Inspiration
Crowd-Pleasing Queso: Cheesy Chicken Enchilada Dip

Crowd-Pleasing Queso: Cheesy Chicken Enchilada Dip

June has to be one of my favorite summer months. The weather starts warming up and the neighborhood comes out of hibernation. This is the time of...
Easy Recipes to Warm the Soul: Spicy Creamy Chicken Tortilla Soup

Easy Recipes to Warm the Soul: Spicy Creamy Chicken Tortilla Soup

If you are anything like me, you’re not intimidated at all by the fact that spring is just around the corner! In...
Make Your Game Day Menu Pop: Pizza Jalapeño Poppers

Make Your Game Day Menu Pop: Pizza Jalapeño Poppers

Even though football season has come to a close, basketball season is in full swing, and there are still plenty of games to bring family and friends...
Savory Treats For Any Affair: Ranch, Bacon and Chive Gougeres

Savory Treats For Any Affair: Ranch, Bacon and Chive Gougeres

A gougere is a baked savory choux pastry made of choux dough mixed with cheese. Don’t let that fancy schmancy language scare you; a gougere is...
Kids in the Kitchen

Kids in the Kitchen

My kids and I have visited farmer’s markets as a weekend family outing since they were babies. We’re lucky to live in Northern California...
Mushroom Ranch Pinwheels

Mushroom Ranch Pinwheels

I've recently partnered with the great folks at Hidden Valley®, and I'm very happy to bring you some tasty ranch-inspired goodies. First up is a...
“No Guilt” Chicken Ranch Naan Pizzas

“No Guilt” Chicken Ranch Naan Pizzas

It’s a new year, and that means new resolutions for healthier living for most of us. After all the decadent holiday treats, it’s a great time to...
Fiesta Ranch Quesadillas!

Fiesta Ranch Quesadillas!

Football food. Party food. Flavor explosions. That's what these Fiesta Ranch Quesadillas are all about. Fun. Food. Flavor. Spicy Ranch...
Chicken-Broccoli Ranch-icotti

Chicken-Broccoli Ranch-icotti

  Given that March is National Noodle Month and the fact that I’ve partnered with Hidden Valley® to bring you some new great...
Ranch Chicken Wings

Ranch Chicken Wings

I love chicken wings. All kinds of chicken wings, really, but I prefer the ones that aren’t all goopy. You know – goopy. The kind that...

Fresh Spin on Salads

Now that daylight savings has come and gone it means, among other things, we can look forward to warmer temperatures and lighter meals. What comes...
Put a Twist on Tonight: Spring Ranch Risotto

Put a Twist on Tonight: Spring Ranch Risotto

As a busy parent, it’s important to save time in the kitchen but also make sure your family is eating a nutritious...