Smoky Tomato-Chipotle Salsa

Smoky Tomato-Chipotle Salsa

This is my family’s new favorite salsa. We all, kids included, loved it! It’s spicy, smoky, and full of flavor. I loved the freshness the heirloom tomatoes gave to this salsa and the fire roasted tomatoes gave it a...

Apple Slice "Donuts"

Apple Slice “Donuts”

My kids have never loved apple slices so much. I surprised them today with this fun and tasty after school snack. I loved that they were eating fruit and they loved that they were “frosted” with peanut butter and...

Mediterranean Chicken Rice Bowl

Mediterranean Chicken Rice Bowl

I’ve been eyeing rice bowl recipes I’ve seen around the internet lately. There are beautiful Southwestern ones and Asian ones that have particularly caught my eye lately. Today, however, I made some rice bowls using Mediterranean flavors. I marinated...

Linguine with Turkey Italian Sausage, Tomatoes, and Kale Soup

Linguine with Chicken Italian Sausage, Tomatoes, and Kale Soup

I just turned my favorite pasta dish into a soup! The last time I made Linguine with Turkey Italian Sausage, Tomatoes, Arugula, and Ciliengini, I added a bit of extra broth to the sauce and the following days leftovers seemed...

Cinnamon-Sugar Pumpkin Muffins

Cinnamon-Sugar Pumpkin Muffins

I surprised my kids today by making them these muffins for their after school snack. I found this recipe on The Kitchen Paper  and it looked amazing. I adapted the recipe just a bit by adding some whole wheat...

Garlicky Snow Pea and Shiitake Sauté

Garlicky Snow Pea and Shiitake Sauté

One of my favorite flavor combinations is soy sauce with melted butter – it’s excellent on most any sautéed veggie or potato. I’ve been using this combination of vegetables since I was in college and I never get sick...

Teriyaki Glazed Chicken Hindquarters

Teriyaki Glazed Chicken Hindquarters

I wanted to make some teriyaki chicken thighs for dinner but my local grocery was completely out so I grabbed these hindquarters. I decided to season them simply then pan sear them before baking them in the oven. I...

Chow Mein

Chow Mein

When I saw this Panda Express copycat recipe for their chow mein on Damn Delicious I decided to make it for dinner. My kids love the chow mein at Panda Express and I really like that I can now...

Panko Crusted Portobello Mushroom with Boursin, Braised Kale, and Heirloom Tomato

Panko Crusted Portobello Mushroom with Boursin, Braised Kale, and Heirloom Tomato

This is seriously my new favorite recipe and I am so glad I made it! My husband and I try to meet for a lunch date every week. We found this great pub which has delicious and gourmet food...

Roasted Veggie Pasta Salad with Lemon and Feta

Roasted Veggie Pasta Salad with Lemon and Feta

I wanted a healthy side dish to the portobello burgers I was making for dinner. Since it was a cold & rainy day outside, I decided to roast some veggies and toss them with whole wheat pasta, some lemon,...