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Mint Chocolate Pixies

My son and I decided to make some chocolate pixies with mint since it was cold and rainy outside today. They were super simple and fun to make and they made the house smell fantastic. My son loved them...

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Tuscan Chicken with White Beans and Spinach

I pulled this recipe out of a Cooking Light magazine from October 2010. It looked so hearty, filling, and delicious as well as healthy. I loved that this was a one pan meal, it was simple to make, and...

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Barbecued Chicken and Pineapple Skewers

I found this recipe in my Tyler Florence “Family Meal” Cookbook. This recipe looked simple, quick, and tasty so I decided to make it for dinner. I loved the flavor of the barbecue sauce and it went nicely with...

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Jalapeño Chicken Sausage, Mushroom, Smoked Black Pepper White Cheddar, and Tomato Potato Crusted Quiche

What a mouthful the title of this recipe is but I am telling you, it was FANTASTIC. I wanted to make a quick and easy dinner that would appeal to both me and my husband (my kids don’t eat...

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Parmesan, Roasted Garlic, and Basil Breadsticks

I wanted to make some breadsticks to go with the Italian Meatball Soup that I made for dinner. I found a recipe on Allrecipes that looked easy and had great reviews. I adapted the recipe a bit by using...

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Italian Meatball Soup

I have a terrible sore throat and stuffy nose so I wanted to make a comforting soup for dinner. I found this recipe on The Pioneer Woman’s site and decided to give it a try. I love all the...

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Pork Tenderloin, Caramelized Onion, and Monterey Jack Baked Flautas

I had a pork tenderloin in the refrigerator and I was craving Mexican food so I decided to make pork flautas with caramelized onions, and Monterey Jack cheese. The pork was so tender, juicy and flavorful and tasted fantastic...

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Margherita Pizza

We had a presentation at my kids’ school for my daughter’s second grade class so I needed to make a quick dinner that we could gobble up and run out the door. I used store bought dough and sauce...

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Poached Eggs on Roasted Garlic French Bread with Bacon, Asparagus, and Tomatoes

Do you like eggs? Asparagus? Tomatoes? Bacon? If so then… You. Must. Make. This. Recipe!! My son had a play date after school so I had time to make a special lunch just for me. I roasted the bread,...

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Oatmeal Butterscotch Cookies

My son wanted to make a batch of cookies and we had butterscotch chips to use up so I went in search of a recipe. I found this one at Allrecipesthat looked perfect. I halved the recipe because I...