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...

Quick & Simple Refried Beans

Quick & Simple Refried Beans

I love Mexican food but I had never tried making my own refried beans before. I know I cheated by using canned beans but I just didn’t have time to soak dried pinto beans. They were very quick and...

Roast Chicken Thighs with Potatoes, Artichokes and Lemon

Roast Chicken Thighs with Potatoes, Artichokes and Lemon

My mother sent me a box filled with magazines and cookbooks and I find something tasty to make every time I go through it. This is a recipe I adapted from one I found in a Fine Cooking magazine....

Banana, Blueberry, Coconut and Toasted Walnut Bread

Banana, Blueberry, Coconut and Toasted Walnut Bread

I saw this recipe on one of my favorite food blogs, Noble Pig, and knew I had to make it. The recipe was originally posted by Leslie, The Hungry Housewife. I had extra ripe bananas that needed to be...

Taco Salad

Taco Salad

I was in the mood for Mexican food (what’s new) but I didn’t feel like making a huge dinner. I grabbed some ground beef at the store and decided to make a taco salad. I used a bunch of...

Vegetable Tian

Vegetable Tian

This is a recipe I adapted from one I found in “Barefoot in Paris”. We had friends over for dinner so I served this Vegetable Tian and it was a HUGE hit. The veggies were perfectly roasted, the potatoes...