• Light Blue Cheese Dressing
  • Shrimp Ceviche
  • Chicken Lo Mein
  • Cajun chicken pasta
  • Turtle Ice Cream Pie
teriyaki beef

Teriyaki beef skewers

Teriyaki sauce is one of my top 10 favorite sauces.  I use my teriyaki sauce in stir-frys, as marinade for meats, and dipping sauce for meats.  Add my teriyaki sauce to any  meat on a skewer and it’s pure deliciousness!  Today, I decided to use flank steak, but chicken or shrimp would be great on skewers… 

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Turtle Ice Cream Pie

Turtle Ice Cream Pie

Happy Father’s Day to all of the dad’s and especially to my father and my husband!  My husband’s favorite item for dessert is anything with caramel, so in past year’s, I’ve purchased a Turtle Ice Cream Pie for special occasions for him.  This year, we are watching calories and trying not to eat out as… 

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COCOZIA

Cocozia coconut water review

I was approached by Epicurex about doing a product review of Cocozia coconut water review.  This was my first product review and I was so thrilled about trying it.  They were generous enough to give me a gift card to Amazon to purchase a 12 pack of Cocozia coconut water. First, I researched about Cocozia… 

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Chicken Lo Mein

Chicken Lo Mein

I get cravings for Chinese food at least once a week, so I’ve been trying to recreate some of our favorite take out dishes at home. My boys favorite Chinese take out dish is Chicken Lo Mein, so that’s what’s on the menu this week. Here are the ingredients: Start by chopping your vegetables, ginger,… 

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shrimp caprese pasta

Shrimp Caprese Pasta

I love spring time, with it’s warmer weather and blooming flowers, but my favorite thing is being able to start our herb and vegetable gardens. It’s just warmed up enough around the Great Lakes to start planting and this weekend we planted tomatoes, green peppers, basil, chives, and cilantro. Looking forward to the vegetables and… 

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shrimp ceviche

Shrimp Ceviche

A few years ago my husband went on a business trip and kept raving about a shrimp ceviche appetizer he had at a restaurant. I took a mental note of this, and surprised him on his birthday with my version of shrimp ceviche. He LOVED it! Here’s the ingredients for shrimp ceviche: Start out by… 

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Chocolate Chip Bundt Cake

Chocolate Chip Bundt Cake

I’ve never been a fan of cake.  Growing up, I would request chocolate pudding instead of cake for my birthday.  It got to be difficult putting the candles in the pudding as I got older, but my mom somehow managed.  I guess my non-cake love has carried over to my kids because they, too, would rather… 

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cinco de mayo recipes

Cinco de Mayo Recipes

It’s almost Cinco de Mayo, yay! What I love most about Cinco de Mayo…food, food, and more food!!! To get you in the mood, I thought I would tempt you with 5 of my recipes that would be perfect for Cinco de Mayo: 1) Sassy Salsa 2) Guacamole 3) Mexican Chicken Tacos 4) Chicken Enchiladas 5)… 

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margarita

Margarita

The problem with a lot of margaritas, is they are either too sweet or too tart.  This margarita recipe is the perfect blend of sweet and tart! Here’s the ingredients: I normally use the light colored agave nectar, but my local grocery store has been out of it recently, so I used the amber agave… 

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guacamole

Guacamole

There are so many different ways to make guacamole, but I had yet to find the ONE guacamole recipe that everyone in my family could enjoy. My youngest son loves all types of guacamole, but my older two just didn’t seem to like the texture and flavor. So, I decided to experiment. My oldest son… 

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