DSC_7715

I am Back…

We just got back from a fun trip to Central Oregon to camp with my husband’s mother, stepfather, and brothers. We visited a couple of museums, viewed the amazing fossil beds, played lots of games, ate great food, and...

images

A few of my favorites…

I am  going to take the next few days off to visit with my husband’s family. I am looking forward to catching up with some of my favorite people, going on adventures, eating good food, playing games, and relaxing....

Mini Baked Frittata with Turkey Sausage, Extra Sharp Cheddar, Tomatoes, and Green Onion

Mini Baked Frittata with Turkey Sausage, Extra Sharp Cheddar, and Tomatoes

I haven’t had a mini frittata for a while so I decided to make myself one for dinner recently. I found leftover turkey breakfast sausage, extra sharp white cheddar, and green onions in the refrigerator and I also tossed...

Cherry and Blueberry Muffins

Cherry and Blueberry Muffins

My kids wanted me to make a batch of muffins so I decided to make some using  the sweet bing cherries and fresh blueberries I had in the refirgerator. I added whole wheat flour and yogurt to the batter...

Greek Turkey Burgers with a Dill Garlic Mayonnaise

Greek Turkey Burgers with a Dill Garlic Mayonnaise

I wanted to make turkey burgers using Greek flavors and I found a recipe On Simply Scratch that looked perfect. I loved the flavors of the roasted bell pepper, feta, and kalamata in the turkey meat. The dill garlic...

Homemade Banana Ice with Mini Chocolate Chips and Coconut

Homemade Banana Ice Cream with Mini Chocolate Chips and Coconut

After seeing several posts around the web making banana ice cream using only frozen bananas and a little bit of milk, I decided to make it with my kids. It was a super hot day and the kids were...

Soy and Garlic Green Beans with Bacon and Caramelized Red Onions

Soy and Garlic Green Beans with Bacon and Caramelized Red Onions

I found this recipe on Our Best Bites that looked perfect to pair with the Hawaiian Chicken Thighs and Garlic Rice I was serving for dinner. These green beans took only minutes to make and tasted fantastic.  My kids...

Hawaiian Chicken Thighs

Hawaiian Chicken Thighs

I found this Cooking Light recipe on MyRecipes that looked delicious and I just happened to have all the ingredients on hand. I let the chicken thighs marinate all day long then cooked them in my grill pan. The...

Mixed Greens with Strawberries, Extra Sharp White Cheddar, and Candied Pecans with a Strawberry Balsamic Vinaigrette

Mixed Greens with Strawberries, Extra Sharp White Cheddar, and Candied Pecans with a Strawberry Balsamic Vinaigrette

While eating lunch this past weekend, my husband discovered that fresh strawberries and with extra sharp white cheddar tasted really great together. We were heading to a friend’s house for dinner and I was in charge of bringing a...

Strawberry Balsamic Vinaigrette

Strawberry Balsamic Vinaigrette

We were going to a friend’s house for a birthday celebration and I wanted to make a special salad to go with dinner. I went online in search of a summery vinaigrette and found one at Barefeet In The...