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Creamy Tomato and Kale Linguine

Creamy Tomato and Kale Linguine

This pasta dish is mouth watering delicious. The little tomatoes and kale are sautéed with garlic and olive oil. And the noodles are tossed in a balsamic vinaigrette, and the goat cheese gives them that creamy consistency. Finished with crispy kale and a dusting of 

Homemade Lemonade

Homemade Lemonade

Fresh squeezed lemonade, get your fresh squeezed lemonade!! You’ll see, making it at home is so simple. Every week I make sure to stock up on my citrus. I get mine at target, 1 bag of lemons, and 1 bag of limes. I find them 

Red Lentil Curry

Red Lentil Curry

Red Lentil Curry is so good!! This version of Red Lentil Curry is so flavorful. It’s also so simple to make and it’s healthy and so delicious. It’s make with so many healthy ingredients. You start by sauteing a handful of vegetables, garlic and ginger. 

Oatmeal Raisin Breakfast Cookies

Oatmeal Raisin Breakfast Cookies

What’s your favorite part of an oatmeal cookie? Mine is that hint of cinnamon you taste. So with this recipe, I made sure it had plenty of it. And I also included 2 different kinds of raisins. And let me tell ya, they are good! 

Chocolate chip muffins

Chocolate chip muffins

If your looking for a little sweetness in the morning, than these are your ticket! And don’t worry, no judgement here. It’s a muffin, right? These guys are perfect in the morning, or even if you need a little treat during the day. Kids will 

Sunday Morning Blueberry Pancakes

Sunday Morning Blueberry Pancakes

Sunday Morning Blueberry Pancakes are so good!! Sunday mornings are made for pancakes, and this Blueberry pancake recipe is definitely a special one. My husband hands down makes the best pancakes! They have a hint of cinnamon which makes them different from the rest. And 

Pork Egg roll on rice with a tamarind sauce

Pork Egg roll on rice with a tamarind sauce

Now you can have the taste of an egg roll without the mess of deep frying it. Imagine an egg roll without the wrapper served on a bed of rice, drizzled with a tamarind sauce. The perfect combo of a stir fry and egg roll 

Sloppy Joes

Sloppy Joes

Sloppy Joes are really such an easy meal and loved by many. It’s one of those meals you feel safe making for truly any event. Who needs to use a can of Manwich or a seasoning pack when you can simply make Sloppy Joes yourself 

Lentil Soup

Lentil Soup

I don’t know about you, but when It’s snowing, it makes me want to hunker down and cook! It definitely feels like a soup day to me. I’ve been feeling a tad bit behind this year thinking about Christmas. I have bought some gifts for 

Spicy Turmeric Chicken with Roasted Zucchini & Apple Chutney

Spicy Turmeric Chicken with Roasted Zucchini & Apple Chutney

There is just something about turmeric I love. Maybe it’s the color, or maybe I love it because, I know turmeric has so many health benefits. Way too many to list. One thing I’ve always remembered, is it’s known to help with inflammation. There are 

Roasted Butternut Squash Pizza

Roasted Butternut Squash Pizza

There is nothing better than the flavor combination of blue cheese, roasted squash seeds and the taste of a balsamic glaze. Believe me, I couldn’t stop myself from eating it as we made this meal. Now think about also adding some prosciutto, and roasted squash 

Mom’s famous spaghetti and meatballs….

Mom’s famous spaghetti and meatballs….

What truly makes a good meatball? I think inquiring cooks would like to know… My mouth is watering right now thinking of my mom’s famous spaghetti and meatballs. It’s one of those meals you always come home to eat. It’s the one that feels so 

How to make your frozen pizza night even better…

How to make your frozen pizza night even better…

Tonight was one of those nights, when a frozen pizza was a must! With thanksgiving days away, and a blizzard coming within hours, my shopping cart was plump with ingredients for way too many dishes. Unfortunately, dinner wasn’t one of them. Well, I guess I 

Hearty homemade black bean soup with quinoa

Hearty homemade black bean soup with quinoa

How can you go wrong with a black bean soup made from scratch. Made with a bag of dried beans, homemade vegetable stock, onions, tomatoes, peppers. And a squeeze of lime and lots of cilantro. Then just enough quinoa added to make this a hearty 

Meatless Monday Recipe

Meatless Monday Recipe

{Peanut Butter Stir Fry Noodles} I’ve always heard of this “Meatless Monday” concept and I like it!! I like it a lot. The thought of picking one day a week to go meatless is not only healthy but in the long run will save you 

Homemade pizza recipe

Homemade pizza recipe

Have you always wanted to make your own homemade pizza? I’ll show you an easy way to make your very own homemade pizzas. This pizza recipe is simple once you get the hang of it. All you need to remember is… if you want pizza 

Homemade pizza

Homemade pizza

Who doesn’t love pizza? It’s definitely a staple in our house. If we’re not at my kids favorite restaurant Punch Napoleon (Wood fired pizza) we are making it at home. We used to order a lot of delivery when our kids were younger until we 

Meal planning

Meal planning

With this cold weather I have meal planning on my mind. This is the time of year when cooking can be fun. Things slow down and with the holidays coming up you really try to hold on to every little cent. Let’s be honest, I 

Cauliflower Tacos topped with a sweet and spicy slaw

Cauliflower Tacos topped with a sweet and spicy slaw

I love cooking with cauliflower. It’s one of those vegetables that can pass for something else, Chicken that is. This all meatless meal is delicious and super easy to make!! It would be a great addition to any taco Tuesday meal!! Ingredients for tacos: -Half 

Today feels like a chicken noodle soup day…..

Today feels like a chicken noodle soup day…..

Fall is when things slow down for me, no gardens to tend to, and a daily cup of tea is needed! Things do indeed slow down, until the rush of the holidays. For now, I’m savoring that tiny little window. One of my family’s favorite