Appetizers · Dinner · Lunch · Salad · Snacks · Vegetables

Cucumber, Onion, Avocado, and Tomato Salad!

Cucumber, Onion, Avocado, and Tomato Salad! It is screeching hot, here in SoCal! Like, 105 everyday kinda hot. Melt yo skin off kinda hot! Sofinding ways to cool down, and things to eat without putting on the stove and making the house even hotter, is kind of challenging. That is where light, and refreshing salads… Continue reading Cucumber, Onion, Avocado, and Tomato Salad!

Dinner · Poultry · Recipes · Vegetables

Copycat Takeout Chicken Teriyaki with Asparagus

  I am trying to lighten my load this week, by having a simple week. That means cooking up some simple, yet delicious meals, that can be done in no time, and still taste super yummy, like this Chicken Teriyaki with Asparagus. This meal comes together in a snap, and will make you say “WOW!” My… Continue reading Copycat Takeout Chicken Teriyaki with Asparagus

sides · Vegetables

Garlic and Parmesan Roasted Red Potatoes

  When it comes to side dishes, potatoes, take the top spot in our home. When we are eating carbs, that is. My kids love anything doused in garlic, and Parmesan. You can really put garlic and Parmesan, on anything, and it would be delicious. Now, I love cooking with regular russet potatoes, but when… Continue reading Garlic and Parmesan Roasted Red Potatoes

Dinner · Pork · Vegetables

Garlic & Herb Pork Loin Roast with Red Potatoes

  It’s still a little rainy out here in SoCal. We are trying to recover from the heavy wind and rain, that broke my mailbox and my water fountain outside. The rains flooded my sons car, and to get into the garage, you had to step into a foot of water. Yeah! It was the… Continue reading Garlic & Herb Pork Loin Roast with Red Potatoes

Appetizers · Lunch · Vegetables

Pumpernickel Crostini with Avocado, Radish and Beets!

  I love having company over for lunch. And Crostini, is the perfect appetizer/meal, that will satisfy everyone, with the most simple ingredients, and also looks so elegant! My recipe for Pumpernickel Crostini with Avocado, Radish and Beets, is just the ticket, for unexpected company, and it is ready in a jiffy! I always have an… Continue reading Pumpernickel Crostini with Avocado, Radish and Beets!

Appetizers · Holidays · Snacks · Vegetables

Italian Style Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

With Pumpkin season in full swing, I wanted to share some ways to use Pumpkin. Last week, I showed you how I make my own pumpkin puree for recipes, but today, I am sharing how to roast the seeds of said pumpkin, with this Italian Style Roasted Pumpkin Seeds. I love roasted pumpkin seeds, any… Continue reading Italian Style Roasted Pumpkin Seeds