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BBLTA – Bacon, Blue Cheese, Lettuce, Tomato and Avocado Sandwich

I made these sandwiches for lunch today and my son and I LOVED them. I have always loved BLT sandwiches and can’t believe I’ve never added blue cheese to them before now. I used avocado instead of mayonnaise, a...

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Homemade Cinnamon and Brown Sugar Pop Tarts

I surprised my kids with some freshly made pop tarts for breakfast. They were so excited when they found out they were filled with cinnamon and brown sugar. The pop tarts were extremely quick and easy to make and...

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Slow Roasted Chicken with Cilantro-Citrus Butter

My daughter is finally on the mend from her terrible cold but now my husband and son are sick. I decided to roast a chicken and loaded it up with citrus to get as much vitamin c in my...

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Roasted Garlic and Tomato Soup with Fresh Basil

My daughter was home from school with a terrible cold so I decided to make a pot of soup. I found this recipe on Suzie the Foodie and decided to give it a try. I loved the flavor the...

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Marjie’s Cool Rise French Bread

I was making a pot of soup for dinner and I wanted to serve it with fresh baked bread. I have been wanting to try Marjie’s Cool Rise French Bread for awhile so I thought this would be the...

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Italian Sausage and Mushroom Stuffed Manicotti

We had friends coming for dinner and I needed to use up the turkey Italian sausage and mushrooms I had in the refrigerator so I decided to make manicotti. I found some marinara in the freezer so this meal...

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Zucchini and Walnut Muffins

I needed to make an after school snack and after looking through the refrigerator, I decided to make zucchini muffins so I could use up the last bit of zucchini I had. I wanted to make the muffins a...

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Mexican Pizza

I was craving Mexican food (what’s new?) and I had some ground beef to use up so I decided to make a Mexican pizza. These were simple to make and tasted so delicious, I can’t believe I’ve never made...

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Banana Coconut Pecan Pancakes

My kids love banana pancakes so I decided to throw some coconut and pecans in this time for an extra special breakfast. My daughter and husband really loved them but my son thought they were only okay. I tried...

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Pork Tenderloin with Roasted Garlic Vinaigrette

I saw this recipe on La Bella Cookand couldn’t wait to make it. I adapted the recipe a bit to work with the ingredients I had on hand. I have cooked pork tenderloin a million times but I forgot...