Homemade Baked Tortilla Chips

Homemade Baked Tortilla Chips

I love chips and salsa but most tortilla chips are not very healthy. I decided to make my own at home. I baked these homemade baked tortilla chips at a lower temperature to try to avoid burning them. They...

Parade's Community Table ~ 15 Party Recipes to Make Halloween Spooktacular!!

Parade’s Community Table ~ 15 Party Recipes to Make Halloween Spooktacular!!

Click here for this weeks contribution to Parade’s Community Table ~ 15 Party Recipes to Make Halloween Spooktacular!! My son is having a couple of friends over for a sleepover on Halloween night this year. In researching food ideas for his big...

Rice and Black Beans with Cilantro and Lime

Rice and Black Beans with Cilantro and Lime

This is a terrific side dish to pair with most any Mexican main dish. I served this rice and black beans with cilantro and lime with the Spicy Shredded Pork Tacos with Avocado and the Roasted Tomatillo Salsa. I served my...

Spicy Shredded Pork Tacos with Avocado

Spicy Shredded Pork Tacos with Avocado

I was in the mood for some spicy Mexican food for dinner. I picked up a pork shoulder and cooked it low and slow all afternoon long. My house smelled so incredible!!! The pork turned out spicy, flavorful, and...

Roasted Tomatillo Salsa

Roasted Tomatillo Salsa

I can’t believe I have not made tomatillo salsa until now. What was I thinking? This salsa is tangy, spicy, and delicious! I served it with pork tacos and homemade tortilla chips. We all enjoyed this roasted tomatillo salsa,...

Pumpkin Spice Granola

Pumpkin Spice Granola

I decided to whip up a batch of pumpkin granola for breakfast and snacks this week. This granola took just a few minutes to throw together, smelled amazing while it baked, and tasted fantastic. I’ve never tried making pumpkin...

Parade's Community Table ~ 20 Tasty Taco Recipes To Spice Up Your Taco Night

Parade’s Community Table ~ 20 Tasty Taco Recipes To Spice Up Your Taco Night

Click here for this weeks contribution to Parade’s Community Table ~ 20 Tasty Taco Recipes To Spice Up Your Taco Night. We love tacos in my house and eat them quite often. It doesn’t matter if they are vegetarian, filled...

Peach Milkshake with Vanilla Bean

Peach Milkshake with Vanilla Bean

My son hasn’t been feeling well this week and my daughter had three tests today at school. I decided to try lifting their spirits with a special after school treat today. We had some very ripe peaches in the fruit...

Mustard, Lemon, and Herb Slow Roasted Chicken

Mustard, Lemon, and Herb Slow Roasted Chicken

There is something about a brisk autumn day that has me wanting to cook comfort food. I picked up a whole chicken at the store and made a slow roasted chicken with mustard, lemon, herbs, garlic, and honey. The...

Roasted Butternut Squash, Kale, and Quinoa Salad with Balsamic Glaze

Roasted Butternut Squash, Kale, and Quinoa Salad with Balsamic Glaze

It was a warm and beautiful fall day today and after getting a few errands done, I was in the mood to cook a nice comforting meal. I decided to roast a whole chicken and make this roasted butternut squash, kale,...