Best EVER Chicken Enchiladas Recipe {VIDEO}

Best EVER Chicken Enchiladas Recipe {VIDEO}

Chicken Enchiladas are one of those dinners that everyone loves. This popular Mexican dish is loved and devoured by all, whether kid, adult, Mexican, American or any other variety of human. It is such a staple dinner and I don’t know anyone who loves to cook who does not have a go-to chicken enchilada recipe.

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Easy Chicken Rice Bake Recipe {VIDEO}

Easy Chicken Rice Bake Recipe {VIDEO}

Every time I pull this Chicken Rice Bake out of the oven, a feeling of complete comfort gushes through my bones. It looks amazing, smells incredible and everything gets cooked to absolute perfection. This dish originated from my mom, as most of the really good ones do.

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Veggie Quinoa Bowls Recipe (Buddha Bowls)

Veggie Quinoa Bowls Recipe (Buddha Bowls)

I recently met a friend for lunch at a cute urban cafe. I was intrigued by the Buddha Bowl on the menu and it was ridiculously delicious and involved everything I love in a lunch: veggies, spice, dressings that aren't dressings, textures that span the globe and quinoa. I have been meaning to create my own bowl..

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Classic Tater Tot Hotdish Recipe {VIDEO}

Classic Tater Tot Hotdish Recipe {VIDEO}

Are you ready for the Super Bowl? What are your plans? As always, we are making WAY too much food for just a few people. I have smokies and brownies to finish, but in the meantime let's talk about ugly food. There could not be an uglier food than Tater Tot Hotdish. Or, Tater Tot Casserole, if that's more up your alley. Here in Minnesota we go with Hotdish.

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Banana Bars with Maple Brown Sugar Frosting

Banana Bars with Maple Brown Sugar Frosting

Some weeks we go through bananas like crazy and other weeks I feel like I should open a Geriatric Banana Nursing Home in the far corner of our kitchen. This was an elderly banana nursing home week. An alarming number of ailing bananas were piled high in our fruit bowl and I knew I had to take action.

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Baked Brie with Pecans and Roasted Pepper Jam

Baked Brie with Pecans and Roasted Pepper Jam

Tonight may have been a bust, but it was a blessing-in-disguise bust. The boys were supposed to spend the night with my sister while Dan and I attended a Christmas party. Sammy got sick, which was followed by Elijah asking for a nap (uhh..there couldn't be a bigger indicator of impending sickness) and then..

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Gingerbread Poke Cake

Gingerbread Poke Cake

Ohhh goodness I am tired. 'Tis the season. SO much is going on this time of year, isn't it? Is anyone else feeling slightly crazy? Please leave me a comment if I'm not the only one. I'm trying so hard to squeeze in holiday baking. Thankfully my schedule has allowed for a bit of it. Last week was Dan's birthday, so I made him this delicious Gingerbread Poke Cake. It was YUMMY and festive!

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Monster Cookies in honor of Cookie Monster (and Sesame Street's new partnership with HBO!)

Monster Cookies in honor of Cookie Monster (and Sesame Street's new partnership with HBO!)

I'm bursting with excitement about the things I have to share! A $100 Visa gift card is up for grabs (read on!), there is a fresh, exciting way to view my favorite childhood show (Sesame Street!) and in honor of the good ol' Cookie Monster, I will share a cookie recipe that is TOTALLY IRRESISTIBLE!

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Easy Italian Meatball Sub Casserole Recipe

Easy Italian Meatball Sub Casserole Recipe

A few summers ago I had an addiction to food magazines. It was bad. I spent most of my spare time flipping through them, salivating over photos, excited to make a million different recipes. I still have my enormous stash and over the years Dan has occasionally threatened to throw them away.

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