Chicken Alfredo Manicotti

It’s very easy for me to get stuck in a rut when it comes to cooking dinner for my family.  […]

Spiced Apple Cider by Kitchen Explorers

Spiced Hot Apple Cider

When I was young, I loved drinking hot apple cider from packages of apple flavored powdered mix commonly found at […]

Roasted Cauliflower Poppers

Roasted Cauliflower Poppers

Do your kids think most vegetables are scary? Many parents of young children lament that their kids simply refuse to […]


Pumpkin Muffins

One of my most favorite autumn ingredients is pumpkin.  From ice cream to pie, I love to cook and bake […]

Ghostly eggs

Healthy Halloween Snacks

If you have been following Kitchen Explorers for a while, you’ve probably noticed that I’m just a tiny bit obsessed […]


Halloween Monster Cupcakes

It’s that time again this year when parents like me are scouring the internet for Halloween treat ideas for class […]


Spiced Oven Roasted Vegetables

My father was always vigilant about not letting fresh fruits and vegetables go to waste.  He would get furious if […]

pumpkin orzo soup

Coconut-Pumpkin and Orzo Stew

Fall harvest and Halloween festivities always inspire me to try a new pumpkin soup recipe. This Coconut-Pumpkin and Orzo Soup, […]

artichoke pasta

Baked Artichoke Pasta

One of my favorite appetizers is creamy baked artichoke dip. This casserole turns those irresistible flavors into a rich and […]