Recipes

Smoky Sweet Potato Nachos

Smoky Sweet Potato Nachos

I have a sweet spot for stacked high, full of flavor nachos, and that is why I created these Smoky Sweet Potato Nachos. There is something so delicious and wonderful about crispy chips, fresh salsa, sour cream, guacamole, cheese & don't forget the jalapenos. These...

Coffee Shops in Idaho

Coffee Shops in Idaho

I have received so many inquiries about where the best coffee beans can be found during this time. With no longer being able to go enjoy the lovely decor & people inside these coffee shops in Idaho, we CAN fortunately still support them. We can support them by...

Chunky Monkey Muffin Tops

Chunky Monkey Muffin Tops

I don't know about you but I am always forgetting about bananas sitting on my counter until they are about ready to be tossed. These Chunky Monkey Muffin Tops are the perfect way to use up those ripe bananas and enjoy them instead of toss them. Chunky Monkey Muffin...

Favorite Dinner Restaurants in Boise

Favorite Dinner Restaurants in Boise

I have been living in Boise, ID for years now, so I thought it was time to write about my favorite restaurants in Boise. I'm going to start with a dinner post since thats the meal we dine out the most! I tend to like to get dressed up and go out on the town so these...

Best Tacos in Idaho

Best Tacos in Idaho

Best Tacos in Idaho! Is there anything better than good tacos? Are you a soft taco or crunchy taco fan? I tend to be both, I am more concerned with the goodness in each bite than the texture of the tortilla! In this post I have compiled my favorite taco places and...

Smoked Strawberry Rhubarb Donuts

Smoked Strawberry Rhubarb Donuts

I have to admit I am not a huge donut fan. I tend to be a bit picky on what its made of, toppings and if I am going to indulge on one it better be damn good! This.... This Smoked Strawberry Rhubarb Donut is damn good if I can say so myself. I'm lucky enough to have a...

Smoked Kabocha Herb Mash

Smoked Kabocha Herb Mash

I am a newbie to Kabocha squash, but that being said, I might be its biggest fan. I don't know how I have been missing out on this delicious squash! And, if I had to guess I would say once you try this Smoked Kabocha Herb Mash, you too will be a big fan. Kabocha...

Ground Cherry Coffee Cake

Ground Cherry Coffee Cake

I was recently introduced to ground cherries, and at first glance, I wasn't sure what to expect. Ground cherries resemble a tomatillo but a mini version yet the sweetness and flavor share no resemblance. This Ground Cherry Coffee Cake brings together the sweet flavor...

Smoked Pot Roast

Smoked Pot Roast

I don't know about you, but I tend to start craving heartier meals and comfort foods as the temperatures dip down. This Smoked Pot Roast is pretty easy to prepare and depending on the size of your family, will last you a couple meals. I swear its even better as...

Smoked Tomato Curry Soup

Smoked Tomato Curry Soup

I have a handful of favorite foods and tomato, coconut, and curry are for sure a couple on the list. This Smoked Tomato Coconut Curry Soup is so simple yet it will knock your socks off! Simple ingredients coming together to make a rich soup bursting with flavor and...

Honey Balsamic Brussels Sprouts

Honey Balsamic Brussels Sprouts

I have to admit something! There was a time in my life when I hated Brussels Sprouts, like would gag when I tried to eat them. Well, those days are gone and I believe this Honey Balsamic Smoked Brussels Sprouts recipe would change any brussels hater into a lover. The...

Smoked Prosciutto Peaches

Smoked Prosciutto Peaches

There is something so good about pairing juicy fruit with salty meats. I feel like the two bring out the best in each other with every bite. I was gifted some white peaches and as soon as I saw them I knew I wanted to make some Smoked Prosciutto Peaches. This recipe...

Rustic Italian Plum Cake

Rustic Italian Plum Cake

As the weather has gotten cooler I have been enjoying some of the late season fruits. I was gifted a box of Italian prune Plums from a local orchard Symms Fruits. The plums were perfectly ripe and ready to be made into this Rustic Italian Plum Cake. The moist cake,...

Instapot Shredded Taco Chicken Soup

Instapot Shredded Taco Chicken Soup

I have to admit I have become an Instapot lover! There is something so wonderful about being able to throw everything in and its done in a matter of minutes or slow cooked, hands off in a couple hours. This Instapot Shredded Taco Chicken Soup is one of the recipes...

Shredded Curry Chicken Salad

Shredded Curry Chicken Salad

I have to admit I am a curry lover, the more things I can find to put curry in the happier I am! This shredded curry chicken salad is an easy way to spice up, literally, your chicken salad. There are so many incredible health benefits to adding curry to your meals...

Chili Dijon Maple Salmon

Chili Dijon Maple Salmon

I have to admit that I absolutely love a good dijon mustard, the kind that has the mustard seeds of course! This chili dijon maple salmon is the perfect pairing of a little spice, a little mustard and the maple syrup really brings out the sweetness in the salmon. This...

White Peach Chia Jam

White Peach Chia Jam

When it comes to Jam I am 100% a Jam lover. I don't think there is anything better than a crisp piece of toast slathered in butter and Jam. This White Peach Chia Jam is the secret to an easy yet tasty Jam that keeps the sugar in check but doesn't lack flavor. It locks...

Smoky Herb Potatoes

Smoky Herb Potatoes

Living in Idaho I feel I need to embrace and really step up the potato game. These Smoky Herb Potatoes are on par with being a mouth full of flavor and leaving you fully satisfied with each bite! I love the combination of smokiness and herbs coming together to create...

Simple Tomato Cucumber Salad

Simple Tomato Cucumber Salad

Are you like me and always trying to find simple yet delicious ingredients to throw together to make easy meals or side dishes? Well this Simple Tomato Cucumber Salad is a show stopper and in the peak of summer is everything you could ask for in flavors! The Cherry...

Sweet Potato Avocado Toast

Sweet Potato Avocado Toast

I had heard about Sweet Potato Avocado Toast for some time but always speculated about how good it could possibly be. It wasn't until I was craving Avocado Toast & ran out of bread that I finally tested it out. Let's just say it's now on the weekly meal plan. I...

Buttermilk Buckwheat Waffles

Buttermilk Buckwheat Waffles

Are you a waffle lover like I am? In my house we tend to have a weekend tradition of brunch at least one day if not both. I was gifted a Cuisinart waffle maker for my wedding and have to say I absolutely it! These buttermilk buckwheat waffles wouldn't be so perfectly...

Smoked Peach Margarita

Smoked Peach Margarita

I have to admit I am a margarita loving lady! I tend to be the type that likes to keep it simple, fresh squeezed juice, tequila and salt , no added syrup or sugar. This smoked peach margarita hits the spot and adds that smokiness that I love so much. I have created...

Sweet Spicy Carrots & Fennel

Sweet Spicy Carrots & Fennel

Looking for the perfect side dish thats easy to make, delicious to eat and pair with almost anything you serve it with? These Sweet Spicy Carrots & Fennel are just the ticket and will wow you guests without much effort. This dish mixes a subtle sweetness with a...

Pesto Shrimp Zucchini Noodle Dish

Pesto Shrimp Zucchini Noodle Dish

This dish quickly became a favorite with how easy it is to throw together the pesto, shrimp & zucchini noodles. Takes only a couple minutes to get this meal going and even less time time to eat it. I love the light feeling this meal has to it with the veggie...