Julia Child's Favorite Roast Chicken

Julia Child’s Favorite Roast Chicken

  I was in the mood for roasting a chicken so I went in search of a good recipe online. I found one at Food & Wine that looked perfect probably because it is Julia Child’s recipe and we...

Rice Bowl with Steak, Roasted Tomatoes & Asparagus, and Caramelized Mushrooms & Onions

Rice Bowl with Steak, Roasted Tomatoes & Asparagus, and Caramelized Mushrooms & Onions

This awesome and totally delicious rice bowl was created by using leftovers from two previous dinners. I had some leftover Garlic Rice along with a bit of steak and Roasted Asparagus and Grape Tomatoes with Asiago Cheese. I also found...

Roasted Broccoli & Cauliflower Cheese Soup

Roasted Broccoli & Cauliflower Cheese Soup

I admit it… I tried to trick my husband. He is NOT a fan of cauliflower but I have always wanted to make broccoli & cauliflower soup. Since I am suffering from a terrible sore throat, I decided to...

Banana, Chocolate, and Peanut Butter Milkshake

Banana, Chocolate, and Peanut Butter Milkshake

I have a feeling I will be making this milkshake whenever I have over ripe bananas to use up. I decided to slice up the ripe bananas and freeze them for a few hours. When my kids came home...

Hash Brown Nests with Egg, Ham, and Sharp Cheddar

Hash Brown Nests with Egg, Ham, and Sharp Cheddar

My son had a buddy spend the night so I surprised the kids with these hash brown nests with egg, ham, and sharp cheddar for breakfast. They were fun and easy to make and put huge smiles on the...

Baked Bean and Cheese Chimichangas

Baked Bean and Cheese Chimichangas

Sometimes I have NO desire to make dinner. In those instances, I either suggest we go out to dinner, have breakfast for dinner, or make something like these baked bean & cheese chimichangas. They are incredibly easy to make,...

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...