November 8th, 2017

Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Pumpkin Seeds and Bacon

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Brussels sprouts are one of those things I couldn't stand as a kid that I absolutely love as an adult. And these Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Pumpkin Seeds and Bacon are my new favorite way to enjoy them!  As far as I'm concerned, roasting is the way to go when it comes to Brussels sprouts. It ... Read More

September 9th, 2016

Slow Cooker Apple Cobbler

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If there's a fall dessert that begs to be made in a slow cooker, it's got to be this Slow Cooker Apple Cobbler. It's warm, comforting, and the aroma while it cooks is just wonderful. Besides being delicious, this cobbler is so easy to make. You really do need to add this recipe to your fall baking ... Read More

December 28th, 2015

Sauteed Chicken with Fresh Plum Salsa

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The holidays are over, which means it's time for us to start watching what we eat a little more carefully. And this delicious Sauteed Chicken with Fresh Plum Salsa is the perfect way to make that transition into healthier eating, because it actually beautiful and flavorful enough to pass as a ... Read More

November 20th, 2015

Roasted Broccoli with Breadcrumbs

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I love broccoli though, and I love that it's so good for you! My kids aren't huge broccoli fans though (except in the case of broccoli cheese soup), but they actually liked this Roasted Broccoli with Breadcrumbs. Of course, a sprinkling of toasty bread crumbs and Parmesan cheese makes just about ... Read More

July 22nd, 2015

Roasted Garlic, Dill & Lemon Potatoes

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Potatoes are the one side dish I can always count on to satisfy everyone in my family. No one ever complains or refuses to eat them. So I'm always looking for new ways to serve them. And these Roasted Garlic, Dill & Lemon Potatoes were the perfect way to use all the dill I have in my garden ... Read More

March 30th, 2015

Brown Sugar Balsamic Roasted Baby Carrots

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My kids won't touch raw carrots with a 10 foot pole, but they all seem to love cooked carrots. Which is weird to me, because they're carrots either way. Maybe it's because cooked carrots are often coated in something delicious, like these Brown Sugar Balsamic Roasted Baby Carrots. I knew these ... Read More

November 10th, 2014

Sweet Potato Gratin

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I'm a huge fan of sweet potatoes, but the rest of my family doesn't generally care for them (crazy!).  Enter this Sweet Potato Gratin. My family devoured it and I didn't hear one complaint about the sweet potatoes.Except for my youngest, no one in my family even likes sweet potato fries. ... Read More

November 2nd, 2014

Maple Poached Pears with Maple Cinnamon Mascarpone

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Pears are one of my favorite fall fruits. I love their sweet, mild flavor, and there are so many pretty colors, sizes and varieties available. Not only are pears a great snack, they're a great addition to your favorite salads, and are perfect for fall desserts like these Maple Poached Pears with ... Read More

October 27th, 2014

Caramelized Onion Dip

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I love onions--unlike the rest of my family--so this Caramelized Onion Dip is right up my alley! I use onions in almost all of my savory dishes (don't tell my family--they rarely notice), and I'd be happy to eat caramelized onions straight from the pan.I first tried this dip at a friend's ... Read More

October 17th, 2014

Easy Apple Fritter Pull-Apart Bread

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On the weekends, I take turns cooking with my boys, letting them choose the menu and help prepare the meal. This Easy Apple Fritter Pull-Apart Bread was the request of my 14 year-old, who is a big fan of anything remotely resembling apple pie. And because it starts with a can of prepared biscuit ... Read More