Asparagus and Cheese Tart

Asparagus and Cheese Tart

I’ve got another asparagus recipe for you! I can’t believe I spent so many years not eating asparagus before I realized how good it is – now I’m obsessed! And this asparagus and cheese tart is definitely a fun way to eat it. This...

Strawberry Summer Cake

Strawberry Summer Cake

Strawberry season is officially upon us up here in Michigan. Apparently it is both an early and a short season, which means I need to pack all of my strawberry baking plans into a short period of time. In case you’re wondering, that means...

Top 10 Ways to eat Kale (and other leafy greens)

Leafy Greens

This post is as much for me as it is for you.  Now that the summer vegetable season is almost upon us, I really need to get better at eating more vegetables – especially leafy green vegetables. And since everyone always talks about how...

Asparagus with Lemon, Pine Nuts and Parmesan

Asparagus with Lemon, Pine Nuts, and Parmesan

Allow me to introduce you to my new favorite way to eat asparagus! My sister-in-law made this recipe for our Memorial Day get together and I wasted no time in getting the recipe from her! Mike and I both love asparagus, but we always...

Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Bars

Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Bars

I have been really into the easy bar cookies recently. Between making a few meals for friends in our church, and taking treats to work for coworkers’ birthdays, the quick and easy recipes have been a big help. (Note: if you’re looking for other...

Pasta with Kale and Walnut Pesto

Pasta with Kale and Walnut Pesto

This is one of those recipes that a few years ago, I never would have looked at twice. Since I’ve started getting more into cooking, I’ve also started getting more adventurous. I realize that many of you would not classify this meal as adventurous, but a pesto...

Our Trip to Spain

Spain - Nerja

I hope all of you had a wonderful Memorial Day weekend! We spend the weekend with family and had a very relaxing time. Thanks to our recent vacation to Spain, and our trip this past weekend, I’ve found myself a little behind on blog...

Memorial Day Recipe Ideas

Memorial Day Recipe Ideas

Desserts Strawberry Pretzel Dessert Red Velvet Brownies Marble Blondies Lemon Cream Pie Chewy Peanut Butter Brownies Black Bottom Banana Cream Pie Cosmic Brownies Chocolate Topped Peanut Butter Pie Patriotic Brownie Skewers Lemon Mousse Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Bars Chewy Brownies Mini Colorful Chocolate Cupcakes Chocolate...

Blueberry Vanilla Ice Cream

Blueberry Vanilla Ice Cream

I’m pretty sure that now that it’s May, it is officially ice cream season!  Even if it’s not, I couldn’t wait any longer to try this blueberry vanilla ice cream.  Ever since the weather started warming up, I’ve been wanting to go out for...

Mango Lemonade

Mango Lemonade

I mentioned this mango lemonade a few weeks ago when I made mango ice cream. Whole Foods had sent me a huge box of mangoes and I was experimenting with fun new recipes (mangoes taste great in smoothies, by the way!). I have made...