Potato Rolls …

Potato Rolls from chef-in-training.com ...These rolls are made with mashed potatoes and are so soft and delicious!

Sorry for the pause in posts the last couple days. Normally I post nearly everyday, but I went on a little weekend getaway this weekend and didn't have a good internet connection to get something up and ready for you. Have no fear though, I am here again and can't wait to share today's recipe with you! This is my grandma's recipe for Potato Rolls, and let me tell you, they are amazing! There are mashed potatoes IN the recipe itself! The … Continue Reading »

Tropical Chunk Cookies …

Tropical Chunk Cookies from chef-in-training.com ....These cookies are loaded to the max with so many delicious ingredients! They are seriously SO good!

Cookies are such a delicious and easy treat to make. Cookies are usually the dessert I make when I have to take a yummy goodie into a few people at one time. Chocolate Chip Cookies are classic and absolutely wonderful. Don't get me wrong. But I like to change things up from time to time and serve people a cookie that is unique, delicious and different. And these cookies are just that! These Tropical Chunk Cookies are loaded to the max and … Continue Reading »

Slow Cooker Chili …

Slow Cooker Chili from chef-in-training.com ...This hearty chili is packed with flavor and is SO simple to pull together!

I absolutely LOVE chili. It is such a hearty, filling and protein packed dinner. With a beef and a variety of beans and flavor, this will be one chili recipe you will want to make over and over again! I particularly love this slow cooker version because it simplifies the meal even more. Life is constantly taxiing around my children to all there different schools and events, so when I can make something into a slow cooker recipe, I am one happy … Continue Reading »

Almond Crisp Cookies …

Almond Crisp Cookies from chef-in-training.com ...These cookies are so simple and the perfect quick sweet tooth fix! They are delicious!

It's no secret by now that I have an obsession with almond. Almond flavored anything beacons me from a mile radius ;) These Almond Crisp Cookies are so simple! They are made with Puff Pastry and are both soft and crispy and packed with that DELICIOUS almond flavor, using both almond extract and finely ground almonds themselves. The Glaze. It is SO good! Almond flavoring just seems to add something magical and special to frosting if you ask … Continue Reading »

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 »