Mini Steak and Bean Taco Cups

Mini Steak and Bean Taco Cups

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Maple-Cinnamon Oatmeal Cookies

Maple-Cinnamon Oatmeal Cookies

My kids have had a tough month this month.  They both have had walking pneumonia, high fevers, terrible coughs, and my son also had the stomach flu.  Poor things!  I decided to make some cookies because what makes a...

Dill Chicken Salad Sandwiches

Dill Chicken Salad Sandwiches

I saw this sandwich on Cooking Classy that looked so hearty, delicious, and filled with great flavors and textures that I couldn’t wait to try it.  I had leftover roasted chicken so I threw it together with a tangy...

Chicken Tostadas with Avocado Dressing

Chicken Tostadas with Avocado Dressing

I saw this recipe in the September 2011 issue of Cooking Light and couldn’t wait to make it.  I didn’t have time to roast a chicken so I picked up a rotisserie  chicken from the store to use.  I added...

Succotash with Avocado, Tomato, and Cotija Cheese

Succotash with Avocado, Tomato, and Cotija Cheese

I saw this recipe in Everyday Food awhile back and saved it for the summer.  I couldn’t wait.  I had all the ingredients on hand and even though I used frozen corn & lima beans it turned out tasting...

Whole Wheat Penne with Turkey Italian Sausage, Broccoli, Tomatoes, and Parmesan

Whole Wheat Penne with Turkey Italian Sausage, Broccoli, Tomatoes, and Parmesan

I wanted a quick and healthy dinner so I looked through the refrigerator to see what I had on hand.  I had leftover turkey Italian sausage, broccoli florets, Parmesan cheese, and grape tomatoes so I threw them together to make a...

Breakfast Braid with Egg, Jalapeno Sausage, Roasted Red Pepper, and Mozzarella

Breakfast Braid with Egg, Jalapeno Sausage, Roasted Red Pepper, and Mozzarella

I served this breakfast braid with the Broiled Grapefruit with Caramelized Sugar for a wonderful Sunday breakfast.  I threw in some jalapeno sausages that my husband and I love as well as some roasted bell pepper, mozzarella cheese, green...

Broiled Grapefruit with Caramelized Sugar

Broiled Grapefruit with Caramelized Sugar

I would never have thought to broil grapefruit until I saw it on Maria’s site, Two Peas and Their Pod.  It looked really simple to make and so delicious.  I happened to have a grapefruit lying around so I...

Balsamic Green Beans with Red Onions and Shallots

Balsamic Green Beans with Red Onions and Shallots

I served this side dish that I found in the January/February 2012 Cooking Light issue with the Chicken Cacciatore I made recently.  The beans had a nice tangy flavor and the onions and shallots melted in my mouth.  I...

Chicken Cacciatore

Chicken Cacciatore

I found this recipe in the March 2012 Cooking Light that looked too good to resist.  The recipe was fairly quick and simple to make and turned out delicious.  I adapted the recipe a bit by using boneless, skinless...