Caprese Stuffed Roasted Portobellos

Caprese Stuffed Roasted Portobellos

I recently grabbed some portobellos from the store in hopes that I would be inspired to do something with them. After looking through my refrigerator, I decided to stuff them with mozzarella, tomatoes, and basil then roast them. I...

Mixed Greens with Berries, Feta, Avocado, and Almonds

Mixed Greens with Berries, Feta, Avocado, and Almonds

I wanted a fresh salad to pair with the Lemon-Mustard Chicken Drumsticks and the Parmesan and Panko Roasted Baby Potatoes. I grabbed some mixed greens, strawberries, blueberries, and feta from the refrigerator along with Fran’s Vinaigrette. I also grabbed an avocado and...

Lemon-Mustard Chicken Drumsticks

Lemon-Mustard Chicken Drumsticks

I wanted simple comfort food for dinner last night. My kids love chicken drumsticks so I decided to bake them with a lemon and mustard marinade.  I added a bit of  honey at the last minute because the marinade...

Parmesan and Panko Roasted Baby Potatoes

Parmesan and Panko Roasted Baby Potatoes

I saw a recipe on Olives & Garlic this morning for these potatoes and knew immediately that I would make them to pair with the chicken I was serving for dinner. I adapted them to work with what I...

Lime & Cilantro Salmon with Grilled Corn and Avocado Salsa

Lime & Cilantro Salmon with Grilled Corn and Avocado Salsa

This may be my new favorite salmon dish. It’s perfect for the summer using fresh ingredients and delicious wild caught Sockeye salmon. I mixed butter with a bit of lime juice, minced garlic, and chopped cilantro then rubbed it...

Blueberry Freezer Jam

Blueberry Freezer Jam

I recently picked up 2 lbs of fresh organic blueberries that were on sale and decided to make blueberry freezer jam with them. My son volunteered to make this jam with me and did everything except for a little...

Mini Cinnamon Rolls

Mini Cinnamon Rolls

We were having friends over for dinner and I wanted to surprise the kids with mini cinnamon rolls for dessert. I didn’t have time to make the old fashioned cinnamon rolls so I grabbed some crescent rolls from the...

Blackened Chicken Salad with Chipotle Ranch Dressing

Blackened Chicken Salad with Chipotle Ranch Dressing

When we were in Bend, Oregon over Memorial Day weekend, I had a delicious salad at a local brewery that I couldn’t get out of my mind. I finally decided to re-create it at home. I grilled some blackened...

Chipotle Ranch Dressing

Chipotle Ranch Dressing

I normally make this ranch dressing but didn’t feel like going to the grocery store to pick up the ingredients. I found a ranch dressing packet in the cupboard and luckily I happened to have buttermilk. I decided to...

Homemade Strawberry Milkshake

Homemade Strawberry Milkshake

There’s just something so nice about a homemade shake. I decided to treat my family to shakes after dinner. I grabbed some vanilla ice cream, milk, fresh strawberries, and vanilla then blended them together to make a thick and...