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Banana Blender Pancakes

Banana Blender Pancakes

  Quick and easy, these Banana Blender Pancakes are a cinch to throw together. Protein rich ingredients help create the base of these delicious and hearty pancakes, making breakfast a win-win for everyone in your home. I have to admit I love a protein-rich breakfast, it definitely keeps the hunger at bay in the mid-morning … Read More »»

Spicy Thai Shrimp Pasta

Spicy Thai Shrimp Pasta

  This Spicy Thai Shrimp Pasta is so simple to make you just might serve it twice in one week (I know I have). The sauce comes together easily in the blender and is packed with flavor. Don’t worry about having leftovers, they reheat perfectly. I have one son who would happily dine on shrimp … Read More »»

Sour Cream Bacon Ranch Ring Dip

Sour Cream Bacon Ranch Ring Dip

  If you are looking for that perfectly addictive appetizer, this Sour Cream Bacon Ranch Ring Dip is going to have you enjoying every last bite. Surrounded by frozen, yeast dinner rolls that easily bake to perfection, this is a dip you are going to make again and again. It’s no secret that dip is … Read More »»

Slow Cooker Thai Pulled Pork

Slow Cooker Thai Pulled Pork

Delicious shredded pork with a Thai flavor you will not be able to stop eating. This Slow Cooker Thai Pork has layers of flavor and is perfect served over rice, but would also make great pulled pork sandwiches. Thai food is one of my favorites. There is something about the background peanut flavor with fresh … Read More »»

February Seasonal Eating What's Available plus Recipes

February Seasonal Eating

  The abundance of spring’s seasonal foods may not be in the market yet, but February Seasonal Eating can still be a delicious experience. Winter’s plentiful harvest is enough to ensure a month of delicious, seasonal dishes. So start cooking… If you’re having the winter blues, eating your way through them might help get you … Read More »»

Favorites From The Past


Sticky Asian Chicken Spaghetti

  Does your family prefer spaghetti noodles over all other kinds? I mean, there are so many cute and functional pasta shapes out there, but I find myself serving the same, plain and classic noodles the most. My family doesn’t care about how well some noodles hold the sauce better or have a slipperier mouthfeel … Read More »»


Butternut-Boursin-Bacon Soup

The weather has turned chilly and cold in Oregon. The mornings have been grey and foggy with misting rain. The afternoons are a mix of sun and clouds with an evening chill in the air. You can smell the burning fireplaces heating the homes in the country and the falling leaves are bright orange, yellow … Read More »»


Lemon-Salt Body Scrub

The perfect invigorating body scrub to brush away dead skin. This Lemon-Salt Body Scrub is the perfect addition to brighten your day and skin. It’s time to slough off dry-winter skin with an invigorating homemade body scrub! This is an easy, all-natural and really, really inexpensive way to pamper yourself.  Not to mention this is … Read More »»

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