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Arroz con Pollo from

Easy Arroz con Pollo

If you are craving a simple comfort food dish, look no further, this Easy Arroz con Pollo is sure to please. And it makes enough for lots of leftovers during the week. As soon as temperatures start to dip down to the “I need a sweater at all times” level, it’s only natural to want … Read More »»

Visit Sunriver Resort for a vacation you will never forget

Oregon Travel: Sunriver Resort

I was recently hosted at Sunriver Resort in my beautiful state of Oregon. If you haven’t been to Sunriver and stayed in this epic setting, it’s time to make your way out to the Pacific Northwest and experience for yourself what everyone is raving about. See you there. The devil may be in the details … Read More »»

Tropical Chocolate Chip Cookies with Coconut Oil from

Tropical Chocolate Chip Cookies with Coconut Oil

Crispy on the outside and soft on the inside, these Tropical Chocolate Chip Cookies with Coconut Oil might have you thinking you’ve been swept away to an island paradise. I’ve had a lot of luck lately baking with coconut oil and these Tropical Chocolate Chip Cookies with coconut oil are no exception. I’ve been subbing … Read More »»

Kicked-Up Chicken-Macaroni Salad from

Kicked-Up Chicken-Macaroni Salad

This Kicked-Up Chicken-Macaroni Salad recipe will impress your family and friends at your next picnic, BBQ or tailgate. This dish pairs well with almost anything and will have your guests begging for more. What is it that makes this Kicked-Up Chicken-Macaroni Salad so perfect? Honestly, I think it’s a few things. The combination of jalapeno … Read More »»

Protein Rich Strawberry Banana Cheesecake Smoothie

Protein Rich Strawberry Banana Cheesecake Smoothie

This rich and delicious Protein Rich Strawberry Banana Cheesecake Smoothie has the perfect sweet and tangy balance just like your favorite piece of cheesecake. Today is the first day of school for my kids. I have a sophomore and a senior this year. Where has the time gone? I’m serious! It’s as if the days have … Read More »»

Favorites From The Past


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 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-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 »»

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