Buttermilk Biscuits

Homemade Buttermilk Biscuits are flaky on the outside, yet fluffy and buttery on the inside. This easy biscuit recipe is amazing served warm alongside your favorite dinner, or as part of a classic biscuits and gravy breakfast! There are several tricks to achieving perfect biscuits that are tall and flaky as opposed to tough and dense, and I’m going to cover them all along with step-by-step photos of how to make biscuits.

A close up of mile high homemade biscuits prepared using buttermilk. Super light and fluffy.

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Smoothie

This Chocolate Peanut Butter Smoothie recipe works great as either a breakfast or snack option, keeping me full and satisfying a sweet craving at the same time. You can tweak the recipe to make it a bit lower in fat and calories, and/or higher in protein, depending on your goals. It has a wonderful balance of flavors, making it just as much of a chocolate smoothie (for you chocolate lovers out there!)

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Italian Meringue Buttercream Frosting

Italian Meringue Buttercream Frosting is made from sugar, egg whites, and butter. Unlike American buttercream, it’s light, fluffy, and never cloying. This step-by-step tutorial includes options for vanilla, chocolate or strawberry buttercream, as well as suggestions for additional flavors. It may appear a bit daunting at first if you’ve only prepared American buttercreams, which are made from butter and confectioners’ sugar. However, if you can push yourself through those nerves and give this a try, you will never go back. Once you know this basic buttercream frosting recipe, the possible flavor combinations are endless!

Vanilla buttercream frosting in a bowl, prepared with egg whites, sugar, butter and pure vanilla extract.

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Warm Zucchini Salad

This post is a paid collaboration with Emmi USA. I’ve teamed up with them to bring you a warm zucchini salad that’s bursting with flavors and textures: lightly cooked zucchini mixed with toasted almonds, fresh parsley, and shaved gruyere, tossed with olive oil and lemon juice. This zucchini recipe is all about simple ingredients that produce spectacular results.

Lightly cooked zucchini mixed with almonds, parsley, and shaved gruyere, tossed with olive oil and lemon juice. Served on a plate.

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Twice-Baked Potatoes

Twice-baked potatoes are one of my favorite side dishes when I want something a bit more spruced up than standard mashed potatoes, but without any extra work. Packed with sour cream, butter, green onions, and fresh herbs, this twice-baked potato recipe will soon become a favorite in your house as well!

Twice-Baked Potatoes, golden brown on top from a hot oven, sitting on a baking sheet

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Buffalo Chicken Dip

This easy Buffalo Chicken Dip will be the star of your next party. The recipe uses rotisserie chicken for added flavor and tenderness. The results are savory, cheesy, and packed with flavor! Best of all, it’s ready in less than 30 minutes, and leftovers can be easily reheated.

This Buffalo Chicken Dip Recipe is a total crowd pleaser. Shredded rotisserie chicken is used for added tenderness. It’s fast, easy, and the final results are cheesy, and loaded with flavor!

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Classic Yellow Cake

This classic yellow cake recipe is soft, buttery and moist, with a delicate crumb, and just the right amount of sweetness. Its simple vanilla flavor is perfect for showcasing your favorite frosting or enjoying on its own. Best of all? This easy yellow cake recipe is made entirely from scratch.

You don’t need to buy boxed cake mix! This yellow cake recipe is easy to prepare at home, and it tastes SO MUCH BETTER. It’s soft and moist, with a delicate crumb and the perfect level of sweetness. Use it with your favorite frosting recipe!

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