Recipes, Ramblings & Photography of a Foodie


Lobster & Bacon Corn Fritters {with Jalapeno-Honey Aioli}

Fluffy, crisp fritters filled with real lobster meat, salty bits of bacon and kernels of corn. Served with a Jalapeno-Honey Aioli, these fritters are fantastic!! **This post was originally published in July 2015.  I updated the photos and the recipe.  The actual written words in this post remain the same.** If you are a regular […]

{40 of} The Best Grilling Recipes for Summer

FORTY of The Best Grilling Recipes for Summer.  From sandwiches and sides, to ribs and seafood, there is a recipe for all your grilling needs this summer! Hi, friends!  Happy last Thursday of June! Now that summer is officially in full swing, I thought I’d pop in real quickly today with a round-up of FORTY recipes […]

Strawberry Kiwi Mojito Popsicles

These Strawberry Kiwi Mojito Popsicles are tart, sweet and refreshingly cool with a hint of mint, a touch of boozy rum, and pops of sliced fresh strawberries and kiwis!  Put down the cocktail, and turn your mojito into a poptail instead! Haaaaay friends! 🎵 It’s the most wonderful tiiiiiiime of the year! 🎵 No I haven’t […]

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 […]