Grilled Steak Teriyaki

A delicious, from scratch teriyaki sauce...more

Cherry Pie Bars

A tender crust topped with cherry pie filling and drizzled with a sweet, simple almond flavored glaze. These pretty bars are quick and easy to make and include ingredients you can easily keep stocked in your pantry. Less than a week after posting my recipe for Blueberry Pie, I’m back with these Cherry Pie Bars ....more

Blueberry Pie

I can’t let a summer go by without baking a fresh blueberry pie. It is the ultimate classic dessert. Take advantage of the abundance of seasonal berries and bake a pie! ...more

Take Your Dog to Work Day with Wellness TruFood

In honor of Take Your Dog to Work Day this Friday, I wanted to share my thoughts on dogs in the workplace and some pretty darn cute photos of the dogs in my life. Since I work mainly from my home office these days, my dogs, Bruno (right) and Bridget (left), are an integral part of my day. They greet me in the morning, nap contentedly while I click away on my computer, and somehow instinctively seem to know when it’s time for me to call it a day ....more

Twice Baked Potato Casserole

Everything we love about twice baked potatoes in casserole form....more

Crock-Pot Chicken Philly Cheesesteak Sandwiches (and a Mezzetta Giveaway!)

Tender shredded chicken, peppers, and onions piled on hoagie rolls with melted cheese. Let your slow cooker do the work and come home to an easy, delicious meal. We’ve had some crazy, all over the place weather here in Northern California this week ....more

Soft-Bake Muesli Breakfast Cookies

Cookies for breakfast? When they are packed full of wholesome goodness the answer is a BIG yes! You can’t beat a good portable breakfast recipe and I’ve got a pretty spectacular one for you today ....more

Broccoli Grape Salad with Feta

Thank you to Nikos® Feta cheeses for sponsoring today’s post. As always, my love for feta and the opinions expressed are 100% my own! This Broccoli Grape Salad with Feta...more

No-Bake Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Granola Bars

These no-bake granola bars are a snap to put together and a wholesome, portable snack option for the kiddos (and you!) The gremlins will out for summer break soon. Back at home, rummaging around your kitchen, looking for snacks. The familiar “Mom, I’m hungry” ringing in your ears ....more

Sonoma-Cutrer Vineyards – Windsor, California

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Sonoma-Cutrer Vineyards for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. My husband and I recently had the fabulous opportunity to make a trip north to visit and tour Sonoma-Cutrer Vineyards in the heart of the Russian River Valley in Sonoma County wine country ....more