Balsamic Dijon Pork Loin with Sweet Potatoes, Onions, and Carrots

Balsamic Pork Loin#

A simple recipe for Balsamic Dijon Pork Loin with sweet potatoes, onions, and carrots that cooks all in one pan.  A great option for a healthy gluten free, dairy free, and paleo meal.   For the last few weeks we’ve been living through the chaos of a move, which is why the blog has been […]

Moroccan Meatball Recipe

morrocan meatballs

Moroccan Meatball Recipe Each January I face the same dilemma.  I want to lighten up our meals and eat healthier, but it’s still the middle of winter, which makes me crave plates piled high with warm, hearty meals.  This Moroccan Meatball recipesolved my dilemma perfectly.  And since one of my goals for the new year […]

Roast Beef Sliders

Roast Beef Sliders

Next week we are heading to Western New York, where my husband grew up.  If you’re familiar with Western New York then you must know about the Beef on Weck.  It’s a sandwich of roast beef and horseradish on a kimmelweck bun.  A kimmelweck bun is covered with carraway seeds and lots and lots of […]

Chicken Sloppy Joes from the crock pot

chicken sloppy joes

Chicken Sloppy Joes | Crock Pot Chicken Recipe These Chicken Sloppy Joes are definitely not the most elegant meal I’ve ever made, but it may just be the easiest, and was an instant hit with the entire family.  There are times when those qualities are more important than trying to impress someone with a fancy […]

Maple Glazed Pork Roast with Root Vegetables

maple roasted pork with root vegetables

Maple Glazed Pork Roast with Root Vegetables As I’m writing this I’m beginning to realize that my version of fall cooking involves lots of roasting.  The flavors of roasted vegetables and roasted meats can’t be beat.  The hands-off cooking method enhances the natural flavors of each and every morsel.  And it makes it so simple […]

Apple Cider Braised Beef

apple cider beef

Apple Cider Braised Beef We are going to be out of town the weekend of Thanksgiving, so this weekend was spent hauling out the Christmas decorations and decorating the tree.  It’s still one of my favorite activities of the entire year, but it takes on a whole new dimension when you’re managing a five year […]

Fresh Chorizo and Potato Tacos

chorizo and potato tacos

I’m in love with these chorizo and potato tacos.  There are many reasons for the infatuation, the first being the fact that I loved the taste of the tacos, of course.  The flavor is offbeat enough from regular ground beef tacos to make things really interesting.  I couldn’t eat them fast enough.  John and I […]

Citrus Marinaded Beef Kabobs

Fall may be around the corner, but this weekend was perfectly warm and sunny at my house.  I love these in-between season days so I try to soak them up.  In the winter I don’t mind spending my time in the kitchen, but when the weather is nice it’s not my favorite place to spend […]