Blackberry Vanilla Bean Ice Cream

   I love, love, love this ice cream and not just because I make it....more

BBQ Ribs with a Sticky Sweet Glaze


Spicy Peanut Sauce

 This Spicy Peanut Sauce is super easy to make and is Gluten free! We used coconut peanut butter, soy sauce, rice vinegar, honey, ginger, lime, chili sauce.. ...more

Appetizers, food, who needs a full meal?

 I would like to say that my kid eats everything that I make but I would be a big fat liar.  He did eat most of these appetizer/snacks but it was the neighbor kids that I dragged over who ate everything in site.  It was kind of nice though until they started licking the counter tops, I knew I hadn't made enough.  I did make more before they turned on me but it was a close thing!...more

Grilled Ham Steak with Spicy Apricot Glaze

  In my never ending quest to find a new dinner 6 nights a week, I decided to fall back on an old favorite. Yes only 6, as one night a week we go out. I use the term "go out" loosely as really it is my son getting Micky D's and I get Thai.  The night out is always on Friday night....more

B & B Sunrise

B & B SunriseA great make ahead breakfast that's a powerhouse of nutrition packed in a bowl. Perfect for those "on the go" mornings when you have to take breakfast on the run!! Nutritious, delicious, quick and easy. Breakfast doesn't have to be complicated.Ingredients:...more

Butter Browned Lamb Chops over rice

 One of the problems trying to come up with new recipes all the time is seemingly running out of ideas.  It's a big giant circle of a conundrum.  Chicken and the egg kind of thing.  I try not to go out and look at other recipes but when you are a Pinterest addict there is no helping it....more

BBQ Chicken with Homemade Sriracha BBQ Sauce

  I know that I've said that I don't like chicken but there are times that it is a simple must have.  It's not that I don't like chicken, it's simply that I would never, ever, ever order it when out at a restaurant or fast food or just about any place outside the house....more

Grilled Beets and Asparagus with Shrimp, a simple lunch

  LUNNNNNCCCHHHHHHH!  I've been trying to be good and eat an early lunch and a healthy one.  It's not always easy especially now that I am home most days thumping away at my keyboard.  How easy is it just to grab snacks or just "stuff" and nosh while banging away at the keys?...more