FOOD

Wedge Salad Sliders: A Healthy Appetizer People Will Actually Eat

Wedge Salad Sliders: Healthy App People Will Actually Eat. Tailgate Food.

  I’m always looking for •healthy tailgate dishes• 🏈   (don’t get me wrong, i still hit the Tostitos hard).   This summer a friend brought over Wedge Salad Sliders to a party and they were SO yummy & easy to eat (Finger foods are key to parties when you’re chasing around little kiddos! 🙃) …

Madison’s Kale Citrus Smoothie

  It’s 2pm. I’m halfway through my work day. My microwave has been beeping for the past hour, telling me the coffee that I’ve heated up nearly seven times today is still there waiting for me (.. now cold). It’s almost time to start thinking about what I’ll cook for dinner, and I haven’t even …

Chocolate-Coconut Macaroons

I want to share a recipe with you that has quickly become my mom’s & my new favorite treat: Coconut Macaroons. These are perfect for parties, girls nights, you name it! You can whip them up quickly, without sacrificing pretty presentation. Another great plus, you can make a batch to freeze and plop a few onto a plate any time …

Holiday Potpourri

Holidays bring out the cozy in everyone. We decorate Christmas trees, hang stockings, light the fireplace… anything to make our house feel more like “home”. This is a simple potpourri recipe that will make your house smell wonderful all season. And hey, it’s much cheaper and authentic than scented candles!     Mix all the ingredients …

Roasted Vegetable Tart

  A delicious & healthy summer side-dish that will steal all the attention at the next backyard barbecue!   Convincing the men in my life to eat vegetables is almost as difficult as convincing myself to stay away from chocolate. My mom makes a wonderful tomato pie that the boys love (recipe to come)! We wanted to give the pie …

Basil Pine Nut Pesto Sauce

  A great pesto sauce pairs deliciously with so many different foods! Pour it over pasta (or zoodles), use as a base sauce for homemade pizza, add flavor to roasted vegetables, pour over grilled chicken, pork chops or pork tenderloin, use in The Midwest Skinny Pesto Chicken Tacos. The list is endless!     The …

Almond Joy Cookies

Calling all Chocolate Chip Cookie lovers!! Put a unique twist on your traditional chocolate chip cookies, with this Almond Joy Cookie Recipe. Laced with Coconut Flakes and Sliced Almonds, stuffed with Bittersweet and Semi-Sweet Chocolate- this cookie will melt in your mouth! This cookie is gooey on the inside,  yet the toasted coconut flakes bring perfectly …

Rosemary Focaccia Bread & Boursin Cheese

  This delicious Rosemary Focaccia Bread is a household favorite in my family! Lather a piece of it with the Boursin Cheese and soon the entire pan will be gone.   It goes wonderfully with pasta dishes,  particularly Spaghetti with The Midwest Skinny’s Marinara Sauce.   The tricky thing about this bread is that the amount of …