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,...

Baked Spanish Tortilla with Potato, Bell Pepper, Onion, Kale, Tomato, and Feta

Baked Spanish Tortilla with Potato, Bell Pepper, Onion, Kale, Tomato, and Feta

I grabbed what I had in the refrigerator and adapted this Martha Stewart Spanish Tortilla recipe. I sautéed the onions, pepper, with the potatoes until tender and golden brown then added the kale for a minute or two. I...

Fruit and Cream Cheese Graham Cracker Snacks

Fruit and Cream Cheese Graham Cracker Snacks

I wanted to make the kids a fun snack so I looked to see what I had on hand. I found graham crackers, cream cheese, and fresh fruit. I added a bit of powdered sugar and vanilla to the...

Maple Dijon Asparagus

Maple Dijon Asparagus

I wanted a light but flavorful side dish to pair with the Crispy Roasted Mustard and Thyme Chicken Drumsticks and the Creamy Mashed Potatoes I was serving for dinner. I found this wonderful recipe at Food, Faith, and Fitness that sounded amazing. I...

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Crispy Roasted Mustard and Thyme Chicken Drumsticks

Since I haven’t been feeling well, I was craving comfort food for dinner. I decided to make Ina Garten’s crispy roasted mustard and thyme chicken but adapted it so it was healthier. I let the chicken marinate for 8...

Baked (Hard Boiled) Eggs

Baked (Hard Boiled) Eggs

I am feeling a bit better today – thank you for your sweet comments and e-mails. I had a major craving for a hard boiled egg this morning  so I decided to try my hand at baking the eggs...

Soups & Stews

Comforting Soups

I have been on the couch for the last couple of days due to feeling terrible. I have no energy and a horrible headache that won’t go away. Needless to say, I have no desire to cook and have...

Thai Crunch Salad with Peanut Sauce

Thai Crunch Salad with Peanut Dressing

I saw this recipe on Once Upon a Chef and thought it would pair nicely with the Honey, Lime, and Sriracha Chicken Skewers and the Sesame Garlic Wilted Spinach I was making for dinner. I adapted it a bit by...