Caramelized Herb Roasted Carrots

Hi Everyone, With Thanksgiving just around the corner I am practicing on my side dishes.  I was shopping at Trader Joe’s and I saw these beautiful petite colored carrots.  I thought they were just adorable, so I had to buy them.  If you shop at Trader Joe’s and you are in need of carrots, check […]

Classic Sausage and Herb Dressing with a Twist

Hi Everyone, My favorite dish at Thanksgiving is stuffing.  I could truly eat a whole batch myself.  I love the seasoned bread cubes with little surprises of added goodness.  I learned something this Thanksgiving season.  What is the difference between stuffing and dressing?  Stuffing is the bread mixture you stuff the bird with.  Dressing is the […]

Cranberry Cherry Bourbon Vanilla Sauce

Hi Everyone, One of my favorite, favorite Thanksgiving side dishes is Cranberry Sauce.  Oh my gosh, I could just eat a whole bowl of it.  It is simply delish and it’s so easy to make, so put the canned stuff back and make your own.  I’ll be honest, I never had canned cranberry sauce.  I’ve […]

Caramelized Butternut Squash

Hi Everyone, I am such a weirdo.  Normally on Sunday’s I bake cookies, brownies etc.. but today I was craving Butternut Squash.  So at 6:30 on Sunday morning, I made the most delicious Butternut Squash that will be perfect for Thanksgiving or anytime of the year.  As you can guess it, today’s recipe is Caramelized […]

Southwestern Rice

Hi Everyone, I have been in my garden picking my tomatoes and peppers.  The tomatoes are just starting to ripen, I have a few little ones, which will go perfect in my salad.  However, my peppers are going crazy.  I have so many of them growing that I can’t keep up with them.  I wasn’t […]

Butternut Squash and Qunioa

Hi Everyone, I have been craving butternut squash this past week.  I went to Panera Bread and had their Autumn Soup and that was all I needed.  Well what I mean is, I needed more.  So I headed off to Trader Joe’s and bought 2 pounds of butternut squash.  Yum!  I thought I would make […]

Vegetarian Mexican Rice

Hi Everyone, It’s been awhile since I posted, sorry about that.  I was in Pennsylvania this past week for work.  Plus to be honest I needed a little break.  So today I am back with a new recipe that I just love.  It’s light, filling, vegetarian and healthy!  It’s my Vegetarian Mexican Rice. This rice […]

Pico de Gallo

Hi Everyone, The tomatoes are going crazy in the garden and I am trying to find healthy, easy recipes to use them in.  The only problem is, the tomatoes are beating me up!  I create a recipe with tomatoes and my garden grows 10 more.  I can’t keep up!  Needless to say I have been […]

Cheesy Jalapeno and Bacon Potato Au Gratin #SundaySupper

Hi Everyone, Today #SundaySupper teamed up with Wisconsin Cheese to share with you our favorite cheesy recipes.  I am so excited to share with you today’s recipe because it takes basic Potato Au Gratin and it has been kicked it up a notch. I bet you know where I am going with this.  I added jalapenos and […]

Lemon and Garlic Green Beans

Hi Everyone, This past weekend Cherry Season opened and I had the grand idea of going cherry picking.  I drove out to the orchards, which isn’t to far for me and what did I find?  A major car jam!  I’m driving along with the thoughts of fresh cherries in my mind and when I got […]