Peanut Butter, Oatmeal, and Chocolate Chip Cookies

Peanut Butter, Oatmeal, and Chocolate Chip Cookies

My dear friend CurriƩ gave me this recipe and my kids and I were so excited to make these cookies together. They were extremely easy to make and tasted so delicious. I loved the peanut butter flavor with the...

Pork Chops with a Sweet Chili Soy Sauce

Pork Chops with a Sweet Chili Soy Sauce

I wanted a quick and tasty way to make pork chops. I decided to combine some sweet chili sauce with a bit of soy sauce for a sweet, salty and spicy sauce to top the chops. I simply seasoned...

Spicy Peanut Asian Noodle Salad

Spicy Peanut Asian Noodle Salad

I really enjoyed the spicy peanut vinaigrette I recently picked up from Trader Joe’s. I had a bit of the dressing leftover to use up so I decided to make my Asian Noodle Salad with the spicy peanut vinaigrette...

Cinnamon Banana Pancakes

Cinnamon Banana Pancakes

I usually make pancakes for my kids every Saturday morning. I really loved the Blueberry Pancakes I recently made so I decided to adapt that recipe to make cinnamon banana pancakes. They were very easy to make and so...

Portobello Mushroom Ravioli with Roasted Garlic and Basil Marinara

Portobello Mushroom Ravioli with Roasted Garlic and Basil Marinara

My husband was telling our friends the other day that he LOVES a simple marinara sauce so I decided to make a roasted garlic and basil marinara for him. I used a bunch of the tomatoes my generous neighbor...

Extra Mushroom, Garlic and Fresh Tomato Pizza

Extra Mushroom, Garlic and Fresh Tomato Pizza

We are huge pizza fans in our house and we make homemade pizza often. I try to change the flavors so we won’t get bored plus it’s a great way to use up extra ingredients we have in the...

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Vegetable Beef Noodle Soup

My daughter LOVES soup. I bought her a thermos for her lunch bag so she could take soup to school for lunch. She was hoping I would make some this week so I decided to make a beef vegetable...

Homemade Granola Bars

Homemade Granola Bars

My kids and I decided to make some homemade granola bars together. I used a base recipe from Alton Brown then adapted it quite a bit by adding coconut, chocolate chips and almond slivers. They were really fun and...

Banana, Blueberry and Raspberry Muffins

Banana, Blueberry and Raspberry Muffins

While our family was in town we decided to head to Cannon Beach for the day. We stopped by a great little farmer’s market while we were there and I found some plump and juicy raspberries and blueberries that...

Green Beans with Almond Slivers

Green Beans with Almond Slivers

Simple. Quick. Delicious. This isn’t much of a recipe but it’s a very delicious and healthy side dish that is super easy to make. Adding just a touch of butter made the beans so delicious without being greasy. I...