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 […]

Coconut Berry Parfait

Hi Everyone, I am just going fruit crazy this week!  I have the following fruit in my kitchen as we speak; strawberries, blackberries, blueberries, apples, peaches, lemons, limes, pineapple, watermelon, plums and raspberries.  I am trying to stay away from the sweets, so I am filling my belly with fresh fruit with natural sugar, rather […]

Homemade Dill Pickles

Hi Everyone, This past weekend, I was yet again at the Farmers Market and I picked up a bunch of Kirby Cucumbers.  I always wanted to try pickling cucumbers and what better time then when the cucumbers are in season.  This recipe is super easy to make and you can canned them or refrigerate them, […]

Pineapple Banana Popsicles

Hi Everyone, Now that it feels like summer, I thought it would be a great time to pull out the Popsicle mold.  I love Popsicles!  I thought it would be a bit healthier making my own, rather than buying them and besides I think there fun to make.  Plus it’s so quick and easy.  The […]

Tomato & Basil Grilled Naan Pizza

Hi Everyone, Do you ever have those nights where you are hungry and to lazy to make dinner?  Your thinking maybe I’ll just snack on some chips or worse yet, maybe order a pizza?  Stop all the madness.  I have a quick pizza recipe for you.  It takes less than 10 minutes to make and is […]

Blueberry Cake

Hi Everyone, Today I have for you a nice light summertime cake.  I’m not one to make too many cakes.  The reason being is it’s to hard to eat with just two people in the house.  But today’s cake is an exception to the rule.  Plus I bought two new cake pans and I had […]

Peach Mango Smoothie

Howdy Everyone, You ever look in your refrigerator or your counters and you have no clue what to make, then you see fruit that is so soft that you can’t eat it and you know that if you don’t use it like right this minute it will not be good any longer?  Well that is […]

Herb & Parmesan Potato Packet

Hi Everyone, Today I have for you another grilling recipe.  It takes minutes to prepare and ohhhhh the flavor of the potatoes taste like you baked it in the oven.  I guess you can guess that today’s recipe has potatoes in it.  It is my Herb and Parmesan Potato Packet. The potatoes are soft with […]

Berry Smoothie Bowl

Hi Everyone, The heat is still on and I have been on a major need for chilled foods.  Ohhh, ice cream how I want you.  My darn Husband bought mint chocolate chip ice cream and I am home alone.  That is a bad thing.  Being left alone with ice cream in the house?  Is that […]

Grilled Steak Fajitas

Hi Everyone, I don’t know about you, but it has been beyond hot here. I have no motivation when the temperatures start to rise. It’s been in the 90’s and suppose to hit 106 later this week. All I can say is OMG, I am going to melt. With all of this heat, one of […]