Sheet Pan Salmon {Super Easy Recipe}

Salmon is a favorite around our house. Super easy, no mess, no fuss salmon.  That’s the way to go when you’ve got 3 boys, school, sports, work, travel, extended family commitments, are always short on time and you can’t eat another fast-food hamburger if your life depended on it. …I could probably fit the fries […]

Oven Roasted Balsamic Brussels Sprouts

Some nights are just roasted brussels sprouts kind of nights.  Last night was one of them.  I know there are all kinds of fancy bacon, cheese, lemon juice add-ons, and goodness knows I love all of them.  But when you’ve got a Costco sized bag you need to quickly roast (read: expiration date quickly approaching) and […]

Best Zucchini Bread Recipe

Did your garden spit out some ridiculously sized zucchini like mine did?  Good golly, did we get some giants out of the garden this year! Perfect for grilling, perfect for snacking on raw, and PERFECT for fall traditions of making the best zucchini bread ever. The hardest part about making zucchini bread is grating the […]

Avocado Cilantro-Lime Dressing Recipe

I’ve been meaning to share the simple Avocado Cilantro-Lime Dressing recipe I used for the Southwestern Cobb Salad for over a year now!  And then I meant to post it for St. Patty’s day {hello, green!?}, but the day got away from me! Holy smokes how time flies… I have to tell you that we […]

Best Baked Lemon & Dill Salmon Recipe

Here’s a super easy salmon recipe that doesn’t require a marinade or tons of prep to get in the oven and on the table.  High protein, omega-3’s, bright lemony flavor and still great tasting leftover for tomorrow’s lunch.  And super affordable when salmon is on sale; which it always seems to have been for us […]

Southwestern Cobb Salad (with Avocado-Cilantro Lime Dressing) Recipe

You must make this salad.  MUST! It’s more fixings than salad, and more of a main course than a side dish. Especially if you add chopped up grilled chicken to it. Oooooh, think: tequila lime chicken…but that’s a recipe for another post. Today we’re talking about a rainbow of chopped up veggies, shredded cheeses, avocados […]

The Best Grilled Cheese Ever {Gruyere, Spinach, Avocado & Tomato}

Ok, well, one of the best…it definitely makes my top 10 list of grilled cheeses.  And boy can I judge a good grilled cheese! And heck, since April is Grilled Cheese Month, I’m more than happy to share this beauty with you.  Let me first tell you how this baby was born:  This is actually […]

Easter Eats

Hi Friends!  Sorry for being away so long.  You all know how quarter end at work gets the best of me and my time. And WOW ~ it is Easter already!  And on the weekend of Quarter End at the office, having just got back from a work function in Vegas, running 100 miles a […]

Soy & Brown Sugar Glazed Salmon Recipe

Well, here we are at another Fish Friday. I love seafood, so this is a nice for me to get to incorporate fish dishes into my week without Joel missing a steak! Today’s recipe is a super easy, super affordable, super tasty soy & brown sugar marinated salmon that is baked for only 15-20 minutes. […]

Whirley POP Giveaway {Winner!}

Thank you for the entries and the super cute comments on what you all do for family fun night!  Popcorn, or course, stole the show; although I loved the inflatable pool and lobster tails ideas, too! 🙂 The random winner of the Whirley Pop popcorn maker is: #6 ~ Kendra Smith: We cook dinner together […]