B, L, T, A, E (Bacon, Lettuce, Tomato, Avocado, and Egg Sandwich)

B, L, T, A, E (Bacon, Lettuce, Tomato, Avocado, and Egg Sandwich)

Oh my. This is really and truly my new favorite sandwich – it was messy but SO GOOD! What could be better than really tasty bread with soft and creamy avocado slices, crisp lettuce, sweet vine ripened tomatoes, salty...

Pineapple, Banana, Coconut, and White Chocolate Chip Bread

Pineapple, Banana, Coconut, and White Chocolate Chip Bread

My kids wanted to bake something for their afternoon snack so after looking in my cupboards to see what we had to use we went in search of a fun new recipe to try. This bread was easy to...

Soy Sesame Edamame

Soy Sesame Edamame

This is such a quick, easy, and delicious snack or side dish. I made this for my kids as a snack after their swimming lessons and they LOVED it. I swear the bowl of edamame disappeared within 5 minutes...

Caprese Pasta Salad with a White Balsamic Vinaigrette

Caprese Pasta Salad with a White Balsamic Vinaigrette

This recipe was inspired by my oldest sister Dana. She called me recently and suggested I make caprese salad combined with pasta and since I am a dutiful younger sister I complied. I decided to dress the pasta salad...

Basil Marinated Chicken Thighs

Basil Marinated Chicken Thighs

I was looking for a simple marinade for chicken thighs that used fresh basil (since I have loads of it). I found this recipe on the Food Network that looked easy and delicious. I let the meat marinate for 6...

Southwestern Chicken, Bean, and Sharp Cheddar Quesadilla

Southwestern Chicken, Bean, and Sharp Cheddar Quesadilla

I decided to combine the last little bit of stuffing I made for the Southwestern Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms with some refried beans, extra sharp cheddar, and corn tortillas together for a tasty quesadilla. The combination of chicken, corn, cilantro, tomatoes,...

Cinnamon Cheesecake Fondue

Cinnamon Cheesecake Fondue

I found this recipe in my new cookbook by Joy Bauer called Slim & Scrumptious. This was a fun and quick dish I made for my kids’ afternoon snack this week. Needless to say it was a HUGE hit...

Pistachio Chicken Salad Sandwich

Pistachio Chicken Salad Sandwich

I was recently sent the Joy Bauer cookbook called Slim & Scrumptious that I am really loving. I have so many recipes in it bookmarked including this chicken salad sandwich. I had leftover roasted chicken to use up so I...

Southwestern Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms

Southwestern Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms

I saw this recipe on Mommi Cooks and it looked so delicious I made it the next night for dinner. I loved the combination of flavors and textures in this dish, especially the sweet corn, spicy poblano pepper, and...

Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins

Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins

The kids wanted a treat for breakfast this morning so we decided to make these lemon poppy seed muffins I found at Brown Eyed Baker. They were super simple to make and smelled delicious while they were baking. My...