Garlic-Ginger Rice with Cilantro

Garlic-Ginger Rice with Cilantro

I wanted a simple and tasty side dish to pair with the Asian Vegetable Stir Fry and the Ginger-Sesame Thin Cut Pork Chops I was serving for dinner. I decided to use the base recipe for my Garlic Rice and...

Asian Vegetable Stir Fry

Asian Vegetable Stir Fry

I wanted a healthy veggie side dish to serve with the Ginger-Sesame Pork Chops that I was making for dinner. I grabbed red bell pepper, snow peas, broccoli, carrots, and shiitake mushrooms. I simply sautéed them in a little bit...

Ginger-Sesame Pork Chops

Ginger-Sesame Thin Cut Pork Chops

I had some thin cut pork chops and found a recipe on  Fine Cooking that sounded delicious. I let the meat marinate for 1 hour then patted the chops dry before cooking them in my hot pan. They took only...

Potato Soup

Potato Soup

My son stayed home from school today with a fever and cold. When I asked him what sounded good for dinner he said potato soup. I wanted to keep it simple and comforting but still fairly healthy.  My daughter...

Blackberry, Banana, and Peach Smoothie

Blackberry, Banana, and Peach Smoothie

After eating a bunch of junk food on Super Bowl Sunday, I wanted to make my kids a healthy after school snack today. I had some fresh blackberries and bananas but I needed to pick up some yogurt at...

Southwestern Salad with an Avocado Cilantro Lime Dressing

Southwestern Salad with an Avocado Cilantro Lime Dressing

I wanted to make a nice Southwestern flavored salad with an avocado dressing. I found a recipe online for the dressing at Sumptuous Spoonfuls that looked wonderful. I adapted the recipe to suit my family and it turned out...

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Super Bowl Round-Up

Here are a few of my favorite quick, easy, and delicious Super Bowl recipes to help make your get together extra tasty. Good luck to the Broncos and the Seahawks! If you need even more recipe ideas… Click HERE and HERE....

Buttermilk Southwestern Grilled Chicken

Buttermilk Southwestern Grilled Chicken

I found this Bobby Flay recipe for Southwestern chicken breasts and I thought it sounded good. I let the chicken marinate overnight and it really made the meat extra flavorful. The chicken smelled amazing while it cooked and it...

Mexican Rice

Mexican Rice

I wanted a nice side dish to pair with a tasty Southwestern style salad and grilled chicken I was serving for dinner. My son suggested rice so I went in search of a Mexican rice recipe. I found one...

Carrot Spice Muffins

Carrot Spice Muffins

It was cold and overcast today which made me in the mood to bake. My kids wanted muffins so we found a delicious look recipe on Taste and Tell for some carrot spice muffins with some coconut, toasted pecans,...