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...

Blueberry and Cherry Oatmeal Cookies with White Chocolate Chips

Blueberry and Cherry Oatmeal Cookies with White Chocolate Chips

I found a recipe on MyRecipe that looked too good to resist.  I adapted the recipe to work with what I had on hand.  These cookies were a huge hit with my kids and an even bigger hit with...

Asian Cabbage Mango Slaw

Asian Cabbage Mango Slaw

This is another recipe I found on Skinnytaste that I couldn’t resist. I adapted it a bit to work with what I had on hand. I was disappointed that I couldn’t find black sesame seeds anywhere because I think the...

Asian Turkey Meatballs with a Lime Sesame Dipping Sauce

Asian Turkey Meatballs with a Lime Sesame Dipping Sauce

I found this recipe on Skinnytaste that looked too good to resist. We all (kids included) thought they tasted great and my husband couldn’t get enough of the dipping sauce. My kids especially liked that I served them with...

Chicken and Avocado Caprese Open Faced Sandwich

Chicken and Avocado Caprese Open Faced Sandwich

Kudos to my sister who inspired me to make this sandwich.  I used the leftover Balsamic, Garlic, and Basil Chicken along with fresh avocado, tomatoes, basil, and mozzarella to make this delicious open faced sandwich.  My kids had friends...

Cucumber and Tomato Salad with Garbanzo Beans and Basil

Cucumber and Tomato Salad with Garbanzo Beans and Basil

I found a recipe on Kalyn’s Kitchen that looked so good I just had to try it.  I adapted it a bit to work with what I had on hand and it turned out delicious.  I loved that it...

Balsamic, Garlic, and Basil Marinated Chicken Breasts

Balsamic, Garlic, and Basil Marinated Chicken Breasts

My sister requested that I make up a balsamic marinade for chicken breasts so here it is Dana. I adapted a recipe from Eating Well that looked simple and delicious. I let the chicken marinate for 24 hours and then...

Blueberry and White Chocolate Muffins

Blueberry and White Chocolate Muffins

These muffins were a huge hit with my kids!  I wanted to make them a little healthier so I adapted a Cooking Light recipe for blueberry muffins.  I loved that they used yogurt & canola instead of a stick...

Mixed Greens with Rainier Cherries, Nectarine, Feta Cheese and a White Balsamic Vinaigrette

Mixed Greens with Rainier Cherries, Nectarine, Feta Cheese and a White Balsamic Vinaigrette

Words cannot describe how much I loved this salad.  The cherries, nectarines, and pomegranate seeds gave it such a lovely sweet flavor while the feta gave it a salty flavor and the white balsamic vinaigrette tied it all together beautifully.  I...