Black Rice Side Dish with Corn and Tomatoes

Black rice with corn kernels, dice grape tomatoes and fresh cilantro served as a side dish in a white bowl

Black rice with corn, tomatoes and cilantro is a delicious side dish.  This side dish recipe is great for entertaining or any time of the week.  It’s an easy recipe that’s full of flavor and healthy ingredients. Black Rice Side Dish with Corn and Tomatoes This black rice side dish is a new family favorite.  It’s bursting with flavor because … Read More

Crustless Sandwich Pockets in the Lunchbox

Crustless, circular sandwich pockets made with a round cookie cutter, stuffed and closed by using a fork to pinch the edges. The sandwiches are filled with a combo of peanut butter and fresh fruit or veggie cream cheese, ranch dressing and fresh veggies.

Crustless sandwich pockets are delicious for lunchbox packing or snacking.  They are an easy recipe to make with the kids.  They are filled with fresh fruits and veggies. Crustless Sandwich Pockets in the Lunchbox What’s on your lunchbox packing plans this year?  I have three kids and I’d like to tell you that by the third the lunchbox became an … Read More

Blackberry Green Tea Recipe

A muddled blackberry green tea served in a decorative glass mason jar served on a white tray with a blue linen napkin next to a yellow colander with fresh blackberries

Blackberry Green Tea is a refreshingly light drink.  It’s perfect warm or cold.  It’s great for entertaining or an everyday sip. Blackberry Green Tea Recipe I love green tea.  In fact, I have a hot cup of green tea every morning and when the weather is cool, every night.  So, I guess it’s only natural that as a foodie I … Read More

Apple Cinnamon Pancakes turned Pancake Sandwich

Two cinnamon apple pancake made with fresh diced apple in the batter, cooked and turned into a sandwich filled with peanut butter, honey and fresh slices of apples.

Apple cinnamon pancakes are delicious and have arrived just in time for apple picking season.  They can be made ahead and kept in the freezer.  Apple Cinnamon Pancakes can be turned into a sandwich for breakfast or lunchbox packing. Apple Cinnamon Pancakes turned Pancake Sandwich Need new breakfast ideas?  Have a picky eater that doesn’t like traditional sandwiches? This recipe … Read More

Peanut Butter and Jelly Smoothie Bowl

Fresh frozen strawberries blended with Greek vanilla yogurt to create a smoothie bowl base topped with chia seeds, coconut flakes, ground flax seed, organic granola, fresh sliced strawberries and peanut butter.

This peanut butter and jelly smoothie bowl is perfect for an easy breakfast or delicious snack.  It’s packed with flavorful goodness and fresh fruit. Peanut Butter and Jelly Smoothie Bowl I am pulling out all of my supplies from the pantry, fridge and freezer to make my Peanut Butter & Jelly Smoothie bowl Recipe.  I LOVE THESE.  They are so … Read More

Grab a Little Sunshine with the Sun’s Up Citrus Smoothie

Two creamy fruit smoothies in glass jars arranged on a tray with colorful straws.

The Sun’s Up Citrus Smoothie is an easy recipe that’s delicious and packed with sunny goodness.  This is a quick blender recipe that includes both fresh fruit and vegetables.  It’s delicious for breakfast or for an after school snack. Grab a Little Sunshine with the Sun’s Up Citrus Smoothie We are re-focusing on the quick and easy for back to … Read More

Marinated Chicken Recipe for the Grill

Marinated Grilled Chicken Thighs served with tricolored rotini pasta salad and sweet corn.

This Marinated Chicken Recipe is absolutely amazing.  It’s easy, marinates quickly and is delicious.  This chicken combo is perfect on the grill for every night dining or summer entertaining and for picnic packing. Marinated Chicken Recipe for the Grill Whether you are picnicking trackside or in the backyard, this marinated chicken recipe is certain to be a hit with friends … Read More

Teriyaki Chicken Marinade Recipe

Teriyaki marinated grilled chicken breast served in a sandwich wrap with fresh tomatoes and romaine lettuce with a side of sugar snap peas.

This teriyaki chicken marinade recipes is easy, but scrumptious.  It’s versatile and can be served in a sandwich, on a salad or as a stand alone protein.  It’s perfect for summer entertaining or any everyday dinner. Teriyaki Chicken Marinade Recipe Looking for dinner made easy? I know I am! I actually try to use my grocery shopping day as my … Read More

Easy Watermelon Cooler Drink Recipe

Frozen watermelon Cooler Drink made with fresh ingredients served in mason jars with green and white striped paper straws.

The Watermelon Cooler is an easy and refreshing drink recipe.  It’s perfect for summer entertaining or to simply refresh and refuel on a hot summer day. Easy Watermelon Cooler Drink Recipe Watermelon is a scrumptiously delicious fruit that’s amazingly sweet and refreshing all on it’s own.  I like to keep my watermelon recipes simple, because a little mix of flavor … Read More

Grilled Veggie Pizza

Grilled vegetable pizza made with fresh shredded mozzarella and fresco cheese, left over sweet corn, poblano peppers, grape tomatoes, red onions on top of pizza with balsamic glaze.

Have leftover sweet corn?  Turn it into a grilled veggie pizza that’s easy to make and delicious to eat. Grilled Veggie Pizza Sweet corn is a summer staple in our household!  We love the leftovers just as much as we like it cooked fresh.  Sometimes we eat it cold straight out of the fridge, other times we shave off the … Read More