One Pot Chicago Style Bourbon BBQ Chicken & A Miami Onion Bun

I realize there is a stark contrast here, Chicago & Miami, well Weather Wise, but I decided to blend the two and the taste is phenomenal. Who needs warm weather and a grill to have BBQ Chicken Sandwiches?? Not me!! I am a native Chicagoan, with Some Bourbon, and a Dutch Oven. As a Chicagoan,…

Dark Chocolate Brownie Bites with Salted Caramel Chips

Dark Chocolate Brownie Bites with Salted Caramel Chips are the most decadent, yet healthy and so yummy….. I added healthy fats, instant espresso to enhance the chocolate, and add some salty caramel chips to add a unique contrast of flavor….GO BEARS!!!!!!

It’s National Spaghetti Day

YES, It sure is!!! National Spaghetti Day is celebrated every January 4th by Americans every year. I certainly had no idea, BUT I love traditions, especially cultural ones that give you a reason to celebrate just for the Hell of it! All Month long, I will be celebrating these so-called National “food/drink” Days….Stay Tuned!! A…

Delicious Chicken & Farro Bowl

Farro is a super delicious grain that has a nutty taste with undertones of oats and barley. It is packed full of fiber, protein, vitamins, minerals and antioxidants.Farro is also a great alternative to refined grains and can easily be added to your diet. Farro can be made in advance and stored for the week…

MOM’s, aka (T-Bone, Snaanster, Nana, Chief)Thumbprint Christmas Cookies

Mom’s aka (T-Bone, Snaanster, Nana, Chief) Thumbprint Cookies Christmas Cookies will potentially be the Healthiest and Tastiest Cookie you have all Holiday Season. I honestly have been making these cookies since I was a little girl and love them….AND I don’t even like nuts in my sweets, but they are fantastic. I added the original recipe from my mom, and from the look of it, it sure does age me, LOL….Enjoy!!!

Skinny Pumpkin Chocolate Caramel Cookies

These Skinny Pumpkin Chocolate Caramel Cookies are bites of Gooey, Chewy, and SO DELICIOUS!!!! I am making these as my Semi’Guiltless Treat tonight for the Chicago Bears/Rams Showdown………GO BEARS!!!!!!

Fall Off (the wagon) Friday with Spicy Mac & Cheese

all Off (the wagon) Friday with Spicy Mac & Cheese is a Wonderful Blend of Cheese and Spice, Who Doesn’t Love this Combination, Right??  If you do not prefer spice, you do not have to add it and you will still have an AMAZING and much Healthier Mac & Cheese.  This is simple and perfect…

Healthy Chocolate Cashew Bites

Trying to keep Stay Healthy for through the Holidays???  Me too!!!These Healthy Chocolate Cashew Bites are tasty and delicious, filling, and full of fiber. They are Super Simple to make and are a great choice for a breakfast bite, pre or post workout bite, or just a healthy snack for you or your children…..Enjoy!!!