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Chocolate Self Saucing Pudding Cake

This dessert has a crazy name but it is decadent yet not too sweet. I discovered this recipe on the internet and made it for my husband’s birthday last night. It bakes into a cake with a gooey chocolate...

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Baked Tomatoes

This is a very easy side dish to make and they taste delicious. Both of my kids love these tomatoes & so do my husband and I. They pair nicely with, pork, chicken, beef or fish. The crunchy bread...

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Pot Roast

I love pot roast and I love cooking in my Dutch oven so this is a regular in our house. My kids both love the tender meat & sauce. This was a favorite of mine growing up and it’s...

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Black Bean & Cheese Quesadilla

This is a great lunch… It’s very quick to make and my kids love it. I usually make a quick batch of guacamole for delicious dipping! I also serve with sour cream & salsa too. 2 flour tortillas 1/4...

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Balsamic and Garlic Flank Steak with Blue Cheese Crumbles

I grew up eating steaks with a blue cheese & butter sauce that my Dad makes. It’s the most wonderful topping (in the world) but it isn’t healthy. I found some low fat blue cheese (WAHOO) and decided to...

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Chicken Teriyaki Burger with Grilled Pineapple

This is a favorite in our house. It’s a perfect combination of savory & sweet with a bit of crunch. It’s easy to make, kid friendly and really good. This burger pairs nicely with baked thick cut fries. 3-4...

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Halibut with a Lemon Dill Sauce

I like simple but good ingredients to enhance the flavors of fish. This is a very light and flavorful meal. It’s easy to make, takes little time and is very good for you. My daughter can’t get enough of...

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Orzo with Green Beans, Grape Tomatoes and Feta Cheese

This is a wonderful side dish! It was light yet full of flavor and I loved the silky pasta with the crunchy green beans & pine nuts. My son particularly loved this dish & had second helpings. I used...

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Scallop and Shrimp Arrabbiata

I am in love. This is my absolute favorite pasta dish right now. It’s slightly spicy, full of garlic and has a hint of pancetta. The scallops & shrimp really finish this sauce off nicely. I really, really, enjoyed...

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Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies

I have been doing more baking lately because both of my kids want to “help” me in the kitchen. Baking cookies is an easy & fun way to connect with my kids. These cookies turned out really good! They’re...