Maple & Brown Sugar Glazed Salmon

4 simple ingredients is all it takes to make this restaurant quality glazed salmon – PERFECT for a weeknight dinner! Salmon has to be one of the healthiest foods we can eat.  I know personally we don’t eat nearly enough of it. Part of the reason is that it’s hard to find Wild salmon in […]

Bobby Flay’s Salmon with Brown Sugar and Mustard Glaze

I am a big Bobby Flay fan.  I think his culinary intuition is amazing.  He knows how to perfectly balance flavors in a dish.  So I decided to give his Salmon with Brown Sugar and Mustard Glaze a try. Being a foodie myself and a food blogger I know how important each ingredient is when […]

Tomato Basil Chicken

The name, Tomato Basil Chicken, probably gives away that this recipe is best made in the summer months, so I won’t point out the obvious.  But there really is nothing better than picking your own tomatoes fresh from the garden and using them that night in your dinner.  If you pick them when ripe, they are just […]

Ground Beef Stroganoff

A true American classic comfort food.  Seasoned ground beef is combined with a sauce made from beef broth, milk, flour and sour cream.  Serve over your favorite egg noodles. If you have no idea what to make for dinner and just don’t feel like cooking then this Ground Beef Stroganoff should be in your rotation. […]

Smoked Mozzerella, Chicken, Spinach and Penne Salad

  I’ve been on a carb kick lately for some reason.  Usually when I see recipes with some sort of pasta I tend to shy away from them not because I’m a low carb guru, but because of the refined white flours and sugars in the pasta itself. We are still experimenting with whole wheat pasta.  […]

Butter & Garlic Cream Sauce

A 5 minute garlic and butter cream sauce that pairs perfectly with pasta, ravioli, shrimp, seafood or steak! Do you need a sauce to put over pasta or shrimp or ravioli that is done in less than 5 minutes and has less than 5 ingredients!!!! Look no further! This garlic and butter cream sauce is […]

Grilled Basil Shrimp

If I were stranded on an island with nothing but Grilled Basil Shrimp to eat I wouldn’t be calling anyone anytime soon to pick me up.  Especially THIS shrimp! My place to get shrimp these days here in the Midwest seems to be Whole Foods.  I like them big and Whole Foods has been the […]

Baked Garlic Chicken

Yum This baked garlic chicken recipe has FAST become one of our favorite ways to eat chicken in our house right now.  It has the most wonderful garlic flavor that’s not too overpowering but you can taste it in every bite. I initially made this with absolutely zero expectation that my kids would eat it.  After […]

Sloppy Joe Recipe

  Please promise me something …. Hold you right hand up, come on.  PUULEEEAASE promise me you won’t buy Sloppy Joe sauce from a can anymore!!  For 2 reasons: If there is ANYTHING that is easy to replicate and make even better …. it’s homemade Sloppy Joes. Your meal WILL NOT come together ANY quicker […]