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Roasted Vegetable Medley

We were leaving town for the weekend and I needed to use up the vegetables in my refrigerator. I grabbed the fennel, zucchini, squash, onion, green beans and asparagus. I roasted the fennel and onion for 30 minutes then...

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Pasta e Fagioli

My husband was out for the evening so my friend and her son came over for dinner. Since it was a cold and rainy day, I was in the mood for a hearty Italian soup. I found a Cooking...

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Crispy Crackling Cookies

My son gave me a pretty little package he made at preschool for Valentines Day. It was a cookie starter kit that his teacher helped him make. I forgot all about the starter kit until I found it in...

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Roasted Sweet Potatoes

If you read my blog you know that I love roasting vegetables. I decided to roast sweet potatoes with butter, cinnamon, nutmeg and brown sugar. The house smelled amazing while they roasted. They were simple to make and tasted...

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Meatloaf

My mom’s meatloaf was a favorite of mine growing up. I loved eating it hot from the oven and then in sandwiches the next day. I have only made a few changes to my mom’s original recipe. I always...

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Black Bean, Green Chile and Sharp Cheddar Baked Flautas

Okay, so I love Mexican food – can you tell? I was going to make chicken baked flautas but I got very lazy and decided black bean and green chile would work great. They were extremely easy to make...

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Carrot, Coconut, and Walnut Muffins

Okay, so I am on a muffin kick lately. I must say, this is my VERY favorite muffin so far. They were moist, fluffy, sweet and crunchy. I always try to make a treat for our friends when they...

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Greek Steak Pita with Tzatziki Sauce and Marinated Red Onion

I’ve been enjoying Greek flavors lately and was craving an easy and healthy yet tasty dinner. I marinated some flank steak, made a cucumber tzatziki sauce and made marinated red onion. I threw it all together in a pita...

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Roasted Carrots in a Balsamic Vinaigrette

I love carrots but usually eat them raw. I decided to try roasting them and I am so glad I did. I roasted them with salt and olive oil first, then toss them in a simple balsamic vinaigrette. The...

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Chicken Noodle Soup With Homemade Noodles

There is something so comforting about chicken noodle soup when you don’t feel well. My daughter was home sick today so I decided to make her this soup. She loved it, like usual, and had two full bowls. Making...