Grilled Lime Shrimp with Zesty Dipping Sauce

Remember that yummy roasted cauliflower post?  I figured you did, well the zesty dipping sauce worked double time for that meal also making a tasty accompaniment to grilled lime shrimp.  Now that we have our outdoor kitchen, grilling has never been so much fun.  Grilling shrimp is so quick and easy that even Baker doesn’t […]




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Roasted Cauliflower with Zesty Dipping Sauce

Don’t you love a healthy recipe that is bursting with flavor?!  Let me just tell you something!  This chili roasted cauliflower is like finding a good bag of chips that you just can’t stop eating, with one MAJOR exception…..it is healthy, packed with nutrients and I even got BOTH of my children to eat it! […]




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Cod with Leeks & Tomatoes

Sometimes you just need to reference a good cookbook.  It’s so easy to search the internet for recipes that I forget about the library of cookbooks that I have collected over the years.  These books are full of amazing recipes and beautiful pictures, which is what initially inspired me to take photos of my own food and […]




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Simple Roasted Butternut Squash

It’s only fair that being such the busy and active person that I am, that I get a child who is the exact replica of me just in baby form.  Unless that little one is “contained” in some sort of activity center or I have a handler on board to hold him, he is all […]




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Strawberry Sorbet

Alright it’s Saturday and I think that means CSA pickup day!! You may be getting the last of the strawberry harvest and if you really want to please your family and certainly your own palate, then you will definitely want to make this super easy and delicious Strawberry Sorbet. I don’t have an ice cream […]




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Pacific Cod with Mustard Caper Sauce

Last week before we left town for our Disney “bay-cation”, which we are wrapping up today after a very exciting 4 days here, I tried to get as little as possible at the store.  That meant that dinners had to get creative with stuff that we already had in the fridge, in the freezer and […]




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Quick Roasted Vegetables

The month of February and March was like the Entertaining Marathon at my house with one shindig after the other.  I recently shared the full menu recipe by recipe for the Mary Lillie Memory Club Luncheon and then after that it was a little party reprise with a pretty bridal shower for a sweet co-worker […]




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Sweet Potato Bruschetta

Sweet? Sweets?  What are sweets?  I want sweets. I have 37 Lenten days to go before I can have sweets……..but this “sweet” post ain’t about no real sweets except that it is “Sweeeet”! I recently hosted 4 very special ladies for lunch and put together this super quick Sweet Potato Bruschetta as a little Amuse […]




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