Flour-Free Oatmeal Peanut Butter Chip Cookies

Junk food weakness…GO! Chocolate? Ice Cream? Pie? Cake? Jelly Beans perhaps? Me….well, I am a cookie girl! I’ll take a nice soft chocolate chip cookie fresh out of the oven PLEASE! If you add in a twist of peanut butter,Read more…

Veggie Pasta with Manchego Cheese

Pasta night in our house consists of a very simple formula. Pasta + Veggies + Cheese and some good olive oil. Nothing more…nothing less. Why complicate what works…right? So this time, Ella (the 8 year old) pulled out a boxRead more…

5-Ingredient Zucchini Linguini

Whomever invented the words “linguine ” and “zucchini” must have had something up their sleeve. While admittedly this veggie substitute is not the same texture nor taste as pasta, when paired with a some delicious accouterments, zucchini will take onRead more…

Spring Bumble Bees

Finally! The warmer weather is here and that means time to celebrate! My kids feel the ultimate joy skipping down the aisle of the supermarket staring at the beautiful pastel Easter treats. Symbolically it means the holidays are coming, SpringRead more…

Cabbage Quinoa & Cashew Salad

If this e-mail has some major errors and spelling mistakes please excuse me. Just yesterday we arrived back from a trip to Israel and I’m still coming back to reality….hahaha. WOW….it was my very first time in the country andRead more…

Bringing Back The Salisbury Steak….Pioneer Style

It’s not wrong of people to assume that my kid’s are great eaters… I would too, given the fact that they are constantly exposed to me and my crazy kitchen and recipes. However, it’s just not always the case. JustRead more…

Simple Pasta with Veggies Walnuts & Parmesan

“Careful of the white bread and pasta!” Sound familiar? Our beloved “noodle” has gotten quite the bad rap over the last decade which has made me a little sad. I have to admit. Like most of you, I adore thisRead more…

Light & Healthy Chinese Chicken Salad

Come on….who doesn’t remember the good ole’ days going to Cheesecake Factory and ordering their famous Chinese Chicken Salad? The one that came in a big bowl with tons of peanuts, wantons, & juicy chicken all diced up. So deliciousRead more…

Dark Chocolate-Milk Chocolate Meringue Cookies

I have to tell you that I have never had much of a”thing” for meringues. Light and airy, with not much too them, why not go for a richer cookie if I were going to the sweet treat route. Well,Read more…

Hoisin Glazed Orange Salmon over Broccoli Rabe

Something life changing happened in my weekly dinner menu and I have to share! Typically, in the past, fish night would consist of me squeezing in a trip to a gourmet shop down the road from my house. Great quality,Read more…

Cadbury Creme Egg Extravaganza

Camp “I LOVE CADBURY EGGS!” are in for a real treat. I know…I know…not everyone is on board, but for those who are ultimate fans…well welcome to your heaven! Three of of best gooey chocolate nibbles are here together likeRead more…

“Southwestern Slaw with Toasted Cashews”

Call me crazy but I think Cole Slaw just may be the hottest reborn again food ticket to ride back into town. Now I am not talking about that super-duper creamy deli stuff that has a permanent spot right nextRead more…