Caprese Pizza

This post includes affiliate links. Please see my disclosure. I’m not sure why it’s taken me so long to post this recipe. I make this Caprese Pizza ALL THE TIME. Why? Because I can’t get enough of it. I’m pretty much in love with the trio of tomatoes, basil and balsamic to begin with (Have you seen this Tomato Basil Bruschetta?) but combine all of that goodness with some fresh mozzarella and a thin and crispy pizza crust, and you have something {Read More}

Classic Bruschetta

Every summer I look forward to planting my little herb garden outside on the deck. Basil is one of my favorite herbs and I love using it in my summer recipes, like these Lemon & Basil Grilled Pork Chops. Today, I’m sharing the recipe for my favorite Classic Bruschetta. I make this year-round, but in the summer when I have fresh tomatoes and basil right outside my patio door, I take full advantage of it. Impromptu parties and dinners happen {Read More}

Lemon Basil Grilled Shrimp

Before the end of the summer, I need to share this Lemon Basil Grilled Shrimp with you! I shared it initially on The NY Melrose Family blog and decided to bring it back to my Bitz & Giggles readers while it’s still grilling season! This shrimp is so quick and easy to make and the results are absolutely delicious! It takes literally minutes to throw the marinade together. Fresh lemon, basil, parsley, garlic. . .this is definitely a “pin-worthy” recipe! {Read More}

Tomato Basil Bruschetta

I’m so excited to share this Tomato Basil Bruschetta recipe with you today! Why? Because I’m SUPER proud of it! Why? Because I GREW the main ingredients of this dish outside on my deck! There is just something so satisfying about growing your own fresh vegetables and herbs and then using them in the dishes you feed to your family. I’ll be the first to admit, I really don’t have much of a green thumb. I’ve been known to kill {Read More}

Lemon Basil Grilled Pork Chops

Raise your hand if you’re giving your grill a workout already this summer! I am! I am! Correction. My husband is! My husband is! Our old grill, I knew how to operate. We got a new one about two years ago and I’ve never touched it. Sad face. That means, in the summer, Josh does most of the cooking. Happy face. I’ve mentioned it before on the blog but he likes to call himself the “Grill Master.” Now, while I still {Read More}