Chicken and Green Chile Quesadillas

Chicken and Green Chile Quesadillas |

One of my go-to quick dinners is quesadillas. They are fast to make and are a great way to use up leftovers I may have in my fridge. I recently had some rotisserie chicken in my fridge that I wanted to do something with and I immediately thought quesadillas. I also had some green chiles... Read More

Coconut Key Lime Cheesecake Squares and 16 Other Cheesecake Recipes

Coconut Key Lime Cheesecake Squares |

Cheesecake is one of those desserts that come in an array of flavors. Take any dessert flavor and you can turn it into a cheesecake. Well today is #nationalcheesecakeday and I have 16 ways that you can celebrate this fabulous day! I have worked with the #celebratingfoodholidays bloggers to put this amazing collection together. My contribution... Read More

Mandarin Chicken – Flashback Friday

Mandarin Chicken |

This Chinese dish is one that works perfectly for summer. The chicken is seasoned and grilled. Then it gets coated in a simple sauce made on the stove top. To finish it off, you serve it over hot rice. I do love the grilled chicken for this dish rather than pieces of chicken in a... Read More

Hot Fudge Sauce

Hot Fudge Sauce |

My go to ice cream topping is hot fudge. I just love the combination of the cool creamy ice cream paired a thick, rich and chocolaty hot fudge sauce. It is even better if it’s topped off with chopped almonds, whipped cream, and a cherry. I have a microwave version that I love to make. ... Read More

Easy Caramel Sauce

Easy Caramel Sauce |

We LOVE ice cream at our house. It is one of our favorite treats year round, but we especially love it in the summer. Plus, July is #nationalicecreammonth ! We all have our own favorite ice cream, but we can always all agree upon vanilla. With a vanilla, then everyone can top it the way... Read More

Instant Pot Baked Potatoes

Instant Pot Baked Potatoes |

During the summer I do get the occasional craving for a baked potato with my meal. However, heating up the oven is just not worth it. I don’t want to make my house hot. A few year ago, I did discover how to do baking potatoes in a slow cooker. It’s a great option for... Read More

Grilled Chicken Street Tacos

Grilled Chicken Street Tacos |

When making tacos, I never really think of utilizing my grill. However, that is exactly what I am sharing today. For these tacos, I used chicken thighs, but you could use breasts if you prefer. The chicken gets soak in a delicious marinade and then grilled. Once the chicken has been grilled, just slice it... Read More

Make Ahead Hamburger Patties

Make Ahead Hamburger Patties |

During the summer, I have each of my kids take a night each week to plan the meal and cook it. It’s a great time for them to work on their cooking skills and I love the break. My boys love burgers and often one of them is picking it as their weekly meal. I... Read More

Chicken Apple Pasta Salad

Chicken Apple Pasta Salad |

I recently have been working for my local school  district, so I get summer off just like the kids.  Summer has just been flying by for me. I have been so busy, that I just haven’t had near enough of the time to do what I wanted to do. Pasta salad is another one of... Read More

Zesty Lemon Cookies – Flashback Friday

Zesty Lemon Cookies |

These lemon cookies are a great way to enjoy that tart lemon flavor in cookie form. This is suppose to be a copy cat version of a cookies from Paradise Bakery that has since shut down it’s location in my neck of the woods here in Utah. This cookie gets it’s lemon flavor from both... Read More