Sundried Tomato and Basil Meatloaf

We’re officially snowed/iced in for the near future so I’m taking advantage of the cozy time inside to finally post a new recipe.  Since I hit the second trimester, (I’m pregnant with a… Continue reading

Introducing Beautycounter!

Instead of a recipe, today I want to share with you some information about how you can embrace a healthier lifestyle in 2016, by making a switch in the products you and your family use… Continue reading

Easy & Delicious Christmas Cookies

Happy Holidays to you! These are some of my favorite go-to cookie recipes, click the title for the full recipe.  Happy baking! My Grandma Maxine’s Gingersnaps  My Grandma Sally’s Christmas Cookies (perfect for rolling… Continue reading

Celebrating Cyber Monday with a LivingSocial Deal Bucks Giveaway!

 I hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving holiday and ready or not, here comes the sprint to Christmas!  Before you can finish the Thanksgiving leftovers, you’re surrounded by the holidays down every shopping… Continue reading

Easy Pumpkin Pecan Cake for Thanksgiving

   Thanksgiving is right around the corner so I’ve been trying out some recipes in advance to see what will make the cut for our holiday feasting.  I made a few versions of this cake… Continue reading

Blackened Sirloin with Pickled Onion and Bell Pepper

This is a simple spice rub that uses ingredients probably already in your cabinet.  The tangy quick-pickled onion and pepper are a nice complement to the savory flavors of the steak.  We made a… Continue reading

Green Pea and Mint Couscous

I’ll admit this is a summery dish but it was exactly what I wanted last night and my mint plant is still going strong.   We ate this as a side dish to… Continue reading

Guacamole Taquero {Tomatillo Guacamole}

I’ve been on a big salsa kick (Chiltomate anyone?) and I think of this one as if guacamole and salsa verde had a baby! The smooth, creamy avocados balance the tomatillos’ acidity to make a delicious… Continue reading

Ten-Minute Tandoori Chicken

I don’t have a tandoor oven but I’ve found this is a good way to replicate the traditional Indian dish at home.  I’m calling it ten-minute-tandoori because that’s all the time it will take… Continue reading

Cauliflower, Artichoke and Spinach Dip and a GIVEAWAY from La Terra Fina! {Giveaway Closed}

Today is officially the last day of summer which means football is back!  Admittedly I’m new to the world of football since I met my husband, a diehard Bengals fan, three years ago.  However,… Continue reading