Lemon Chia Chicken Zucchini Noodles

Lemon Chia Chicken Zucchini Noodles | Food Faith Fitness for Melanie Makes

I’m stepping back from Melanie Makes for a few weeks to enjoy a maternity leave of sorts with our new arrival.  In the meantime, I’m thrilled to be sharing recipes from some of my favorite food bloggers who I’m also lucky enough to call friends.  Today, Taylor from Food Faith Fitness is sharing an easy weeknight meal […]

Melanie Makes at Home 2015 – Week 12

Melanie Makes at Home 2015 - Week 12

A peek inside of our family life and what we’re up to at home, week by week.

Peanut Butter Cup Stuffed S’mores Brownies

Peanut Butter Cup Stuffed Smore's Brownies | Melanie Makes

There’s no campfire needed for these Peanut Butter Cup Stuffed S’mores Brownies!   A thick graham cracker crust acts as a base for these decadently delicious brownies that are then topped with a rich, chocolate brownie batter.  Peanut butter cups and pieces of a dark chocolate candy bar are then pressed into the brownie batter before […]

Melanie Makes Menu Plan 2015 – Week 11

Melanie Makes Menu Plan 2015 - Week 11

A visual menu of what we’ll be eating for dinner each night this week, including links to each recipe with multiple photos for each dish.

Tangerine Dark Chocolate Chunk Donuts

Tangerine Dark Chocolate Chunk Donuts | Melanie Makes

The classic flavor combination of orange and chocolate gets an upgrade with these Tangerine Dark Chocolate Chunk Donuts.  Tangerine juice and zest flavor this light and fluffy baked donut that’s studded with dark chocolate chunks.  A tangerine spiked mascarpone cheese glaze is then drizzled over the top creating an irresistible morning treat. 

Best Reuben Casserole

Best Reuben Casserole | Melanie Makes

Corned beef and cabbage are sauteed in dark beer and topped with a homemade thousand island dressing before being sandwiched between two thick layers of mashed potatoes speckled with Swiss cheese.  One 9×13 pan of this hearty recipe can feed a crowd and is without a doubt the Best Reuben Casserole.