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Fruit Salad with a Citrus Vanilla Sauce

I served this fruit salad with the spicy Asian Chicken Sandwiches I made for dinner recently and they paired nicely together. The sweet and juicy fruit salad cooled down our mouths after bites of the spicy sandwich. I loved this combination...

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Asian Chicken Sandwich

I found this recipe on Use Real Butter that looked too good to resist. I adapted it to use what I had on hand and to work best with our tastes. The sriracha mayonnaise was out of this world...

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Maple-Mustard Baked Salmon

I found a new recipe from Salu-Salo Recipes for salmon that looked and sounded delicious. The recipe was super simple to make and it had just a few ingredients. The fish turned out flavorful, moist, and very tasty. My husband...

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Steamed Egg over Roasted Vegetable Israeli Couscous with Bacon and Parmesan

I love eating eggs with leftovers. As I was eating dinner last night I envisioned the leftover couscous with a steamed egg and a bit of bacon, parmesan, and parsley sprinkled on top. I made it for lunch today...

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Roasted Vegetable Israeli Couscous

There is nothing better than roasted vegetables. They are terrific in soups, lasagna, rice, pasta, or on their own. I recently picked up a box of Israeli couscous, so when I stumbled upon this recipe from Kitchen Grrrrls, I couldn’t...

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Halibut with Lemon Caper Sauce

I found a nice piece of halibut to serve with the Steamer Clams with Tomato, Garlic, Lemon, Dill, and Parsley I was making for dinner recently. I decided to make a simple lemon caper sauce to top the pan cooked fish....

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Strawberry Sauce

My kids absolutely love their pancakes, waffles, french toast, or crepes topped with strawberry sauce (they get this love from their Papa Loren, who LOVES strawberry sauce too). I made a batch this weekend and needless to say, they LOVED it!...

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Steamer Clams with Tomato, Garlic, Lemon, Dill, and Parsley

My husband was craving fish for dinner but when I went to pick some up from our local grocery store, they only had a little bit of fresh halibut left. My kids saw the Manilla clams and begged me...

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Chicken Soft Tacos with Avocado and Sharp Cheddar

We had friends over for dinner and I decided to make these tacos because everyone was craving Mexican food. I chopped up some leftover roasted chicken along with some red onion, cilantro, lime juice, and seasonings. The chicken was flavorful and...

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Spicy Fire Roasted Salsa

We had friends over for dinner and they requested Mexican food. I made this spicy salsa to serve with chips and the chicken tacos that I was making for dinner (recipe to follow). I started out using 1 jalapeno but it...