The Best Basic Cream Cheese Icing

You know what makes me angry? People who buy icing....more
Canned icing is disgusting, I agree.  But people seem to freak out about baking from scratch. ...more

Decadently Delicious ~ Truffle Macaroni and Cheese with Shrimp

There won't be any leftovers with this incredible dish!  Visit Balancing Cinderella for lots of tried and true recipes!Truffle Macaroni and Cheese (with Shrimp) ...more

Homemade Egg & Cheese Muffins

This recipe is fun and delicious and great to serve at a weekend brunch you are hosting because its basically a finger food and its hard to stop at just one. I got the idea because I love eggs and ketchup (its how I have always eaten my eggs) and I was craving an egg mcmuffin but wanted a homemade, healthier version.  Even though there are alot of components, this whole recipe can be banged out in less than an hour! ...more

Homemade Greek Baklava

The Baklava, fresh out of the ovenWhen I first got married (many years ago!), I wanted to learn to make Baklava....more

Host a Grilled Cheese Party


Stuffed Pizza

I’ve mentioned a few times that even though Aldo loves my cooking, sometimes he just wishes we would just order pizza so he can stuff his face with cheesy, doughy, meaty pizza goodness. And I totally get that. As delicious as healthy foods can be, there is something about pizza that is just so good that no other food can compare....more

Cajun Shrimp Salad with Homemade Cilantro Lime Dressing

This salad is a lightened up version of the amazing Cajun Shrimp and Vegetables Pasta recipe. I was inspired to make this salad when I had leftover Cajun Seafood seasoning from the Healthy Solutions Spice Blends Recipe Challenge....more

Ham and Cheddar Cream Biscuits

Because everyone needs a fabulous biscuit recipe....more

Healthy Blueberry Lemon Curd Tartlets

I absolutely adore lemon curd.  Let me get nostalgic on you for a minute, just so you can see where I'm coming from....more
Jen, I will definitely be making these in the near future. They look incredible! Thank you for ...more

Greek Easter Memories

The Mon River, Photo by ChristinaThis weekend I will be celebrating Greek Easter Sunday....more