Roasted Parmesan Lemon Garlic Broccoli (or Broccolini) is bursting with flavor, caramelized edges and the quickest side dish to every meal all made in ONE PAN! Delicious enough for company but e veryday easy!
Strawberry Melon Fruit Salad with Creamy Citrus Glaze will be your go-to spring/summer potluck side that will be gone in minutes! Its so cool and refreshing withe the BEST GLAZE and perfect combo of beloved melons, strawberries, bananas, apples and grapes!.
Strawberry Cheesecake Pie might just be my favorite strawberry dessert of all time! Its rich and creamy cheesecake but made extra easy in pie form and extra delicious with vanilla wafer crust! Smother the luscious cheesecake in the BEST sweet glazed juicy strawberries and everyone won’t be able to stop singing your praises…and eating your cheesecake!
Wonderfully tender, Homemade Slow Cooker Beef Tips and Gravy (without any “cream of” anything!) is richly satisfying, comforting and flavorful and the perfect make ahead meal for busy weeknights! I also love serving these Beef Tips for special occasions or holidays because they are so easy, make ahead and simple to double/triple or I’ve even 10X the recipe!
Strawberry Cream Cheese STUFFED Sour Cream Coffee Cake with an INCREDIBLY creamy cheesecake-like cream cheese filling and thick, fresh strawberry “jam” all topped with Coconut Pecan Streusel and Lemon Drizzle is OUT OF THIS WORLD! The mind-blowing texture and flavor combination actually gets better over time, so you can make this Sour Cream Coffee Cake Recipe ahead of time and store for stress free special occasions!
This is the BEST Layered Carrot Cake Recipe you will make – or so says everyone who has tasted it. Its super moist without being oily, spiced perfectly, and the silky Pineapple Cream Cheese Frosting is out of this world! Bring these layers of deliciousness to a party and everyone will be begging you for the…
BEST EVER Creamy Company Mashed Potatoes infused with butter, heavy cream, sour cream, garlic, chives and Parmesan! I could eat these all day, every day just with a spoon. These incredibly velvety, flavorful mashed potatoes can be made ahead of time and stored in your slow cooker for an incredibly easy side worthy of any occasion – or just your spoon.
Easy Pan Seared Steak with a deeply caramelized seared crust and the most amazing Balsamic Herb Cream Sauce – perfect for Valentine’s Day! I’ve included step by step instructions, tips and tricks to achieve melt in your mouth, restaurant quality pan seared steak right in your own home even if you have never made steak before!
Tender juicy, sweet and spicy Slow Cooker Korean Meatballs simmered in the most tantalizing rich sweet heat sauce that everyone goes crazy for! Perfect stress-free, make-ahead appetizer for New Year’s Eve or Game Day or these meatballs make a delicious, easy meal with rice and veggies!
This Baked Ham with Apple Cider Maple Glaze is dripping with flavor, wonderfully moist and beautifully caramelized with the BEST glaze! It only takes minutes of hands on prep and feeds a crowd making it the perfect impressive, hassle free main dish for Christmas and Easter!
This Brie Spinach Dip will be one of the best spinach dips you’ve ever made and/or tasted! Its rich, creamy cheesy, packed with flavor and the brie fancies it up for every party! Your friends/family will sing your praises for this indulgent appetizer!
This Easy Cheesy Sausage Pesto Ring is SO ADDICTING! Patrick and I couldn’t stop eating it and then I was craving it for daaaaaaays. If you make one holiday or game day appetizer this season, this should be it! This Sausage Pesto Ring looks super impressive but you won’t believe how easy it is!
This Sheet Pan Chili Dijon Pork Tenderloin is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Smithfield® Prime Fresh Pork. The opinions and text are all mine. Company pleasing, holiday worthy Sheet Pan Chili Dijon Pork Tenderloin with Green Beans and Potatoes is melt in your mouth tender and bursting with tangy sweet and…
Wonderfully flavorful, crisp tender Roasted Green Beans with Cremini Bacon Mushroom Sauce are easy enough for every day but delicious enough for special occasions (like Thanksgiving!)! If you are looking for an incredible alternative to green bean casserole, this is it!
No Babysitting, easy, creamy BAKED Butternut Squash Risotto with Toasted Pine Nuts and Pepper Jack Cheese baked to perfection in 20 minutes! This simple to prepare risotto is wonderfully smooth and creamy, seasoned to perfection and is absolutely fool proof! It makes the most amazing Thanksgiving or holiday side but is easy enough for every day!
Cystic fibrosis survivor, lung & kidney transplant recipient, LOVER of life and FOOD! I’m Jen and I live in Carlsbad, California (north San Diego), with my husband, Patrick, and my furry, four legged daughter, Kiwi, and together we WELCOME YOU to Carlsbad Cravings!!! Here you will find only my tried and true daringly delicious recipes - or what I like to describe as extraordinary flavors out of everyday ingredients. Read More…