Black Walnut Layer Cake with Vanilla Cream Frosting

Black Walnut Layer Cake with Vanilla Cream Frosting

This Black Walnut Layer Cake with Vanilla Cream Frosting may look like it was complicated and time consuming but it definitely was not! This recipe was very quick and the resulting cake was so beautiful and delicious I know I’ll be making it again and again. If you love the flavor of black walnuts then …

Slow Cooker Veggie Pasta

Slow Cooker Veggie Pasta

This beautiful dish is as filling as it is simple! I have to admit I was worried about serving a meatless main dish to my family. We don’t always have to have meat, but we usually do. It’s the way we were raised. I’ve brought up the idea of doing a meatless Monday or something …

Amazing Homemade Marinara Sauce

Amazing Homemade Marinara Sauce

You can use this beautiful marinara in so many different dishes! I had a new recipe I wanted to try that called for two cups store-bought marinara sauce. I just knew I could make it better at home and probably for a lot less cost as well. Since I don’t have any tomatoes in the …

Spicy Shrimp Stir Fry

Spicy Shrimp Stir Fry

I know I’ve already blogged about the best stir fry recipe I’d ever tried before, but I couldn’t keep this one to myself either! Just as delicious but totally different at the same time. Oh, and just as simple too. What can I say, stir fry is super popular at my house! Mix your sauce …

Colleen’s Homemade Pizza

Colleen's Homemade Pizza

Follow this basic recipe to make pizza exactly how you love it at home! I grew up loving this homemade pizza my mom made. When I moved out on my own, it was one of the recipes she sent with me so I could make it for myself. I have probably made this pizza a …

Salmon Patties with Chipotle Aioli

Salmon Patties with Chipotle Aioli

Serve these salmon patties with a salad for a super quick weeknight dinner! I’ve really been digging salmon lately. It’s a great source of omega-3 fatty acids and it just tastes amazing. Not to mention, it’s pink. Which happens to be my favorite color so everything I make with it is pretty! Another bonus. I …

Healthy Chicken and Vegetable Stir Fry

Healthy Chicken and Vegetable Stir Fry

This is the BEST stir fry recipe I have ever made! I’ve tried several different recipes for stir fries in the past. Beef broccoli, chicken and snow peas, etc. What I noticed was that almost all of them called for corn starch. Or worse, bottled pre-made sauces. I’m not saying those things are terrible, but …