Fruit and Cream Cheese Graham Cracker Snacks

Fruit and Cream Cheese Graham Cracker Snacks

I wanted to make the kids a fun snack so I looked to see what I had on hand. I found graham crackers, cream cheese, and fresh fruit. I added a bit of powdered sugar and vanilla to the...

Maple Dijon Asparagus

Maple Dijon Asparagus

I wanted a light but flavorful side dish to pair with the Crispy Roasted Mustard and Thyme Chicken Drumsticks and the Creamy Mashed Potatoes I was serving for dinner. I found this wonderful recipe at Food, Faith, and Fitness that sounded amazing. I...

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Crispy Roasted Mustard and Thyme Chicken Drumsticks

Since I haven’t been feeling well, I was craving comfort food for dinner. I decided to make Ina Garten’s crispy roasted mustard and thyme chicken but adapted it so it was healthier. I let the chicken marinate for 8...

Baked (Hard Boiled) Eggs

Baked (Hard Boiled) Eggs

I am feeling a bit better today – thank you for your sweet comments and e-mails. I had a major craving for a hard boiled egg this morning  so I decided to try my hand at baking the eggs...

Soups & Stews

Comforting Soups

I have been on the couch for the last couple of days due to feeling terrible. I have no energy and a horrible headache that won’t go away. Needless to say, I have no desire to cook and have...

Thai Crunch Salad with Peanut Sauce

Thai Crunch Salad with Peanut Dressing

I saw this recipe on Once Upon a Chef and thought it would pair nicely with the Honey, Lime, and Sriracha Chicken Skewers and the Sesame Garlic Wilted Spinach I was making for dinner. I adapted it a bit by...

Honey, Lime & Sriracha Chicken Skewers

Honey, Lime, and Sriracha Chicken Skewers

Quick question for you… Are any of you having problems leaving comments on my site? I have had several readers let me know that they are unable to comment and I am not quite sure what the problem is....

Sesame Garlic Wilted Spinach

Sesame Garlic Wilted Spinach

‘This was a quick and healthy side dish to go with the Asian meal I was serving for dinner. My kids tolerated this spinach only because they drowned it in seasoned vinegar – whatever works! My husband and I...

Cuban Sandwich

Cuban Sandwich

When I see a Cuban sandwich on a restaurant menu, I usually order it. There is something so delicious about the crispy bread with spicy mustard, dill pickles, tender pork, and melted swiss cheese. I recently made a batch...

Lemon and Basil Spaghetti

Lemon and Basil Spaghetti

I wanted to serve a nice and light pasta to pair with the Chicken Thigh Piccata that I was making for dinner. I cooked up some simple spaghetti and drizzled it with fresh lemon juice and olive oil and tossed...