Tasty Recipes

Breakfast and Brunch

Banana Almond Meal Muffins

Banana Bread Bars

Banana Nut Muffins 

Banana Streusel Muffins 

Blueberry Oatmeal Muffins 

Flour Bakery’s Famous Banana Bread

French Breakfast Puffs

Ham and Gruyere Belgian Waffles with Sauteed Pears

Limelight Blueberry Muffins

Mini Strawberry Banana Muffins

One Bowl Carrot-Apple Muffins

Peanut Butter and Banana Smoothie

Perfectly Peeled Hard Boiled Eggs

Pina Colada inspired Green Smoothie

Pumpkin Chai Muffins

Pumpkin Pie Smoothie

Sausage and Polenta Breakfast Casserole

Super Green Smoothie

Sweet Potato Bread

Toasted Coconut and Pineapple Granola

Ultimate Smoothie Bowl



Apple Cider Moscow Mule

Apple Cider Sangria

Basil 75

Blackberry and Sage Refresher

Clementine French 75

Coconut Bellini

Creamsicle Margarita

Frosty Coconut Mojito

Meyer Lemon Cocktail

Paloma with Salty Habanero Sugar

Perfect Mojito

Prosecco Punch

Roasted Blueberry Basil Mojito

Sage and Blackberry Margarita

Shoo-Fly Punch (bourbon-based)

Snickers Martini

Sparkling Elderflower Cocktail

Sparkling Grapefruit Sangria

Spiced Amaretto Apple Cider Kiss

Spicy Cucumber Margarita

Spicy Grapefruit Margarita 

Strawberry-Basil Gin and Soda

Strawberry Basil Ginger Cocktail

Strawberry-Coconut Margaritas

Watermelon Mojitos



Baked Brie with Jezebel Blueberries

Baked Figs with Blue Cheese, Bacon and Pecans 

Baked White Cheddar and Leek Dip

Baked Zucchini Chips

Beef Empanadas with Chimichurri

Beer Queso

Best Ever Spinach and Artichoke Dip

Bourbon-Candied Ginger and Onion Dip

Buffalo Cheddar-Ranch Chex Mix

Cajun Crab Dip

Caramelized Corn Dip

Cheesy Miso Caramelized Corn and Pineapple Chile Dip

Cheesy Roasted Garlic and Shallot Dip

Classic Pimiento Cheese

Cold Roasted Veggies with Lemon-Herb Yogurt Dip

Copycat Chipotle Corn Salsa

Corn and Blueberry Salad

Corn and Peach Salsa

Crostini with Bacon, Pimiento Cheese and Candied Jalapenos

Fontina, Roasted Garlic and Goat Cheese Arancini

Fried Pimiento Mac ‘n Cheese Bites

Garlic-Feta Cheese Dip

Goat Cheese Poppers with Honey

Goat Pimiento Cheese

Grilled Kale BLT Dip

Guacamole (the BEST recipe ever)

Homemade Sweet Potato Chips

Hot Blueberry Cheddar Dip (and again!)

