DIY Rock Candy

I’ve always wanted to try to make rock candy and I thought there is no time like the present.  I did a bunch hof research to find out the best way to do this and tested a few recipes.  I found that the one I’ve listed here works the best.  This will take approximately 1 … More DIY Rock Candy

Moist High Altitude Chocolate Chip Banana Bread Muffins

Living in Colorado is amazing but sometimes you have to get a little creative with baking.  With the altitude, you have to adjust the flour, oven temp and other things to get the perfect recipe!  After a few trials, I found that this is the best and healthiest banana bread recipe. Ingredients: 3  bananas, very ripe … More Moist High Altitude Chocolate Chip Banana Bread Muffins

Burrito Zucchini Boats

INGREDIENTS 3 zucchini, halved lengthwise 2 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil, divided Kosher salt Freshly ground black pepper 1/2 onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 lb. ground beef 1/2 tsp. chili powder 1/2 tsp. ground cumin 1/4 tsp. paprika 1/2 c. black beans 1/2 c. chopped cherry tomatoes 1/2 c. corn 1 c. shredded cheddar 1 c. shredded Monterey jack Freshly chopped cilantro, for garnish View Directions: Delish.com

Zucchini Lattice Lasagna

INGREDIENTS 2 c. ricotta 1 c. freshly grated Parmesan, plus more for sprinkling 2 large eggs Kosher salt Freshly ground black pepper 1 1/2 c. marinara 3 large zucchini, cut into wide strips using a Y peeler and drained on paper towels 3 c. shredded mozzarella View Directions: Delish.com

Primavera Stuffed Chicken

INGREDIENTS 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts (about 1 1/2 pounds) 1 zucchini, halved lengthwise and thinly sliced into half-moons 3 medium tomatoes, halved and thinly sliced into half-moons 2 yellow bell peppers, thinly sliced 1/2 red onion, thinly sliced 2 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil 1 tsp. Italian seasoning Kosher salt Freshly ground black pepper 1 c. shredded mozzarella Freshly chopped parsley, for garnish View … More Primavera Stuffed Chicken

Stuffed Cabbage

INGREDIENTS FOR THE SAUCE 2 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil 1/2 large onion, chopped 3 cloves garlic, minced 2 tbsp. tomato paste 1 (28-oz.) can crushed tomatoes 2 tbsp. balsamic vinegar 1 tbsp. brown sugar 2 tsp. dried oregano Kosher salt Freshly ground black pepper FOR THE CABBAGE ROLLS 15 cabbage leaves 1 lb. ground beef 1/4 c. uncooked white rice 1/4 c. Italian bread crumbs 1/2 large onion, … More Stuffed Cabbage

Slow Cooker Triple Cheesy Mac and Cheese

Recipe from: The Slow Roasted Italian. Click the link to watch their video. INGREDIENTS 1 pound cellentani pasta (also known as cavatappi), uncooked 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, sliced into 1-tbsp pieces 4 ounces cream cheese, cut into 1-oz pieces 1 teaspoon kosher salt 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper 3 cups whole milk 1/2 cup heavy cream … More Slow Cooker Triple Cheesy Mac and Cheese