Baked Beans from Scratch

My baked beans recipe is a fan favorite on the blog, but readers have been asking for a baked beans recipe from scratch.  I am showing you how to make the best baked beans from start to finish.  Making homemade baked beans is a lot easier than you think! If you are looking for more family favorite side dishes that […]

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Guacamole

Guacamole is the perfect creamy dip that’s loaded with avocado and tomatoes and spiced with jalapeño and cumin. Beware because this crowd-pleasing dip is such a hit it disappears quickly! Guacamole is the perfect dip for summer BBQ’s or nights at home.  Bacon Guacamole or Ranch Guacamole are also two of my family’s favorites. Homemade Guacamole This is the most […]

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Crispy Parmesan Fried Zucchini

Crispy Parmesan Fried Zucchini are savory parmesan and panko coated zucchini bites.  They will quickly become a favorite for an easy and crowd-pleasing snack, appetizer or side dish! If you love zucchini, but you are looking for an alternative to frying, try Baked Zucchini Fries or Roasted Parmesan Garlic Zucchini Spears. These recipes deliver flavorful zucchini with a light and […]

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Cheesecake Stuffed Strawberries

Cheesecake Stuffed Strawberries are juicy fruit bites filled with the perfect cream cheese filling and sprinkled with a graham cracker crumb.  This easy and quick dessert is unbelievably delicious and impossible to resist!! Simple additions to fresh fruit can make such a big impact.  Try Chocolate Covered Strawberries or Red, White, and Blue Stuffed Cream Cheese Strawberries for more ideas […]

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Easy Chicken Lombardy Recipe

Chicken Lombardy is an insanely delicious cheesy version of Chicken Marsala baked to perfection with mozzarella and scallions. Ready in about 30 minutes! The combination of mushrooms in a creamy sauce is delicious over top any protein. Try this Creamy Chicken Marsala or Creamy Garlic Pork Marsala for more family meals. Easy Chicken Lombardy Hi guys! Natasha from Salt & Lavender […]

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Baja Fish Tacos

Baja Fish Tacos are soft tortilla shells stuffed with crispy beer battered cod and topped with pico de gallo and the perfect cilantro ranch dressing.  Every bite of the fried fish is bursting with flavor but is still light and fresh enough for a perfect summer meal! Fish tacos are a great seafood version of the tried and true taco.  […]

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Caprese Sandwich with Basil Pesto

A Caprese Sandwich with Basil Pesto is a thick ciabatta bread stuffed with layers of tomato, mozzarella, and fresh pesto.  Add a drizzle of a balsamic glaze and you will have a homemade sandwich that is better than anything you could buy at a restaurant! The Caprese pairing of mozzarella, tomato, and basil is so amazing you will want to […]

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Pico de Gallo

Pico de Gallo is a made from scratch salsa that is loaded with bold flavors from jalapeño, lime, cilantro, and juicy chunks of tomato and onion.  One dip will certainly not be enough and you will be scraping the bottom of the bowl in no time! For a more traditional salsa recipes try Best Blender Salsa, Slow Cooker Restaurant Style […]

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Piña Colada

This Pina Colada is a sweet, creamy, frozen drink bursting with fruity flavors from pineapple and coconut.  The flavors are so vibrant that they will transport you from your porch to a lounge chair at a tropical beach! Summertime is the perfect time of year for quick and easy frozen refreshments like this pina colada.  Try Frozen Strawberry Lemonade, Watermelon […]

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Brown Sugar Grilled Peaches

Brown sugar grilled peaches are a summertime delight. Ripe peaches are lightly charred on the barbecue then sprinkled with a sweet spiced topping that transforms into a glaze. Perfect as a quick dessert or add it to a fresh salad.  Peaches are delicious and a summertime fruit I love. Try these tasty peach recipes like this Peach Crisp, The Best Homemade […]

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