Shredded Chicken and Black Bean Tostadas

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...

Oatmeal Cake with Coconut Pecan Frosting

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...

Asparagus Summer Salad

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...

Lemon and Fresh Thyme Roasted Chicken

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...

Sweet Corn with Cilantro Lime Butter and Cotija Cheese

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...

Flank Steak with Chimichurri Sauce

Flank Steak with Chimichurri Sauce

I have been wanting to try a chimichurri sauce for a long time and I keep seeing wonderful recipes for it. I came across a cilantro chimichurri sauce at Life’s Ambrosia and knew instantly I would be making it...

Ricotta Stuffed Tomatoes

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...

Orange Thai Flank Steak

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...

Portobello Mushroom Pizzettas

Portobello Mushroom Pizzettas

I saw some beautiful portobello mushrooms at Trader Joe’s and instantly thought they would make tasty pizzas or pizzettas. My kids were very excited to make their own creations. It was extremely easy to make and loads of fun...

Pork Tenderloin with Maple Glaze

Pork Tenderloin with Maple Glaze

My dear friend Sara told me she makes her pork tenderloin with a maple dijon marinade and it sounded delicious so I started searching the Internet for recipes. I found this Bon App├ętit recipe at Epicurious and only adapted...