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Roasted Asparagus and Cherry Tomatoes with a Balsamic Vinaigrette

I had some asparagus to use up but I wanted to do something different with it. I usually roast it with Parmesan cheese but thought a balsamic vinaigrette with roasted asparagus and cherry tomatoes would be light and delicious...

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Fudge

Our friends were going to watch our kids so my husband and I could go on a date. I like to make them treats as a thank you so I decided to make them some fudge. My 3 year...

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Parmesan Roasted Potatoes

I wanted a simple side dish for a roasted chicken. I had some baby Dutch yellow potatoes and Parmesan cheese so I decided to roast them together. Not only was this extremely easy to make it tasted great. The...

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Chicken Parmesan

I wanted to serve a hearty meal for friends who were coming for dinner. I decided to make Chicken Parmesan and fresh steamed broccoli. My girlfriend brought a salad and fresh garlic bread to complete the meal. The chicken...

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Flank Steak, Caramelized Onion and Extra Sharp Cheddar Quesadillas

I wanted a tasty meal that would be easy to make. I marinated some flank steak using my carne asada marinade, caramelized some onions, shredded some cheese and made fresh guacamole and salsa. I can’t tell you how easy...

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Mixed Berry Galette

I wanted to make a nice dessert to serve to our friends who were coming for dinner. My daughter suggested a peach pie since we had fresh peaches. I’ve always wanted to make a galette so I thought this...

Greek Salad with a Lemon Garlic Dressing

Greek Salad with a Lemon Garlic Dressing

I wanted a fresh salad to go with the Greek Style Minestrone with Turkey and Feta Meatballs I made for dinner. I just grabbed whatever ingredients I had on hand. The salad was simple, crisp, salty, garlicky and a...

Greek Style Minestrone with Turkey and Feta Meatballs

Greek Style Minestrone with Turkey and Feta Meatballs

I got this soup recipe from my friend Heather a long time ago. My husband, children and I have been fighting a nasty cold so I thought this soup would be great because it’s filled with a lot of...

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Pumpkin Pancakes with Cinnamon Syrup

I recently saw this recipe on Maria’s food blog, Two Peas and Their Pod and I had to try it. It’s a tradition that I make pancakes every Saturday morning for my kids. I made these last Saturday and...

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Spaghetti with Two Sauces

I adapted this recipe from The Best of Cooking Light cookbook. It looked creamy, tangy and delicious. I changed the red sauce a bit by roasting the tomatoes and adding extra garlic and seasonings. I also used spaghetti instead...