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I am back from my vacation…

My family and I just spent the last two weeks on the road in Idaho.  We headed out of town at the end of June to visit my husband’s family’s farm that turned 100 years old this year.  We enjoyed...

Banana and Blueberry Pancakes with Cinnamon Vanilla Butter

Banana and Blueberry Pancakes with Cinnamon Vanilla Butter

My son woke up one morning this week and asked if I would please make him pancakes for breakfast.  How could I say no to my sweet boy?  I went online in search of some tasty pancakes.  I found...

Baked Egg with Potatoes, Bacon, and Roasted Tomatoes & Asparagus

Baked Egg with Potatoes, Bacon, and Roasted Tomatoes & Asparagus

This is basically a “clean your fridge” kind of breakfast.  I was craving a baked egg but decided to make it a little more hearty but adding in the leftover Garlicky Roasted Potatoes with Herbs and some Roasted Asparagus...

Herb Roasted Whole Chicken

Herb Roasted Whole Chicken

After a cloudy and cool day I decided to roast a chicken… it was the perfect weather for it.  I adapted a recipe I found on The Pioneer Woman website that Pastor Ryan made.  I used fresh parsley, thyme,...

Green Bean,Yellow Bean, and Tomato Salad with White Balsamic Vinaigrette

Green Bean,Yellow Bean, and Tomato Salad with White Balsamic Vinaigrette

I served this side dish to go along with the Garlicky Roasted Potatoes with Herbs and the Herb Roasted Chicken (recipe will post tomorrow).  This salad was simple to prepare and a hit with the whole family.  Even my...

Garlicky Roasted Potatoes with Herbs

Garlicky Roasted Potatoes with Herbs

We had a cool and cloudy day today so I wanted to make a comforting, delicious, and healthy dinner.  I roasted a chicken and decided to roast some baby potatoes too.  I tossed the roasted potatoes in a garlic,...

Ricotta, Mushroom, and Herb Stuffed Chicken Breasts

Ricotta, Mushroom, and Herb Stuffed Chicken Breasts

I found this recipe on 365 Days of Food that I adapted and made for dinner.  This chicken was a huge hit with my husband and my friend who was over for dinner.  The chicken was moist and tender...

Flourless Peanut Butter and Chocolate Chip Cookies

Flourless Peanut Butter and Chocolate Chip Cookies

Just a quick note to say THANK YOU for the wonderful e-mails and comments you left me about my cat Casey.  I am so very thankful for the kind words, love, and prayers you have sent our way.  I...

Roasted Garlic Couscous with Tomatoes, Dill, Onion, and Spinach

Roasted Garlic Couscous with Tomatoes, Dill, Onion, and Spinach

I don’t normally share a lot of personal stuff on my blog… I am not sure why because I am usually an open book.  I found out this week that my cat has cancer and it’s only a matter...

Salmon with Garlic, Lemon, and Dill

Salmon with Garlic, Lemon, and Dill

My husband was in the mood for salmon so I found a beautiful & FRESH Sockeye Salmon at the store today. I decided to keep it healthy and simple because that’s how we like it. I wanted to get...