Baked Tomato Basil Chicken with Sweet Corn Risotto

Swim practice has me craving ALL. THE. CARBZ. I never noticed just how much truth there was to the whole “energy” thing until now. So it’s a good thing, I guess, that I made this dish this week. Not that any of it lasted all week. Nope.  We put it all away rather quickly. Because […]

Blueberry Cheesecake Baked Oatmeal

So this week has been ca-razy busy. Severe craziness. You know those days when you feel as if you’ve been running all over the place, only to accomplish… nothing? Try a whole week of it. I’m so thankful for an hour of peace so that I can write this. I honestly don’t even feel stressed […]

Grilled Cheesus

I’m sure all you Gleeks (any of you still out there?) remember this episode. I made a Grilled Cheesus. But not really, though. I have, however made three (three!) grilled cheesES in the past two weeks.I was inspired after making the brie and bacon with jam one. I know. It’s gettin’ crazy. (^above: sorry. phone […]

Skillet Beach Shrimp with Sauteed Veggies and Rice

Happy Friday, everyone! Before I share with you this simple, delicious, summery (WAH summer) shrimp dish,here’s another round of Bloggity Business. 1. I don’t remember if I told you this or not,but I “guest posted” for my philosophy teacher at Governor’s school.We were all required to write about macrowikinomics as our final assignment.Starting last Thursday, […]

Raspberry Mascarpone Stuffed French Toast

Yep. It’s as fancy as it sounds. I first heard of mascarpone cheese while watching Giada. You see, I’ve become a Food Network freak of sorts. So anyway, Giada uses mascarpone cheese often. Often enough for me to remember it. Mascarpone is a very rich Italian cheese. It tastes like a cross between cream cheese […]

Bacon Cornbread Panzanella Salad

You read that correctly. Bacon. Cornbread. It’s like a beautiful, beautiful dream. You already know that I love a good salad. I love bread a lot, too. And cornbread? It’s one of my favorites. Put cornbread in a salad and you’ve won me over. These cornbread croutons are TO DIE FOR. I used a variant […]

Trail Mix Monster Cookies

Attention everyone: today is my last first day of high school. #SEEEEENYAAAS Anyways. I have mixed emotions concerning this day. I’m not extremely sad about leaving my high school in June.I’m not all teary about leaving my friends; I know I’ll be seeing them.I’m not depressed and all “woe is me” because I’m embarking on […]