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Hoisin Sauce

I was making an Asian themed dinner and realized the marinade for the chicken required hoisin sauce and of course I didn’t have any. Thankfully, the site I found the marinade recipe on, Up Close & Tasty, also had...

Coconut Vodka and Pineapple Juice

Coconut Vodka and Pineapple Juice

We worked on building a wood shed all weekend. My husband did all the hard work. I did a pretty good job of fetching, measuring, and digging when needed. I mostly tried to stay out of his way. At...

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Peanut Butter Cup Brownie Bites

We were having friends over for dinner last night, so I decided to make a treat for dessert. My friend Currié loves peanut butter and chocolate combined so when I found this recipe on Chocolate Therapy, I knew it...

Mediterranean Chicken Wrap

Mediterranean Chicken Wrap

I was craving a simple and healthy lunch so I went to see what I had on hand. I grabbed a flour tortilla, roasted chicken, mixed greens, Fran’s Vinaigrette, kalamata olives, red onion, and feta cheese from the refrigerator...

Buttermilk and Honey Whole Wheat Bread

Buttermilk and Honey Whole Wheat Bread

I was inspired by a loaf of buttermilk bread I saw on A Southern Grace’s site that looked amazing. I decided to make  a buttermilk loaf using honey & some whole wheat flour this weekend to serve with the...

Slow Simmered Spit Pea and Ham Soup

Slow Simmered Split Pea and Ham Soup

What a difference a day makes! Yesterday was cold and rainy while today was 74 degrees and sunny. Since it was such a dreary day yesterday I made a batch of slow simmered split pea soup and a loaf...

Baked Caramelized Mushroom, Onion, Spinach, and Swiss Cheese Frittata

Baked Caramelized Mushroom, Onion, Spinach, and Swiss Cheese Frittata

I like making frittatas on Sunday mornings so I can have quick, healthy, and easy breakfasts for a few days during the week. They are so easy to make, can use up whatever you have in the refrigerator, and...

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Chicken and Cilantro Pot Stickers

We had friends over for dinner recently and my girlfriend brought some frozen chicken and cilantro pot stickers. My daughter loved them so much she kept asking my friend to make more. I decided to try my hand at...

Roasted Mushroom & Swiss on Garlicky Sourdough

Roasted Mushroom & Swiss on Garlicky Sourdough

I wanted a light meal for dinner and wasn’t in the mood for meat. I saw this recipe on Two Peas & Their Pod that looked perfect. I roasted the mushrooms with olive oil and fresh thyme then toasted...

Caprese Salad Stuffed Avocado

Caprese Salad Stuffed Avocado

I had a ripe avocado to use up and I was craving a caprese salad so I decided to combine the two. I am so glad I did! This was seriously delicious and healthy too. I loved how beautiful...