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I am Back

We just got home from a two week adventure in our motor home. We met up with my sister and her family at Wallawa Lake, Oregon for a few days of bike riding, hiking, and fishing. We next headed...

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Spaghetti and Meatballs

I was craving pasta so I decided to make a batch of spaghetti and meatballs. I used leftover roasted garlic and basil marinara sauce that I had in the freezer to make this meal extra simple to make. The...

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Mixed Greens with Herb Goat Cheese and Wildflower Honey Vinaigrette

I have loved every cheese that I received from Ile De Franceand I couldn’t wait to try the herb goat cheese. I decided to make a simple salad with a light vinaigrette to showcase the creamy texture of the...

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Turkey, Havarti, and Avocado Bagel Thin Sandwich

I am in love. Yes, I’ve said this before but this time I really, really mean it. This is my new favorite sandwich. My friend Sara introduced me to seeded bagels and I just loved them. I found some...

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Brie served with Crostini and Grapes

I love getting samples of goods in the mail from different companies, especially when they send me cheese! I was sent 4 different cheeses from Ile De France. I thought about all the different recipes I could make using...

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Caramelized Portobello and Onion Panini with Chaumes

There are so many reasons why I love being a food blogger and one of them is getting sent amazing products to try. I was recently sent a shipment of different cheeses from Ile De France Cheese. I decided...

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Spicy Orange Chicken Salad

Here is the last recipe that my friend Lori made for us while visiting her family last weekend. This salad is very simple to make, only has a few ingredients, and tastes fantastic. I loved the heat from the...

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Vegetable Pie with a Zucchini Crust

Here is another recipe my friend Lori made for us last weekend. This vegetable pie was easy to make and tasted so fantastic! We all really, really loved it. I look forward to adapting this recipe to work with...

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Strawberry Spinach Salad with Poppy Seed Vinaigrette

We went out of town this weekend to visit our dear friends at their beautiful home in Eugene. It was such a wonderful and relaxing weekend filled with people we love. My amazing friend Lori, who is the best...

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Coconut, Macadamia Nut, and White Chocolate Banana Bread

I love making banana bread and I love the combination of coconut, macadamia nuts, and white chocolate, so I decided to combine them together and make this bread.  It had a fantastic combination of flavors and textures and was...