Gourmet Butternut Squash Burritos

These Gourmet Butternut Squash Burritos are going to change the way you think about burritos!  There are so many delicious elements that come together to make these so incredibly tasty!  You start with a juicy spice rubbed pork tenderloin that is grilled and sliced, then sautéed butternut squash and black beans, topped with cotija cheese, mango … [Read more...]

Easy Chicken Cacciatore

I love saying “Chicken Cacciatore”… it sounds so fancy! Cacciatore actually means “hunter” in Italian. In cuisine, alla cacciatora refers to a meal prepared “hunter-style” with tomatoes, onions, herbs, often bell pepper, and sometimes wine (thank you Wikipedia). So basically, it’s an Italian dish with nothing really all that fancy at all– but it still … [Read more...]

Creamy Butternut Squash Soup

My daughter’s exact words when tasting this Creamy Butternut Squash Soup were, “This tastes like dessert!”  I couldn’t agree more.  I have always loved traditional Butternut Squash Soup, but I tried a Butternut Squash Soup at a restaurant called “Blue Lemon” in Salt Lake City and it took my love of Butternut Squash Soup to … [Read more...]

Dinner in a Pumpkin

Dinner in a Pumpkin is one of my favorite fall recipes!  The dinner itself is sweet and savory, and it is so fun to serve it from a pumpkin!  I have served this many times on Halloween night before sending the kids out to Trick or Treat.  It is a warm, hearty meal with the delicious … [Read more...]

Cereal Bran Muffins

There are many reasons why I love this recipe for Cereal Bran Muffins.  The number one reason is that the batter can be kept in the refrigerator for up to six weeks!  I have to confess it’s never lasted that long at my house because once I make the batter, I want to pull it … [Read more...]

Baked Chicken Firecrackers

These Chicken Firecrackers make for a great game-day appetizer or a quick after-school snack for the kiddos. They remind me a lot of Southwestern Eggrolls, but they are easier AND they are baked! If you are making these as an appetizer you can cut them in half or in thirds to make for easier eating … [Read more...]