Broccoli, Cheese, and Potato Soup

Broccoli, Cheese, and Potato Soup

I was secretly happy when I discovered today was going to be cold and rainy. It meant that I could make soup! There is something so comforting about a pot of soup simmering on the stove during a thunderstorm....

Shrimp Soft Tacos with Creamy Adobo Sauce

Shrimp Soft Tacos with Creamy Adobo Sauce

I loved everything about these tasty shrimp tacos. The black beans gave them a great flavor, the cabbage gave a nice crunch, the creamy adobo sauce gave a fantastic kick, the shrimp were tender and juicy, and the avocado...

Zucchini Carrot Muffins with Dried Cherries and Pecans

Zucchini Carrot Muffins with Dried Cherries and Pecans

I wanted to make something special for my kids to celebrate the first day of school. I found this recipe over at Simply Scratch and thought it would be a terrific and healthy after school snack. The house smelled amazing...

Mini Baked Frittata with Bacon, Tomato, Sharp Cheddar, and Green Onion

Mini Baked Frittata with Bacon, Tomato, Sharp Cheddar, and Green Onion

I love making individual frittatas for lunch. They are quick and easy to make and a great way to use up leftovers in my refrigerator. This time I used up some bacon crumbles, sharp cheddar, tomatoes, and green onion. I loved...

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Labor Day Recipe Round-Up

It’s sad to see summer go. My kids start school on Tuesday and I have mixed feelings about it. I am going to miss hanging out with them but I am not going to miss the squabbles! Whether you...

Seven Layer Bars

Seven Layer Bars

My husband called yesterday afternoon and asked if I could make something for his work potluck planned for today. I said sure, thinking I was fine with less than 24 hours notice, and figured I could throw something together...

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...