4 Fresh and Fabulous Burgers!

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  Burger central!  My most popular burgers all in one place....one click burger town!  You can add your favorite buns and condiments to get your summer started!   Chicken Avocado Burgers - Ground chicken with chunks of fresh and creamy avocado mixed right in! Tropical Burgers - Chopped mango, peppers and seasoning. Salmon Burgers - Chopped salmon that you prepare yourself mixed with simple ingredients to let the salmon shine … [continue]

Easy Grilled Mahi with Avocado and Corn Salsa

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  Grilling outdoors – a whole new concept for this girl.  I am scared of our big bad BBQ and never touch it. (I have a fear of plumbing too but that’s a whole nother story). I have decided to face my fear head on and to date have grilled our dinner three, yes, three days […]


Skinny Strawberry Frozen Yogurt Treats

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  Summmmeeerrrr Tiiiimmmeee!  Which means ice cream, calories, guilt, more ice cream, more guilt….it’s a vicious cycle!  But I am hear to help…thats what I do.  I’m a helping food blogger.  You are welcome. These little babies clock in at only 100 yummy calories a piece. I’ll take two please!  Fresh strawberries, vanilla yogurt and whipped […]


Greek Chicken Burgers

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  You now have a choice of four bunless wonder burgers! Chicken Avocado Burgers, Salmon Burgers     Tropical Chicken Burgers   and my new Greek Chicken Burgers.  All of them have a ton of flavor and are healthy, fresh and fast! I added feta, oregano, spinach, fresh lemon and roasted red peppers for a Greek spin.  Okay maybe roasted red […]


Pressed Italian Sandwiches

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  It’s picnic time in the city!  Seattle is hot, hot, hot right now, which basically equates to anything over 65.  But I looooovvveee my town!  There are parks everywhere, water everywhere, sammies everywhere! I made these for our picnic last week along with Salted Caramel Rice Krispie Treats and talk about going in style. […]


Salted Caramel Chocolate Rice Krispie Treats

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  Don’t share these with the kiddos, hide them away and eat them secretly in the pantry, garage or wherever you do your secret eating.   Rice Krispie treats are one of the finer things in life. I just forgot for awhile….   Caramel sauce is added right to the melted marshmallow mixture and the Rice Krispies […]


Easy Mexican Chicken Bake

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  You could say that this is similar to my Southwest Chicken Bake…and you would be right!  This is just a kicked up version with a bit more flavor but the concept is still the same.  Mix some stuff together plop your chicken on top.  Bake and done! You can’t believe the flavors in this thing. […]


Homemade BBQ Sauce

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  Have you ever read the ingredients on the back of your favorite store bought BBQ sauce?  I love Sweet Baby Rays and on the  top of the list is high fructose corn syrup.    Darn, darn, and double darn!  That would explain why I am so happy when I dip my spoon in it…all […]


Crunchy Thai Chicken Salad with Peanut Dressing

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  Things I love about this salad:  It’s crunchy, healthy and has peanut butter on it!  Its a great vessel for rotisserie chicken as well.  You can use all kinds of veggies in it, really whatever you have hanging around.  This salad is all about the dressing.  You might consider doubling the batch it is so […]


Pineapple Marmalade

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  If you are looking for a way to kick up your simply prepared chicken and fish, this Pineapple Marmalade is the ticket!  And with only two ingredients…yup only two, you can whip up a batch of this stuff super quick! I originally posted this as Sugar Seared Salmon with Pineapple Marmalade  back in 2011. I was a spry […]


Honey Glazed Salmon Sheet Pan Dinner

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  Another installment of handy dandy sheet pan dinners.  This one might be the best one yet!  You can see more of my Sheet Pan Dinner creations on my Pinterest Board here. I have been using this method for years.  I just didn’t know it was a ‘method’.  You throw stuff on a sheet pan and bake it. […]


Peanut Butter & Jelly Cookies

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  There are many things I love about my soon to be son-in-law.  He is kind, gentle and loves my daughter…that’s a pretty good start.    But you know what really gets me?  His Grandma’s jam! She makes Mason jars full of homemade jam and shares generously.   Peach, strawberry, mixed berry, raspberry and the list goes […]