Greek Style Panko Crusted Chicken Breasts topped with Tomatoes, Kalamata Olives, Feta, and Basil

Greek Style Panko Crusted Chicken Breasts topped with Tomatoes, Kalamata Olives, Feta, and Basil AND a Cracker Barrel Giveaway

I made this recipe up as I went. I was in the mood for chicken with a Mediterranean flavor. I seasoned up some plain panko crumbs with fresh basil, lemon zest, oregano, garlic, sea salt and freshly cracked pepper, to...

Double Chocolate Zucchini Muffins

Double Chocolate Zucchini Muffins

While driving by my old neighborhood last week, my kids said they missed living next to our amazing neighbors Jack and Mary. They were always so sweet to all of us and Jack never failed to put bags of...

Garlic and Basil Shrimp and Tomatoes over Orzo

Garlic and Basil Shrimp and Tomatoes over Orzo

My kids wanted me to make shrimp for dinner so I came up with this tasty recipe. This is a quick and simple dish that my entire family enjoyed. The shrimp and tomatoes were so delicious and I loved...

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I am Back…

We just got back from a fun trip to Central Oregon to camp with my husband’s mother, stepfather, and brothers. We visited a couple of museums, viewed the amazing fossil beds, played lots of games, ate great food, and...

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A few of my favorites…

I am  going to take the next few days off to visit with my husband’s family. I am looking forward to catching up with some of my favorite people, going on adventures, eating good food, playing games, and relaxing....

Mini Baked Frittata with Turkey Sausage, Extra Sharp Cheddar, Tomatoes, and Green Onion

Mini Baked Frittata with Turkey Sausage, Extra Sharp Cheddar, and Tomatoes

I haven’t had a mini frittata for a while so I decided to make myself one for dinner recently. I found leftover turkey breakfast sausage, extra sharp white cheddar, and green onions in the refrigerator and I also tossed...

Cherry and Blueberry Muffins

Cherry and Blueberry Muffins

My kids wanted me to make a batch of muffins so I decided to make some using  the sweet bing cherries and fresh blueberries I had in the refirgerator. I added whole wheat flour and yogurt to the batter...

Greek Turkey Burgers with a Dill Garlic Mayonnaise

Greek Turkey Burgers with a Dill Garlic Mayonnaise

I wanted to make turkey burgers using Greek flavors and I found a recipe On Simply Scratch that looked perfect. I loved the flavors of the roasted bell pepper, feta, and kalamata in the turkey meat. The dill garlic...

Homemade Banana Ice with Mini Chocolate Chips and Coconut

Homemade Banana Ice Cream with Mini Chocolate Chips and Coconut

After seeing several posts around the web making banana ice cream using only frozen bananas and a little bit of milk, I decided to make it with my kids. It was a super hot day and the kids were...

Soy and Garlic Green Beans with Bacon and Caramelized Red Onions

Soy and Garlic Green Beans with Bacon and Caramelized Red Onions

I found this recipe on Our Best Bites that looked perfect to pair with the Hawaiian Chicken Thighs and Garlic Rice I was serving for dinner. These green beans took only minutes to make and tasted fantastic.  My kids...