Watermelon Berry Margarita

Watermelon Berry Margarita

My Watermelon Berry Margarita is refreshing with seasonal, juicy watermelon, strawberries, and tangy lime. It is sure to keep you cool in the heat of the summer! Watermelon Season I have been loving seasonal summer fruits and have been experimenting with watermelon a lot. Being 

Watermelon Mint Refresher

Watermelon Mint Refresher

Summer Fruit It is summer and I have been enjoying all the fruit! I have been loving the watermelon, peaches, berries, and mangoes. My friend Sara gave me great inspiration for this Watermelon Mint Refresher. I have been making some form of it almost every 

Super Protein Bites

Super Protein Bites

Energy Balls or Protein Bites? Energy balls, protein bites, oat snacks. Whatever you want to call them, they are delicious and packed with tons of nutrients. I have been making these for years for myself, my friends, cooking demos, and whenever I have oats in 

Cast Iron Skillet Steak

Cast Iron Skillet Steak

Steak is one of my favorite dinners, and I can almost always eat it. Lately I have been cooking my steaks on a cast iron skillet, and now I wouldn’t want it any other way. We live in an apartment complex in Arizona. It’s the 

Simple Arugula Salad

Simple Arugula Salad

This simple arugula salad is one of my favorites, and it has become a staple for me. I first had a salad like this at Phoenix Public Market on the side of a quiche. It was so simple, elegant, green, and delicious. Who would have 

Frozen Mango Margarita

Frozen Mango Margarita

Brace yourself for this incredible frozen mango margarita! Mango is my favorite fruit of all time. My favorite fruit mixed with alcohol only makes it better!  Honestly, I haven’t mastered a regular margarita, but this mango one is off the charts. To make it even 

One-Pot Mac and Cheese

One-Pot Mac and Cheese

Macaroni and cheese rarely disappoints at any age. A comfort food, creamy, cheesy, and a great vessel for other foods. A perfect side to almost any entrée. Warm, welcoming, and brings back memories that make you feel like you’re at home. Whether you make it 

Sweet and Smoky BBQ Ribs

Sweet and Smoky BBQ Ribs

For National BBQ Day I am making BBQ pork ribs, along with a homemade dry rub AND BBQ sauce! I don’t know where you are, but I’m in Arizona where it’s HOT! At 111 degrees, I plan to stay inside and cook in the air 

Sweet and Smoky BBQ Sauce

Sweet and Smoky BBQ Sauce

This Sweet and Smoky BBQ Sauce is a staple in our house. BBQ is one of my favorite things to eat, and fanatics know that good BBQ can be hard to come by. I’m a fan of sauces, so of course I had to make 

Sweet and Smoky BBQ Rub

Sweet and Smoky BBQ Rub

BBQ is one of my favorite things to eat. The meat options, delicious sides, an array of different sauces, and the incredible flavors. I like a lot of different BBQ variations, but at this house we tend to lean towards sweet-tasting BBQ that has a 

Creamy Pina Colada

Creamy Pina Colada

Pina coladas are my new favorite cocktail, and my love for them is growing deep. I’m 30 years old and coconut is one of my favorite flavors, but it didn’t always used to be that way. When I was younger, just the smell of coconut 

Chicken Herb Meatballs

Chicken Herb Meatballs

I’m really into meatballs lately. Before I was never a huge fan, but the more I experiment with them the more I love them. I like that they have so many different variations, and so many ways to eat them. Any flavor combination works, and 

Roasted Vegetables with Vinaigrette

Roasted Vegetables with Vinaigrette

If you are human, you know how difficult it can be to get your daily dose of vegetables. Even if you’re an adult and love broccoli like I do, vegetables can still get boring. When I was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, I adopted an AIP 

Chia Seed Strawberry Jam

Chia Seed Strawberry Jam

It’s summer and that means berries are in season! Berries are my favorite fruit, and I love to experiment with them and make fun recipes. This Chia Seed Strawberry Jam recipe is perfect because you can still taste the freshness of the strawberries, and it 

Creamy Cajun Chicken Pasta

Creamy Cajun Chicken Pasta

Apparently my 11-year-old nephew is becoming quite intrigued with cooking. Of course, as a cooking aunt, I was elated and wanted to find something he would love to cook! He wanted to start with a pasta dish, and we landed on Creamy Cajun Chicken Pasta.