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ROASTED CAULIFLOWER & SWEET POTATOES

ROASTED CAULIFLOWER & SWEET POTATOES

Don’t you just love it when you combine two “super vegetables”? That’s exactly what happened yesterday when I made this Roasted Cauliflower & Sweet Potatoes side dish. Known to reduce inflammation and chock full of vitamins, minerals, and fiber, these vegetables certainly pack a punch when […]

CHICKEN QUINOA SOUP

CHICKEN QUINOA SOUP

This recipe for Chicken Quinoa Soup is the result of me struggling to make healthy lunches for myself. When I’m home working on my own at my computer, I get engrossed in what I’m doing and all of the sudden it’s 1 p.m. Yikes! I […]

CRUNCHY ASIAN SLAW

CRUNCHY ASIAN SLAW

I don’t know about you, but I’m continually challenged to find side dishes my entire family will enjoy. My husband will, literally, eat anything. My two boys … not so much. However, I enjoy making interesting side dishes and we absolutely love having yummy leftovers. […]

POTATO SOUP

POTATO SOUP

One of my favorite things about fall is hauling out my abandoned soup recipes and rediscovering how much we enjoy soup! This Potato Soup recipe is one of our favorites. In fact, it’s my son’s favorite meal. It’s so good, it’ll even make you cry […]

BREAD & BUTTER PICKLES

BREAD & BUTTER PICKLES

Making my own pickles has never crossed my mind. I just buy them from the refrigerated section of the grocery store and leave it at that. I love dill pickles in any shape or form … delicious! So when my husband said he found pickling […]

BLACK BEAN BURGERS

BLACK BEAN BURGERS

At least once a week, if not more, I make a family friendly, meatless meal – no beef, chicken or seafood. This is a tall order when factoring my carnivore-eating kids into the picture. However, I made these Black Bean Burgers last night and they […]

CAESAR SALAD DRESSING

CAESAR SALAD DRESSING

I’ve been on a homemade salad dressing kick for awhile now. Frankly, the bottled stuff is convenient, but it never tastes as good as whipping up my own dressing. It’s been a challenge to find a Caesar salad dressing recipe without anchovies or eggs that […]

CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIES

CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIES

I found out today that it’s National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day. So, of course, I had to make cookies … not that I need much of an excuse! Personally, I like a nice high, chewy chocolate chip cookie. Those soft, thin cookies are good, but not […]

THE BEST HOMEMADE COLESLAW RECIPE

THE BEST HOMEMADE COLESLAW RECIPE

I know. I know. There are literally thousands of recipes touting to be “The Best.” However, you’re going to have to trust me here because this truly is The Best Homemade Coleslaw Recipe you’re going to find. It beats anything you find prepared at the […]

EASY BRUSCHETTA CHICKEN

EASY BRUSCHETTA CHICKEN

We eat a lot, and I do mean A LOT, of chicken around here. It’s easy to prepare, reasonably priced and versatile. However, it can become, well, boring … yawn. So, while menu planning last week, I had a brainstorm to combine two of my […]

1-HOUR SPICE-RUBBED RIBS

1-HOUR SPICE-RUBBED RIBS

I know what you’re thinking … how can ribs possibly be falling-off-the-bone delicious in one hour? Yes, it is possible! These 1-Hour Spice-Rubbed Ribs truly are amazing – easy, delicious, tender and mouth-watering. So, what’s the secret? Keep reading and I’ll tell you more!   It […]

PASTA & BASIL PESTO

PASTA & BASIL PESTO

My basil plants are really taking off with all the rain we’ve been experiencing. So, while the rain has put a damper on our outdoor summer plans, there is an upside … I’ve had an opportunity to whip up extra batches of pesto! My favorite […]

SIMPLY DELICIOUS GUACAMOLE

SIMPLY DELICIOUS GUACAMOLE

Guacamole is one of my favorite toppings for just about anything … burritos, tacos, burrito bowls, enchiladas, salads, and, of course, chips! I’ve tried several store-bought varieties and while some are better than others, none can beat this Simply Delicious Guacamole. It’s one of the […]

SKILLET PASTA

SKILLET PASTA

Everyone needs a go-to recipe when there’s no time to make dinner, but everyone’s hungry and needs to eat … NOW! This is my recipe for those situations. As much as I try to plan ahead, occasionally our days just don’t go as expected. This recipe […]

EASY CHICKEN BURRITO BOWLS

EASY CHICKEN BURRITO BOWLS

I love burrito bowls. They’re so easy to throw together and I like that they can be customized. For some crazy reason, both my boys hate tomatoes, so being able to pick and choose toppings makes for a more peaceful family dinner. And peace is a […]