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Chocolate Cream Cheese Icing made with Hershey's cocoa, butter, and powdered sugar. It's quick and easy with no cooking required!

Chocolate Cream Cheese Icing

Chocolate Cream Cheese Icing made with Hershey’s cocoa, butter, and powdered sugar. It’s quick and easy with no cooking required! Sometimes you want a delicious, simple Chocolate Buttercream Frosting, and sometimes you want a slightly tangy Chocolate Cream Cheese Icing. Actually, I usually always prefer a cream cheese frosting. Chocolate Cream Cheese Icing This one …

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Banana Split Dessert made with strawberry ice cream, graham crackers, hot fudge, and bananas!

Banana Split Dessert

Banana Split Dessert is a quick and easy refreshing summer treat that kids can make all by themselves for Father’s Day! It’s just bananas, graham crackers, strawberry ice cream, and hot fudge sauce made into a banana split trifle! Y’all. I’m about to tell you about the easiest dessert ever. I kid you not. We …

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Hawaiian Salad with Freschetta Canadian Bacon and Pineapple pizza makes a fun and quick dinner!

Hawaiian Salad and Freschetta Pizza

**I have been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser for this post. All opinions are mine alone—I will never promote a product that I don’t use and believe in! Disclosure Policy  #RealTasteForRealLife #CollectiveBias Hawaiian Salad with Freschetta Canadian Bacon & Pineapple pizza comes together in less than 30 minutes for Hawaiian Night—quick, easy, fun, and delicious! …

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Chickpea salad that's super easy and healthy, with just chickpeas, parsley, onion, and capers, mixed with a lemon vinaigrette.

Chickpea Salad Recipe

Simple chickpea salad that’s super easy and healthy, with just chickpeas, parsley, onion, and capers, mixed with a lemon vinaigrette. Easy and delicious! A couple of weeks ago, my friend Tracy and I walked along the Atlanta Beltline to get our exercise for the day. Then we rewarded ourselves by stopping at Victory Sandwich Bar for …

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Blondies Recipe--add chocolate chips, nuts, toffee, dried fruit--endless possibilities!

Blondies Recipe — Simple and Foolproof!

Blondies Recipe–add chocolate chips, nuts, toffee, dried fruit–endless possibilities! These gooey, chewy, brownie-cookies are amazing and super easy! Blondies defy description—are they brownies posing as chocolate chip cookies? Or are they cookies pretending to be brownies? These are the philosophical musings of a food blogger. Blondies are quick and easy to make, and best of …

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Toasted Cream Cheese Pound Cake

Toasted Cream Cheese Pound Cake

Toasted Cream Cheese Pound Cake flavored with butter and broiled just long enough to get toasty and brown! This is so perfect with a little fruit compote or caramel sauce! We have had a few glorious days here in Georgia, with cool breezes teasing us as the last vestiges of summer begin to fade into fall. Of …

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Easy Baked Fish Sticks

Easy Baked Fish Sticks

Easy baked fish sticks are simple and quick enough for a busy weeknight supper and delicious enough for company! Kids love these fish sticks! When I was 25 years old, I suddenly found myself raising two little boys alone. I was terrified at this daunting prospect of being responsible for two young lives, and I …

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Green Goddess Dressing served with vegetables

Green Goddess Dressing

Green Goddess Dressing made with mayonnaise, sour cream, watercress, and lots of fresh herbs. It’s delicious on salad, fish, or as a dip! It’s easy to pull out regular old Ranch dip when you’re having a party and want to serve chopped vegetables, but it you want to serve something a little prettier and with …

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Easy Parmesan Chicken Cutlets

Easy Parmesan Chicken Cutlets are crispy, full of flavor, and ready in about 20 minutes. They go with almost everything and take the stress out of “What’s for dinner?” Do you ever have those days when your brain is just fried and you can’t even think of one single thing to fix for dinner? Keep …

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Halibut in Parchment

Halibut in Parchment

You might think that as a food blogger, I’m cooking elaborate meals every day. And you’d be so, so wrong. Most days we eat simple meals, especially for lunch. Half the time David goes to the barbecue place down the street and gets pulled chicken for lunch and I have a black bean salad. And …

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Mustard Cream Sauce is a classic French pan sauce that's simple to prepare and adds a tangy sizzle to any meat!

Mustard Cream Sauce with Chicken

Mustard Cream Sauce is a French pan sauce with a white wine and Dijon mustard base–it’s simple, classic, and delicious! Try it with chicken or pork–this sauce makes any dish extra special! Are you intimidated by French food? Most of it sounds so fancy with long lists of ingredients. And fattening! But this Mustard Cream …

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