Month: May 2014

Headed to Mexico!!! A Blogging Vacation :-)

  So, I’ve been slightly distracted by the excitement of our upcoming trip to Mexico so I haven’t been blogging much but I will be back soon!  We leave tomorrow and will be back the first weekend of June and I will… Read More

Chili Cheese Dog Casserole….A Cool Twist to an Old Favorite!

Who doesn’t love a good chili dog?  It would be hard to improve on it, so why try?  Until, you are like me and surfing “Pinterest” and see an inspiration:  Chili Dog Casserole!  I was so excited about the idea that I… Read More

Sausage and Vegetable Breakfast Casserole…A Personal Recipe

Every now and then you find the need to use up some extra ingredients you have on hand in the kitchen.  I happen to have extra eggs, onions, some bell peppers, cheese….sounds like  a breakfast casserole to me!  Even better….for dinner! This… Read More

Tequila Lime Chicken…Not Just Another Boring Chicken Breast!

Last week, I didn’t have high reviews for one of Ree Drummond’s…aka “The Pioneer Woman” recipes (Cajun Chicken Pasta…yuck).  However, this week she redeemed herself with of all things….A Chicken Breast!  Although they are usually healthy, cheap and very versatile to work… Read More

Strawberry Watermelon Salad…My New Favorite Side Dish!

So Easy! So Simple!  Just slice up some Strawberries and Watermelon, chop up some Basil, mix them together, and top with a nice drizzle of Balsamic Glaze!  This is the perfect light side dish that pairs very well with your favorite fish… Read More

Black Bean and Spinach Burrito Wrap…A Healthy Twist on Cinco De Mayo!

6 cups baby spinach, loosely packed 1 (15 ounce) can black beans, rinsed and drained 1-1/2 cups cooked brown rice or Mexican Rice, (recipe for Mexican Rice recipe) 1/2 cups chopped romaine heart lettuce 1/2 cup grated cheddar cheese, reduced-fat 1/2 cup… Read More

Strawberry Italian Ice….a Tasty Celebration Treat from Food Network Magazine

Strawberries…a sweet and juicy burst of delight!  Recently, Jeff brought home way too many for us to eat from one of his sweet employees at the plant.  They are always sending him home with fresh farm eggs, strawberries, blackberries (my favorite), but… Read More

Cajun Chicken Pasta…Do Not Try This At Home!

What makes the everyday chef feel disappointed in the kitchen?  A BAD RECIPE!  Although I love her show and usually most of her recipes, Ree Drummond aka The Pioneer Woman on The Food Network has a major miss on her “Cajun Chicken Pasta Recipe”! I… Read More