Roasted Green Beans and Tomatoes Topped with Feta

Roasted Green Beans and Tomatoes Topped with Feta

I find myself wanting to roast veggies before summer hits and it gets too hot. To me, roasting is the best way to bring out the flavors in most any vegetable. I love the texture and sweetness of roasted...

Lemon Basil Rice

Lemon Basil Rice

I was making a lemon caper pork dish for dinner and I wanted to serve it with rice. I decided to add lemon, lemon zest, and fresh basil to the basmati rice and it turned out delicious. The lemon...

Sharp Cheddar, Avocado, and Tomato Panini

Sharp Cheddar, Avocado, and Tomato Panini

My daughter was home sick this week so I wanted to make her a special lunch to make her feel better. She has recently discovered a love for sharp cheddar and pepperjack cheese which is exciting for me because...

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Mother’s Day Recipe Round Up

Here are a few recipe ideas to make the mother in your life feel special. I hope all of you moms out there have a wonderful and special day!!!   Breakfast/Brunch: German Pancake with Lemon and Raspberries   Roasted...

Cucumber, Tomato, Mozzarella Salad with Balsamic

Cucumber, Tomato, Mozzarella Salad with Balsamic

I love recipes that have few ingredients but turn out so amazingly delicious. Simple recipes always seem to be the best ones to me. This salad was on the table within five minutes and we all loved it. I...

Lemon Chicken Thighs

Lemon Chicken Thighs

I had some chicken thighs to use up so I went in search of a recipe. I found one on Simply Recipes that looked and sounded perfect. I adapted it to use what I had on hand and to...

Roasted Cauliflower with Fresh Herbs and Parmesan

Roasted Cauliflower with Fresh Herbs, Parmesan, and Lemon

I can’t believe it – I finally roasted cauliflower. I have to thank my dear friend CurriĆ© who had us over for dinner last week. She served us roasted cauliflower, which is a vegetable my husband has never liked,...

Mexican Thin Omelette

Mexican Thin Omelette

I was craving breakfast for lunch the other day. I found taco leftovers in the refrigerator so I decided to make a Mexican omelette. I like my omelettes very thin so I only use one egg but if you...

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Cinco de Mayo Recipe Round-Up

If you’ve read my blog for awhile you know I love Mexican food. It’s by far my favorite type of food and we eat it often – thankfully the rest of my family likes it too. Here is a...

Raspberry Coconut Pom Smoothie

Raspberry Coconut Pom Smoothie

It’s feeling like summer here in Portland. Today it was sunny and nearly 90 degrees! My kids were hot and tired when I picked them up from school so I decided to treat them to a tasty smoothie. I...