Chicken Stir Fry

This past week my father-in-law taught me how to make his famous Chicken Stir Fry.  It’s a family favorite.  He made up the recipe so I watched him make it and took notes.  I’m glad now I have this recipe written down so I can make it whenever.  He usually makes it in the summer… 

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Wheat Germ

A few years ago I heard a lady suggest to add wheat germ to baked goods. I had no idea what wheat germ was and why I would want to do that. Since then I have learned a lot about it and I add it to foods all the time.  So for those who are… 

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Street Tacos

  I love Mexican food and grew up eating it a lot.  My grandparents on my mom’s side are from Mexico and so my mom loves Mexican food.  She makes some really good food, so often I’m not impressed by Mexican restaurants.  I guess too much of it has been Americanized although it’s not to… 

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Guacamole

  Guacamole is so easy to make I’m not sure why so many people buy it.  I was reading an article on yahoo.com the other day saying a certain brand of guacamole only had 2% avocado.  That’s ridiculous.  My point is, it’s easy to make and quite inexpensive and it tastes really good!  Plus avocados… 

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Browned Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

  Chocolate Chip cookie are my absolute favorite thing to bake and eat! I’ve tried many many recipes in my life but this one is my favorite! Part of the butter is browned giving the cookies a caramel like taste. It uses almost a stick less butter than most recipes and these are the softest cookies I’ve ever… 

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Healthier Peanut Butter Balls

Stay up to date on my newest recipes by following Love to be in the Kitchen on Facebook or Pinterest!   Happy New Year! I hope you all had a wonderful New Year’s.  I’m excited to share this recipe with you. A month ago I went to visit my friend and she had some peanut… 

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Creamy Bean Dip

Creamy Bean Dip- The perfect dip for a crowd! It’s SO easy to make and SO good!     I love party foods and this Creamy Bean Dip is our go-to dish to take to parties of course along with tortilla chips!  It’s incredibly easy to make! First a layer of refried beans, then a… 

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Cheese Fondue

    I hope you all had a wonderful Christmas!  Mine was wonderful.  I spent the whole day with family. The best part of the holiday celebrations though was probably enjoying cheese fondue with Derek. When we first got married we wanted to make some of our own family traditions. One of them was to… 

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Skillet Lasagna

Derek LOVES lasagna. In fact, it is his favorite food. And after 2 1/2 years of marriage I still haven’t made it for him.  I guess my excuses have been it takes too much time and cost too much money.  This past weekend my friend moved away and gave us a lot of cheese so… 

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