Skinny Hot Chocolate

I’m not going to lie to you and say that this is the world’s best hot chocolate. Because it’s not. If that’s what you’re looking for try our incredible French Hot Chocolate. But this hot chocolate helps me meet my nutrition and fitness goals!

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Parmesan Wafers with Honey Pecan Cream Cheese, Bacon, & Green Onions

Sweet, savory, salty, crispy, soft, perfect. A crisp parmesan wafer, sweet and nutty honey pecan cream cheese, topped with salty bacon and green onions. (Make sure you wipe the drool off your keyboard before you keep reading). Continue reading “Parmesan Wafers with Honey Pecan Cream Cheese, Bacon, & Green Onions”

Shrimp & Avocado Dip

Shrimp and Avocado Dip has been one of our go-to recipes since our friend Elisse shared it with us years ago in Vienna, Virginia. Not only is it delicious, it has that “Wow” factor. When we take it to a gathering, everyone wants the recipe! Continue reading “Shrimp & Avocado Dip”

Green Chile Enchiladas

Cheesy, Gooey, Saucy, Enchiladas. What’s not to love? These are our favorite enchiladas! Plenty of chile verde sauce, chicken, spices, onions, and did I mention cheese? We like a blend of cheddar and jack cheese for these enchiladas.  Continue reading “Green Chile Enchiladas”

Cranberry Mousse Salad

I loved Jell-O as a child. Now, as an adult, I make it once a year — for the holidays! I really like this Cranberry Mousse Jell-O Salad for Thanksgiving or Christmas. It’s bright and festive, and I love the creamy texture along with the crunch of fresh cranberries.

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French Hot Chocolate

Imagine wandering down cobbled streets in Paris on a cold December night. You enter a cafe, pull out a rustic chair and order the chocolat chaud. It comes to your table steaming and with a spoon to stir and sip the dense brew. Continue reading “French Hot Chocolate”

Brie en Croute

Year ’round Brie en Croute is a spectacular appetizer but I especially like it for the holidays. Imagine melted Brie cheese nestled in a pastry crust with added zest from red pepper jelly! Oh my! Continue reading “Brie en Croute”

Cranberry Orange Shortbread Cookies

I love shortbread! Until about a year ago I had only ever had store bought shortbread, which is hard, a crispy, but homemade is so different! Homemade is buttery, Continue reading “Cranberry Orange Shortbread Cookies”