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Sugar Snap and Beef Stir Fry

I found this recipe in my newest Cooking Lightmagazine. I adapted it just a bit by adding some chili sauce, garlic and sesame oil to the marinade as well as some extra veggies to the stir fry. The beef...

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Coffeecake Muffins

My kids really wanted muffins for breakfast so I found a recipe for coffee cake muffins on a website called CookiePie. They looked really delicious and sounded like the perfect breakfast treat. The recipe was really easy to follow...

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Shredded Chicken and Black Bean Tostadas

I had some leftover chicken breast to use up so I decided to make tostadas. I normally use the plain shredded chicken but this time I decided to flavor it up a bit – I am so glad I...

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Oatmeal Cake with Coconut Pecan Frosting

My father in law is a huge fan of desserts, so he is very lucky that his wife Coleen is an excellent baker. When we were visiting them in Idaho a few weeks ago, Coleen made several mouth watering...

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Asparagus Summer Salad

I found a really delicious looking recipe for a summer salad in Sunset Magazine and instantly knew I would make it. I adapted the recipe a bit by using the fresh herbs I had on hand and reducing the...

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Lemon and Fresh Thyme Roasted Chicken

I had a ton of fresh thyme growing that I needed to use up. I love lemon and thyme together so I decided to roast a chicken using those ingredients. I wanted to keep the flavors simple so I...

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Sweet Corn with Cilantro Lime Butter and Cotija Cheese

I’ve been wanting to make corn with cilantro, lime and cotija cheese for a long time. I bought some sweet corn and decided to finally give it a try. I loved the flavor of the cilantro lime butter on...

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Flank Steak with Chimichurri Sauce

We’re back from vacation. It took me a few days to get back into the swing of things but now I am feeling back to normal. We had a wonderful trip to Idaho visiting all of our family and...

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Ricotta Stuffed Tomatoes

I remember seeing these stuffed tomatoes on the Pioneer Woman’s site a long time ago and they looked so good. I recently saw them again on Stacey Snacks and knew I would make them. These stuffed tomatoes were quite...

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Orange Thai Flank Steak

I saw this recipe on OurBestBites.com and knew I would be making it for dinner because I had all the ingredients on hand and a flank steak thawing in the refrigerator. The marinade tasted so delicious, it was a...