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Mediterranean Chicken Pasta Salad

I saw a recipe for a delicious Greek style pasta salad over at Cathy’s site, Wives with Knives, that I couldn’t wait to make. I added a few extra ingredients like artichoke hearts, grape tomatoes, fresh basil, and red...

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Peasant Omelet with Potatoes, Mushrooms, Bacon, and Cheddar

When I was growing up there was a restaurant in my town called The Kitchen. It had so many amazing breakfasts but my very favorite was the Peasant Omelet. It was a very thin omelet filled with potatoes, cheese,...

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White Chocolate, Pecan, and Craisin Cookies

After a long day at the park the kids were hoping to help me make cookies for their afternoon snack. After looking through the baking cupboard, they chose white chocolate, craisins, and pecans to use in their cookies. They...

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Bacon, Egg, Sharp Cheddar Bagel Sandwich

I love making breakfast for dinner and luckily my family likes it too. I made a bagel egg sandwich with sharp cheddar and bacon for my husband. It was hearty, filling, and delicious. Perfect for breakfast, lunch, or dinner....

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Couscous with Kalamata Olives, Pine Nuts, and Feta Cheese

This is another recipe I adapted from my new cookbook, Organically Raised: Conscious Cooking for Babies and Toddlers. I added tomatoes, parsley, and red onion to the recipe because I had some leftover that needed to be used up....

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Ground Beef, Black Bean, and Cheddar Cheese Taquitos

We had friends coming over for dinner but I wasn’t in the mood to cook a big meal so I decided to brown some ground beef with a bunch of seasonings, add some onion, and black beans then use...

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Chocolate Zucchini Muffins

My generous neighbor Jack, who happens to have an amazing green thumb, gave me a couple beautiful zucchinis from his garden. My kids asked if I would make chocolate zucchini bread but I decided to make muffins instead because...

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Moo Shu Pork

I have been loving my most recent issue of the Food Network Magazine. I have found so many wonderful recipes to try and they have all turned out delicious. I was excited to try their version of moo shu...

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Chicago Style Hot Dog

I have never had a hot dog without ketchup so I was a little leery about trying a Chicago style dog. I found a tempting looking photo of this hot dog in my newest Food Network Magazine and since...

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Mozzarella Bruschetta

I was recently sent a cookbook called Organically Raised: Conscious Cooking for Babies and Toddlersby Anni Daulter. I really enjoyed this cookbook and I wish I would have had it when my kids were first born. It’s filled with...