4-Steps to a Perfect Summer Cheese Platter

Nothing says a summer party like a gorgeous cheese platter. Simple, sweet and savory…get the picture? However, the last thing we ever need is stress to creep into our cheese plating experience. Hence, that is why I am sharing withRead more…

Taste of Home – EASY WEEKNIGHT DINNERS!!!

One thing I have learned about having kids is that the more involved they are the, typically the better it is. Now let me tell you, there are certainly times that I am shocked they actually want to be “involved!”Read more…

Marinated Skirt Steak

When in doubt buy skirt steak. It’s as simple as that. Why? 1.) It cooks fast 2.) Soaks up a marinade like no other 3.) It has very little fat. 4.) Totally budget-friendly 5.) Kid’s Love IT!!! On that note,Read more…

Crispy Coconut Tofu Fries with Spicy Apricot Sauce

Tofu? Fries??? Bet you’ve never heard these words in the same sentence! I certainly hadn’t, until now! Who would have thought that tofu could actually be turned into a “healthy comfort food?” Well, I have news for you…this baked duoRead more…

Avocado Cabbage Chopped Salad

If there is one thing that there are never too many of it is “Summer Sides!” I mean with all the attention on the Grill during the warmer months, the salads, veggies, potatoes and corn can feel a bit neglected!Read more…

Apricot-Granola Bar Nibbles with Dark Chocolate Topping

The truth is that I have never met a granola or protein bar that I didn’t like, but there are two problems with these supposedly healthy treats! First off is the size….let me tell you, it does matter! I haveRead more…

Baked Brussels-Veggie Dumplings

It’s not too often that I get super intimidated to try out a new dish, but I have to admit that these little guys made me a wee bit nervous! Now I have to tell you, that this is aRead more…

Beet Mint Apple Smoothie

I’d be lying if I told you that adding “beet” to my smoothie wasn’t a bit intimidating. Sure, I’ve roasted, steamed and tried them picked before (not my favorite way to enjoy these fellas in the least) However, there isRead more…

Thai Barbecue Chicken Legs

Is there anything that a BBQ doesn’t turn into a “STAR?” Veggies are taken to their natural sweetness, fruit becomes even more luscious and lets face it, chicken, well gets it own right of passage in the meal! That charredRead more…

Spinach & Egg/Egg White Salad

So let’s talk “egg salad?” Most likely you are either a huge fan OR to the contrary, simply can’t stand it. A couple miles from where I live there is a wonderful bagel store that is super well-known and undeniablyRead more…

Fresh Corn Salsa with Cherry Tomatoes & Sweet Peaches

If I get too corny somebody please stop me, but in the warmer months of absolutely nothing that compares to fresh corn on the cob. Enough said!! Frozen… canned? Don’t you dare!!! It’s just way too soggy for this dish.Read more…

Summer Veggie Filled Pasta

I wish that I could tell you the type of the pasta that I used here, but it was just some funky one that she asked for at the local market. The nice thing about this recipe is that reallyRead more…