Tomato Tortellini Frittata

Tomato Tortellini Frittata | Melanie Makes

My Tomato Tortellini Frittata is the perfect dish for a warm weather breakfast or brunch.  Cheese filled tortellini and cherry tomatoes dot the top, bottom and everything in between of this egg white frittata which begins on the stovetop and is finished in the oven.  Before serving, a shower of Parmesan rains down upon the […]

Chili Cilantro Blender Hummus

Chili Cilantro Blender Hummus | Melanie Makes

Shove the store bought hummus tub to the side as you can create your own at home in just minutes!  A handful of ingredients is dropped into a blender and whirled together until creamy and smooth.  Fresh cilantro and lime pair with red bell and crushed red peppers for a one-two sweet and heat combo punch.  This […]

Easy Snickers Brownies

Easy Snickers Brownies | Melanie Makes

A German chocolate cake mix is studded with chocolate chips, pecans and Snickers Bites candy before being slathered with caramel and a rich chocolate ganache.  These thick and chewy Easy Snickers Brownies are absolutely out of this world!

Mandarin Orange Chicken Salad

Mandarin Orange Chicken Salad | Melanie Makes

Baked chicken breasts are shredded and combined with yogurt and a touch of mayonnaise before being introduced to the bright flavor of mandarin oranges.  Fresh basil and sliced almonds are then stirred in to round out the amazing wealth of flavors.  Sure, you could serve this Mandarin Orange Chicken Salad in a lettuce cup but […]

Strawberry Rhubarb Grilled Cheese

Strawberry Rhubarb Grilled Cheese | Melanie Makes

Forget the savory and welcome to the sweet side of grilled cheese sandwiches!  Hawaiian bread, mascarpone cheese, fresh strawberries and rhubarb strawberry preserves combine to create a Strawberry Rhubarb Grilled Cheese that is nothing short of melty perfection.  Each sandwich is served alongside a velvety chocolate ganache which acts as the ultimate dipping sauce for this […]