Monthly Archives: December 2017

Pan-Seared Flank Steak with Blue Cheese Pesto

I have a father who loves (and I mean LOVES) blue cheese. We always get him a block of good blue cheese for Christmas and his birthday (who wouldn’t love cheese as a gift?). This holiday we had a decent amount of cheese leftover from various holiday parties and get-togethers with friends so I decided

Gluten-Free Buttermilk Banana Chocolate Chip Pancakes

I love the smell of pancakes in the morning as it reminds me of cooking breakfast with my Grandma growing up. My family always made them thinner (as you will notice with this batter), which I like because the pancakes cook quickly and get a nice crust on the outside. These are great to make

Thai Chicken Pot Pie

We are currently experiencing piles of snow here in west Michigan, so that means I’m ready for some warm comfort food. I’m a huge fan of Thai food so I decided to put a spin on the classic chicken pot pie recipe by adding Thai flavors like curry paste, ginger, fish sauce and cilantro. This

Spinach, Sundried Tomato and Almond Stuffed Mushrooms

Stuffed mushrooms are such a classic party staple. What I love about them is that you can make a large amount and the flavors are so versatile. Typically, I make them with sausage but I decided to create a meatless one (and honestly I might like this one better). The sundried tomato adds a nice

Goat Cheese Stuffed Chicken with Cranberry-Shallot Pan Sauce

 If you think cranberries are over after Thanksgiving, think again. My family buys them in bulk this time of year because they are so good and add great flavor and color to lots of dishes. Case in point – this chicken dish. It looks and smells amazing and tastes even better. Serve this with wild