Light Caramel Corn

Light Caramel Corn

My kids have been really great lately – helping around the house without too many grumbles, doing their homework, and being nice to each other. I decided to reward them with a tasty after school treat so I made...

Chicken, Mushroom, and Rice Soup

Chicken, Mushroom, and Rice Soup

I had a craving for a bowl of soup today so I made a pot of chicken, mushroom, and rice soup for dinner. I found some chicken thighs and mushrooms in the fridge and some chicken broth in the...

Baked Shredded Beef, Bean, Extra Sharp Cheddar and Jalapeno Taquitos

Baked Shredded Beef, Bean, Extra Sharp Cheddar and Jalapeno Taquitos

We had friends over for dinner last night and I made Shredded Beef Soft Tacos for dinner. I had a ton of all the taco fixings leftover over so I decided to use them up by making these baked...

Lemon Curd

Lemon Curd

My daughter spent the night at a friend’s house this weekend. She came home raving about some lemon curd they had on crepes for breakfast and asked if we could make some. I just happened to have some lemons...

Parade's Community Table  - 12 Soups to warm you up this winter

Parade’s Community Table – 12 Soups to Warm You Up This Winter

I am proud and excited to announce a new partnership with Parade’s Community Table.  I have been invited to be a weekly contributor on their site, where I will be sharing old and new recipes along with menu ideas, holiday...

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Mustard-Roasted Chicken Thighs With Vegetables

What’s not to love about a tangy & juicy piece of chicken with tender and flavorful roasted veggies? I saw a recipe on Real Simple that looked like a healthy and delicious dinner. I had to roast the veggies...

Mushroom and Spinach Sauté with Shaved Parmesan

Mushroom and Spinach Sauté with Shaved Parmesan

Here is another quick and simple side dish recipes that I love. I caramelize the mushrooms then add the spinach and garlic and do a quick sauté and top it with shaved Parmesan. It’s so delicious, pairs with most...

Garlicky Israeli Couscous

Garlicky Israeli Couscous

I wanted a simple side dish to pair with some roasted chicken and a spinach sauté I was serving for dinner. We all loved this dish and thought it paired well with the rest of the meal. I think the...

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Back home

Boise: We made it back home from another journey to Idaho – this time for two weeks. We spent a week with my sister, her family, and my parents, in Boise. It was nice to spend the holidays with...

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Happy New Year!!

I am still enjoying the holiday break with my family and friends… I will be back to blogging next week. In the meantime, I thought I would leave you some healthier recipes to start your New Year off right!...