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Chicken and Veggie Soup

For the first time in about 20 years, I didn’t make chili on Halloween this year. I am not really sure why…perhaps because it was a bit warmer than usual, or because we had it ┬ánot all that long ago…I…

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Lemon Lime Garlic Shrimp with Herbs

Do you ever have one of those nights that you really, really, REALLY don’t feel like cooking? Although I love cooking, I do occasionally just feel burnt out and don’t feel like going through with the planning and cooking of…

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Baked Red Corn

I went to the grocery store today to get inspired, and boy, did I ever! I love when I see things in the produce section that I havent seen before and really want to try. I spotted this corn at…

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Easy-Peasy Summer Salad with Chicken and Peaches

Hi Friends. It is a hot day today in northern California. As I sit here and work on my blog, it is literally 100 degrees. Add to that a bit more humidity than we are used to…and UGH…guess what?! The…

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Pecan Crusted Salmon (or Steelhead)

Another birthday dinner here last weekend. The request was salmon. I was getting tired of the two ways I make it and wanted to do something different…and with nuts. So I ground up some pecans and added a bunch of…

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Easy Shrimp with Herbs

Yes! Another shrimp recipe! Shrimp is one food everyone in our family enjoys so I make it at least once a week. This is the one I made most recently. I am still so grateful that my herbs from last…

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Roasted Pineapple and Pears

I went to Costco recently and really loaded up on the fruits and veggies. Then I remembered…um…there are only 3 of us living here at the moment…and usually only two of us eating dinner. The day when I was going…

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Marinara Sauce

Hi All! Here is another fresh, no meat recipe for you. If you haven’t made your own Marinara sauce before, this is a great time to try it! I think it is super important in a recipe like this that…

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Butternut Squash Soup

I love Butternut Squash . I love Butternut squash ANYTHING… ravioli, as a side-dish, plain, mashed, jazzed up, anything! My favorite is Butternut Squash Soup (sigh). I like it so much that I can remember eating it for the very…

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Cilantro Greek Yogurt Dressing—YUM

My friend was telling me about a Greek yogurt dressing she found the other day that was quite good. I knew I didn’t want to go searching for it so I figured I’d try to make one on my own….

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