Orecchiette with Asparagus, Grape Tomatoes, Spinach, and Parmesan

Orecchiette with Asparagus, Grape Tomatoes, Spinach, and Parmesan

This is a very simple and healthy side dish. My daughter had a friend over for dinner who happens to be quite picky so I wanted to make something that she would be willing to try. I kept the...

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Grilled Honey Mustard Chicken Breasts

I wanted a quick and simple chicken marinade with ingredients I had on hand for dinner. I found the perfect recipe at Simply Scratch. It took minutes to make the marinade/sauce and it tasted fantastic. I marinated the chicken...

Grilled Corn with Herb and Garlic Butter

Grilled Corn with Herb and Garlic Butter

I had sweet corn on the cob to use up and wanted to make it a little more fancy than just smothered in plain butter. I combined some fresh basil and parsley together with a touch of dried oregano...

Lemon Blueberry Bars

Lemon Blueberry Bars

I saw this recipe on Uni-Homaker that is originally from Two Peas & Their Pod that looked amazing. I was making a meal for some friends who are going through a difficult time right now and I wanted to...

Three Bean and Beef Chili

Three Bean and Beef Chili

We had a cloudy day today, and although it was still warm, it made me want to make some comfort food. I had a little ground beef to use up so I decided to make a batch of chili....

Garlic and Fresh Herb Orzo

Garlic and Fresh Herb Orzo

I wanted to make a light and simple side dish to pair with the Dijon and Herb Panko-Crusted Halibut and the Green Beans with Lemon and Garlic I was serving for dinner. I had basil and parsley as well as tons of garlic...

Dijon and Herb Panko-Crusted Halibut

Dijon and Herb Panko-Crusted Halibut

My kids have been asking for more fish recipes lately. I picked up some freshly caught wild halibut and decided to season it with lemon juice, Dijon mustard and seasonings before topping it with a lemony herb panko topping....

Green Beans with Lemon and Garlic

Green Beans with Lemon and Garlic

I wanted a simple side dish to serve with the fish and orzo I was making for dinner. I had some green beans, lemon, and garlic so I decided to toss them all together. It was easy to prepare...

Fresh Herb and Garlic Pasta with Shrimp

Fresh Herb and Garlic Pasta with Shrimp

This was a throw together meal. I wasn’t in the mood to cook a big dinner so I grabbed a few things from the refrigerator and threw them together to make this pasta. We all, kids included, loved this...

Asparagus with Lemon and Feta

Asparagus with Lemon and Feta Cheese

This is a light, flavorful, and delicious side dish and it pairs well with most main entreés. My kids, who usually don’t love asparagus, gobbled it up. My son loved it with the feta while my daughter opted for...