Hot Cheesy Corn Dip

Hot Parmesan Dip

Hot Pimiento Cheese Dip

Italian Guacamole

Jalapeno Honey Hummus

Kicked-Up Spinach Dip

Lemony Cucumber Cream Cheese Bites

Masters Pimiento Cheese

Mississippi Sin

Nachos with Fontina Queso and Candied Jalapenos

Nectarine, Proscuitto, and Arugula Bundles

Onion Rings with Homemade Roasted Tomato Ketchup

Pickles in Blanket

Pimiento Cheese Cookies

Pinto, Black, and Red Bean Salad with Grilled Corn and Avocado

Plantain Chips with Guacamole

Pomegranate Jeweled White Cheddar, Toasted Almond and Crispy Sage Cheeseball

Roasted Garlic and Bacon Spinach Dip

Roasted Red Pepper Dip

Roasted Shrimp Cocktail

Roasted Tomato and Sweet Onion Dip

Sauteed Dates

Skinny Spinach and Bacon Stuffed Mushrooms

Smoked Salmon Dip

Spiced Autumn Crostini

Spicy Fennel, Orange and Garlic Marinated Olives

Spicy Goat Cheese Dip

Strawberry Goat Cheese Crostini

Warm Honey Fig Dip with Blue Cheese

White Pizza Dip

White-Bean and Pumpkin Hummus

Whole Roasted Cauliflower 


On the Side

Asparagus with Caper Vinaigrette 

Asparagus with Sesame & Citrus Vinaigrette

Browned Butter Bourbon Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Brussel Sprouts with Bacon, Avocado and Lime (the best brussels EVER)

Brussels Sprouts Gratin

Caprese Zucchini

Carrots with Black Sesame and Ginger

Citrusy Carrots

Crispy Brussels Sprouts with Caramelized Orange Vinaigrette

Dill Roasted Carrots

Fresh Corn Saute with Bacon and Chives

Honey-Roasted Carrots

Honey-Dijon Roasted Potatoes

Kale Caesar Salad

Maple Bacon Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Mustard Aioli Grilled Potatoes with Herbs

Oven-Braised Fennel 

Pesto Potato Salad

Pimiento Cheese Creamed Spinach

Pineapple Slaw with Creamy Ginger Dressing

Pistachio-Crusted Asparagus with Feta

Red Wine and Garlic Mushrooms

Sesame Rice

Spicy Jalapeno Cornbread 

Sweet Potato Stacks

Tomato Stack Salad

Uncle Jeff’s Potato Salad

Warm Brussels Caesar with Bacon and Ciabatta Croutons

Warm Mexican Corn Salad


Salads and Dressings

Balsamic, Beet and Berry Salad

Carrot-Ginger Dressing

Charred BLT Salad

Chicken, Avocado and Peanut Salad with Grapefruit Vinaigrette 

Chickpeas with Spiced Carrots, Dates and Pistachios

Chopped Salad with Apricot Vinaigrette

Creamy Chicken Salad

Creamy Maple-Dijon Dressing

End-of-Summer Cheeseburger Salad

Greek Salad

Green Goddess Dressing (or dip!)

Herbed Shrimp Salad

Kale Caesar Quinoa Salad with Roasted Chicken

Kale Caesar Salad

Make-Ahead Layered Salad

Quinoa-Arugula Layered Salad

Seven-Layer Salad

“Skinny” Chicken Salad

Thai-Inspired Cucumber Salad with Roasted Spiced Chickpeas

Thai Salad with Peanut Dressing

Thai Tuna Salad

Tomato Stack Salad

Tuscan Steak Salad

Warm Maple Bacon Dressing



Bacon-Blue Burgers with Arugula and Quick Jalapeno Jam


BLT Wafflewich 


Fried Green Tomato BLT

Green Chili Turkey Burgers

Hamburger Grilled Cheese

Lobster Roll

Louisville Hot Brown

Kale and Caramelized Onion Grilled Cheese

Open-Faced Pastrami Omelet Sandwich

Roasted Tomato Grilled Cheese

Tequila-Lime Club Sandwich with Guacamole and Roasted Jalapeno Mayo (my all-time favorite sandwich)



