Southwestern Style Salsa

And the last recipe from Kristi’s Pampered Chef Open House, and what a recipe it is!  So yummy!  The lime really gives this salsa that special kick, I might just add two limes the next time I make it. 1 red bell pepper, chopped 1 green bell pepper, chopped 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and chopped … Continue reading

Taffy Apple Salad

Dessert?  Yes!  Breakfast?  Yes!  Lunch?  Yes!  Dinner?  Yes!  Snack?  Yes!  You get the idea.  Another yummy recipe from Kristi’s Pampered Chef party. 1 cup pineapple tidbits in juice 4 oz cream cheese, softened 1 cup Cool Whip, thawed 2 medium red apples, cored and diced 2 medium Granny Smith apples, cored and diced 1/2 cup … Continue reading

Brown Sugar Dijon Brie

Please forgive the picture.  I totally forgot to take one until we had already dug into the brie!  But it was so good and irresistible!  This is another appetizer that I made for Kristi’s Pampered Chef party and it was dreamy and so easy to make. 1/2 cup sliced almonds, divided 1/2 cup packed brown … Continue reading

Tempting Toffee Crisps

I used to be a Pampered Chef consultant and I decided recently that I wanted to be one again so last night my friend Kristi hosted my first party as a brand new PC consultant and this is one of the treats I made for the party.  It was so delicious and so easy!  Give … Continue reading

Cookies and Cream Cheese Ball

YUM!  I don’t even like cheese balls that much but apparently I like this one!  What’s not to like?  It’s full of cream cheese and butter and powdered sugar and Oreos and chocolate syrup!  On top of Nilla Wafers!  Heck yeah! 1 (8 oz) package cream cheese, softened 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, softened … Continue reading

Slow Cooker Pesto Minestrone

I used to hate pesto as a kid, now I can’t get enough of it!  If you’re like me, then you’ll love this soup! 2 carrots, sliced 2 leeks, white and green parts, halved lengthwise, sliced and rinsed (I used a chopped onion instead) 2 – 3 russet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1″ cubes … Continue reading