August Photo & Baking Challenge

Looking for a way  to challenge yourself in the kitchen?! Check out this line-up for the month of August. Whether you want to participate all 30 days or maybe just one – post photos of your creations on Instagram or Facebook with the hashtag #MaxAndRosiesKitchen.   This challenge is designed to help you grow in…

Cookie Dough Cheesecake

The past week I have been perusing my collection of cookbooks for some recipe inspiration.  What are your favorite cookbooks? I am looking to grow my collection! While I was searching, I found a recipe for a classic cheesecake that sounded like something Colton might like – you see Colton loves cheesecake, but it’s not…

Mexican Zucchini Skillet

Looking for a low carb, low cost, tasty meal?! This Mexican zucchini skillet will check all those boxes for you.  A little on the spicy side, this meal will fill you up!  Mix it up by substituting other vegetables for peppers (tomatoes, potatoes, or even squash).  

Parmesan Roasted Zucchini Fries

Looking for a healthy alternative to your summer grill-outs; Check out these delicious zucchini fries! Extremely easy to make, and relatively cheap – a win-win for anyone.  Before we moved out to Cali, my dad (the pig farmer) – told me not get weird.  Born and raised on meat and potatoes, zucchini fries and definitely…

Black Bean Shrimp

Hello from Cali! After a four-day road trip, we were ready to get settled (I quickly unpacked the kitchen first).  Craving a homecooked meal, we set out to plan our weekly meals – this being the first!  “I wish your pictures captured the smell of this!” – Colt This mixture of Black Beans, Shrimp, Rice,…

Rhubarb Crisp

Summertime is rhubarb time.  Lucky for me, Grandma Max got 4 cups of the sweet veggie for me – Check out of my favorite recipes using this summertime special – rhubarb crisp. 

Remembering Rosie

In any given cookie recipe, a small amount of vanilla is almost always required.  The vanilla adds a flavor, but more than that the vanilla acts as a flavor enhancer; meaning the vanilla helps bring out the other flavors in the cookie.   Max & Rosie’s, I have been fortunate enough to know Max for the…

Raspberry Oatmeal Bars

Looking for a sweet breakfast bar? Look no further.  This delicious raspberry oatmeal bar incorporates chocolate, raspberries and oatmeal for a healthy spin on breakfast.  I am always looking for breakfast ideas for Colt – he wants healthy & easy.  So something I can make ahead of time and he can just heat up or…

Monster Cookies

Another family recipe, coming from my aunt Chris – a favorite of Jill & myself.  This batch makes A LOT of  cookies.  Not trying to feed a small army? I would definitely cut it in half.  If you do make the full recipe, you need a large bowl for mixing! I have the Classic Batter Bowl from…

Cheesecake Oatmeal Bars

I’m always looking for different ways to make cheesecake.  Colton thinks this one is pretty good, but he would have preferred more of the cheesecake layer and less of the oatmeal layer, go figure.   These aren’t too rich and are served as bars, so finger food if you wanted!

Breakfast Berry Cobbler

Colton made this as a quick post workout snack when we were dating.  He added in protein powder for the perfect snack. He likes to find recipes at Fit Men Cook, I altered it a bit since I didn’t have all the ingredients on hand.  I omitted the protein powder for my breakfast berry cobblers. 

Jill’s Chocolate Chip Cookies

Since I was a little girl I have always looked up to my cousins.  While I love them all equally, when you come from a BIG family, and only have a handful of girl cousins, you tend to latch on.  Since both my parents are the 7th child, I have quite a few older cousins….