Mustard and Herb Chicken Thighs

Mustard and Herb Chicken Thighs

I had some boneless skinless chicken thighs and decided to marinate them in an olive oil, red wine vinegar, mustard, basil, thyme, parsley, and garlic combination for 4 hours before cooking them in my grill pan. I served the...

Berry Quinoa Spinach Salad with White Balsamic Basil Vinaigrette

Berry Quinoa Spinach Salad with White Balsamic Basil Vinaigrette

I grabbed some beautiful and sweet blackberries and strawberries from the store and decided to use some of them in a salad. I had some leftover quinoa so I added that, some toasted pecans, and feta cheese to some...

Roasted Corn on the Cob

Roasted Corn on the Cob

I bookmarked a recipe by Tyler Florence for roasting corn on the cob in the oven. I decided to give it a try today while I had corn in my refrigerator and the weather was cold & stormy.  Anyone can...

Raspberry Frozen Yogurt

Raspberry Frozen Yogurt

My grocery store was out of my usual brand of vanilla yogurt so I grabbed a different brand. It’s flavor was a bit too tart for my liking so I decided to try to make a very basic and...

Blueberry Sauce

Blueberry Sauce

We had friends over for dinner recently and I decided to make it fun for the kids by serving waffles for dinner. I had some fresh blueberries in the refrigerator so I made a tasty blueberry sauce to top...

Pork Tenderloin Medallions in a Lemon Caper Sauce

Pork Tenderloin Medallions in a Lemon Caper Sauce

I love this recipe because it’s rather easy to make but looks and tastes gourmet. The sauce is lemony and delicious with the tender pork and we all loved it. These pork medallions paired beautifully with the Lemon Basil...

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...