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Oven Roasted Squash and Mushrooms

Oven Roasted Squash and Mushrooms

This year mother’s day happened to also be my hubby’s 40th birthday. So I decided to do a dinner for him and invite my mom over too. To celebrate, I planned a dinner with food that my husband and mother liked along with something I would like. The meal consisted of bacon wrapped filet minon... Read More

Zucchini Round Up

Zucchini Round Up

There was no garden at my house this year. (tears falling)  My garden was replaced with a shed.  Then, I didn’t have the time, money, or energy to make a new garden.  We have been finishing our basement so my oldest can have a room of his own downstairs.  Needless to say, the garden was... Read More

A Very Veggie World and Veggie Wagon

A Very Veggie World and Veggie Wagon

Last week, I had to chance to head to New York for the launch of Country Crock’s new cookbook - A Very Veggie World.  They teamed up with Clare Crespo for a cookbook that makes serving veggies fun! I was able to attend the event with 3 other fantastic bloggers – Caroline

Zucchini Noodles

Zucchini Noodles

Today is my final zucchini recipe.  However, I will have more for you in tomorrow’s fab five, so be sure to check it out.  This recipe is my favorite one.  It is simple and fun, zucchini noodles.  You use them in place of pasta.  Unfortunately, I couldn’t convince my family to go for them.  I... Read More


Cheese Stuffed Zucchini Rolls

Cheese Stuffed Zucchini Rolls

Would you ever think of zucchini as an appetizer?  Well today’s recipe is a great one.  It is simple but so delicious.  The other bonus is it can be made ahead of time.  You could also use these as a side and have 3 or 4 per person.  Either way they are so yummy. These... Read More

Baked Zucchini Fries

Baked Zucchini Fries

Zucchini is taking the form of fries today.  Even better is that they are baked.  I loved the idea of using a packet of Shake and Bake as part of the coating.  I used the pork variety.  These were quite yummy. Baked Zucchini Fries 3 small zucchini (around 1 lb.) 1/4 cup Grated Parmesan Cheese... Read More

Carrot and Zucchini Bars with Lemon Cream Cheese Frosting

Carrot and Zucchini Bars with Lemon Cream Cheese Frosting

So for today’s zucchini recipe I tried a dessert.  It is the only way I can get my family to eat zucchini.  It has to be in something sweet like cakes, muffins, breads, etc.  I like the idea of making something with both zucchini and carrots in it.  These bars were a fun change.  I... Read More

Zucchini Fritters

Zucchini Fritters

This whole week is gonna be Zucchini Fest at RMK.  I have done this each summer since beginning my blog.  I always plant one zucchini plant each year and it produces a bazillion zucchini, so I am always looking for new ways to consume it.  We are beginning with zucchini fritters.  This are similar to zucchini cakes... Read More

Do-It-All Marinade

Do-It-All Marinade

Today’s recipe is a simple and flavorful marinade that can do it all.  You can use it on chicken, pork, beef, vegetables or even tofu (if you like that).  Since it is so versatile kabobs would also work well with this marinade.  I used it on chicken at it was delish.  It is very flavorful.  Loved it... Read More

Italian Tortellini Soup

Italian Tortellini Soup

Today’s soup is a delicious Italian soup I found over at my good blogging friend Jamie’s site, Jamie Cooks It Up.  It makes a big pot.  I thought it would fit in my 5.25 quart Rachael Ray cast iron pan that I got from CSN, but that pan was still too small.  So I would... Read More