Almond Butter Chicken Satay with Cilantro-Lime Rice

Apricot-Rosemary Chicken Thighs with Roasted Almond Quinoa

Asian Marinated Chicken with Corn and Basil Faux-Fried Rice

BBQ Chicken Chili

Baked Apple Butter Brown Sugar Wings

Brunswick Stew with Smoked Paprika 

Champagne Browned Butter Chicken

Chicken Agrodolce with Creamy Grits

Chicken and Basil Rice Bowls with Peanuts

Chicken and Black Bean Enchiladas

Chicken Cacciatore

Chicken Enchiladas

Chicken, Kale and Quinoa Soup

Chicken Parmesan with Oven-Roasted Tomato Sauce

Chicken, Rice and Parmesan Skillet 

Chicken Salad in Lettuce Cups

Chicken Scallopine with Peperonata 

Chicken Stir-Fry with Peanut Sauce and Coconut-Cilantro Rice

Chicken Thighs with Cilantro Sauce

Chicken Thighs with Ginger-Sesame Glaze

Chicken Tikka Masala

Chicken Verde Enchiladas

Chicken with Artichoke Pan Sauce

Chicken with Italian Sweet-Sour Fennel

Chipotle Chicken with Coriander Rice

Coconut-Curry Chicken Soup

Coconut Chicken Strips

Creamy Blueberry Chicken Salad

Creamy Chicken and Broccoli Casserole

Crock Pot Salsa Verde Chicken

Crock Pot Sesame Honey Chicken

Curried Coconut Soup with Chicken

Dijon-Herb Chicken Thighs

Fast Chicken Chili with Butternut Squash

Fiery Chicken Thighs with Persian Rice

Fig-Balsamic Chicken with Olives and Walnuts

Flattened Chicken with Almond and Paprika Vinaigrette + Manchego Grits

Four Citrus-Herb Chicken

Greek Chicken with Herb Roasted Potatoes

Green Chili Turkey Burgers

Grilled Chicken with Tomato-Avocado Salad

Grilled Lemon Chicken with Tomato Salad

Honey-Lime Chicken Kebabs

Kung Pao Chicken Tacos

Lemon-Basil Chicken Salad

Lemon Chicken Skillet

Lemon Chicken with Feta Rice

Lemon Chicken Teriyaki Rice Bowl

Lemon-Herb Chicken Skewers with Blueberry-Balsamic Salsa

Maple-Soy Chicken Thighs

Margarita Chicken

Mushroom and Chicken Marsala Bowl

Oven-Fried Chicken with Honey-Bourbon Sauce

Pickle-Brined Chicken Tenders

Quick Chicken Curry

Roasted BBQ Drumsticks

Roasted Chicken Thighs with Mustard-Thyme Sauce

Roasted Garlic Chicken

Saffron Chicken and Rice with Dates

Sausage Ragu over Creamy Grits

Skillet Chicken and Mozzarella Bake

Smoked Chicken with Fresh Herb Marinade

Spanish Chicken and Rice with Saffron Cream

Spiced Chicken Thighs

Spicy Asian-Style Hot Wings

Spicy Basil Chicken

Spicy Garlic Chicken Wings

Spicy-Sweet Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Spicy Thai Basil Chicken

