Most Recent Posts

Bakery Style Strawberry Yogurt Crumb Muffins

Bakery Style Strawberry Yogurt Crumb Muffins

If you enjoy BIG and fluffy bakery style muffins, than you’re going to LOVE these delicious Bakery Style Strawberry Yogurt Crumb Muffins. They are the perfect way to get your morning started right. The crumb topping adds the perfect sweetness. Starting with the beginning of spring and throughout summer, I always overbuy strawberries. I purchase … Read More »»

Cucumber Edamame Salad with Ginger-Soy Vinaigrette

Cucumber Edamame Salad with Ginger-Soy Vinaigrette

This perfectly delicious Cucumber Edamame Salad with Ginger-Soy Vinaigrette is my latest obsession. The vinaigrette is perfectly balanced over these spiralized cucumber noodles and protein rich edamame. It’s the perfect side dish.      I currently have two obsessions going on with this salad. First, I have always loved edamame. I could sit and eat them … Read More »»

Chocolate Avocado Green Smoothie

Chocolate Avocado Green Smoothie

  This deliciously rich and satisfying Chocolate Avocado Green Smoothie is packed with heart-healthy ingredients and makes you think you are having dessert instead of breakfast. The kids will insist you made them a milkshake and will ask for this again and again. I know there are still some of you out there who doubt … Read More »»

Mandarin Orange Sheet Cake with Whipped Cream Frosting

Mandarin Orange Sheet Cake with Whipped Cream Frosting

This Mandarin Orange Sheet Cake with Whipped Cream Frosting has the most delicious and satisfying texture you’ll ever want to experience in a cake. It’s light and airy and quite possibly will be the only cake you’ll make again and again. Ahhhh…sheet cake…why is it always just what I need to eat? If I’m being … Read More »»

Key Lime Caipiranhas

Key Lime Caipirinhas

Put down your margarita and give these Key Lime Caipirinhas a chance. After much tweaking, Brazil’s national cocktail never tasted so good. There’s nothing worse than a drink on a menu you have no idea how to pronounce. These Key Lime Caipirinhas might not be easy to say ((kai-purr-REEN-yah), but they are not a problem to … Read More »»

Favorites From The Past

Noble-Pig-Sticky-Asian-Chicken-Spaghetti1

Sticky Asian Chicken Spaghetti

  Does your family prefer spaghetti noodles over all other kinds? I mean, there are so many cute and functional pasta shapes out there, but I find myself serving the same, plain and classic noodles the most. My family doesn’t care about how well some noodles hold the sauce better or have a slipperier mouthfeel … Read More »»

Low Country Shrimp Boil from NoblePig.com. So easy to feed a crowd with this recipe.

Low Country Shrimp Boil + VIDEO

This Low Country Shrimp Boil is a great way to feed a crowd in a casual way. So easy to make on the stove and serve on newspaper for a fun get-together. It’s an awesome year-round dish. See this recipe MADE ON VIDEO HERE.   Have you ever experienced a seafood boil? Since I live … Read More »»

Butternut-Bacon-Boursin-Soup-trio

Butternut-Boursin-Bacon Soup

The weather has turned chilly and cold in Oregon. The mornings have been grey and foggy with misting rain. The afternoons are a mix of sun and clouds with an evening chill in the air. You can smell the burning fireplaces heating the homes in the country and the falling leaves are bright orange, yellow … Read More »»

Travel, Life & Fun