Inspiration
Easy Recipes to Warm the Soul: Spicy Creamy Chicken Tortilla Soup

Easy Recipes to Warm the Soul: Spicy Creamy Chicken Tortilla Soup

If you are anything like me, you’re not intimidated at all by the fact that spring is just around the corner! In...
Crowd-Pleasing Queso: Cheesy Chicken Enchilada Dip

Crowd-Pleasing Queso: Cheesy Chicken Enchilada Dip

June has to be one of my favorite summer months. The weather starts warming up and the neighborhood comes out of hibernation. This is the time of...
Summer Slow Cooking: Mango Chipotle Carnitas Tacos

Summer Slow Cooking: Mango Chipotle Carnitas Tacos

For those of us who spend time cooking on a regular basis, there are certain kitchen appliances that have taken a crucial role in our weekly menu...
A Tasty Afternoon: Ranch Pimento Cheese Celery Logs

A Tasty Afternoon: Ranch Pimento Cheese Celery Logs

It’s that time of year again…back to school. We know that the start of a new school year can be busy. Between trying to jump start a routine...
Kids in the Kitchen

Kids in the Kitchen

My kids and I have visited farmer’s markets as a weekend family outing since they were babies. We’re lucky to live in Northern California...
Mushroom Ranch Pinwheels

Mushroom Ranch Pinwheels

I've recently partnered with the great folks at Hidden Valley®, and I'm very happy to bring you some tasty ranch-inspired goodies. First up is a...
“No Guilt” Chicken Ranch Naan Pizzas

“No Guilt” Chicken Ranch Naan Pizzas

It’s a new year, and that means new resolutions for healthier living for most of us. After all the decadent holiday treats, it’s a great time to...
Fiesta Ranch Quesadillas!

Fiesta Ranch Quesadillas!

Football food. Party food. Flavor explosions. That's what these Fiesta Ranch Quesadillas are all about. Fun. Food. Flavor. Spicy Ranch...
Chicken-Broccoli Ranch-icotti

Chicken-Broccoli Ranch-icotti

  Given that March is National Noodle Month and the fact that I’ve partnered with Hidden Valley® to bring you some new great...
Ranch Chicken Wings

Ranch Chicken Wings

I love chicken wings. All kinds of chicken wings, really, but I prefer the ones that aren’t all goopy. You know – goopy. The kind that...

Fresh Spin on Salads

Now that daylight savings has come and gone it means, among other things, we can look forward to warmer temperatures and lighter meals. What comes...
Put a Twist on Tonight: Spring Ranch Risotto

Put a Twist on Tonight: Spring Ranch Risotto

As a busy parent, it’s important to save time in the kitchen but also make sure your family is eating a nutritious...