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Peanut Butter, Oatmeal, and Chocolate Chip Cookies

My dear friend CurriƩ gave me this recipe and my kids and I were so excited to make these cookies together. They were extremely easy to make and tasted so delicious. I loved the peanut butter flavor with the...

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Pork Chops with a Sweet Chili Soy Sauce

I wanted a quick and tasty way to make pork chops. I decided to combine some sweet chili sauce with a bit of soy sauce for a sweet, salty and spicy sauce to top the chops. I simply seasoned...

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Spicy Peanut Asian Noodle Salad

I really enjoyed the spicy peanut vinaigrette I recently picked up from Trader Joe’s. I had a bit of the dressing leftover to use up so I decided to make my Asian Noodle Salad with the spicy peanut vinaigrette...

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Cinnamon Banana Pancakes

I usually make pancakes for my kids every Saturday morning. I really loved the Blueberry Pancakes I recently made so I decided to adapt that recipe to make cinnamon banana pancakes. They were very easy to make and so...

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Portobello Mushroom Ravioli with Roasted Garlic and Basil Marinara

My husband was telling our friends the other day that he LOVES a simple marinara sauce so I decided to make a roasted garlic and basil marinara for him. I used a bunch of the tomatoes my generous neighbor...

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Extra Mushroom, Garlic and Fresh Tomato Pizza

We are huge pizza fans in our house and we make homemade pizza often. I try to change the flavors so we won’t get bored plus it’s a great way to use up extra ingredients we have in the...

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Vegetable Beef Noodle Soup

My daughter LOVES soup. I bought her a thermos for her lunch bag so she could take soup to school for lunch. She was hoping I would make some this week so I decided to make a beef vegetable...

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Homemade Granola Bars

My kids and I decided to make some homemade granola bars together. I used a base recipe from Alton Brown then adapted it quite a bit by adding coconut, chocolate chips and almond slivers. They were really fun and...

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Banana, Blueberry and Raspberry Muffins

While our family was in town we decided to head to Cannon Beach for the day. We stopped by a great little farmer’s market while we were there and I found some plump and juicy raspberries and blueberries that...

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Green Beans with Almond Slivers

Simple. Quick. Delicious. This isn’t much of a recipe but it’s a very delicious and healthy side dish that is super easy to make. Adding just a touch of butter made the beans so delicious without being greasy. I...