Chocolate-Avocado-Almond Butter Smoothie

This Chocolate-Avocado-Almond Butter Smoothie is the perfect way to start your day. It will satisfy your cravings for all things sweet, satisfy your appetite and give you a healthy boost in the process. Raise your hand if you don’t automatically put together chocolate and avocado as the perfect pairing combination ....more

The Best One Pot-Stove Top Chicken and Rice

It has taken years to perfect this recipe. This is The Best One Pot-Stove Top Chicken and Rice I have ever tasted (yes it's true!). So easy to throw together on a weeknight, but has all the flavor you would expect in a weekend dish.It has literally been years and years of tweaking to get this recipe just right ....more

Bacon Banana Chocolate Chip Cookies with Peanut Butter Glaze

A mouthwatering salty-sweet combination, these Bacon Banana Cookies with Peanut Butter Glaze and topped with flecks of sea salt will have everyone asking for a second batch.My husband and I just finished watching the series Breaking Bad. Just wow is all I can say. It was one incredible television show ....more

Strawberry Lemon Cream Cheese Pound Cake

This from scratch Strawberry Lemon Cream Cheese Pound Cake is a deliciously rich cake that is not overly sweet. I've incorporated cream cheese, which is...more

Cherry Pie Milkshakes

Turn one dessert into two using a premade cherry pie. Cherry Pie Milkshakes are a fun way to make everyone happy at the dessert table. Give them a try at your next gathering.I love to cook however, I don’t always have time to make every meal from scratch ....more

Roasted Asparagus with Bacon and Parmesan Cream

Have you ever roasted asparagus? It intensifies its woodsy flavor and makes each stalk succulent and flavorful. If you haven't tried this method before, This Roasted Asparagus with Bacon and Parmesan Cream is your chance to experience something really outstanding ....more

Coconut Overload Cupcakes with Coconut Cream Cheese Frosting

These Coconut Overload Cupcakes with Coconut Cream Cheese Frosting are the perfect celebration dessert. The bursting coconut flavor comes from coconut milk, shredded coconut, coconut rum and coconut extract. You are going to be impressed by the taste.Cupcakes are not just for children (grownups love them too!), especially when they're soft, sweet and full of flavor ....more

Beer-Cider Slam

This Beer-Cider Slam is here just in time to help cheer on your team for March Madness! Have you ever tried a beer cocktail? It's time, it's'll be surprised how awesome they are.One of life's biggest decisions...should I have a beer or a cocktail? ...more

Pepperoni-Sausage Skillet Pasta

This Pepperoni-Sausage Skillet Pasta just made your next weeknight meal a breeze to put together. Ready in no more than 30-minutes, you can have dinner on the table in no time.Winter weather, so much rain here in the Pacific Northwest, keeps me hunkered down in the house. The daylight is short-lived, but nonetheless I am busy as always ....more

Taco Noodle Casserole

This Taco Noodle Casserole will have your family running to the dinner table.We are in that cusp of the seasons, where it's very much still winter, but there are signs of Spring popping up everywhere. I was working in the garden yesterday and my chives are already coming in strong and my dahlias are sprouting from their winter's nap. It's a good sign of sunshine to come....more