Baked BLT Dip


I stumbled across a couple of recipes for this dip on Super Bowl weekend, and being a lover of the infamous BLT, I just had to try it. I took things from both recipes I found, and combined them to make a scrumptious appetizer. I substituted Greek yogurt for sour cream to make this aContinue reading “Baked BLT Dip”

Mexican Tostada


Yesterday, I found myself craving Mexican food… maybe because I felt it only right to do my part in celebrating Cinco de Mayo. Breakfast was easy – I made a Mexican quesadilla, but couldn’t decide on something quick and easy for dinner. I love enchiladas, but wanted something simpler. I then thought about tacos, whichContinue reading “Mexican Tostada”

Queso Blanco Dip


When I lived in Atlanta, I used to frequent a restaurant called La Fonda, that served a lick-the-bowl-clean queso dip which honestly, is one of the main reasons I would go there. I’ve yet to find a restaurant here in LA that comes remotely close, so I decided to try to duplicate it at home.Continue reading “Queso Blanco Dip”

Crock Pot Loaded Baked Potato Soup


Back in January, I came down with a bout of the flu, and had little to no energy, with not much of an appetite. But, knowing that I had to eat, I wanted something warm and comforting that would require minimal effort on my part. The first thing that came to mind, was my crockContinue reading “Crock Pot Loaded Baked Potato Soup”

Tuna Penne Casserole w/Popchips Topping


Yesterday, I was craving some kind of “comfort food” and was trying to come up with ideas of what I could make with things I already had on hand.  My Mom used to make tuna noodle casserole when I was a child that was absolutely amazing, so I decided I’d try to make a modified versionContinue reading “Tuna Penne Casserole w/Popchips Topping”

Creamy Cheese Grits


If you’re from the South, then you know ALL about grits. If you’re not familiar with them, they are a staple in every Southerner’s kitchen and can be found on practically every restaurant menu in the Southern states. They mainly consist of hominy (dried maize kernels which have been treated with an alkali) and are similar toContinue reading “Creamy Cheese Grits”

Healthy Snacks


I want to talk about snacks and give you some low-calorie options for when hunger strikes in-between meals. It’s a good idea to have a snack to keep your metabolism going and the ones listed here, are only about 150 calories each! So, whether you’re watching your weight or just need a little something to holdContinue reading “Healthy Snacks”

The “BEST” Queso Dip


I will not claim that this is the best queso on this planet; however, I will say, that it’s out of this world!  Ingredients 1 tbsp butter 1 tbsp cornstarch 3/4 cup sour cream 1 cup shredded Mexican Four-Cheese mix 1 1/2 tbsp mango salsa 2 (heaping) tbsp cream cheese Directions In a medium saucepan overContinue reading “The “BEST” Queso Dip”