Creamy Herb and Prosciutto Stuffed Mushrooms

Prosciutto can be used in a wide variety of recipes. I particularly like it in these stuffed mushrooms. They are so savory and creamy! To be honest, every time I make this stuffed mushrooms appetizer recipe, I just have them for my whole meal. These prosciutto stuffed mushrooms do make a wonderful appetizer… in spite...

Herbed Chèvre with Mushrooms in Phyllo Pouches

Need the perfect gift? Make it easy on yourself! Shop now… Herbed Chèvre with Mushrooms in Phyllo Pouches make a savory treat for a couple of reasons; they are relatively easy to make as far as gourmet appetizers go, and they taste amazing! I love that there are no hard-to-find ingredients, either. Once you get...

Sweet and Sour Orange Meatballs

My husband loves Chinese food, especially the cheap, takeout kind. I understand why – it is easy, inexpensive, and ready to eat in minutes. But…. homemade Chinese food is always better. We all know this! What to do? Premade meatballs to the rescue! Why make these orange meatballs? The best frozen meals to make are the...

Lamb Meatballs with Mint Pesto and Sweet Yogurt Sauce

Sign Up for the Newsletter for Exclusive Offers! Prime Chop This is the best gourmet meatballs recipe to make if you are on a diet – or even if you aren’t. Inspired by the ideas of lamb chops with mint jelly along with Greek gyros (one of Mark’s favorites), these gourmet meatballs combine the bright...

French Style Omelette Alfredo

Learn how to make the perfect omelette! This easy French style omelette comes together in as little as 10 minutes. A healthy dinner on a busy weeknight is a not only possible with this easy recipe – it is guaranteed.

Perfect Poached Eggs

The best way to poach eggs is easier than you think. Learn how long to poach an egg for jammy yolks, runny yolks, or hard yolks. This method also gives you maximum flavor – even if you omit the yolks.

Jalapeño Butter Stuffed Chicken Breasts

Stuffed chicken breasts flavored with cilantro-jalapeño compound butter is an easy gourmet make-ahead meal that is perfect for home cooks and foodies alike.

Homemade Lemon Pepper Seasoning

When I was making my lemon pepper chicken one fine evening, I discovered that I was out of lemon pepper seasoning. What’s a busy home cook to do? Whip up this homemade lemon pepper seasoning, that’s what! It takes only 10 minutes to make and is a great healthy option to store-bought lemon pepper seasoning. My...

Awesome Sauce

  Awesome sauce. It’s an expression, yes, but in this case, it is a condiment that is… well, pretty awesome! But this red sauce is so much more than just a sauce, you see. It can be a spread, an ingredient in other recipes, or you can just use it as a dip. (Because, as...

Spiced Apple Chutney

Fall apple recipes are a hit in almost every American household, especially here where apple trees dot pretty much every farm along the lakeshore. In fact, we have six of them! I didn’t give much thought to what fall apple recipes I would be making when we moved here last October, and to be honest,...

Keto Key Lime Mousse

You’ll want to add this Keto Key Lime Mousse to your list of Keto Dessert Recipes. Why? It’s a sugar-free fat bomb that you can eat with a spoon. Light and fluffy, yet perfectly healthy. Feel good about eating dessert again.

Pumpkin Pie Truffles

Bite-sized Thanksgiving desserts are great if you are on dessert duty and need to travel by car to your holiday feast. I know, I know… pumpkin pie is traditional, but we all know that pumpkin pie may not travel well….. (imagine the scene – a deer jumps out into the road, you hit the breaks, and...

Double Chocolate Chipotle Fudge

This is an easy gourmet fudge recipe for when you need to satisfy your sweet tooth without feeling like you’ve overindulged. Double Chocolate Chipotle Fudge is definitely one of the best healthy dessert recipes to have if you are on a diet; it’s low carb and low sugar for a dessert. You won’t feel heavy...

Crispy Fried Cod Dinner

Making homemade fish batter for pan frying cod has never been easier. This fried cod recipe takes less than 30 minutes. For this light and crispy fish batter, club soda makes a great non-alcoholic alternative to beer batter.

