Crispy Crackling Cookies

Crispy Crackling Cookies

My son gave me a pretty little package he made at preschool for Valentines Day. It was a cookie starter kit that his teacher helped him make. I forgot all about the starter kit until I found it in...

Roasted Sweet Potatoes

Roasted Sweet Potatoes

If you read my blog you know that I love roasting vegetables. I decided to roast sweet potatoes with butter, cinnamon, nutmeg and brown sugar. The house smelled amazing while they roasted. They were simple to make and tasted...

Meatloaf

Meatloaf

My mom’s meatloaf was a favorite of mine growing up. I loved eating it hot from the oven and then in sandwiches the next day. I have only made a few changes to my mom’s original recipe. I always...

Black Bean, Green Chile and Sharp Cheddar Baked Flautas

Black Bean, Green Chile and Sharp Cheddar Baked Flautas

Okay, so I love Mexican food – can you tell? I was going to make chicken baked flautas but I got very lazy and decided black bean and green chile would work great. They were extremely easy to make...

Carrot, Coconut, and Walnut Muffins

Carrot, Coconut, and Walnut Muffins

Okay, so I am on a muffin kick lately. I must say, this is my VERY favorite muffin so far. They were moist, fluffy, sweet and crunchy. I always try to make a treat for our friends when they...

Greek Steak Pita with Tzatziki Sauce and Marinated Red Onion

Greek Steak Pita with Tzatziki Sauce and Marinated Red Onion

I’ve been enjoying Greek flavors lately and was craving an easy and healthy yet tasty dinner. I marinated some flank steak, made a cucumber tzatziki sauce and made marinated red onion. I threw it all together in a pita...

Roasted Carrots in a Balsamic Vinaigrette

Roasted Carrots in a Balsamic Vinaigrette

I love carrots but usually eat them raw. I decided to try roasting them and I am so glad I did. I roasted them with salt and olive oil first, then toss them in a simple balsamic vinaigrette. The...

Chicken Noodle Soup With Homemade Noodles

Chicken Noodle Soup With Homemade Noodles

There is something so comforting about chicken noodle soup when you don’t feel well. My daughter was home sick today so I decided to make her this soup. She loved it, like usual, and had two full bowls. Making...

Cinnamon Crumb Cake

Cinnamon Crumb Cake

A good friend of mine was coming for dinner and I wanted to make her a special dessert. I know she loves cinnamon so I was excited when I found a cinnamon crumb cake in my Cooking Lightcookbook. I...

Chile Verde

Chile Verde

I grabbed some tomatillos the last time I went grocery shopping because I wanted to try cooking with them. I love Mexican food and really enjoy salsa verde so I decided to give them a try. I found a...