The Novice Chef

30 Minutes or Less

Watercolor Easter Eggs! Easter eggs are dyed using shaving cream and gel food color to create beautiful swirls of color!

Watercolor Easter Eggs

Cinnamon Roll Waffles with Maple Cream Cheese Syrup

Cinnamon Roll Waffles

Sweet Potato Pie Smoothie - vegan, gluten free and made with just 4 ingredients!

Sweet Potato Pie Smoothie

Caramel Macchiato Mug Cake - a coffee and caramel flavored single serving fluffy mug cake, that is ready in just 5 minutes!

Caramel Macchiato Mug Cake

Pear, Blue Cheese & Walnut Flatbread - ready in 20 minutes!

Pear, Blue Cheese & Walnut Flatbread

Strawberries and Cream Cupcakes: Light fluffy white cupcakes are filled with juicy fresh strawberries and sweet whipped cream to create a light and bright dessert!

Strawberries and Cream Cupcakes

Warm Raspberry Pudding Cake with a vanilla butter sauce! It's a delicious easy way to impress your guests and no one would ever guess it started with a boxed cake mix!

Warm Raspberry Pudding Cake

Herbed Baked Oysters with a crispy parmesan breadcrumb topping!

Baked Herbed Oysters

Snowflake Sugar Cookies

Snowflake Sugar Cookies

Warm Caramel Apple Dip! Only 4 ingredients to make this delicious sweet dip that will remind you of a chocolate caramel apple.

Warm Caramel Apple Dip

Spice Cake Cookies: super easy soft holiday cookies made with a box of spice cake mix.

Spice Cake Cookies

Reindeer Food in push up pops! Spread this reindeer food around your lawn on Christmas Eve with the kids to help Santa and Rudolph find your home!

Reindeer Food

Baked Leftover Thanksgiving Turkey Sandwiches - these baked mini sandwiches are stuffed with leftover Thanksgiving turkey, smoked gouda cheese, cranberry relish and stuffing. Then they are topped with gravy and baked to perfection!

Baked Leftover Thanksgiving Turkey Sandwiches

Frosted Cranberry Cookies - sweet soft cranberry shortbread cookies with vanilla cranberry icing!

Frosted Cranberry Cookies

Mickey Mouse Chicken Noodle Soup! Classic chicken noodle soup is given a fun spin with Mickey Mouse noodles.

Mickey Mouse Chicken Noodle Soup

Purple People Eater Floats! Create this fun Halloween treat with the kids with pipe cleaners, hot glue, plastic cups, vanilla ice cream and purple grape soda!

Purple People Eater Floats

Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls made in just 30 minutes! Sweet pumpkin cinnamon rolls are made quickly with crescent dough and then covered in a delicious cream cheese frosting!

Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls

Soft Maple Sugar Cookies! These sweet and soft maple sugar cookies pack a double whammy with maple flavoring in the cookie as well as the icing - making them the perfect Fall dessert.

Soft Maple Sugar Cookies

Chocolate Zucchini Walnut Brownies - rich dark chocolate brownies filled with zucchini, cinnamon and walnuts are gluten free and diary free!

Chocolate Zucchini Walnut Brownies

Fully Loaded Guacamole - with corn, black beans, cilantro and more!

Fully Loaded Guacamole

Pumpkin Churros! With a sweet cinnamon cream cheese dipping sauce!

Pumpkin Churros

Apple Pie Pancakes with warm bites of cinnamon apples cooked inside!

Apple Pie Pancakes

Salmon Pinwheels stuffed with sweet and spicy salmon, spinach, bell peppers, dill and cream cheese!

Salmon Pinwheels

Lemon Thumbprint Cookies - soft buttery shortbread cookies filled with lemon curd!

Lemon Thumbprint Cookies