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Blueberry Bliss and GIVEAWAY WINNER!

We recently went out to dinner with some friends at one of our favorite restaurants. My friend had a drink with dinner that was absolutely wonderful called the Blueberry Bliss. This cocktail consists of sparkling wine, blueberry vodka, and coconut rum...

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Crispy Baked Pork Chops with Tomato Jam and a HUGE GIVEAWAY (Winner Announced – Giveaway Closed)

I love being a food blogger for many reasons but I’ll be honest, one of the best reasons, is getting lots of kitchen gadgets from cool companies. I was recently sent a huge package of Pampered Chef’s new products....

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Cherry Tomato, Asparagus, and Avocado Salad Topped with Basil and Feta

I wanted to make a nice salad to go with the pork chops I was making for dinner. Instead of a regular salad, using lettuce, I decided to make the main components of the salad the tomatoes, asparagus, and avocado. I...

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Toasted Coconut and Blueberry Muffins

I made these muffins for my kids and husband on Sunday morning. They were super quick and easy to make and they smelled amazing while they baked in the oven. These muffins were the perfect way to use up...

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Baked Egg with Sausage, Mushroom, and Basil Marinara on Toast

This recipe was inspired by a fellow food blogger, Larry, who makes the most amazing breakfasts with his leftovers. I had leftover bread and marinara sauce from the pasta dinner we had last night. Instead of pasta with the...

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Sausage, Mushroom, and Basil Marinara over Gemelli

It was rainy and cold all weekend long which made me crave some comfort food. My husband suggested Italian for dinner so I made some pasta with homemade sauce. My house smelled amazing while the sauce simmered. The flavor...

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Greek Chicken Thighs with Lemon, Capers, and Feta

I found another Cooking Light recipe on My Recipes that looked delicious and interesting. I adapted it quite a bit to suit my families tastes and it turned out excellent. Both of my kids gobbled up their chicken and...

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Quinoa with Roasted Garlic, Tomatoes, Spinach, and Pine Nuts

I found this Cooking Light recipe on My Recipes and new it would pair perfectly with the chicken dish I was making for dinner. I was super excited to see that I also had every ingredient I needed on...

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Slow Roasted Salmon with Garlic, Dill, Parsley,Tarragon and Lemon

I always cook my salmon very quickly at a high heat but I decided to try something different when I came across this tasty recipe from The Right Recipe. I adapted the recipe a bit to suit our tastes...

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Lemony Sugar Snap Peas

I saw this recipe on Cooking Light and knew it would be an excellent side dish to the salmon I was making for dinner… I was right. I loved the lemony flavor of the crisp-tender sugar snap peas. My...