Strawberry Sangria

Despite a never ending list of recipes that I want to try, I will often wait for a time when I can first try the recipe with others. Dinner parties and family gatherings are...

Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream

  I hope that everyone enjoyed the long holiday weekend. I sure did. I spent a lot of time both in the kitchen making delicious treats and outside enjoying the beautiful weather. I had...

Blueberry Buttermilk Pancakes

By now, it should be pretty clear that I love berries. Blueberries, strawberries, blackberries, and raspberries. I love them all and take full advantage of the abundance of berries during the picking season. In...

Strawberry Scones

I didn’t really care too much for scones up until a few years ago when I tried this recipe. I find that scones are often dry and bland. Over the past few years, I’ve...

Mexican Black Beans

  Good side dishes can really make a meal. They add unique flavors and enhance a main dish. Today, I’m sharing this Mexican black bean recipe because it is one of my favorite side...

S’mores Bars

S’mores remind me of long summer nights. They remind me of camping. And they remind me of time spent outdoors. All of these things I am looking forward to now that summer is approaching....

Baked Oatmeal with Fruit

I eat a lot of oatmeal. In fact, during the week I frequently eat oatmeal for lunch because  it’s quick, easy and can be modified by adding some fruit, peanut butter or maple syrup....

Avocado Tartines

When avocados are in season, I eat them almost everyday. I slice them up and add them to a salad, or make fresh guacamole. I don’t think I will ever get tired of eating...