Spicy Roasted Chicken Drumsticks

Spicy Roasted Chicken Drumsticks

We have been eating a lot of drumsticks around my house lately because my kids are “over chicken”. It seems that drumsticks are the only part of a chicken that they seem to enjoy, so drumsticks it is. I...

Basmati Rice with Garlic, Pine Nuts, and Fresh Parsley

Basmati Rice with Garlic, Pine Nuts, and Fresh Parsley

My kids both love rice so we seem to have it a lot here in my house. I keep trying to switch it up a bit so none of us get bored. I decided to sauté some garlic with...

Slow Simmered Meat Sauce with Ground Turkey and Italian Sausage

Slow Simmered Meat Sauce with Ground Turkey and Italian Sausage

We’ve had a lot of rainy days lately and I have been in the mood to make slow simmered soups, stews, and sauces. I decided to make some pasta for dinner one night so I grabbed some ground turkey...

Blueberry-Oatmeal Muffins

Blueberry-Oatmeal Muffins

I decided to surprise my kids with a tasty and healthy after school snack. I found a Betty Crocker recipe for these muffins and gave it a try. I adapted the recipe by using Greek coconut yogurt instead of...

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Asparagus with Garlic and Lime

Do you ever think about a recipe all day long and get really excited to make it because it sounds so good? That happened to me recently. I had a recipe for some lime chicken that sounded amazing, but...

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...