Parmesan Chicken & Rice

Parmesan Chicken & Rice

This is a nice light version of the typical Italian dish, risotto.  I came across this lighter adaptation on Cooking Light and only made a couple of slight modifications on the original recipe. There...

Italian Stuffed Peppers

Italian Stuffed Peppers

Tonight was a stop in Italy. Although stuffed peppers are not an inherently Italian dish (sshhh, don’t tell my Grandma!), this version certainly tasted like it was straight from the old country! The addition...

Hummus

Hummus

Hummus is a traditional dip or spread that consists of mashed/pureed chickpeas and in its original form, tahini (a paste made of ground sesame seeds), lemon juice, and garlic. A popular way to serve...

Hershey’s Perfectly Chocolate Cake

Hershey’s Perfectly Chocolate Cake

I had been hearing numerous raves about Hershey’s “Perfectly Chocolate” Chocolate Cake and was waiting for an excuse to make it. I finally broke down yesterday and, with no good reason, made the cake...

Egg Muffins

Egg Muffins

So I did the healthy applesauce oatmeal muffins yesterday, and today I am balancing those carbs with these egg muffins. Provided by my friend Meghan, this recipe comes from the South Beach Diet cookbook....

Applesauce Oatmeal Muffins

Applesauce Oatmeal Muffins

My good friend Kayte (of Kayte’s Kitchen) told me about these muffins awhile ago and I thought they sounded really good, but then I forgot about them! She gave me the recipe again yesterday...

Breakfast in a Scone

Breakfast in a Scone

I saved this recipe from Confections of a Foodie Bride’s blog awhile ago and have been dying to try it! My mom came to visit a couple of days ago and she doesn’t really...

Blueberry Crisp

Blueberry Crisp

I had a pint of blueberries in the fridge that were going nowhere fast. I didn’t want to waste them so I figured I’d whip up some type of blueberry crisp or cobbler for...

Taco Rice Salad

Taco Rice Salad

I saved a Cooking Light recipe ages ago and finally got around to trying it tonight. I really enjoy Mexican food and I usually make fajitas, but this recipe for taco salad sounded insanely...

Chicken Salad

Chicken Salad

This is a delayed Mother’s Day weekend post :) When I had my mom and sister over on Saturday for lunch, I made my mom’s favorite lunch – chicken salad. I didn’t follow a...