Jalapeño Butter Stuffed Chicken Breasts

Stuffed chicken breasts flavored with cilantro-jalapeño compound butter is an easy gourmet make-ahead meal that is perfect for home cooks and foodies alike.

Lamb Meatballs with Mint Pesto and Sweet Yogurt Sauce

Sign Up for the Newsletter for Exclusive Offers! Prime Chop This is the best gourmet meatballs recipe to make if you are on a diet – or even if you aren’t. Inspired by the ideas of lamb chops with mint jelly along with Greek gyros (one of Mark’s favorites), these gourmet meatballs combine the bright...

Brat Tacos

If you are looking for a fresh new take on taco bar ideas – then you have to try brat tacos! Tacos made with bratwurst meat… who would’ve thought? Most people don’t realize that there are many ways to cook brats. If you are familiar with Italian sausage (or any kind of sausage for that matter)...

Pasta in Truffle Oil with Mushrooms and Spinach

If you are looking for quick and easy date night dinners to make at home, you’ll love this mushroom and spinach pasta with angel hair spaghetti. It only takes 30 minutes, so you’ll have plenty of time to watch that movie. I have always been inspired by gourmet food, and although going out to a...

Gourmet Hawaiian Pizza

Gourmet Hawaiian Pizza is the best homemade pizza recipe to convert pineapple-on-pizza haters into lovers. Give this prosciutto pizza a try and see why!

Sweet and Sour Orange Meatballs

My husband loves Chinese food, especially the cheap, takeout kind. I understand why – it is easy, inexpensive, and ready to eat in minutes. But…. homemade Chinese food is always better. We all know this! What to do? Premade meatballs to the rescue! Why make these orange meatballs? The best frozen meals to make are the...

Brat Tacos

If you are looking for a fresh new take on taco bar ideas – then you have to try brat tacos! Tacos made with bratwurst meat… who would’ve thought? Most people don’t realize that there are many ways to cook brats. If you are familiar with Italian sausage (or any kind of sausage for that matter)...

Southwestern Tiny Shrimp Salad

Healthy lunch ideas for work are never far away with this easy make-ahead tiny shrimp salad recipe. Fold it into wraps, spread in a sandwich, or have as a side dish.

Crispy Fried Cod Dinner

Making homemade fish batter for pan frying cod has never been easier. This fried cod recipe takes less than 30 minutes. For this light and crispy fish batter, club soda makes a great non-alcoholic alternative to beer batter.

Summer Salmon

This summer salmon recipe is so easy to make you’ll never guess that it is also gourmet. Not sure what to serve with salmon? The garden veggie relish and savory lime cream sauce can be made while the salmon cooks.

Keto Cabbage Rosti

If you love potato pancakes but are looking for a keto option, this cabbage pancake recipe is the perfect recipe for you! Serve them with homemade katsu sauce for a healthier condiment choice.

Crunchy Fried Rice

Make easy pan fried rice without egg. Did you know that the best sticky fried rice is packed with umami.. (what?) plus this crunchy fried rice is healthy, too!

Tomato Cucumber Soup

This cold tomato soup recipe is the perfect make-ahead meal for summer. Get the flavor of garden-fresh tomatoes in every bite.

Instant Pot Hamburger Stew

Instant Pot Hamburger Stew is an easy ground beef soup recipe if you don’t know what to make for dinner tonight. It’s easy, fast, hearty… and very yummy!

Chicken Dumpling Soup

How to cook dumplings with chicken has never been easier with this chicken dumpling soup Instant Pot recipe. This chicken dumpling soup can be made ahead for later since both the dumplings and broth freeze well.

Mark’s Fiesta Soup

Cheese soup recipes don’t have to be complicated. Add some healthy spices to Campbell’s Fiesta Nacho Cheese Soup for a gourmet soup recipe in under 10 minutes. Yes, under 10 minutes… how’s that for easy soup recipes? …And whoever said that 5 ingredient recipes can’t be gourmet? Well, I challenge that statement! If you’ve been...