Spiced Pork Tenderloin with Sautéed Apples

Spiced Pork Tenderloin with Sautéed Apples

I am always on the lookout for new recipes using pork tenderloin so I was excited to see this recipe in Cooking Light – October 2010. I loved how easy this dish was to make and how delicious it...

Chicken and Rice with Veggies

Chicken and Rice with Veggies

I saw this recipe in my Cooking Light magazine and decided to make it immediately. It was a quick and simple recipe and had very little clean up. The chicken turned out really moist and tender while the rice was...

Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

My son and I decided to bake oatmeal raisin cookies this afternoon. I found this recipe on Smitten Kitten and knew it would be amazing. I wanted to add walnuts or pecans but my son opted for plain oatmeal...

Southwestern Chicken Soup with Black Beans and Corn

Southwestern Chicken Soup with Black Beans and Corn

It was cool and cloudy outside which is the perfect weather for making soup. I had some leftover roasted chicken to use up so I decided to make a Southwestern flavored chicken soup. I threw in some black beans,...

Gemelli with Chanterelles, Pine Nuts, and Parmesan

Gemelli with Chanterelles, Pine Nuts, and Parmesan

My amazing friend Currié gave me more fresh chanterelles this week and I couldn’t wait to make another recipe with them. I wanted their flavor to shine in the dish so I simply sautéed them in butter and garlic...

Mexican Tomato Rice and Bean Quesadilla with Sharp Cheddar and Sour Cream

Mexican Tomato Rice and Bean Quesadilla with Sharp Cheddar and Sour Cream

I needed a quick and easy dinner because I had a yoga class to get to so I decided to make quesadillas by using up the leftover Mexican Tomato Rice and Beans I had made for the Stuffed Anaheim...

Stuffed Anaheim Peppers with Mexican Rice & Beans, Jack Cheese, & Guacamole

Stuffed Anaheim Peppers with Mexican Rice & Beans, Jack Cheese, & Guacamole

I love making stuffed Poblano peppers but I decided to try making vegetarian stuffed Anaheim peppers this time. I stuffed them with my Mexican Rice and Beans, topped it with Jack cheese and baked them. I served the peppers...

Pumpkin Scones with Spiced Glaze

Pumpkin Scones with Spiced Glaze

I had some pumpkin left over from the Pumpkin Muffins my son and I recently made. I found a recipe Pumpkin Scones on a blog called Pennies on a Platter that looked delicious. They were very simple to make...

Southwestern Pot Roast

Southwestern Pot Roast

I love making pot roast in the fall. Roasting meat in the oven at a low temperature for a long time makes the house smell fantastic! I decided to make a Southwestern flavored pot roast and we all loved...

Pumpkin, Cranberry, and Pecan Muffins

Pumpkin, Cranberry, and Pecan Muffins

We were having friends over for a play date after school so my son and I made these muffins for an afternoon snack. This Betty Crocker recipe was extremely simple to make and made the tastiest muffins. They were...