Lemon and Herb Marinade

This fresh and zesty marinade is great for chicken, beef and fish. The soy sauce adds depth to the flavor. These last weeks have kept me busy with celebrating birthdays in June, traveling thousands of miles, and enjoying the summer with my little ones.  I have also been reading many cookbooks like novels ( there…

Layered Salad

This salad is perfect for a family barbecue! This has become my go to salad for picnics, potlucks, barbecues, and even some holidays. It is a colorful salad full of some of our favorite veggies-lettuce, peas, tomatoes, and onions. It seems that when I don’t know what side to make I always end up making a…

Raspberry Lemonade Yogurt Pops

Summer is here with all the wonderful activities you can do outside! These yogurt pops are a great way to cool off while enjoying the summer heat. I recently just bought some popsicle molds and I wonder why I have not before. Popsicles are so easy to make. These yogurt pops are healthier than your…

Buttered Spring Pasta with Ricotta

If you need some inspiration for a delicious spring dinner then turn to this veggie filled quick dinner! This buttered pasta with ricotta and peas is a simple recipe that makes a easy pasta sauce that can be personalized a bunch of different ways. Add slivered garlic or red pepper to the butter as it…

Strawberry Lemonade

This recipe is just in time for all your Spring picnics! If you have plans to be eating outside for this Memorial Day weekend you will want to make this lemonade! It is lightly sweet, not tart and taste perfectly fruity. This strawberry lemonade is delicious and thirst-quenching. I served this to my friends and…

Philly Pork Cheesesteaks

This sheet pan meal is full of garlicky greens, peppers and onions, and a bit of vinegary  juicy pork. It is a feast in a bun! Sandwiches can be perfect for a busy weeknight and this recipe is a double win since it is all made on a sheet pan. This cheesesteak sub is a…

Soft and Chewy Oatmeal Cookies with White Chocolate and Golden Raisins

Oatmeal cookies are my absolute favorite! I developed this recipe over many trials and errors of oatmeal raisin cookies. My husband likes it spiced a certain way with a chewy raisin-filled texture, and my little ones love chocolate chips in their cookies. This cookie is the best for my family and quite delicious! I think…

Easy Buttery Breadsticks

These breadsticks can be a great addition to any meal! Do you like to have warm bread with your dinner? If you don’t have a lot of time these are made in just about an hour! They are absolutely delicious. Since they are so fast we make these a lot! They are yummy and adaptable…

Skillet Garlicky Rice with Sausage and Peas

This is a simple, one skillet meal! Like I have said before I am loving simple and one pan meals lately. Not that I don’t love baking my own bread and a big Sunday supper and even have recipes that take a bit more time when company’s coming, but some days call for a simple…

Brown Sugar Cinnamon Breakfast Tarts

These breakfast tarts are a delicious treat for the morning! Breakfast tarts is just a fancy name for a pop-tart. Do you have a thing for pop tarts? When I was younger I loved to eat them ( probably because it is like dessert for breakfast ). Did you know that you can make these…

Spring and Easter Favorites

Today I just want to share with you some recipes I have already posted that are perfect for Spring! Some of these recipes you must try for your Easter dinner. I am sure it will make your family meal extra special. Cheesy Broccoli Rice Casserole This recipe I make quite often because it is a…

Slow Cooker Barbacoa

This recipe today is a delicous roast simmered in lime juice, chipolte and cumin! Many times when I am grocery shopping chuck roast is on sale. My family does not enjoy pot roast with carrots and potatoes so much, but I have found that this recipe is a keeper! We love all things Mexican at this…