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When my boy Mark served an LDS mission…

Hello there, dear readers. No new recipe today, rather a post of another kind for you all. Many of you are aware that my oldest son Mark left last February to serve an LDS mission in Nashville, Tennessee. This is a picture of my family dropping him off at the Provo MTC. That was a day […]

Spiced Zucchini Sheet Cake

Well, it’s that time of year again when garden zucchini is in great abundance. At least, I’m sure it is for some of you! My vegetable garden has been exceedingly lack luster the past few years and has produced a grand total of zero zucchini. I’m ashamed to even type those words, but it is the […]

Cajun Chicken Pasta

Happy Monday, friends! I have a great, new pasta recipe for you this morning. This yummy Cajun Chicken Pasta is creamy, has a slightly spicy kick to it and is studded with tender chunks of chicken, sauteed peppers and onions. My family loved it. I thought they might be a little bit turned off by […]

Summertime Menu Plan; Aug 20-27, Week #12

Hey there, gang. Hope your weekend is going well and you are getting a little bit of R and R! This will be the last installment of the Summertime Weekly Menu Plans. Starting next Saturday I will return to posting a Weekly Menu Plan that includes 6 meals rather 5, and will add just one […]

Frozen Coconut Limeade

If there is a flavor combination that I love almost more than any other, it’s the magnificent duo of Coconut and Lime. (See this heavenly Coconut Lime Sheet Cake and Coconut Lime Zucchini Bread). The flavors are so bright and refreshing. Yum! I was cleaning out my pantry a few weeks ago and noticed a can […]

Pastrami Burgers with Killer Burger Sauce

Just look at that burger, my friends. She is no ordinary concoction, I can promise you that…:) This beauty is loaded down with pastrami and grilled onions so flavorful, they just might knock your socks off. Seriously. Right off, my onion loving friends. (If you don’t care for onions, please avert your eyes and your taste […]

Summertime Menu Plan: Week #11, August 13-20

Happy Weekend, friends! I have a great lineup of recipes for you this week, many of which make great use of the wonderful produce available this time of year (any fresh peach lovers out there?). Cinnamon Vanilla Crepes with Fresh Peaches and Cream have been calling my name lately. 🙂 There’s also a great recipe for […]

Chocolate Frosted Zucchini Cookies

If you follow me on Instagram, you may have noticed I posted a teaser “story” there yesterday while I was making these amazing Chocolate Frosted Zucchini Cookies. As a side note, kind of cool that instagram has a new story feature, right? If I’ve learned one thing about social media, it’s that it is always changing, changing, […]

Banana Muffins with Cream Cheese Frosting

Do you regularly find yourself with a plethora of brown spotted bananas? I know I do! I’m always looking for ways to use them up, see this recipe here, here and here. However, sometimes I like to try a little something new. A made a batch of these Banana Muffins with Cream Cheese Frosting a […]

Summertime Menu Plan Week #10: August 6-13

Summertime is drawing to a close, friends. I can hardly believe it. I hope you’ve had a good one. 🙂 I’ve got a great lineup of food for you this week, including 3 recipes that use zucchini (for all of you gardeners out who are finding yourself with an abundance of the great green veggie!). […]