Quick and Easy Fish Tacos! #WOW

Fish (Stick) Tacos #WOW – Version 2 with pickled red onion!

I receive emails from America’s Test Kitchen (ATK), which also includes Cooks Country (where this recipe originated). I LOVED the idea, changed some things to make it my own and tried a few versions. Both were fabulous. Turns out there ARE good fish sticks, I took their advice…

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A Lighter Lunch After the Holidays!

Do you need a lighter lunch after the holidays? This is it!

I can say, for the second year in a row, we didn’t eat a heavy meal, ha ha… but still, this is so refreshing it’s crave worthy. Using the freshest of ingredients, it comes together quickly and you will be delighted how good it is (and how long it keeps you satiated!) #winwin

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The World’s Best Christmas Cookie Recipe!

Are you looking to make the most perfect Christmas cookie ever? One that can be decorated (or not) but the decorating is the highlight of making these delicious cookies. The combination of cookie and frosting are out of this world delicious. If you make them once, you’ll make them every year…. #forever

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Parmesan Chicken, Sauteed Spinach and Fresh Pasta with Olive Oil and Parm

Ina’s Parmesan Chicken, Sauteed Spinach and Fresh Pasta with Olive Oil and Parm

The other day I made Ina Garten’s Parmesan Chicken Salad, which is a such a treat! It’s a wonderful sautéed chicken breast (with bread crumbs and parmesan) atop a simple salad of baby greens with a quick lemon vinaigrette. It tastes so fresh and delicious. I had extra chicken, so I made extra for us to eat the next day. Oh My!

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Grilled Cilantro Lime Chicken with Rice, Pineapple and Haricot Verts

Grilled Cilantro Lime Chicken with Rice, Pineapple and Haricot Verts

This year, we chose to do a simple, tasty Thanksgiving dinner. Something that didn’t involve so much cleanup, prep and ingredients. There were just the two of us, so something different was in order. I cannot tell you how tasty this meal was. We thoroughly enjoyed every single bite. Next time…

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{Divine} Frozen Vegetable Soup Recipe via The Bittman Project

Frozen Vegetable Soup | Recipe via How to Cook Everything Fast, Completely Revised 2nd Edition by Mark Bittman

A while back, I subscribed to Mark Bittman’s newsletter (famous chef, know for making really good food pretty quickly). I’ve made this recipe a few different ways and I have to say, the possibilities are endless. You have no idea the amount of flavor that comes from veggies, this is an absolute delight, and a recipe that we will make forever. What better way to get your veggies in, right?

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Classic Pot Roast – Divine!

Classic Pot Roast – Perfect on a chilly day!

We don’t eat a lot of red meat. We go weeks without any and don’t think a thing about it. However, once the weather turns cool (oh, how I love these days!), the comforting smell of a pot roast in the oven sounds so good! It’s fairly quick to throw to together, and then you just let the oven work its magic! #youdontevenneedaknife #meltslikebutter

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Pomegranate Feta Salad- Delicious and Festive!

Pomegranate Feta Salad – Out of this world!

Visually stunning. Absolutely delectable. Too easy for words. THIS salad will be on our menu quite often. Packed with good things (pomegranate seeds, lettuce, olive oil, onion, pecans) it is perfect as is for a light meal, or served with something grilled or roasted. It’s also perfect for the holidays!

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Chicken Cutlets with Sun Dried Tomato Cream Sauce!

Odd time of day to take this image; but rest assured this is over the top awesome!

Chicken Cutlets with Sun Dried Tomato Cream Sauce. It sounds (and more importantly, TASTES) indulgent. But this recipe came from a trusted source of healthy recipes, that not only taste good – they’re not over the top difficult to make. This recipes comes together fairly quickly and if made for two, makes another meal a few days later!

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Scrumptious Soft Boiled Eggs!

Absolute Perfection!

We grew up eating soft boiled eggs as kids. They were always perfection on top good toast. Something warm with a mugful of hot cocoa before our long trek to school as tiny little kids, in the snow, with big snow boots on… haha… #itwasuphilltoo (KIDDING!) We did have quite a long walk for little kids (Grades 1-5), and we weren’t quite far enough away to stay for the hot lunches, so had to walk home for lunch, then walk back.

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Making Applesauce – Easy & So Tasty!

Homemade Applesauce!

It’s fall Y’all! (I love saying that) – there are certain things that come to mind this time of year. The smell of apples and cinnamon are a few of my favorites. This quick and easy recipe will fill your home with fall aromas like you won’t believe – I made enough for several days – it makes for a nice (and healthy) dessert, a little something sweet after dinner.

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Cooking Light Magazine…

Happily Subscribed Once Again… at least for a while.

Cooking Light magazine – one of my all time favorites. I was an avid reader (from the early 90’s until they decided to merge some of their info into Eating Well magazine and sell Cooking Light as a magazine that you can buy in store only (no subscriptions). I never bought one of the special interest publications, but once the subscriptions started back, woohoo, I was too excited.

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(Healthy) Apple-Cinnamon Muffins!

Too good for words!

It’s fall y’all! Time to bake something and fill your home with those autumn baking aromas, particularly apples and cinnamon. I have just the recipe! I’ve made this several times and wouldn’t change a thing, except for the one step I keep forgetting to do, ha ha. This recipe works when I buy a small 2 cup buttermilk. (I use 1 1/4 cup for cold cucumber soup and the remainder for this recipe)!

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