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Sloppy BBQ Bison with Kick’n Slaw #SweetandEasy #Steviva

Sloppy BBQ Bison with Kick’n Slaw I bet all of us have had a Sloppy Joe at one time or another. Some people will say they love a great saucy Joe while others may have experienced a not so pleasant Sloppy Joe. Me, I love a messy saucy sandwich especially if it is made from […]

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“Not Your Mama’s Apple Cake” #SweetandEasy #Steviva

“Not Your Mama’s Apple Cake” #SweetandEasy #Steviva #MonkSweet+ #GlutenFree #DairyFree #MadeWithZucchini My challenge from Steviva Brands continues. Let me refresh your memory about this amazing product that was given to me to create recipes for their challenge. One Grand Prize Winner: $1,000.00 Cash Prize One Beverage Category Winner: $500.00 Cash Prize One Entree Category Winner: […]

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Sippable Peach Pie #SweetandEasy #Steviva #Glutenfree #Dairyfree

Sippable Peach Pie with Almond Pastry Leaves Oh what a relief it is to find a delicious natural sweetener. Not just one product but many different varieties for all baking and cooking needs. I applied to take the bloggers recipe challenge from Steviva Brands and was accepted. Just look at that Grand Prize package. ­čÖé […]

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Mediterranean Turkey Burger with Rosemary Fried Onions #MarkWest

Mediterranean Turkey Burger with Rosemary Fried Onions Well the winner have been announced for the Mark West Wines Grilling Challenge and sadly my tasty grilled burger was not chosen for the $10,000.00. Happily, my friend Veronica Callaghan did win with her┬áChili Rubbed Grilled Duck and Beet Chip Nachos. Are you ready for this? This is […]

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Oktoberfest Pops with Beer Cheese Mustard Dip #MakeItWithMilk #FWCon

Oktoberfest Pops with Beer Cheese Mustard Dip #MakeItWithMilk @FWCon #SundaySupper UPDATE: my recipe won 1st place at the Food Wine Conference!! Thank you Florida Milk for the fabulous gift basket. Next week I am headed to Orlando Florida to attend the 2017 Food Wine Conference presented by Sunday Supper Movement, May 19-21st. I am so […]

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Star Spangled Raspberry Tequila Soda #FWCon #BerryDelish

What is Red White and Blue and refreshing for you?? The answer is…My Star Spangled Raspberry Tequila Soda. #FWCon #BerryDelish If you will be entertaining this summer, be sure to keep this recipe on your list for a cool, bubbly adult beverage. Just leave out the tequila for a great mocktail and the kids will […]

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Time for your blog to bloom where it’s planted #FWCon

Is it time to feed your blog for some new growth? Let me recommend the 2017 Food Wine Conference presented by Sunday Supper in Orlando Florida May 19th-21st. I am sure you have heard the old saying “Bloom where you are planted”. ┬áI often wondered what that meant. They say that one should go for […]

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Italian Portobello Melt #HealthySolutions #Spiceblends

Italian Portobello Melt #HealthySolutions #Spiceblends This is my third year to compete in the Healthy Solutions 2017 Recipe Challenge. The contest is a bit different this year but their great healthy spice blends are still the same. I decided to change up my entry style this year and do simple…healthy…comfort food. How about a ooey […]

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Arancini Cornbread Italian Casserole

Arancini Cornbread Italian Casserole #NationalCornbreadFestival An original recipe, featuring ┬áMartha White’s cornbread mix was the challenge for the 2017 National Cornbread Festival. It also had to be prepared in a Lodge cast iron pan. I could not stop thinking about an Italian flavored casserole with a pesto cheese filling and crispy cornbread style topping. I […]

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Creamy Reuben Soup #SoupforYourSupper

Creamy Reuben Soup!! What a special honor and privilege it is to be asked to return to compete for my second year in “Soup for Your Supper” for Grace House’s Fourth Annual Benefit Fundraiser. Last year and this year, I pondered over what soup I should make. There are 8 local chefs plus me (a […]

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Squash Harvest Pizza

When entering a pizza recipe contest for a $10,000.00 prize one has a tendency to think, “Does a pizza have to have tomato sauce and mozzarella cheese”? I don’t think so. The use of two fresh squash and Gorgonzola cheese make for a delicious change. Here is my entry for the Sebastiani “Pizza My Way” […]

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2016 World Food Championships Blogger Summit Recap #OrangeBeachAlabama

2016 World Food Championships Blogger Summit Nov. 7-9th Recap #Travel #Foodsport #OrangeBeachAlabama I had no idea what I was about to attend last November in Orange Beach Alabama. I was 1 of 50 extremely blessed bloggers to be chosen to attend three “jam-packed” days of food sport sensations, presentations of upcoming trends in food products, […]

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Vanilla Almond Sesame Cookie Truffles #SimplySesame

Vanilla Almond Sesame Cookie Truffles #SimplySesame I am all in for this sesame ingredient bloggers recipe challenge. Thanks to Bonelli Fine Food, Inc., in San Diego, California who produces healthy snack food spreads for this fine “Simply Sesame Blogger Recipe Contest”. The company states that this spread is perfect for use as a peanut butter […]

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Peachy Coconut Chai Toddy #Stirrings

Peachy Coconut Chai Toddy #Stirrings It’s a “Stir It Up Holiday Blogger Mixology Challenge” from Stirrings, a company that sells Cocktail Mixers, Rimmer Garnishes and other bar ingredients. As part of the recipe challenge, Stirrings mailed qualified bloggers their choice of two mixers and two rimmers. One of my daughters saw the products after they […]

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