Tomato Bruschetta with Ricotta and Basil {Sweet Pea's Kitchen}

Tomato Bruschetta with Ricotta and Basil

Here’s a super easy and delicious recipe that’s the perfect appetizer for these long summer nights. In this simple summer appetizer, toasted cibatta is topped with ripe summer tomatoes and fresh garden basil to create an addicting treat that...

Blueberry Handpies {Sweet Pea's Kitchen}

Blueberry Hand Pies

Make dessert even better with these incredible grab-and-go blueberry hand pies. These little hand pies highlight one of my favorite summery fruits. And what better time than now to stock up and enjoy their sweet goodness?

Blueberry Lemon Brownies

Blueberry Lemon Brownies

If you’re looking for the perfect recipe for those plump blueberries, look no further! These Blueberry Lemon Brownies are zingy, tart and perfect for your next summer cookout!

Fresh Tomato Soup With Basil {Sweet Pea's Kitchen}

Fresh Tomato Soup With Basil

The past few days in Central Illinois have been very chilly for the end of July. I’m talking only highs in the mid sixties! Luckily for me, this cool weather coincided with our tomatoes finally staring to ripen...

Sopapilla Cheesecake Bars {Sweet Pea's Kitchen}

Sopapilla Cheesecake Bars

Sometimes simple recipes are the best. This is certainly true for these Sopapilla Cheesecake Bars. With just a handful of ingredients, you can create a recipe that will have people talking for days! It combines crescent roll dough, cream cheese,...

Orange Ricotta Pancakes {Sweet Pea's Kitchen}

Orange Ricotta Pancakes

There’s something about pancakes that always reminds me of my childhood. Growing up, every weekend started with my mom making a big stack of them. My brother and I loved watching her cook them, eagerly waiting for that...

Roasted Corn, Black Bean & Mango Salad {Sweet Pea's Kitchen}

Roasted Corn, Black Bean & Mango Salad

It’s that time of year when fresh corn starts making its appearance at the local farmers markets. I don’t know about you, but I always look forward to that first batch of sweet corn. Grilled, boiled, or...