Recipes, Ramblings & Photography of a Foodie

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Coconut Chicken & Mango Summer Rolls

Tender coconut poached chicken, crisp veggies and sweet mango are rolled up with soft noodles and fresh herbs in these easy, homemade summer rolls.  Served with a creamy-dreamy peanut dipping sauce, these fresh rolls are perfect for summer entertaining or snacking on the go! Hey!  Hi!  Hello!  Happy almost weekend, friends! Aaaaand happy 2nd day […]

Chicken Caesar Burgers with Parmesan Peppercorn Sauce

These light and easy Chicken Caesar Burgers are a deconstructed take on the classic salad.  No egg, breadcrumbs or weird fillers, just ground chicken and everything you love about Caesar salad, served on a buttery brioche bun! Hey hi hiiii, friends! Welcome to Monday! Waaait.  Before you roll your eyes at me for my chipper […]

Homemade Bacon, Bourbon & Brown Sugar Baked Beans

These southern style Homemade Bacon, Bourbon & Brown Sugar Baked Beans are jam packed with bold BBQ flavor and taste a billion times better than the stuff from a can!  Smoky, spicy, and sweet, these beans are perfect for your next potluck, barbecue or summer soiree!   This recipe includes instructions for canned or dried […]

{No Bake} Honey Nut Vanilla Protein Energy Bites

Quick and easy homemade energy bites.  Soft, chewy and deliciously packed with protein, fiber and nutrients, these No Bake Honey Nut Vanilla Protein Bites only require 6 ingredients and are perfect for snacking on the go!  Thank you for supporting the brands that make NSN possible! Hey hey heeeey, friends! T-minus NINE days until the official […]

Tuna Poke Wontons {with Mango Coulis}

The Hawaiian version of tuna tar-tar, this tuna poke is served on baked wontons and finished with a sweet mango coulis. These are perfect for summer entertaining! **This post was originally published April 28, 2015.  I updated the photos and recipe.  The actual written words in this post remain the same.** “Vacation, all I ever […]

Avocado Sriracha Hummus with Grilled Corn

Avocado Sriracha Hummus with Grilled Corn.  Silky smooth, creamy dreamy and deliciously healthy, this hummus is packed with flavor and makes the perfect summer snack or appetizer! Hi-ya, friends!  Happy first Monday of June!! I’m still trying to grasp the fact that we are FIVE days into June… and there are ONLY 209 days remaining […]

Cashew Chicken Lettuce Wraps with Tahini Sauce

Quick, easy and packed with flavor, these Cashew Tahini Chicken Lettuce Wraps are proof that healthy eating CAN be delicious!  Ready in 20 minutes or less, these lettuce wraps are perfect for lunch, appetizers, dinner and everything in between! Hi friends! Long time, no virtual see! How’s it going!?  For those of you in the […]

Strawberry Basil Vodka Cocktail

This post is sponsored by 7UP® in partnership with Walmart.  All thoughts and opinions expressed here are my own.  Thank you for supporting the brands that make NSN possible!  #MixItUpALittle You must be 21 or older to consume alcohol.  Please drink responsibly. This Strawberry Basil Vodka Cocktail is the perfect smooth sip for summer!  A […]

Italian Summer Zucchini Noodle Salad with Burrata

This post is sponsored by Cavit Wines in partnership with Honest Cooking.  All thoughts and opinions expressed here are my own.  Thank you for supporting the brands that make NSN possible!  #LoveItShareIt #NationalPinotGrigioDay You must be 21 or older to consume alcohol.  Please drink responsibly. Crisp zucchini noodles tossed with silky Italian dressing; topped with […]

One Pan Lemon Butter Shrimp & Quinoa

Succulent shrimp with fluffy quinoa, shredded zucchini and funky feta all cooked in ONE PAN and in 30 minutes or less! Hi there, friends! I hope the week is treating you well!! I’m actually feeling all sorts of under the weather, so today’s post is going to be the shortest post in the history of […]