Love Starts in the Kitchen

I must admit that I’m no chef. Dinner usually consists of a last minute search for thawed meat and whatever boxed side dish is closest at hand. And that’s an improvement from takeout every night. However, since getting married, I’ve found Hubby has a thing against eating out which not only means more dishes to wash, but also the need to actually find decent recipes.

So I’m sharing some of my favorites as I find them, hoping that they may help you along the way. Feel free to let me know if you have some go-to meals that I should try.

Peanut Butter Cups Without Refined Sugar

Who Needs Reese’s? So I’ve gone 3 months without a chocolate chip cookie or a single slice of chocolate cake. I didn’t think such a thing was possible. I remember a conversation I had with my buddy Chu a couple of years ago about how his awesome wife Bethany had given up sugar and I...
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(Not So) Sweet Endings

I need to start off with a confession that should come as a surprise to exactly no one: I am a sugar addict. I am the girl who finished off an entire bag on Pixy Stix on the drive from Flint to Lansing and who has always had a (not so) secret chocolate stash in...
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Garlic Parmesan Chicken

This recipe has quickly become a staple in our house. I was running behind one evening and needed something quick and easy that used ingredients I already had in the house. I wasn’t sure how I’d like it as I’m not normally a fan of mayo, but it was incredible. Hubby even requested I make...
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Heavenly Delight Bars

I have an incurable sweet tooth. Last year I actually went 40 days without chocolate – and pretty much whined about it the whole time. So it’s only fitting that the first recipe is an incredibly easy chocolatey dessert. A friend of mine graciously dubbed them Heavenly Delight Bars, and the name stuck. Now, being...
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A Few Favorites from Other Places