Spicy Basil Chicken

Spicy Basil Chicken

I found this tasty recipe in the April 2012 issue of Cooking Light and I am so glad I made it. Not only was it super quick and simple to make, it tasted fantastic too. I served this dish...

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Home Sweet Home

We are back from our fun filled trek to Utah’s beautiful Zion National Forest.  We met up with my sister and her family in Idaho then took off in our motor homes headed to Utah to go hiking through...

Maple-Mustard Glazed Chicken

Maple-Mustard Glazed Chicken

I found this recipe in the January/February 2012 issue of Cooking Light and I was excited to give it a try.  I loved that it only has a few ingredients, all of which I had on hand, and that...

Herbed Couscous Pilaf

Herbed Couscous Pilaf

I adapted this recipe I found in the October 2010 issue of Cooking Light that was healthy, flavorful, and delicious.  This recipe is extremely quick and simple to make – which is perfect for a busy week night.  I served...

Sautéed Asparagus with Bacon and Dijon

Sautéed Asparagus with Bacon and Dijon

This recipe, from Everyday Food, couldn’t have been easier to make.  I really loved the crisp-tender asparagus with the salty bacon and the spicy kick from the Dijon.  This side dish took minutes to make, smelled fantastic, and tasted...

Spinach and Cheese Tortellini Primavera

Spinach and Cheese Tortellini Primavera

I had a package of tortellini in the refrigerator to use up so I went in search of veggies I could toss with the pasta.  I grabbed some grape tomatoes, broccoli florets, asparagus, bell pepper, onion, zucchini, and yellow squash....

Colcannon

Colcannon

I served this colcannon with the Baked Honey-Mustard Corned Beef for an early St. Patrick’s Day feast.  It was so delicious.  I loved the sautéed cabbage with the crispy bacon in the creamy potatoes.  Everyone liked it except for my daughter...

Baked Honey-Mustard Corned Beef

Baked Honey-Mustard Corned Beef

I have always boiled my corned beef for St. Patrick’s Day and I’ve loved it but sometimes it’s good to try new things.  We celebrated St. Paddy’s day a little early this year and I decided to try baking...

Barbecue Chicken Sandwiches with Cole Slaw

Barbecue Chicken Sandwiches with Cole Slaw

I had leftover roasted chicken meat to use up as well as leftover homemade barbecue sauce so I decided to shred the chicken, toss it with the sauce and put it on some hamburger buns.  At the last minute,...

Light and Tangy Cole Slaw

Light and Tangy Cole Slaw

I found this cole slaw recipe on Epicurious that looked and sounded fantastic.  I adapted it a bit to work with what ingredients I had on hand and it turned out really delicious.  I loved the sweet and tangy...