Brie with Warm Berry Compote

Holiday Brie

Hey guess what?!  Another recipe perfect for Thanksgiving!  And you know what, this recipe may be the EASIEST one yet!  No really!  And it looks gorgeous and super fancy!  Were talking, the ever popular, the always perfect, baked brie! This time I’m going a little simpler and lighter with no … Continue reading

Skinny Taco Dip

skinny taco dip

Are you ready for some…. Taco Dip?! You thought I was going to say Football didn’t you?  How about- Are you ready for a perfect recipe for Monday Night Football? Better?  Awesome! It’s Monday which is usually no fun, but you know I love any reason to celebrate and Monday … Continue reading

quick and healthy tortellini salad

tortellini pasta salad

It’s Sunday!!  My favorite day for a good brunch or a BBQ with friends!  Do you ever get that call, you know the one that says “hey, were having a BBQ this afternoon, come over!”  And you immediately think, yes!!  And then you think, oh no.  What am I going … Continue reading

Pool Party Punch +making drinks for a crowd

pool party punch with vodka

  Story time.  I used to live in Hawaii.  When I was getting ready to graduate college, I decided didn’t want to stay in San Francisco.  While San Francisco is obviously a great place to find a job, I was just ready for a change.  But you know what, I … Continue reading

Sweet Potato Nachos

sweet potato nachos 2

Ok, confession, I stumbled upon this recipe totally accidentally.  In fact, I probably should apologize for the photos, because I was not planning on posting this recipe originally.  But it was such a hit, I snapped a few quick shots before the whole plate got devoured! I had invited a … Continue reading

Buffalo chicken cups with ranch crumble

buffalo chicken cups

This recipe is part of the Foodie’s Diet 1800 calorie whole day Thanksgiving plan!  You can find the menus for the appetizer and drinks, dinner and desserts menu!  And more about the 1800 calories plan here and here. Ok, this recipe may be the easiest recipe ever.  And it seems … Continue reading

Individual Bread Bowls with Roasted Garlic and Artichoke Dip with Feta

feta artichoke dip

This recipe is part of the Foodie’s Diet 1800 calorie whole day Thanksgiving plan!  You can find the menus for the appetizer and drinks, dinner and desserts menu!  And more about the 1800 calories plan here and here. You know when you go to a party and they have one … Continue reading

Apple Cider Champagne Sangria

apple cider champagen sangria

This recipe is part of the Foodie’s Diet 1800 calorie whole day Thanksgiving plan!  You can find the menus for the appetizer and drinks, dinner and desserts menu!  And more about the 1800 calories plan here and here. Apple Cider. Champagne. Sangria. Those are pretty much my 4 favorite words.  … Continue reading

Puff Pastry with White Cheddar, Prosciutto, Caramelized Apples and Sage Salt

cheddar puffs

This recipe is part of the Foodie’s Diet 1800 calorie whole day Thanksgiving plan!  You can find the menus for the appetizer and drinks, dinner and desserts menu!  And more about the 1800 calories plan here and here. This recipe utilizes one of my favorite low-cal, very versatile products!  The … Continue reading

Chimichurri Pasta Salad

chimichurri pasta salad

(insert eye roll here) I know what you’re thinking.  I know.  ummm…psst…Amy?  It’s like November.  Why are you giving us a pasta salad recipe? I know.  While EVERY SINGLE RECIPE on Pinterest right now is all butternut squash this and cinnamon that and pumpkin everything.  I’m over here making pasta salad.  … Continue reading