Pesto Roasted Potatoes

It’s grilling season! I love cooking out when the weather is nice…well I love preparing food and having Tim grill it. ūüėČ We grilled out the other day and I was trying to decide what to cook with our burgers. Sometimes I feel like I get in a side dish rut. As much as I […]

Pesto Roasted Potatoes

Easy Roasted Beet and Sweet Potato Hash

My love for beets is only recently discovered. ¬†There are a lot of foods that I never knew I liked until I was a grown adult in my mid-twenties. ¬†Beets are one of those foods that I had previously turned my nose up to, oblivious to how delicious they really are. ¬†I guess had really […]

Easy Roasted Beet and Sweet Potato Hash

Roasted Butternut Squash Carrot Soup

What can I say about butternut squash?¬† It‚Äôs delicious, good for you, inexpensive, and incredibly difficult to cut.¬† I did not discover how much I liked butternut squash until about 4 or 5 years ago. I had no idea what I was missing!¬† Now, every fall I look forward to loading up on them at […]

Roasted Butternut Squash Carrot Soup

Garlic and Herb Roasted Chicken

If you read my post a long, long time ago about cornish game hens, this is pretty much the exact same recipe, except with a regular sized chicken. ¬†I made three of these puppies for our Mother’s Day celebration this year, and everyone just loved it! ¬†The chicken really absorbs the flavors of the garlic, […]

Garlic and Herb Roasted Chicken

Easy Weeknight Dinner: Baked Spaghetti Squash with Creamy Roasted Red Pepper Sauce

So, I subscribe to this awesome blog, Two Peas and Their Pod. ¬†I just love their recipes, their photos are fantastic, and their posts are well written. ¬†A couple of weeks ago, I saw they posted this recipe for Baked Spaghetti Squash with Creamy Roasted Red Pepper Sauce. ¬†I knew immediately I’d have to try […]

Easy Weeknight Dinner: Baked Spaghetti Squash with Creamy Roasted Red Pepper Sauce

Got Tomatoes? Fresh tomato salsa recipe

It’s that time of year – tomato season. ¬†I’ve mentioned before that I love tomatoes, but inevitably every year I find myself with an abundance, wondering how I can use them up lest they go to waste. ¬†If you find yourself with a similar conundrum, then you’ve come to the right place. Not only is […]

Got Tomatoes? Fresh tomato salsa recipe

Roasted Red Pepper and Gouda Baked Chicken

So, I saw this recipe on Rachael Ray’s website. ¬†I didn’t actually see her cook it, and the name didn’t really appeal to me (Hungarian Roasted Pepper and Paprika Chicken), but¬†curiosity¬†got the best of me, and I clicked on the link for the recipe. ¬†I liked the ingredients – chicken, paprika, roasted red peppers, and […]

Fish Tacos with Roasted Corn and Avocado Salsa

The first time I heard about fish tacos was probably about five years ago, and my immediate thought was “gross!” ¬†Fish and tacos just did not sound like something that should be put together. ¬†Ever. ¬†But the more I got into cooking, and the more my palate’s horizons began to expand, the more okay I […]

Butternut Squash Soup

There are a lot of good pre-packaged soups out there, but there’s nothing quite like making soup from scratch. ¬†This butternut squash soup is flavorful and creamy, full of hidden vegetables, and is light because it does not have any cream! This recipe makes enough soup for Tim and I to eat it a couple […]

Cornish Game Hens with Roasted Garlic Sauce

Last week, I posted my recipe for Quinoa Casserole with Broccoli and Asparagus¬†and told you I made it with Cornish game hens. ¬†I’m sure you’ve been waiting on pins and needles by your computer for the game hen recipe, but alas, the wait is over! ¬†Okay, okay… I know it’s more likely you’re thinking, “Cornish […]