Slow Cooker Mexican Chicken Stew

Slow Cooker Chicken Stew with Mexican Salsa and Black Beans

If I don’t say so myself, this is a top-notch slow cooker chicken stew. Chicken stews aren’t new to this house, but when Mr. Mike gave this Mexican version a five star review, I knew it would make the dinner menu again in the future.

Bok Choy and Pork Stir Fry

Bok Choy and Pork Stir Fry with Ginger Miso Sauce

I’m on a stir fry kick lately. Most likely because my day job has gone out of control, so I need a quick and healthy meal on the table in minutes when I’m exhausted and hungry at the end of the day.

Salmon Fillets with Lemony Artichokes and Pasta

Salmon Fillets with Lemony Artichokes and Pasta

How many salmon recipes do you have in your recipe box? It’s been more than a few years that researchers have extolled the benefits of salmon as a super food. With all those omega-3 fatty acids, we’ve been encouraged to add more of it to our weekly menus. Armed with this information, if you’re anything […]

Cod and Squash with a Spicy Orange Sauce

Cod Filets in a Sweet Rosemary Orange Sauce

This is my all time favorite plate. It’s the perfect size, and I completely adore the bird. It was a gift from my friend, Pam, who has always supported my blogging efforts. I love her for that. This beloved plate is ideal to show off these filets of cod.  It holds the orange sauce with […]

Lentil Soup with Parmesan Gremolata

Slow Cooker Lentil Soup with Mushrooms and Parmesan Gremolata

Like much of the country, as evidenced by Monday’s list of family favorites, I’ve been on a soup and stew kick. I thought I’d end this week’s recipe sharing with my latest creation –  a heart-warming lentil soup you can make in your slow cooker while you’re trudging through your weekend chores.

Vegetable Soup with White Beans

10 Hearty and Healthy Soup Recipes to Warm You Up

We all have a definition of what we consider healthy food, but when it comes to healthy soup recipes, I think we’re all on the same page – you can’t beat a bowl full of vegetables. To keep us warm and cozy during these upcoming winter months, I’m recapping this family’s go-to comfort soups, along […]

Asian Beef and Asparagus Stir Fry

Asian Beef Stir Fry with Asparagus and Mushrooms in Oyster Sauce

Have you seen those convenient packages of thinly sliced beef, chicken or pork they sell at the market? When I’m in a mad dinner rush, they’re a God send! I can whip up a healthy stir fry in minutes with the addition of whatever vegetables I have on hand, and a simple sauce. In fact, […]

Apple Dessert with Graham Cracker Dessert

Cinnamony Baked Apple Dessert with a Sweet Graham Cracker Crust

Yum Dessert recipes have to be simple to make, or you won’t find them on my menu. I’m more of a cook, than a baker. Dessert making requires precision, and I love to wing it in the kitchen. Since you can find an endless varieties of apples (with Fuji being this family’s choice), they make […]