Sticky Thai Chicken Wings

Stuffed Zucchini Boats

Sweet and Sour Chicken

Sweet Sesame Noodles with Chicken and Broccoli

Tamale Potpie

Thai Chicken Burgers

Tomato-Peach Salad with Brown Sugar-Brined Chicken

Turkey and Black Bean Chili with Sweet Potatoes

Twenty-Minute Enchiladas

Wonder Wings with Buttery Nashville Hot Sauce



Baja Pork Stir-Fry

Black Bean Soup with Chorizo and Lime

Cherry-Port Glazed Pork Tenderloin

Chipotle Pork

Curried Pork Salad Wraps

Ginger-Honey Pork Tenderloin

Gnocchi with Bacon and Sage

Grilled Pork Tenderloin with Orange-Sesame Asparagus and Rice

Herbaceous Grilled Pork

Honey Glazed Pork Chops with Tomato Salad and Silver Dollar Corn Cakes

Mexican Chorizo Hash

Moroccan-Spiced Pork Chops

Orange-Mustard Glazed Pork Chops

Pasta with Roasted-Tomato Meat Sauce

Peach-Mustard Glazed Pork Tenderloin

Pork and Sweet Pepper Kebabs

Pork and Tomato Skillet

Pork Chops with Fig Jam

Pork Cutlets with Orange Gremolata

Sausage, Cannellini and Tomato Ragout with Rosemary Polenta

Smoky Potato Pancakes

Spice-Rubbed Pork Tenderloin

Tuscan-Style Garlic-Herb Pork Chops



Beef and Mushroom Stroganoff

Beefy Bolognese

Cabernet Braised Short Rib Stew

Cabernet Short Ribs with Parmesan Polenta

Cheesy Meat Loaf Minis

Chili-Cheese Mac

Chili-Frito Pie

Chimichurri Sauce

Crispy Bison Lettuce Wraps

Crock-Pot Short Rib Tacos

Ginger Garlic Steak Tacos with Pineapple Salsa

Ginger Steak with Sesame Rice and Chili-Basil Slaw

Lebanese Peppers

Peanut Butter and Bacon Burger

Picadillo Sloppy Joes

Salisbury Steak with Mushroom Gravy

SoCal Guacamole Burger

Spicy Basil-Beef Salad

Steak and Asparagus Stir-Fry

Stuffed Pepper Soup

Sweet and Sour Meatballs with Grits + Sesame Spinach

Vietnamese Braised Beef Tacos

Walnut Crusted Grilled Filet



Lamb Chops with Lemon-Thyme Vinaigrette

Lamb Kofta Lettuce Wraps

Lamb Shanks Braised with Tomato

Mini Greek-Style Meat Loaves

Mint and Cumin-Spiced Lamb Chops



Black Pepper Caramel Shrimp

Blackened Shrimp Tacos

Bombay Shrimp Curry

Chipotle Lime Shrimp Tacos with Strawberry Salsa

Coconut Shrimp with Raspberry Mango Chile Sauce

Creole Shrimp and Rice

Fried Brown Rice with Shrimp and Snap Peas

Garlic Shrimp in Coconut Milk, Tomatoes and Cilantro

Gouda Grits with Smoky Browned Butter Shrimp

Jerk Shrimp Tacos

Orange-Glazed Salmon

Pan-Seared Shrimp with Arugula Risotto

Peppery Shrimp with Grits and Greens

Salmon with Red Wine-Balsamic Sauce

Salmon with Sriracha Sauce and Lime

Seared Scallops with Snap Peas and Pancetta

Shrimp and Broccoli Stir-Fry

Shrimp Burgers with Chipotle Cream and Coconut-Pineapple-Strawberry Salsa (SO GOOD)

Shrimp, Chorizo and Corn Salad

Shrimp Korma with Basmati Rice

Simple Flaky Crab Cakes

Spicy Coconut Shrimp with Sweet Potato Greens

Sweet Corn, Leek and Basil Crab Cakes

Toasted Sesame Ginger Salmon



Broccoli-Quinoa Casserole with Chicken and Cheddar

Cheeseburger Casserole

Chicken Tortilla Chip Casserole

Classic Lasagna with Meat Sauce

Creamy Chicken and Broccoli Casserole

Stacked Chicken Enchiladas

Tuna Noodle Casserole

Zucchini Lasagna



Arroz Congri (Cuban Beans and Rice)

