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...

Corn and Fingerling Potato Chowder with Bacon

Corn and Fingerling Potato Chowder with Bacon

We were having friends over for dinner and it was pouring rain outside, so I decided to make a big pot of chowder. I had leftover corn from my neighbor Jack to use up so I went in search...

Chicken, Mushrooms and Parmesan with Orzo

Chicken, Mushrooms and Parmesan with Orzo

I am back from a much needed break. We had so much fun visiting with our family, relaxing, reading, playing games, eating and going to the ocean. I cooked a bunch of old favorites that we haven’t had for...

Veggie Quiche with Potato Crust

Veggie Quiche with Potato Crust

I am in love. Truly, in love. I adapted this recipe from one I found on Yellowfish. I used a freshly picked zucchini and tomato from my neighbor Jack’s garden along with other ingredients I had on hand. I...

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Coconut Pecan Brownies

Our friends were coming to our house for dinner. The best part is, I didn’t have to cook. CurriĆ© made chicken pot pie, which is my very favorite of her recipes. The kids and I decided to make a...

Shredded Beef and Sweet Potato Stuffed Chiles

Shredded Beef and Sweet Potato Stuffed Chiles

So these stuffed chiles aren’t the most visually stunning food but they are SO UNBELIEVABLY DELICIOUS. Seriously, I need to use all caps for how good this dish was. We had friends over for dinner and I wanted to...