Chicken Dinner, Tart, Savory

Blooming Chicken Dinner Tart

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Tyson Foods, Inc. The opinions and text are all mine. Time is the most valuable commodity in a busy family’s schedule. From work demands, school agendas, basic household chores, and extracurricular activities, time isn’t something of abundance. But as any parent knows, it’s not the quantity but the quality of that extra free time that really matters: Putting down the phone to have an in-depth discussion about Elsa’s wintery powers; setting aside dirty dishes for an impromptu dance party to the Vampirina theme song; and sitting down to a …

crock-pot, bell peppers, téquila, skirt steak

Tequila & Chorizo Stuffed Bell Peppers

If you follow along regularly, then you know that this blog is actually just a side-job. My actual job is working as a food stylist and recipe developer for retail brands. Those perfectly curated Instagram accounts and unique recipes integrating products on their websites? Yup, those are mine and the other awesome professional food stylists that are living the dream. It’s fun (and quite delicious) work. So every once in a while, I like to share with you some of my favorite recipes I have created for the big guys. And today I have a yummy, summertime treat that is …

croque monsieur, canadian bacon, recipe, gruyere cheese, brunch, breakfast, sandwich

Smoked Paprika & Mustard Croque Monsieur

The weekend is almost upon us and thus you should start thinking about your Sunday brunch menu. Admittedly, my weekend menu usually includes a coffee and oatmeal bar on the run… I am the mom of a toddler, so it is not the glamorous feast you’d expect from a professional foodie. Regardless of my current chaotic morning routine, when the stars align and the wind sails in from the East, I like to put together a killer brunch. So with a busy schedule in mind, I created a delicious twist on a super easy recipe that is sure to knock …