Chicken Tortellini with Sun-dried Tomatoes

Today’s Chicken with Creamy Tortellini and Sun-Dried Tomatoes is a recipe made with ingredients we always have on hand: a bag of dry tortellini (either fresh tortellini or frozen), a jar of sun-dried tomatoes, fresh garlic, shallots or onions, Parmesan cheese, heavy cream – and, of course, boneless chicken breasts, and fresh tomato sauce. TheContinue reading “Chicken Tortellini with Sun-dried Tomatoes”

Homemade Gnocchi with Sausage Bolognese

Homemade Gnocchi takes a lot of time to make, but I am hoping that you will give it a try. This recipe is pretty easy to follow, and once you have plated those delicious pillows of cheesy, goodness it will be ALL WORTH IT. Lately for me it’s been very therapeutic for me to cookContinue reading “Homemade Gnocchi with Sausage Bolognese”

3 Classic BBQ Side Dishes

These 3 classic summer barbecue side dishes are my families summertime favorites. They are always on the menu and always requested. Be sure to check out all our favorite recipes. Baked beans – full of sweetness and a bit of tangy-ness. Jalapeño poppers – served warm, full of crispy, crunchiness and a kick of heat.Continue reading “3 Classic BBQ Side Dishes”

Baked Mac and Cheese

Classic Summer Barbecue Staple – Baked Macaroni and Cheese. Homemade recipe with 5 creamy types of cheese. Perfect for Summer Parties, Thanksgiving, and Christmas. Ingredients: 2 cups sharp cheddar cheese shredded 1 cup parmigiano reggiano shredded 1 cup fontina cheese shredded 1 cup pecorino romano cheese shredded 1/2 cup muenster cheese cut into small chunks 1 pound elbow macaroni 3 cups of milk 1 cup heavy whipping cream 3 tbsp flour 4 tbsp butter pinch of salt pepper, and onion powderContinue reading “Baked Mac and Cheese”

Jalapeño Poppers

Jalapeño Poppers are my obsession! Fresh jalapeños are sliced in half and filled with a rich creamy cheese filling and topped with a crisp Panko topping. These poppers are baked until golden and bubbly for the perfect summer BBQ snack! This easy Jalapeno Popper recipe makes the perfect bite; crispy, creamy, spicy, cheesy… and quite honestlyContinue reading “Jalapeño Poppers”

Baked Beans

Our absolute favorite baked beans recipe! They are syrupy and loaded with flavors of BBQ sauce, dijon, smoked paprika and chipotle. Delish! Ingredients: 2 sliced bacon, diced 1 small sweet onion, diced 1 bell pepper, diced 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 tbsp smoked paprika 1/4 tsp chipotle chili powder 1/4 teaspoon salt & pepper 2 tbsp apple cider vinegar 2 tbsp BBQ sauce 2 tbsp ketchup 1 tbsp dijon mustard 1 tbsp brown sugar 2 (22 ounce) cans bakedContinue reading “Baked Beans”

Skinny Shrimp Fajita Pasta

Skinny shrimp fajita pasta made with fajita peppers and onions, sauteed shrimp, and pasta with a light cream sauce. Roasted veggies are sweet (in a veggie way), perfectly charred, and tender-crisp in that amazing healthy craving way. I likey. And the shrimp! So delicious – unless they have tails. Because the tails make it annoyingContinue reading “Skinny Shrimp Fajita Pasta”

Firecracker Cookies and Cream Cookie

Red, white, & blue sprinkles and candies make these Fireworks Cookies and Cream Cookies a fun and festive treat for holiday picnics and parties.The bag of red, white, and blue M&M’s and star sprinkles that you picked up from the local grocery store were just the way to make these cookies a little more festive.Continue reading “Firecracker Cookies and Cream Cookie”