Lemon Poppy Seed Cupcake with Blackberry Frosting

These cupcakes are amazing! Great summery lemon flavor! However, I didn’t love the frosting. I used frozen blackberries to make the puree but I think it probably should’ve been done with fresh berries. OR maybe adding blackberry jam instead of making a puree from scratch then adjusting the powdered sugar amount? OR adding sugar to […]

Cajun Tilapia with Coconut Rice & Mango Salsa

It sounds much more intimidating than it actually is to make, trust me. Simple, summery, and light! Swap out the tilapia with any other type of fish and I’m sure it will still be amazing.Yield : 2 Servings Cajun Tilapia2 large Tilapia filets 4 Tbsp Cajun seasoning (store bought or blend ingredients below) Paprika, Salt, […]

Fudge Brownies

Daaaaamn these were good. These can be baked in a 9×13″ baking pan but the brownies will be extra thick and soft in the center if you bake them in an 8×8″.Yields : 9 servings Fudge Brownies 3/4 cup unsalted butter 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips 4 eggs 1 cup sugar 1/2 cup brown sugar […]

Zoodle Shrimp Scampi

So I messed up this recipe the first time I made it (I added the zucchini too early).. still came out pretty damn good. Also, its muuuuch easier to spiralize skinny zucchini, so I suggest getting 4 thin ones instead of 2 fatties.Yields : 2 servings Zoodle Shrimp Scampi2 Tbsp butter 3 garlic cloves, minced ¼ tsp crushed red pepper […]

Coconut Cherry Sorbet

I made this recipe at work and LOVED it so much, I had to make it at home! I tried the recipe with Cream of Coconut and Coconut Cream… there is DEFINITELY a difference! Use cream of coconut! It’s already sweetened and the coconut oils keep the texture smooth and creamy. It wasn’t easy to […]

Old Bay Shrimp Boil

Dinner is ready in 20 minutes thanks to the pressure cooker! Bring this southern summer seafood meal to your house!Yield : 4 Servings Shrimp Boil 1 Tbsp butter 2 Tbsp garlic, minced ½ onion, sliced 2 cups chicken broth (or any other broth you have handy) 1 Tbsp + ¼ tsp Old Bay Seasoning 1 lemon, juiced 1 lb. baby […]

Parmesan Eggplant Fries

Honestly, I had no idea what to do with the eggplant after I bought it. This was all I really knew on how to prepare it 🙂Yields : 2 servings Eggplant Fries1 eggplant2 eggs, beaten¼ cup flour¼ cup Italian breadcrumbs¼ cup parmesan cheese1 Tbsp Italian seasoning Thinly slice the eggplant, about ½ inch slices. Place […]

Pulled Pork in the Pressure Cooker

A lot of people will hate me for claiming that pulled pork from the pressure cooker is good… but for those who don’t have 12 hours and a smoker, it does just fine.Yields : 8-10 Servings Pulled Pork 3-6 lbs. pork shoulder, cut into large cubes 1 cup barbecue sauce (plus extra for the end) 1 […]

Cornbread Mini Cupcakes with Ranch/Blue Cheese “Frosting” with a Buffalo Chicken Nugget Topper

Taking you to FLAVORTOWN! Cornbread base, ranch/blue cheese frosting, and a buffalo chicken tender topper. Wow. Yields: 30 Mini Cupcakes Cornbread Cupcake 1 ⅓ cup all-purpose flour⅓ cup yellow cornmeal½ tsp baking powder¼ tsp baking soda¼ tsp salt½ cup butter, softened½ cup honey½ cup sugar½ cup milk¼ cup sour cream2 large eggs½ tsp vanilla½ can […]

Cream Cheese Filled Mini Bagels

SOOO easy! I was skeptical as to whether the bagel would taste like a real bagel, but IT DID!Yields : 8 mini bagels Mini Bagel Bites 1 cup all-purpose flour ½ teaspoon salt 2 tsp baking powder 1 cup nonfat Greek yogurt 4 Tbsp (4 ounces, or half package) cream cheese, cut into 8 cubes […]