Skip the meat and still enjoy a protein-packed meal with a fast and fresh recipe for The Best Vegetarian Chili. Chili is a mainstay at our house, and as odd as it may sound from this southern California girl, we actually eat it in some form or another during everyRead More →

It’s been a few years since I have done a Holiday Gift Guide and I thought it was about time again! I try and save things that I have been loving over the last year that are unique. I love seeing people’s lists of favorites, but sometimes I feel likeRead More →

Skillet Pork Chops with Maple Dijon Vegetables is made with a Smithfield Steakhouse Mushroom Marinated Fresh Pork Loin Filet, cut into pieces and sautéed with tender vegetables covered with a golden maple glaze. All under 30 minutes! One pan skillets are a MUST for a family dinner night! If you love Smithfield as muchRead More →

White Elephants and Yankee Swaps (or whatever else you call the holiday gift exchanges in which everyone brings one gift and leaves with one gift) are supposed to be fun, at least in a joy-snatching spiteful way. These activities are more than an exchange of items; they’re games with intenseRead More →

Celebrate the season with a family favorite recipe for crispy, fluffy Pumpkin Spice Waffles. Pumpkin Pie Pancakes, Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins, Pumpkin Whoopie Pies, Pumpkin Bread – I suppose it was only fair we lend some pumpkin love to light and fluffy buttermilk waffles. I’ve packed pumpkin and plenty ofRead More →

My EASY Chocolate Pecan Pie Recipe is a game changer! It’s a classic pecan pie recipe made even more delicious with melted chocolate, which turns the filling into a rich pudding-like texture loaded with pecans! If you love pecan pie, don’t forget to check out my Classic Pecan Pie andRead More →

These Cream Cheese Brownies are ultra fudgy, and swirled with cream cheese for the ultimate chocolatey treat! They’re freezer friendly and pair perfectly with a big scoop of ice cream. This combination of fudgy chocolate and tangy cream cheese is a match made in heaven! If you love these CreamRead More →

Transform spuds into the ultimate creamy side dish with a quick and easy recipe for The Best Mashed Sweet Potatoes. How to Make Mashed Sweet Potatoes You’re only five ingredients away from the silkiest, smoothest sweet potatoes to ever hit your lips. And it all comes down to the perfectRead More →