Garlicky Quinoa with Toasted Pine Nuts, Chives, and Parsley

Garlicky Quinoa with Toasted Pine Nuts, Chives, and Parsley

I wanted a healthy and delicious side dish to pair with the chicken and asparagus I was serving for dinner. I found some quinoa, shallot, and garlic in the pantry along with some chicken broth. I also found some...

Soft Boiled Egg over Vegetable Sauté and Toast

Soft Boiled Egg over Vegetable Sauté and Toast

Yes, I am still on a soft boiled egg kick. I made this recipe for lunch and absolutely loved it.  I really like the combination of eggs, tomatoes, and asparagus and I love caramelized onions with everything so this...

Tropical Smoothie

Tropical Smoothie

My kids spent the afternoon practicing tricks on their scooters at the local skate park today. They were hot and exhausted when we got home so I whipped up these tropical smoothies for them. Needless to say, they were...

Spicy Broccoli and Orzo

Spicy Broccoli and Orzo

I found this recipe on Skinnytaste and couldn’t wait to make it. I paired it with the Roasted Pepper, Spinach, and Sharp Cheddar Stuffed Chicken Breast and it was a delicious, flavorful, and healthy meal. My kids gobbled this up even...

Roasted Pepper, Spinach, and Sharp Cheddar Stuffed Chicken Breast

Roasted Pepper, Spinach, and Sharp Cheddar Stuffed Chicken Breast

I craving chicken for dinner and was inspired by a recipe I found on Skinnytaste.com that looked great. I adapted the recipe to use what I had on hand. I found some roasted red bell pepper, fresh baby spinach,...

Cinnamon Swirl Banana Bread

Cinnamon Swirl Banana Bread

My kids were having friends over to play so I decided to make them some banana bread. I wanted to try something different and found a recipe for a cinnamon swirl banana bread at Lovin’ From The Oven that...

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Father’s Day Recipe Ideas

My husband has requested Carne Asada Tacos for his Father’s Day dinner this year – it’s his very favorite meal. Here is a collection of recipe ideas for your Father’s Day celebration. Breakfast: Breakfast Braid with Egg, Jalapeno Sausage,...

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Coconut Cilantro Rice

After looking online for different Asian rice recipes, I decided to make my own version of coconut cilantro rice. In this recipe I used light coconut milk (because that’s what I had on hand) but if you want the...

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Asian Salmon

I wanted to make a healthy seafood dinner so I went online to find some inspiration. I came across an Asian salmon recipe from Ina Garten that looked great. I adapted the recipe a bit by adding sesame oil,...

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Garlic-Ginger Bok Choy Sauté

I’ve always wanted to try bok choy so I finally decided to pick some up. I found a easy & healthy recipe by Robin Miller that looked perfected. It was quick and simple to make and tasted fantastic! I...