Top 10 Recipes of 2014

I began my House of Fauci’s blog in early 2014. My weekly topics include stories of our family adventures, fun advice, reviews and simple recipes; lots and lots of simple recipes. Since 2014 has ended, I decided to gather my top 10 recipes of 2014.

Top 10 House of Fauci's Recipes of 2014

Here are House of Fauci’s Top 10 Recipes of 2014 in no specific order. Take a peek at each one and feel free to pin them, share them with your friends and whip up a few this new year that we are about to begin.

  1. Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Cake– The amazing taste of pumpkin cake that is topped with a cream cheese icing.
  2. Agave Cinnamon Greek Yogurt Dip– The perfect dip that can be eaten alone or with your favorite fruit.
  3. Italian Meatballs– An easy and an amazing meatball recipe. These meatballs can be eaten alone or with your favorite pasta.
  4. Cap’n Crunch Chicken– Frosted Flakes meets Cap’n Crunch Berries and give an amazing pop to your chicken.
  5. Peppermint Rocky Road Fudge– Peppermint plus marshmallows plus chocolate equals amazing goodness.
  6. Savory Meatloaf– The best meatloaf ever and I contribute the amazing taste to the Healthy Solutions Spice Blend Meatloaf packet.
  7. Grilled Peaches– Do you love peaches? If you do, then you will love to add these grilled peaches as a side dish during peach season.
  8. Grapefruit Bread– No matter if you love or hate grapefruit, I guarantee you that you will love this grapefruit bread.
  9. Whole Grain Apple and Herb Stuffing– The most amazing and fresh stuffing you could ever make. Perfect for any time of the year.
  10. Chocolate Chip Cookie Pie– The best chocolate cookie pie you will ever eat. Top it with Cool Whip and it’s on like donkey kong.

I had a great year creating and cooking treats and meals for my family. Some of my creations were not blog worthy but so many were and my family enjoyed taste testing my creations. I hope you enjoyed my top 10 recipes of 2014 and like I said, feel free to share with your friends.

Written by: Aimee Fauci


  1. This sounds like a really great round-up of recipes! I would love to try some of these out! Thanks for sharing.

  2. Great round up of recipes. I need to try the meatloaf one.

  3. I love peaches and will certainly try your grilled peaches recipe when it is peach season. Thanks for sharing such a fantastic list of delicious items!

  4. I think they all sound delicious, but I would especially like to try the grilled peaches perhaps with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.

  5. Ooooh that stuffing looks amazing! I can;t wait to give it a try!

  6. I can’t believe you just started this space in early 2014. I thought you’d been around much longer! And I seriously need to try the Peppermint Rocky Road fudge. YUM!

  7. Now if its a chocolate pumpkin cake – I’m all in it for it haha!

  8. Mmmm. I can’t wait to try a few of these. The grilled peaches really do sound fantastic.

  9. Catherine S says

    All of these recipes sound really good. I want to try the Cap’n Crunch Chicken.

  10. Ohhh wow. I need to bookmark and pin ALL of these. They all look so good. Yum, I am always on the hunt for new recipes and these all look perfect!

  11. These all look great. I need to add them to my list of items to try.

  12. What a delightful collection of the top 10 recipes for 2014. The grapefruit bread is a must to try! I am going to plan the whole grain herb and apple stuffing for one of this upcoming week’s meals.

  13. Wow missed a couple of these. Gotta try the grapefruit bread

  14. So many of these look really tasty but I really have my eye on the grilled peaches,thanks for sharing these i will be giving some of these a try this year.

  15. You had so many great recipes in 2014. Grilled peaches is one of my favorite treats.

  16. I LOVE Grilled Peaches! Yours looks delicious – Pinned your post to my recipe board

  17. These all sound like some tasty dishes. Thank you for sharing them then, and again now. Some of them I didn’t have a chance to see. Now they are bookmarked. Yum!

  18. These all look so tasty! I am going to have to try that grapefruit bread asap!

  19. I’ve learned a lot from you this year! The chocolate chip cookie pie looks so good!

  20. The most interesting recipe from that list is the grapefruit bread! I would never have thought that to be possible! I want to try making it!

