Grilled Asian Pork Tenderloin with Peanut Sauce

Grilled Asian Pork Tenderloin with Peanut Sauce

I had a pork tenderloin in the refrigerator that needed to be cooked up so I went in search of recipes. I found this recipe on Fine Cooking that looked simple and perfect. I thought it was interesting that...

Garlicky Snow Peas

Garlicky Snow Peas

I wanted a simple and healthy side dish to pair with the Asian style pork tenderloin and Coconut Cilantro Rice I was serving for dinner. I loved the simplicity of this dish. The snow peas were crisp tender with just...

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Stuffed Strawberry Bites

I am finally able to use my hand! Knife wounds are no fun and I am thankful to be healing so quickly. I am looking forward to being back in the kitchen again. I wanted to make a quick...

Another Kitchen Mishap…

Another Kitchen Mishap…

… Well, it looks like I’ll be taking a few days off from blogging. I cut my thumb terribly last night and spent the evening in the emergency room. Luckily, I only needed four stitches but I won’t be...

Pork Tenderloin Tostadas with Avocado

Pork Tenderloin Tostadas with Avocado

I had a busy day with my kids today and wanted to make something super quick and easy for dinner. I was in the mood for Mexican food and so was my daughter who can never get enough of...

Lemon and Dill Salmon with Sautéed Tomato, Spinach, and Feta Orzo

Lemon and Dill Salmon with Sautéed Tomato, Spinach, and Feta Orzo

My husband requested salmon for dinner so I decided to simply roast it in the oven with fresh lemon and dill. I served it on top of garlicky orzo with sautéed tomatoes, spinach,fresh dill, lemon juice, and feta. It...

Valentines Day

Valentines Day Recipe Round-Up

Here are a few recipe ideas for your special Valentines Day dinner. I hope you all have a wonderful day! If you still need ideas, check HERE and HERE. Appetizers:  Roasted Shrimp Cocktail   Crostini with Gorgonzola or Brie,...

Trail Mix

Trail Mix

I pack a little snack in my kids backpacks every morning along with their lunches.  I was in the process of buying some trail mix packets when I realized two things. Trail mix is expensive! I had all the...

One Pot Meal ~ Roasted Drumsticks with Fingerling Potatoes, Mushrooms, Tomatoes, and Zucchini

One Pot Meal ~ Roasted Drumsticks with Fingerling Potatoes, Mushrooms, Tomatoes, and Zucchini

Due to a snow/ice storm for the last few days I couldn’t get to a grocery store so I had to be very creative when making meals. This recipe came to me by grabbing stuff  I had in my...

Thin Omelette with Sautéed Mushrooms, Ham, Spinach, and Extra Sharp Cheddar

Thin Omelet with Sautéed Mushrooms, Ham, Spinach, and Extra Sharp Cheddar

We’ve  had snow and  freezing rain for the last few days which makes the snow covered roads pure ice and very dangerous to drive on. Needless to say, we have stayed home, read a lot, watched movies, baked cookies,...