Asian Quinoa Salad

Asian Quinoa Salad

I have been trying to incorporate more quinoa into our diet so when I ran across this recipe on Two Peas & Their Pod, I bookmarked it right away. This salad was quick and simple to make and tasted...

Dry-Rub Chicken with Honey Barbecue Sauce

Dry-Rub Chicken with Honey Barbecue Sauce

This was a quick and easy Cooking Light recipe that we all enjoyed. I adapted the dry-rub to work with what I had on hand and it turned out super flavorful. I liked the sauce – it was simple...

DSC_5636 - Copy

Vacation Recap

We’re back from a whirlwind trip to Idaho to see some of our family. We had a great time catching up with friends and family, watching the kids run through sprinklers, celebrating birthdays, playing rounds of rummikub, eating great...

images (1)

Light Summer Recipes

Sometimes simple is best. Here are a few simple recipe ideas for those hot and busy summer days. Cheers! Homemade Granola   Fluffy Scrambled Eggs and Avocado Slices on Toast   Banana Oatmeal Bread   Tomato and Basil Sandwich...

happy-July-4

Fourth of July Recipe Round-Up

Here are some recipes ideas for your Fourth of July festivities.  Happy Fourth of July!  Caprese Bruschetta   Crostini with Gorgonzola or Brie, Caramelized Onions and Pear   Bacon and Cream Cheese Stuffed Jalapenos   Mediterranean Roasted Potato Salad...

images

Summer Treats

Sometimes it’s just too hot to cook so why not indulge in a fun and tasty treat instead!! White Chocolate Dipped Pretzels   Fruit Kebabs with Melted Chocolate   Citrus Berry Smoothie   Toffee Crunch Dip with Apple Slices...

download

Summer Salads

Attention RSS Subscribers:  On July 1, 2013 you won’t see Google Reader anymore. They announced in March that it’ll be killing off the RSS  feeds application. There are only a few more days before Google Reader goes away. If you use Google...

Garlic-Parmesan Grilled Corn on the Cob

Garlic-Parmesan Grilled Corn on the Cob

Attention RSS Subscribers:  On July 1, 2013 you won’t see Google Reader anymore. They announced in March that it’ll be killing off the RSS  feeds application. There are only a few more days before Google Reader goes away. If...

DSC_5331

Sautéed Garlicky Kale with Onions, Pine Nuts, and Craisins

I was recently sent The Leafy Greens Cookbook by Kathryn Anible. It’s filled with 100 creative and flavorful recipes starring kale, chard, spinach, bok choy, collards, and more. I found it to be informative about different types of greens...

DSC_5159

Roasted Asparagus with Dijon-Lemon Sauce

I wanted a simple side dish to pair with the Chicken Cutlets with Tarragon-Mushroom Sauce and the Garlicky Quinoa with Toasted Pine Nuts, Chives, and Parsley that I was making for dinner. I found this recipe on Cooking Light and it looked...