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Pork Tenderloin Tacos with Tangy Slaw

I had a pork tenderloin to use up so I decided to make tacos. I found a recipe on the Food Networkfor a tangy slaw that looked good so I adapted it a bit and used it as a...

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Orange, Pineapple, and Banana Smoothie

My kids are hot, tired, thirsty, and hungry after swimming lessons so I recently made them a tasty smoothie to cool them down and fill them up after a long afternoon of swimming. I looked in the refrigerator to...

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B, L, T, A, E (Bacon, Lettuce, Tomato, Avocado, and Egg Sandwich)

Oh my. This is really and truly my new favorite sandwich – it was messy but SO GOOD! What could be better than really tasty bread with soft and creamy avocado slices, crisp lettuce, sweet vine ripened tomatoes, salty...

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Pineapple, Banana, Coconut, and White Chocolate Chip Bread

My kids wanted to bake something for their afternoon snack so after looking in my cupboards to see what we had to use we went in search of a fun new recipe to try. This bread was easy to...

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Soy Sesame Edamame

This is such a quick, easy, and delicious snack or side dish. I made this for my kids as a snack after their swimming lessons and they LOVED it. I swear the bowl of edamame disappeared within 5 minutes...

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Caprese Pasta Salad with a White Balsamic Vinaigrette

This recipe was inspired by my oldest sister Dana. She called me recently and suggested I make caprese salad combined with pasta and since I am a dutiful younger sister I complied. I decided to dress the pasta salad...

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Basil Marinated Chicken Thighs

I was looking for a simple marinade for chicken thighs that used fresh basil (since I have loads of it). I found this recipe on the Food Networkthat looked easy and delicious. I let the meat marinate for 6...

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Southwestern Chicken, Bean, and Sharp Cheddar Quesadilla AND Giveaway Winner

I decided to combine the last little bit of stuffing I made for the Southwestern Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms with some refried beans, extra sharp cheddar, and corn tortillas together for a tasty quesadilla. The combination of chicken, corn, cilantro, tomatoes,...

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Cinnamon Cheesecake Fondue

I found this recipe in my new cookbook by Joy Bauer called Slim & Scrumptious. This was a fun and quick dish I made for my kids’ afternoon snack this week. Needless to say it was a HUGE hit...

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Pistachio Chicken Salad Sandwich

I was recently sent the Joy Bauer cookbook called Slim & Scrumptiousthat I am really loving. I have so many recipes in it bookmarked including this chicken salad sandwich. I had leftover roasted chicken to use up so I...