Chew Out Loud

I am an avid admirer of all foods sweet and savory.  The kitchen is my happy space, where I create deliciousness for family and friends every day.  I'm also a runner,  a somewhat retired teacher, and a mama of 3 amazing little monkeys.  I'm married to a passionate foodie who takes his job as recipe taste-tester very seriously.  Come join us in our kitchen.

Baked Pumpkin Spice Donut Holes

These Baked Pumpkin Spice Donut Holes are soft and loaded with fall pumpkin flavor on the inside, while coated with irresistible cinnamon sugar on the outside. Best of all, they’re baked and not fried! They’re round like pumpkins, except they’re super mini and adorable ....more

20-Minute Skillet Tuscan Tortellini

Just 20 minutes and one skillet is all you’ll need to get this delish Skillet Tuscan Tortellini on the table. Everything, including the tortellini, gets cooked up in one big pan. Busy weeknights, here we come ....more

Protein Granola Energy Bars (+$100 Giveaway)

These Protein Granola Energy Bars pack a powerful punch of nutrition to get you through that busy work day, morning workout, or weekend trip. It’s a delicious way to fuel up when you’re on the go. I’ve been pretty shy and keeping all mum about it here, but it’s time to spill the beans ....more

Moist Apple Fritter Bread

This Apple Fritter Bread is spectacularly moist and dense. It’s loaded with apples, spices, and topped with a decadent brown sugar-pecan topping. Don’t let fall slip away without baking this bread ....more

20-Minute, One-Pan Gnocchi with Sausage and Spinach

Busy weeknights? No problem. This easy and fast Gnocchi with Sausage and Spinach is wonderfully tasty! ...more

Mini Pumpkin Churros (+Giveaway!)

This Mini Pumpkin Churros recipe is from Bobby Flay’s newest cookbook release, Brunch @ Bobby’s. Just in time for fall. It’s the perfect afternoon or weekend treat for grown-ups and kids alike – crispy, crunchy, pumpkin-y, and tender all at the same time! ...more

One-Bowl Apple Streusel Coffee Cake

This Apple Streusel Coffee Cake only uses one bowl. You get to dump all the cake ingredients together, without the fuss of wet/dry ingredients separately! The streusel topping (separate) is absolutely scrumptious ....more

Upside Down Apple French Toast Bake (Make-ahead!)

Want to sleep in but still serve a hearty breakfast? Try this make-ahead Upside Down Apple French Toast Bake! Assemble everything the night before and just pop it in the oven the next morning ....more

How to Make the Best Deviled Eggs (+Giveaway)

Deviled Eggs are an instant hit at any party or potluck. Here are The Tips for how to make this popular dish fail-proof. From boiling and peeling the perfect egg to the best seasonings ....more

Slow Cooker Kalua Pork (+Giveaway)

The flavors of a luau kalua pig aren’t only in Hawaii. You won’t believe how easy this Slow Cooker Kalua Pork is. Just a few ingredients is all it takes for this tender, smoky, bold-flavored dish ....more