The Novice Chef


Up close image of lemon mousse jello cups.

Lemon Mousse Jello Cups

A strawberry smoothie bowl with mixed berry and fruit toppings.

Strawberry Smoothie Bowl

sticky chicken tenders on a plate with dill pickles and ranch dressing.

Sticky Chicken Tenders

Boba Tea in a glass with tapioca pearls.

Homemade Boba Tea

Tzatziki Close Up

Tzatziki Sauce

Irish Soda Bread in parchment paper and pot after baking.

Irish Soda Bread

These sweet, crunchy Toffee Walnuts are incredibly easy and make a great party snack, light dessert or salad addition! Bonus: You only need 5 ingredients! #ToffeeWalnuts #CandiedNuts #CandiedWalnuts #Walnuts #Nuts #Dessert #NutRecipes #Snack

Toffee Walnuts

Reindeer Poop

These creamy Honey Pecan Cheese Truffles are incredibly easy to make — just 15 minutes — and are my favorite make ahead holiday appetizers to impress my guests! #CheeseBalls #CheeseTruffles #HoneyPecanCheeseTruffles #Cheese #Appetizer #AppetizerRecipes #HolidayAppetizers #CheeseAppetizer #Recipe #CheeseBallRecipe

Honey Pecan Cheese Ball Truffles

Homemade Fried Apples in a cast iron skillet.

Fried Apples

Donut Pumpkin Muffins

Cheese Fries being pulled from pan with melted cheese.

Texas Cheese Fries

Chinese Dumpling (potsticker) being held with chopsticks.

Chinese Dumplings (Potstickers)

Dark chocolate bark stacked on top of itself.

Dark Chocolate Bark

Roasted Cherry Tomatoes on a sheet pan.

Garlic Roasted Cherry Tomatoes

Cuban Ham Roll Ups: these low carb wraps include smoked ham, yellow mustard, dill pickles and shredded lettuce for an easy delicious make ahead lunch or snack! #CubanHamRollUps #HamRollUps #LowCarb #Keto #LowCarbRecipes #Lunch #Ham #LunchMeat #DeliMeat

Cuban Ham Roll Ups

Three Red Velvet Hot Chocolates with marshmallow whipped cream and chocolate hearts on top.

Red Velvet Hot Chocolate with Marshmallow Whipped Cream

Cheesy Ranch Pigs In A Blanket stacked on top of each other on a plate.


Up close photo of cranberries in cranberry orange quick bread.

Cranberry Orange Bread

Two slices of pumpkin cranberry buttermilk bread with fresh cranberries

Pumpkin Cranberry Buttermilk Bread

Cheesy Turkey Sliders: these melted turkey and havarti sliders are covered in a buttery sauce and served warm out of the oven for the ultimate game day treat! #turkey #appetizer

Cheesy Turkey Sliders

Pumpkin Streusel Muffins: these made from scratch, moist pumpkin spice muffins, are topped with a golden cinnamon streusel and drizzled with cream cheese icing! #pumpkin #muffins #fallrecipes

Pumpkin Muffins with Streusel

Caprese Stuffed Avocado: a refreshing caprese salad is tossed with a bright green pesto, piled into avocados and topped with fresh basil and a balsamic glaze. #salad #lowcarb #avocado #caprese

Caprese Stuffed Avocado

Cheesy Ranch Chex Mix: loaded with tons of flavor and cheesy crunchy goodness, this snack mix is the new ultimate tailgating party snack that will leave everyone begging for more! #ChexMix #Tailgating #SnackMix

Cheesy Ranch Chex Mix