Vegetable, White Bean, and Orzo Soup

Recipe revisited… I spent...more

Thin Omelet with Caramelized Onions, Sautéed Mushrooms, Ham, Spinach, and Brie

Do you ever create a recipe simply because you are craving something? While at the gym this morning, all I could think about is caramelized onions. Seriously ....more

Brie, Ham, and Spicy Mango Jelly Grilled Cheese Sandwich

The title may be a mouthful but it’s a delicious mouthful! I was recently sent some bread by Dave’s Killer Bread Company and I was really excited to make a sandwich with it. They sent me a loaf of two of their new breads the Seeded Honey Wheat and 100% Whole Wheat ....more

Basmati Rice with Roasted Fennel, Bell Pepper, and Zucchini

I wanted to make a simple and healthy side dish to pair with the...more

Chicken Paillard with a Garlic Lemon Dill Sauce

I was thinking recently that I have never made a lemon dill sauce for anything other than fish and seafood. I am not sure why so I decided to make it with chicken. I pounded the chicken breasts thin then seasoned them with sea salt and freshly cracked pepper then lightly dredged them in flour ....more

Lemony Spinach Sauté with Heirloom Tomatoes and Feta Cheese

This is my new favorite way to make spinach. I loved the sweet heirloom tomatoes with the tangy lemon and salty feta. This side dish took just a couple of minutes to make and paired very nicely with the chicken and rice dishes I served it with ....more

Egg & Avocado Open Faced Sandwich

I wanted a healthy breakfast to start the day off right and to give me some extra energy for my workout at the gym. I grabbed a leftover piece of French bread and toasted it then spread some avocado over it followed by slices of hard boiled egg. I seasoned it with sea salt, freshly cracked pepper, and cayenne pepper ....more

Perfect Hard Boiled Eggs

I recently tried...more

Asian Steak Tacos

I first made these tacos while we were camping in Central Oregon and we all loved them so much I decided to make them again and share the recipe with you. I marinated the beef for two days and I am glad I did because it made the steak so flavorful! I topped these steak tacos with a simple slaw combo – green and purple cabbage, carrots, and cilantro, and homemade pickled red onions ....more