Apple Pie Bread

This Apple Bread Tastes Just Like Apple Pie!

If you’ve perused my recipe collection, you’ll find more than a few recipes adapted from Dr. Cookie’s Cookbook, but I have to say, this apple bread tops my list of most-liked.

Vegetable Curry with Zucchini and Sweet Potatoes

Vegetable Curry Soup with Zucchini and Sweet Potatoes

You won’t find many curry recipes on this blog, as Mr. Mike believes curry tastes like soap. I realize this is crazy thinking, but when you’ve been married for 33 years, you have to let some of these faulty assumptions go.

Chopped Salad with Zucchini and Yellow Squash

Chopped Salad with Colorful Squashes in a Honey Garlic Vinaigrette

We’ve had more than our share of fun these past few months. Fun that included more than our share of food. That being said, it’s time to skinny up our diet before the holidays hit. My plan is to add extra salads back into our daily meal plans, starting with this chopped salad with crunchy […]

pumpkin granola

Homemade Granola with Pumpkin, Pepitas and Chia Seeds

Before I forget to remind you, be sure to leave a comment for Monday’s NestFresh Giveaway. We choose a winner on Monday, November 10th! I don’t buy granola at the supermarket. Why would I, when I can make a healthier homemade granola that saves me money? Store purchased granola is packed with sugar and sodium, […]

NestFresh Scrambled Eggs

Scrambled Egg Recipe Using NestFresh Cage Free Eggs and a Giveaway

Long before I met Brandy, a marketing manager for NestFresh, at Foodista’s International Food Bloggers Conference, I was a fan of their 100% cage free eggs. Eggs are a staple in most homes, with scrambled eggs being the version we love best in our house. NestFresh not only provides consumers with eggs that are antibiotic, […]

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 […]