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...

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...