Sweet and Spicy Flank Steak

Sweet and Spicy Flank Steak

One of the perks of having a food blog is getting to try new products. I was sent a couple of bottles of Country Bob’s All Purpose Sauce recently and decided to marinate some flank steak in it. I lightly...

IMG_4630

Warm Spinach Salad with Sausage and Potatoes

I adapted a recipe I found in Real Simple magazine to make one of the most delicious salads I’ve ever had. I roasted some onions, baby potatoes, mushrooms, garlic, tomatoes, red onion and asparagus in the oven. I tossed the...

IMG_4588

Homemade Granola

My son and I spent a rainy afternoon making homemade granola together. I found this recipe at Kiss My Spatula and it looked simple, delicious and fairly healthy. I used walnuts, almonds, coconut and dried cranberries because that’s what we...

IMG_4548

Black Bean and Chorizo Soup

My great friend Jen gave me this recipe years ago. My husband and I really love this soup but I don’t make it often because it’s too spicy for the kids. I recently decided to make a batch and...

Honey - Ginger Chicken Breasts

Honey – Ginger Chicken Breasts

I adapted this recipe from one I found in a magazine called Best Chicken Recipes by Cooking Light. My son made the marinade with me – he was so proud of himself (look how cute he looks in the...

Peanut Butter and Jelly Thumbprints

Peanut Butter and Jelly Thumbprints

  My son and I made these cookies while my daughter was at school. They were fun and easy to make, my son especially loved using the mixer. I used raspberry jam with less sugar and whole wheat flour...

Chicken and Roasted Garlic Lasagna

Chicken and Roasted Garlic Lasagna

We had friends coming for dinner and my dear friend Kyle was running in a race the following day so I wanted to make something healthy yet filled with carbohydrates to give her a boost for the race. I...

Hasselback Potatoes

Hasselback Potatoes

I’ve always wanted to try these potatoes and decided to finally give them a try after seeing then on What Do I Want To Cook Today. They were extremely easy to make with very little clean up. My entire...

Pork Tenderloin in an Apple Maple Brine

Pork Tenderloin in an Apple Maple Brine

I finally tried using a brine for my pork tenderloin before cooking it and I can’t believe I waited so long. It made this pork so tender, juicy and flavorful. I let it sit in the brine for nearly...

Cinnamon Crescent Rolls

Cinnamon Crescent Rolls

I used half the container of the crescent rolls to make my kids the Chocolate and Peanut Butter Filled Crescent Rolls for an afternoon snack. I decided to use the remaining crescent rolls with butter, cinnamon and sugar for...