Bruschetta with Fresh Mozzarella

My first bruschetta experience was at a local Italian restaurant while on a date with my (now) husband. We decided to try something new, we chose their bruschetta. I enjoyed it so much, I couldn’t wait to try to duplicate it! This is such a fast and tasty recipe. It’s a great appetizer, an alternative to garlic bread, or it can stand on its own! Bruschetta Needed:  loaf of fresh bread (I used french bread) 1 can (fire roasted) diced tomatoes fresh basil fresh mozzarella olive oil garlic salt cracked black pepper Slice loaf of bread and lay slices onto a … Continue reading Bruschetta with Fresh Mozzarella

Fresh Basil Pesto // Pasta

Needed: 1 cup fresh basil 1/2 cup parmesan cheese 1/4 tsp salt 1/4 tsp cracked black pepper 1/2 cup olive oil 2 garlic cloves (or 1/4 tsp garlic powder) Place all ingredients into a food processor or blender. Pulse until ingredients are blended but still have a rough texture. Scrape sides of processor in between blending to make sure that everything is mixed well. Serve on fresh bread or over pasta (I love topping cheese raviolis with basil pesto!). Or use this pesto for making my Tomato and Mozzarella Grilled Cheese Sandwich or Bruschetta with Fresh Mozzarella! Facebook // Etsy // Pinterest // Instagram // Twitter Continue reading Fresh Basil Pesto // Pasta

Cilantro Lime Chicken Fajitas

These fajitas are the perfect blend of sweet and spicy! This is one of the very first recipes that I created, it’s one of my favorites. I love to make these fajitas in the summertime! This recipe can easily be adapted for the grill or it can be tossed into the crockpot (no marinating time necessary!). Fajitas: 3 chicken breasts 1 small onion 2 bell peppers tortillas sour cream cheddar cheese Marinade: 3 limes (juiced) small bunch of cilantro (chopped) 3 tbs olive oil 1/3 cup brown sugar 1 tsp salt 1 tsp chili powder 1/2 tsp cumin 1/2 tsp … Continue reading Cilantro Lime Chicken Fajitas

Homemade Glazed Doughnuts

This is such an easy recipe (maybe too easy!). I only make these once in a while, but they turn out perfectly every time! Technically they aren’t 100% homemade, with the use of canned biscuits and all, but they’re so good and don’t at all resemble biscuits when you’re done. If you don’t want to take the time to make a glaze, try tossing the warm donuts in a mixture of cinnamon and sugar! Doughnuts Canola Oil Canned Biscuits (any kind except flaky layers which will absorb too much oil) Use a small round cookie or biscuit cutter to cut … Continue reading Homemade Glazed Doughnuts

Roast Beef Stuffed Peppers

These roast beef stuffed peppers make such a great weeknight dinner! Bell peppers are a tasty and healthier way to serve up cheesesteaks (make this recipe with chicken or turkey if you’re not a fan of beef). It’s one of our favorites! Roast Beef Stuffed Peppers Needed: 2 Bell Peppers 4 Mushrooms (sliced) 1/4 Onion (chopped) 8oz Roast Beef 8 slices Provolone Cheese Turn oven broiler on to low. Cut peppers in half and remove seeds and ribs. Place pepper halves (skin side up) onto a baking sheet and broil,  just until skins have slightly charred. Cook onion and mushrooms in … Continue reading Roast Beef Stuffed Peppers