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Labor Day Recipe Round-Up

It’s sad to see summer go. My kids start school on Tuesday and I have mixed feelings about it. I am going to miss hanging out with them but I am not going to miss the squabbles! Whether you...

Seven Layer Bars

Seven Layer Bars

My husband called yesterday afternoon and asked if I could make something for his work potluck planned for today. I said sure, thinking I was fine with less than 24 hours notice, and figured I could throw something together...

Orecchiette with Asparagus, Grape Tomatoes, Spinach, and Parmesan

Orecchiette with Asparagus, Grape Tomatoes, Spinach, and Parmesan

This is a very simple and healthy side dish. My daughter had a friend over for dinner who happens to be quite picky so I wanted to make something that she would be willing to try. I kept the...

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Grilled Honey Mustard Chicken Breasts

I wanted a quick and simple chicken marinade with ingredients I had on hand for dinner. I found the perfect recipe at Simply Scratch. It took minutes to make the marinade/sauce and it tasted fantastic. I marinated the chicken...

Grilled Corn with Herb and Garlic Butter

Grilled Corn with Herb and Garlic Butter

I had sweet corn on the cob to use up and wanted to make it a little more fancy than just smothered in plain butter. I combined some fresh basil and parsley together with a touch of dried oregano...

Lemon Blueberry Bars

Lemon Blueberry Bars

I saw this recipe on Uni-Homaker that is originally from Two Peas & Their Pod that looked amazing. I was making a meal for some friends who are going through a difficult time right now and I wanted to...

Three Bean and Beef Chili

Three Bean and Beef Chili

We had a cloudy day today, and although it was still warm, it made me want to make some comfort food. I had a little ground beef to use up so I decided to make a batch of chili....

Garlic and Fresh Herb Orzo

Garlic and Fresh Herb Orzo

I wanted to make a light and simple side dish to pair with the Dijon and Herb Panko-Crusted Halibut and the Green Beans with Lemon and Garlic I was serving for dinner. I had basil and parsley as well as tons of garlic...

Dijon and Herb Panko-Crusted Halibut

Dijon and Herb Panko-Crusted Halibut

My kids have been asking for more fish recipes lately. I picked up some freshly caught wild halibut and decided to season it with lemon juice, Dijon mustard and seasonings before topping it with a lemony herb panko topping....

Green Beans with Lemon and Garlic

Green Beans with Lemon and Garlic

I wanted a simple side dish to serve with the fish and orzo I was making for dinner. I had some green beans, lemon, and garlic so I decided to toss them all together. It was easy to prepare...