Summer Veggies with Pasta and Shrimp

Summer Veggies with Pasta and Shrimp

I wanted a light and healthy meal for dinner so I decided to toss some whole grain pasta together with the vegetables and shrimp.  This dish was full of veggies, plump and juicy shrimp, and topped with Parmesan cheese....

Cocoa Fudge Cookies

Cocoa Fudge Cookies

My daughter started cheerleader camp today so I decided to make some rich and decadent cookies for her to come home too. I found this Cooking Light recipe on MyRecipe that looked perfect.  These cookies couldn’t have been easier to make...

Toast with Sautéed Tomatoes, Spinach, and Poached Egg

Toast with Sautéed Tomatoes, Spinach, and Poached Egg

I spent Saturday with two of my best friends in Carlton, Oregon for our third annual visit to Carlton Walk in the Park. We stopped by the Noble Pig tasting room after lunch to meet one of my favorite...

Baked Donuts with Maple Frosting and Bacon Crumbles

Baked Donuts with Maple Frosting and Bacon Crumbles

We have a very famous Donut shop here in Portland called Voodoo Donuts and they are known for their bacon topped maple bars.  I have never tried their donuts, not because I haven’t wanted to, but because there is...

Greek Chicken Milanese

Greek Chicken Milanese

I loved the original version I made of Chicken Milanese so I decided to make it again but give it a Greek twist.  It turned out delicious!  I loved that the chicken was crisp without being greasy and it had a...

Lemony-Orzo Veggie Salad with Fresh Dill

Lemony-Orzo Veggie Salad with Fresh Dill

I found this recipe on The Kitchenista that looked too good to resist.  We had friends over for dinner tonight and this was a HUGE hit with all of us… especially my friend Currié who loved it so much...

Chocolate Stuffed Raspberries

Chocolate Stuffed Raspberries

This isn’t really a recipe but these raspberries were such a huge hit with my son that I had to share it with you all.  This tasty treat was created today when I was giving my son an afternoon...

Sautéed Tomato, Avocado, and Parmesan Open Faced Sandwich

Sautéed Tomato, Avocado, and Parmesan Open Faced Sandwich

We had a mellow day at home on Sunday (after a fun day at Cannon Beach on Saturday).  We curled up on the couch and caught up on all the Olympic coverage that we had missed over the last...

Coconut Zucchini Muffins

Coconut Zucchini Muffins

 I saw this recipe on Satisfy My Sweet Tooth and knew it would be the perfect way to use up some of the zucchini I had on hand.  I loved that this recipe used some honey instead of all...

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Steak Hash

I had leftover steak and caramelized onions to use up so I decided to make my husband and I steak hash for breakfast with Steamed Eggs.  It was simple to make and tasted fantastic.  Both my husband and I...