Healthier Sloppy Joe Casserole

This Sloppy Joe Casserole is a healthy recipe filled with pureed vegetables, (your kids won't even know they're there!) lean ground turkey and chickpeas topped with a yummy biscuit topping. Healthy & delicious!

This Sloppy Joe Casserole is a healthy recipe filled with vegetables, (your kids won’t even know they’re there!) lean ground turkey and chickpeas and topped with a biscuit topping. With your help, my recipe could be selected as the National Signature Pulse Recipe for the U.S.! Just go to the USADPLC Facebook page, and vote for… 

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Ricotta Asparagus Tart

Ricotta Asparagus Tart - a crust of puff pastry, a filling of herbed ricotta, parmesan and romano cheeses, a layer of thinly sliced onions and topped with asparagus. Perfect for spring!!

Ricotta Asparagus Tart – light puff pastry crust with a filling of herbed ricotta, parmesan and romano cheeses, a layer of thinly sliced onions and then topped with asparagus. Sigh. Perfection! Happy Hump Day! It got up into the 80’s yesterday (I’m not ready for that kind of hot!). But overall, just really starting to… 

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Mexican Pasta Salad

A simply delicious side dish, Mexican Pasta Salad - with black beans, corn, bell pepper, cilantro, tomatoes, and an avocado dressing.

A simply delicious side dish, Mexican Pasta Salad – with black beans, corn, bell pepper, cilantro, tomatoes, and an avocado dressing.  I have a soft spot in my heart for pasta. Well, carbs in general. Carbs are my weakness. More than desserts, even! My favorite kind of carbs are pasta. I didn’t grow up eating pasta… 

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Southwestern Edamame Salad

Welcome spring by making edamame salad! It's a healthy and delicious salad with a southwestern flair, full of beans, corn, tomatoes, cilantro and of course edamame, all tossed in a delicious light dressing.

Welcome spring by making edamame salad! It’s a healthy and delicious salad with a southwestern flair, full of beans, corn, tomatoes, cilantro and of course edamame, all tossed in a delicious light dressing. The weekend before last, I had the opportunity to drive to Arizona in a super cool Mistubishi Outlander and attend the SoFabU… 

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Crock Pot Caramel Hot Apple Cider

Warm, creamy, delicious caramel hot apple cider cooked right in the crock pot, and with only 4 easy ingredients!

Warm, creamy, delicious caramel hot apple cider cooked right in the crock pot, and with only 4 easy ingredients! (Thank you to Truvía® for sponsoring this post.) You all know of my infinite love for Southern California. Right? I mean, I think I’ve said it a hundred times, if not more. I absolutely love living here. I’m… 

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Thai Coconut Soup

Make your favorite Thai take-out at home with this Thai Coconut Soup. A crazy delicious coconut broth with shrimp, mushrooms and rice - it's comfort food at its finest!

Make your favorite Thai take-out at home with this Thai Coconut Soup. A crazy delicious coconut broth with shrimp, mushrooms and rice – it’s comfort food at its finest! I’m stoked about today’s recipe and this post! Why? Because I teamed up with some pretty amazing bloggers to bring you 10 awesome dinner ideas you will… 

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Homemade Biscuits with Cheddar and Rosemary

Easy Homemade Biscuits with Cheddar & Rosemary - the best side dish on the dinner table!

Easy Homemade Biscuits with Cheddar & Rosemary – the best side dish on the dinner table! I was talking with a mom from preschool the other day. We were chatting about babies and pregnancy. You know…all that fun stuff you talk with your mom pals about. 😉 Anyway, she’s darling and so tiny. She told me… 

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