  21. Grapefruit bread!?! Well now that’s a recipe I have to try. Great list, I always some really great things in the year end round up posts!

  22. Heather B. says

    These all look amazing! Savings these to try later!

  23. I see you are mean in the kitchen! These recipes looks great. I am especially looking forward to trying the fruit dip one with Greek yogurt. The recipe I have for a fruit dip is not as healthy. YUM!

  24. I see you are mean in the kitchen! These recipes looks great. I am especially looking forward to trying the fruit dip one with Greek yogurt. YUM!

  25. My boyfriend is pushing me to make the peaches and/or the grapefruit bread LOL I don’t know which one I’ll try first. But thanks for sharing!

  26. Cap’n Crunch Chicken? There are no words to express how happy my family will be when I attempt to make this for them. lol! Great recipe list!

  27. It all sounds amazing! I can’t wait for peaches to come back into season because I am wanting to try those grilled peaches now!

  28. They all look great but I have my eye on the Grapefruit bead. I bet that is delicious.

  29. What a fun list! I need to come back here when I make my grocery list.

  30. Those grilled peaches ;look so good. I need to try that

  31. Those grilled peaches looks super yummy. I love peaches and the kiddo can’t eat them because he’s allergic so we can’t keep them in the house anymore :*(

  32. Wow looks like you know what you are doing in the kitchen! So awesome. Grapefruit bread looks amazing!

  33. Oh yes, that Texas Sweet Grapefruit Bread absolutely deserves top-ten. mmhmmm good stuff right there. Everything is, but that’s my fave. 🙂

  34. A bunch of great recipes from a wonderful blog! Can’t wait til peaches are back in season, I wanna fire up our new grill and toss them on there!!!

  35. I remember that grapefruit bread! All of these recipes look delicious, no wonder they’re your top ten.

  36. That stuffing looks pretty amazing. I love stuffing any time of year!

  37. This is a great list. I really want to try the Agave Greek Yogurt dip.

  38. I can’t wait for summer and the fresh golden peaches. This year I plan to branch out and grill a bit more.

  39. Wow you really are creative when it comes to cooking and baking! I’m sure I’ll be trying out some of these recipes in the new year.

  40. I missed that grapefruit bread recipe. It looks delicious!

  41. Oh my goodness that grapefruit bread – I would love to give it a try! x

  42. Oh, that grapefruit bread is still calling my name! Maybe I’ll get to it this weekend!

  43. How did I miss that grapefruit bread??? I’ve never had grapefruit bread, so I’ll have to definitely try this one. All of your recipes look yummy.

  44. Love all of these! Pinning 🙂

  45. Eliz Frank says

    All of your recipes look fantastic but those grilled peaches have my name on them. Yummy!

  46. Oh the yumminess. Happy New Year. I have to pin a few of these for 2015. Starting with grapefruit bread. Yes!

  47. Grapefruit bread sounds yummy!!! I love grapefruit so adding its flavor to a bread sounds awesome.

  48. Those grilled peaches though…. 🙂

  49. I wish it was later in the year, I love peachy things! But what I’m excited to try immediately is the chocolate chip pumpkin cake! I recently made ‘chocolate chip banana oat greek yogurt muffins’ – yum!

  50. Oh the grilled peaches wonderful and refreshing – I so need to try this!

  51. These are some delicious and unique recipes. I can see why they were so popular last year.

  52. Robin (Masshole Mommy) says

    You were very creative in the kitchen. I love it all – especially that Peppermint Rocky Road Fudge!

  53. These are great recipes! I can’t wait to try the Cap’n Crunch Chicken!

  54. I love grapefruit and I love bread, so surely I’ll love the Texas Grapefruit Bread recipe, right??? Lol, I also just love eating new things in general.

  55. I’ve never heard of grapefruit bread, but it sounds like it’d be awesome! I definitely need to try that one out! Grilled peaches are so tasty, and that greek yogurt dip sounds delicious too! :]

  56. Can’t wait to try the grilled peaches! Looks so yummy!

  57. I would never think to make bread with grapefruit, but you have me SO intrigued!!

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