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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...

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Wilted Spinach Salad

This salad was a HUGE hit with my entire family. It was great to see my kids want seconds – especially when it comes to spinach!! This is fun to make & tastes so delicious! A quick, easy &...

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Chicken Fajitas

This is a different take on chicken fajitas. I wanted to use crunchy cabbage and creamy guacamole for different flavors and textures, the result was amazing… I LOVE this dish. It was a tasty dinner that was fun to...

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Vegetarian Italian Sandwich

This is a great way to use leftover crusty bread. My kids love it and so do I. It’s a great lunch or dinner and is delicious with a bowl of soup. 1/4 loaf of rustic, crusty bread –...

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Pesto Tortellini with Sautéed Vegetables and Parmesan Cheese

This is a perfect dinner when you don’t have a lot of time or energy to cook. It’s filling and very tasty but simple to make. My entire family likes this meal and I especially love the fresh flavors...

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Stuffed Bell Peppers

This is a childhood favorite – my Mom made the best stuffed peppers. I decided to make these using ingredients that I had on hand and needed to use up. They were simple to make and tasted amazing. Not...

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Grilled Reuben Sandwich

I love my panini maker (thank you Tiffany). I have been making a lot of sandwiches so I can use it. Reuben sandwiches are a favorite of my husbands and mine but they can be so fattening. I decided...

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Snickerdoodle Cookies

These are my favorite cookies! I love the flavor of cinnamon and can’t get enough of it. Be careful because these are addictive! This is a great treat that my whole family loves. 1 1/2 cups white sugar 1...