Clean and Healthy Tilapia

Eating clean and healthy does not mean boring. This recipe really kicks it up a notch, both inflavor and with your metabolism. Cayenne, ginger,and mustard are ingredients that help you burn fat. Plus you get the health benefits of tilapia. Another nice thing is that it only takes 5 minutes to prep. Easy, easy!  I combine the […]

Herb Crusted Italian Lamb Chops

These lamb chops are brushed with dijon mustard and coated with a garlic-herb crumb crust.   This recipe gives these chops a delicious  rack of lamb flavor. They are oven-roasted for under 20  minutes.  You can prep everything ahead of time and  refrigerate the chops until ready to roast.  Let them sit first at room […]

Spicy Chicken and Beans

This is such a flavorful dinner and I love that it can be prepared ahead  of time. I can just pop in the oven  whenever we want dinner. No last minute dinner fussing.  This chicken dinner actually benefits  from time in the fridge coated  with the spicy mixture. This will give the  chicken time to […]

Applesauce Bread

Words like apple, cinnamon, and oatmeal  sound like the beginning of fall baking to me.  This easy quick bread is just what I’m in the  mood for today. A great September bread.  Thise bread is not to too sweet and  makes a nice snack or fast breakfast on the go.   I use baking spray to […]

Ritzy Meatloaf

I must admit that I do love meatloaf.There’s almost nothing as homeyas the smell of meatloaf in the oven.I have several recipes that I like to rotatethat use different fillers like: breadcrumbs, bread, saltine crackers, oatmeal, and they are all good. This one uses Ritz crackers. Using the Ritz in place of the usual  is what makes […]

Perfectly Grilled Pork Tenderloin

This  simple marinade and a few grilling tips are all you need for a perfectly grilled moist and tender pork tenderloin everytime.   Tenderloins come 2 in a package.One will serve about 3 people.  This is the simplest marinade. I mix it all ina Ziplock bag and add the tenderloins.  When the grill is preheated it will […]

Coq au Vin Blanc

This is a wonderful Sunday family dinner that transitions your summer meals into fall. It’s incredibly flavorful and will make your  entire house smell like a big ‘welcome home‘. It’s nice to make on the weekend when you can  take your time and enjoy the process.  I’ll make this  meal over and over again, especially […]

The Best Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins

Banana and chocolate are flavors that are just meant for each other. When bananas get over ripe they are perfect  for my favorite Banana Bread or these moist  and delicious banana chocolate chip muffins.  If I’m not going to use them right away  I throw overripe bananas in the freezer. (no bag, un-peeled) to use anytime.   These yummy muffins mix-up in minutes  […]