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Toasted Coconut, Banana, and Raspberry Muffins

I wanted to do something special for my kids so I made up a batch of these tasty muffins as an after school snack. I threw in some of my kids’ favorite ingredients – banana, coconut, and fresh raspberries...

Kettle Corn

Kettle Corn

I have been making homemade popcorn for my kids lately and decided to give kettle corn a try. Although my kids would have probably prefered this popcorn heavily coated in sugar, I did this kettle corn with a light...

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Memorial Day Round-Up

A quick note to say A HUGE THANK YOU to all those brave people who serve(d) in our military to protect our freedom!!! I hope everyone enjoys their Memorial Day weekend! If you are still looking for recipe ideas,...

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...