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We’re Back…

… from our spring break adventures. First, we headed down the Historic Columbia River Highway to do our annual spring waterfall hike. We hiked to a few waterfalls before heading into Hood River to play at the Columbia River...

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It’s that time of year again…

…SPRING BREAK!!! I will be taking off the next week to spend time with my family while the kids are out of school.  I am looking forward to spending time with my favorite people, hiking, exploring, and going on...

Seared Sea Scallops

Seared Sea Scallops

I was in the mood for seafood so I went to my local grocery store to see what looked good. I saw huge sea scallops and decided to give them a try. I was looking online for recipe ideas...

Spinach, Tomato, and Bacon Sauté

Spinach, Tomato, and Bacon Sauté

I wanted a quick and tasty side dish to pair with the Caramelized Onion Orzo. I found spinach and bacon in the fridge and grape tomatoes on the counter and figured they would make a tasty side dish with...

Caramelized Onion Orzo

Caramelized Onion Orzo

I wanted to serve orzo as a side dish for dinner. I decided to make it extra special by adding caramelized onion to it along with sautéed minced garlic and fresh parsley. The orzo was flavorful and delicious –...

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Ham and Extra Sharp White Cheddar Omelette

My son has slowly become an egg fan. Lately, he likes them pretty much any way but especially over medium, scrambled, soft boiled, and as omelettes. He asked for an omelette recently so I made him this one with...

Cottage Pie with Turkey

Cottage Pie with Turkey

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!!! One of my favorite meals to celebrate  St. Patrick’s Day is Cottage Pie. It’s usually made with ground beef, but because we are trying to eat healthier around here, I decided to try one with...

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St. Patrick’s Day Recipe Round-up

Here are a few recipe ideas for your St. Patrick’s Day celebration!  I hope you have a fun and safe holiday.  Cheers!!!   Baked Honey-Mustard Corned Beef   Colcannon   Cottage Pie   Tangy Sautéed Cabbage and Onions with...

Street Tacos with Chipotle Shredded Pork

Street Tacos with Chipotle Shredded Pork

Mexican food is always a big hit with my family so I decided to roast a pork shoulder for mini street tacos. I found this Cooking Light recipe that looked good so I decided to give it a try. I...

Steamed Egg Topped with Sautéed Asparagus, Tomatoes, and Fresh Crab

Steamed Egg Topped with Sautéed Asparagus, Tomatoes, and Fresh Crab

I am loving this leftover crab we have! First we had crab legs with lemon then we had Spinach and Ricotta Ravioli topped with Asparagus and Tomato Sauté with Fresh Crab and Parmesan for dinner last night. This morning I poached...