Jerk Chicken Salad

It’s a widely known fact that I love my mama’s recipe for chicken salad. And since my diet centers mostly around high protein I like to keep this chicken salad stocked in my fridge so I’ve got a go-to snack whenever I’m hungry.  The only catch is that eating the same thing can get boring,… Read more »

Baked Bloomin’ Onions

YES!!! I’m sorry, but that picture of baked bloomin onion exploding with flavor and served alongside some spicy ranch makes me have to holler! It’s no secret that I take my appetizers really seriously– my corn dip recipe has been pinned a million times and this bean and cheese dip is the stuff of legends. … Read more »

Mini Tequila Bottle Margaritas

Ok, how stinking cute are these mini tequila bottle margaritas? I can’t even handle it! I asked Jonathan to help me create something that looked liked a vacation in a glass and dang it, these are it. Oh sure, you could make a regular margarita. We have strawberry jalapeño margaritas and pineapple cinnamon margaritas but… Read more »

Spinach Artichoke Pasta

Remember how in last week’s RachTalk episode a fan asked me what my favorite dip was? Remember how I answered with Spinach Artichoke Dip because it really is the most delicious thing ever? Yes well, I’ve taken my love of dips and turned them into something extra special. Dinner! If I’m being honest, I’ve for… Read more »

Mason Jar Cocktail Kits

Mason Jar Cocktail Kits? Yes ma’am we sure did! The thing is, Mother’s Day is minutes away and chances are, if you’re the mother of young kiddos you’re going to get cute things. You’re going to get handmade preciousness from pre-school. You’re going to get a rainbow colored puffin from clay class. You’re going to… Read more »

Slow-Cooker Chipotle Barbacoa

Remember a few weeks ago when I was on Instagram trying to figure out how to make the barbacoa recipe from Chipotle in my slow cooker?      Trying to recreate the barbacoa recipe from @chipotlemexicangrill in a #crockpot. I can’t say for sure, but I’m almost positive that developing slow cooker recipes is my spiritual… Read more »

Sweet Tea Popsicles

I absolutely love sweet tea. In fact, my grandma’s sweet tea recipe is a favorite both here on the site and in my upcoming cookbook. And since summer is so close I thought it would be fun to turn my favorite drink into my favorite dessert! Check out these sweet tea popsicles. They’re perfect for… Read more »

Southwestern Taco Meatloaf

I don’t understand people who don’t like meatloaf. I am a huge fan of any scenario where meat gets mixed up with other delicious ingredients and baked in a pan! It’s why I go out of my way to make things like cheeseburger meatloaf or balsamic bacon meatloaf and why I’m always on the lookout… Read more »

PB&J Parfaits

The last time I was in New York I ordered dessert after dinner. This is nothing new guys, I don’t feel like a dinner out is worth having unless it ends with dessert. What was new was the item on the menu PB&J Parfaits. Since I am a die-hard peanut butter absolutely loved this idea… Read more »

No-Crust Pizza Cups

No-Crust Pizza Cups, you say? Yes I do!  Since so many people are on a  low-carb diet (myself included) I thought this would make an awesome recipe for the site. Use Canadian bacon as your “crust” and then you can enjoy any kind of pizza you like. In this instance we did “supreme” because that’s… Read more »