer, fall, winter or spring... I will drink whatever sounds amazing to me at any given time. My mom would always say growing up that she didn't want to waste her calories on drinks, she'd rather eat them. I am the opposite. I LOVE a flavorful drink. All the time. Any time. Pina Coladas happen to be one of my favorite drinks. I LOVE the pineapple and coconut combo. It is so refreshing. This Pina Colada … Continue Reading »

S’mores Cookie Cups …

S'mores Cookie Cups.. a graham cracker crust with a chocolate pudding cookie and a toasted marshmallow on top! They are DELICIOUS!

Happy October, y’all! I am dying for a little cold weather here in Southern California, but it looks like we are in for a heat wave again. I’ve been seeing tons of pictures from my friends back home in Vermont and the leaves are turning gorgeous colors! This time of year makes me a little jealous of my East coast friends! Since I can’t wear my sweaters, I decided that I would cozy up with some S’mores Cookie Cups. I’ve been hanging onto this … Continue Reading »

Cowboy Chili …

Cowboy Chili from chef-in-training.com ...This recipe is packed with amazing flavor and heat! It is SO good!

I absolutely love the cooler weather we have been having. Rain and thunderstorms happen to be my absolute favorite weather. It has been rainy and cold here the past few days and all I have wanted is a warm bowl of soup and chili. It is like my total heaven. Curling up with a blanket and sipping on soup while listening to the rain. This version of chili was created by my talented mother and packed with flavor and kick of heat and spice- … Continue Reading »

Chile Verde Chicken Cheddar Dip …

Chile Verde Chicken Cheddar Dip from chef-in-training.com ...An easy, quick and delicious dip that is a total crowd pleaser!

Dips are an absolute must at my house during sport season. My family and friends go CRAZY for them! I love to try out new flavors to mix things up a bit. This Chile Verde Chicken Cheddar Dip was a total hit! It is so flavorful and cheesy- how could anyone pass it up?! It is served warm and will surely be the the hit of the party! We didn't have any left overs! Chile Verde Chicken Cheddar Dip   Print An easy, quick and delicious … Continue Reading »

Jalapeño Corn Bread …

Jalapeño Corn Bread from chef-in-training.com ...A delicious spin to traditional corn bread! It has a kick of heat that compliments the recipe perfectly!

I adore corn bread. On a colder day, which we have had a few of this past week, there is nothing more comforting than a bowl of soup, chili and/or corn bread. This is a great spin to traditional corn bread. It has a kick of heat from the jalapeños, but don't worry, even this spicy whimp can handle it! It is actually a perfect compliment to the corn bread! If you are looking for a great side dish to serve to your company, crowd or for a … Continue Reading »

Apple Streusel Pie …

Apple Streusel Pie from chef-in-training.com... This is absolutely AMAZING! You will have a hard time stopping at just one slice! The flavor is amazing and the caramel drizzle is perfection!

This Apple Streusel Pie is absolutely AMAZING! Take it from me- I am typically not a pie person, but I could not stop at just one slice! The flavor, texture and consistency is absolute perfection. And that Caramel Drizzle over top?... It is HEAVEN! If you are looking for the perfect fall dessert, the perfect dessert to please a crowd or simply just a down right warm-the-soul, comforting recipe... This. Is. It! You will be so glad you did! … Continue Reading »

Smothered Slow Cooker Chile …

Smothered Slow Cooker Salsa Verde Pork Burritos from chef-in-training.com ... This meal couldn't be easier and it is SO good! One of our family's favorites!

With school back in session, I am all about easy meals that I can throw together with little effort on my part. That is why I love slow cooker meals. Minimal prep work and one delicious, easy meal that cooks for hours and makes your house smell amazing! This is a recipe my mom has been making since I was a little girl and it is fabulous!  The flavor of the pork is amazing and we wrap it in smother burritos. If you are looking for a tasty … Continue Reading »