Baked Spaghetti Squash and Cheese

Balsamic and Grape Quinoa 

Black Bean Cakes with Eggs and Greens

Black Bean Cakes with Ginger-Cilantro Cream

Black Bean Chili Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

Black-Eyed Pea Cakes with Corn Salsa

Brown Butter Gnocchi with Spinach and Pine Nuts

Butternut Strata with Gruyere

Caprese Mac ‘n Cheese

Chickpea and Vegetable Tagine

Chickpea Curry

Corn Frittata with Parmesan 

Creamy and Light Butternut Squash Mac and Cheese

Creamy Butternut, Goat Cheese and Walnut Pasta

Creamy Corn Risotto

Creamy Corn Soup with Feta

Creamy Polenta with Mushrooms, Chickpeas and Olives

Fall Vegetable Curry

Five-Bean Chili with Cheesy Corn Bread Croutons

Fresh Corn Cakes with Summer Salsa

Mayan Sweet Potato and Polenta Bake

Mediterranean Baked Sweet Potatoes 

Mushroom and Charred Corn Tacos with Guacamole

One-Pan Pasta with Artichokes and Ricotta

Pasta with Meyer Lemon Cream and Parsley

Pasta with Spinach-Avocado Sauce

Pasta with Toasted Garlic, Dried Cranberries, Kale and Feta

Penne with Edamame, Mint and Pecorino

Penne with Herbs, Tomatoes and Peas

Pumpkin and White Bean Soup with Sage Pesto

Quick Black Bean Burgers

Quinoa with Black Beans and Hominy

Red Wine and Goat Cheese Risotto with Caramelized Mushrooms

Refried Bean Poblanos with Cheese

Risotto Primavera 

Roasted Garlic Mac and Cheese

Simple Leek Frittata with Roasted Almond Romesco

Spanish Potato and Spinach Tortilla with Red Pepper Sauce

Spanish Quinoa Stuffed Peppers

Spicy Sesame Basil Noodles

Spicy Veggie Hash

Spinach and Feta Quiche with Quinoa Crust

Spring Asparagus Risotto

Sweet Corn and Quinoa with Honey Lemon Vinaigrette

Sweet Potato Risotto

Tomato-Avocado Stack

Two-Cheese Mac and Cheese

West African Peanut Soup

White Cheddar Potato Soup

Whole-Grain Veggie Burrito Bowl

Zucchini, Walnut and Feta Cakes with Cucumber-Yogurt Sauce



Bacon Cheeseburger Pizza

Balsamic Strawberry and Bacon Pizza

BLT Pizza with White Sauce

Brussel Sprout and Bacon Pizza

Caramelized Onion, Gruyere, Pepper Bacon and Fig Jam Pizza

Cast Iron Skillet Pizza

Cheesy Fontina, Caramelized Onion, Chorizo and Spinach Pizza

Chicken Cordon Bleu Pizza

Classic Fried Italian Pizza

Corn Cilantro Jalapeno Pizza

Fennel, Sausage and Ricotta Pizza

Grilled Mushroom Pizza with Rosemary and Smoked Mozzarella

Hot ‘n Honey Buffalo Chicken Pizza

Meyer Lemon Pizza

Mini Meatball Pizza

Paradise Pizza

Pesto Pea Pizza

Pistachio Pesto Pizza with Honey

Ricotta, Tart Cherry and Italian Sausage Pizza

Sausage and Kale Pesto Pizza

Sausage, Bacon and Burrata Pizza

Spinach and Artichoke Pizza

Sweet Potato, Balsamic Onion and Proscuitto Pizza

The “BOOM” Pizza

Three-Cheese Spinach Pizza

White Pizza with Garlic Sauce and Herbs



Chicken with 40 Cloves of Garlic

Mini-Turkey Quinoa Meatballs

Red Wine Beef Stew

Salsa Verde Chicken

Sesame Honey Chicken

Short-Rib Tacos

Spicy Chicken Cacciatore

Spicy, Smokey, Sweet Chili


Sweet Treats

2-Ingredient Palmiers

Amazing Flour-less Brownies

Angeletti Cookies

Banana Cream Pie with Pretzel Crust

Banana Fosters Banana Bread + Coconut Ice Cream

Bisquick Chocolate Chip Cookies

Blueberry Cheesecake Ice Cream

Bourbon Blondies

Bourbon Pecan Pie 

Bourbon Pecan Pie

Caramel Apple Cream Cheese Spread with Pretzels

Chocolate-Espresso Layer Cake with Peanut Butter Frosting

Coconut Date Truffles

Cookies and Cream Trifle

Death by Chocolate Bundt Cake 

Funfetti Cheesecake Cookies

Honeybun Cake

Hummingbird Cupcakes

Muddy Buddy Pecans

Nectarine, Blueberry and Basil Crisp

Nutter Butter Banana Pudding Trifle

Pecan Lace Cookies

Simple Chocolate Truffles

Strawberry-Pretzel Ice Cream

The BEST Cobbler Ever

The Chewy (chocolate chip cookie)

**Disclaimer:  I cannot take credit for most of these recipes.  Sometimes I tweak them or add my own “tasty” twist to a recipe but I’m more of a “recipe follower.”**


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