Pear and Blue Cheese Salad with Maple Spiced Pepitas

two plates of pear and blue cheese salad

Enjoy a simple but elegant starter with this Pear and Blue Cheese Salad with Maple Spiced Toppings. All of it is make ahead so you can enjoy your dinner to the fullest! Ever been to a restaurant that served an out of this world salad? Maybe it had tangy knobs of blue cheese scattered across […]

Easy Tomato Salad on Toast

Enjoy the flavors of summer with this juicy Tomato Salad on Toast. It’s the perfect appetizer for summer get-togethers, making use of the produce of the season. Tomatoes are probably one of my favorite fruits. And yes, they ARE fruits. What’s a sandwich or a burger without a slice or two of tomato? What’s pizza […]

Enjoy this Seasoned Corn Off the Cob All Year Long

bowl of seasoned corn off the cob

Liven up a simple supper with this easy, Seasoned Corn Off the Cob. It comes together in minutes and makes for an ideal side dish without the fuss. Bright yellow and white cobs of corn, slathered with butter and sprinkled with salt are one of the joys of summer. Sure, you might get a mess […]

The Best Strawberry Recipes to Make Your Summer Special

spinach salad with chicken, strawberries, and other fruit

Make your summer extra special with these best strawberry recipes. They run the gamut from fresh to frozen to baked goods, from breakfast to lunch to dessert, from savory to sweet.  So there you are. Minding your own business in the produce section when you’re overcome by the sweet aroma of fresh strawberries. The scent […]

Mother’s Day Recipes to Make Your Mama Happy

cupcakes spelling out We Love Mom

Serve Mom her choice of the classic soup, salad, and sandwich combo. These easy Mother’s Day Recipes will make your mama happy and be easy on your budget. Mother’s Day lunch. Does it bring up visions of being crammed in a cafe foyer with hoards of other people, your legs sticking to the cheap vinyl […]

St. Patrick’s Day Recipes & Tips for Saving Money

March 17 is a great day for feasting. If you need a little help meal planning, consider one of these tasty St. Patrick’s Day Recipes.  I’ll confess. I’ve not YET been to Ireland, but it’s on my list! And I’m happy to eat Irish food. So far as I can tell from my research, it’s […]

Homemade Medicine Ball Tea Recipe

Feeling under the weather? Brew a cup of this deliciously soothing Medicine Ball Tea Recipe. It’s cheaper than the coffee shop and so much better for you. Sore throat? Cough? Sniffles? The cold and flu season can really wreak havoc on your body. And really mess with your appetite. A cup of coffee no longer […]

25 Great Game Day Appetizers

zucchini fritters on tasting plates

Football is foodball in my book. Game day appetizers are so yummy, I could eat them all the time, even if I didn’t even like the game! Try these apps for your next game day. I confess. I’m not really a football fan. But my husband is. Me, I’m just here for the food. Football, or […]