pizza omelette


Here’s an awesome recipe to try when you’re craving pizza for breakfast! It’s also a fun recipe for my Paleo friends to try; Just crumble a little yogurt cheese on it after it’s plated and skip the mozzarella. for one pizza omelette: 2 large eggs + 1 Tablespoon chopped onion + 1 Tablespoon water, beaten…

mayonnaise banana bread


There are a lot of banana bread recipes out there claiming to be THE best banana bread. I’ve made a lot of quick breads and banana breads and I’m not kidding when I say this is the easiest and best I’ve ever eaten. The “secret” ingredient is mayonnaise! I know it sounds kind of weird,…

manhattan clam chowder


This turned out to be the perfect, hearty yet healthy soup for our recent soup supper. I made a loaf of fresh tomato bread to go with it and it was amazing. The addition of bacon in this recipe adds a smoky depth to this dish, and the lemons make it exceptionally bright without being…

tomato bread


This has been such a fun winter for delving into my vintage cookbook collection and actually making some of the recipes I’ve found within their covers. I’ve been known to fastidiously comb each page of a vintage cookbook, write down the recipe titles followed by a short description of the dish and the page number,…

blueberry apple skillet cobbler


What a busy week in the kitchen! I’ve been creating all sorts of new dishes to share, writing down my recipes and taking photos. I’m so excited to post them here in this space. I hope you love them all as much as we do. This dessert was SO good. Jeff had been asking for…

denver sandwich


I was craving one of these classic Denver sandwiches something fierce a few days ago, so I decided to whip one up for my breakfast and share it here. So easy and delicious. No frills. Traditionally served on white toast, I’m an Ezekiel bread girl now, so I did make that change. You can make…

caramel banana mocha overnight oats jar


Because of the amazing response I received after posting the recipe for my original overnight oats jar, I decided to share some other favorite overnight oat jar creations with you. This one is chocolatey, and so delicious you can enjoy it as a healthy dessert or maybe make it for your kiddo’s as an after…

chicken mulligatawny bowl


Oh myyyyyy, what a fabulous, relaxing, romantic Valentine’s weekend. Roses and chocolate and pink champagne, oh my! My husband and I went to see 50 Shades of Grey, and then to a favorite wine bar, and on the way home we picked up a pepperoni pizza and a Mediterranean De-Lite pizza (my favorite) at Papa…

gracie’s ultimate fudge brownies


Grace made some of the best brownies I’ve ever had. They’re perfectly fudgy without being too wet or gooey like other fudge brownies I’ve encountered. Enjoy with a tall glass of milk or a scoop of ice cream. Yummy! ~ preheat oven to 350 degrees F. ~ 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips (Grace used “Enjoy…

love goddess strawberry spinach salad + chocolate vinaigrette


Are you ready for another Valentine treat? This one is especially delicious as well as colorful and healthy. It’s makes a wonderful beginning to a candle lit dinner and sets the stage for romance. The vinaigrette is slightly spicy and surprisingly the perfect accompaniment to the other flavors and textures in this simple, elegant salad.…