Holidays, Cinco de Derby, Run for the Tacos & Pina Colada Salad

  The fun holidays have really been jumbled up this year       And this Saturday is not only Cinco de Mayo  💃         It’s also the Kentucky Derby, the famous horse race, also called The Run for the Roses  🏇 🏇       🏇 This is my sweet niece and her cute … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Spring Sheet Pan Zoodles & Pasta

  When I’m in the “city” my son & I tag team dinners, consult on the menu and I try to do the shopping to help out HHjr is a single Dad, and he takes care of our city house so HH & I can hang out at the beach as much as we want … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Fresh Strawberry Dressing

  This is touted as the best strawberry dressing ever         And it couldn’t be easier         4 ingredients         A quick puree         Voilà! Fresh Strawberry Dressing!         This recipe is from Cooktoria, and Tania swears that it is … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Rainbow Salad

  Lighten up your menu with this healthy salad         It’s almost as good as finding a pot of gold!         It’s full of a rainbow of ingredients         You can serve it buffet style and let everyone choose the ingredients they want       … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Nutty Broccoli & Fruit Salad

I chose broccoli as the flavor of the month for January, in an effort to eat healthier and You’ve got to try this salad!       I got the recipe from Julia’s Album and the only change I made was adding almonds         It really doesn’t need them, as the salad … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Christmas Coleslaw

  This red and green salad goes together in minutes, and is a refreshing change from heavy holiday food     It’s crispy crunchy and full of holiday flavors       Romaine is cut into ribbons and combined with prepared coleslaw mix         Top with dried cranberries, pistachios, sliced almonds and … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Broccoli Salad with Nuts, Seeds, Berries & Sweet Sesame Dressing

  I decided I’d better make some comfort food salads instead of binge watching the news with Chocolate Chip Walnut Shortbread     This salad, dressing and all, only takes about 10 minutes to prepare     Don’t be alarmed by the number of dressing ingredients     You probably have everything in your pantry … Continue reading

Party Panache, Coconut Pineapple Faux Créme Brûlèe

I am really excited to share this today     I can’t wait to find out what you think!     This oh so tempting creamy dessert     with a caramelized burnt sugar topping     Garnished with fresh pineapple and coconut flakes     Is actually…     Wait for it…     … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Peanut Butter Power Balls

Are you a dedicated breakfast eater? I tend to grab and go, maybe a yogurt, or a spoonful of peanut butter or almond butter, and I am fairly addicted to these peanut butter bites from Skippy     They are great for grabbing for a quick breakfast or snack on the run       … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Asian Salad Stack with Sesame Peanut Dressing

  This could be our new favorite salad     It’s loaded with fresh crunchy vegetables     The peanut dressing is the perfect combo of salty, sweet and tangy, You can control the amount of heat by adjusting the amount of sriracha you use I didn’t even use sriracha because I am a heat … Continue reading

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