30 Minute Pasta Sauce

Whether you call it spaghetti sauce, pasta sauce, tomato sauce, or marinara, it is a stapl...   Read More

Basil Pesto Chicken and P...

When I’ve got a hungry husband in need of a fast dinner, here’s one of my “go-to”...   Read More

Black Bean Pumpkin Soup

In this busy season when days zoom by and temperatures drop, it’s comforting to have an...   Read More

Creamy Butternut Apple So...

Velvety smooth and vibrant orange, this creamy butternut apple soup is easy to make and h...   Read More

Crispy Seared Duck Breast...

If you are considering what to serve for Valentine’s Day, here is an easy dinner th...   Read More

Easy Lemon Hummus

We spent last weekend visiting family and friends in beautiful Colorado. It was so nice to...   Read More

Fast and Flavorful Chicke...

In the heat of summer, hot soup is the last thing most people think of eating, much less c...   Read More

Five Minute Chocolate Mou...

Here’s a simple recipe I often use for catered parties, large and small.  It’s a grea...   Read More

Greek Yogurt Breakfast Bo...

Here’s a quick bowl I’ve been making recently as an alternative breakfast to m...   Read More

Green Bean Salad with Swe...

I had a friend whose idea of green bean salad meant draining canned green beans and dousin...   Read More

Healthy Homemade Tomato S...

Say Goodbye to Store Bought Soup Do you have canned or boxed soups in your pantry for mea...   Read More

How to Sear Scallops

Big sea scallops, also called diver scallops are a wonderful treat when you can find them....   Read More

How To Steam Salmon

With time-starved schedules and the desire to eat healthy, everyone needs fast recipes the...   Read More

Linguini with Clams | A F...

Steamed Clam on Malibu Beach The first time I remember eating steamed clams was at Gladsto...   Read More

Mint and Melon Kabobs

With a wide variety of melons at the market, you know the end of summer is near. Their jui...   Read More

Pumpkin Pie Smoothie

Rich and smooth with coconut milk, creamy from a little banana, spiced with cinnamon, nut...   Read More

Quick & Crispy Chick...

With leftover roast chicken in the refrigerator, chicken quesadillas became the lunch solu...   Read More

Quick and Creamy Guacamol...

Cool and smooth, this creamy guacamole dip whips up fast in a food processor for a healthy...   Read More

Raspberry Balsamic Seared...

Crisp seared salmon and a ruby red sauce made with frozen raspberries, raspberry balsamic...   Read More

Roast Pork Tenderloin wit...

One cut of meat  I turn to for a fast, tasty and satisfying dinner is pork tenderloin. Po...   Read More

Roasted Garlic Shrimp

It was not until this weekend that I thought to share this recipe with you. One I have use...   Read More

Seared Scallops with Hois...

Seared scallops make for a fast, tasty and healthy dinner. They are sweet, meaty, and tend...   Read More

Seared Scallops with Vege...

Always looking for a way to get more vegetables into our diet and knowing my husband will...   Read More

Spicy 10 Minute Taco Fill...

Spicy, juicy, with choose your choice of ground meat, chicken, turkey, beef or bison. Use...   Read More

Sun Dried Tomato Basil Pe...

Our friend and fellow photographer, Ron Goldman, has been growing organic heirloom tomatoe...   Read More

Thanksgiving Green Beans...

Planning and preparing for a big holiday dinner can stress even the most seasoned of cooks...   Read More