Mushroom & Caramelized Onion Quiche

Mushroom & Caramelized Onion Quiche

Meet your new brunch star: mushroom & caramelized onion quiche with gruyere.  All-butter, flaky pie crust filled and baked with eggs, half and half, sautéed mushrooms, caramelized onions, gruyere and fresh thyme. This quiche is among my very favorites, featuring sautéed mushrooms, sweet caramelized onions, and 

Easy Ham & Asparagus Quiche with Sharp Cheddar

Easy Ham & Asparagus Quiche with Sharp Cheddar

Perfect for a springtime brunch or part of your weeknight meal rotation, this easy quiche is loaded with ham, asparagus and sharp cheddar cheese.  Throw in a homemade, flaky, all-butter crust and you’re in for a real treat!  THE FILLING I adapted my Denver quiche for a 

Three-Cheese Baked Ziti

Three-Cheese Baked Ziti

Everyone’s favorite baked pasta! Three-cheese ziti is made with an easy tomato sauce and, you guessed it…three cheeses! This quick baked ziti recipe is easy enough to throw together for a weeknight dinner, but memorable enough to make for a night of entertaining friends and 

Slow Cooker Beef & Barley Soup

Slow Cooker Beef & Barley Soup

Slow-cooker beef & barley soup is a cross between a French onion soup and a tomato soup, with tender beef – but not too much, lots of carrots and velvety barley. It’s an easy weeknight meal your family will love! A slow cooker soup had 

Sweet Potato Burritos with Caramelized Onions & Cheddar

Sweet Potato Burritos with Caramelized Onions & Cheddar

Sweet potato burritos are filled with shredded sweet potatoes, caramelized onions, and cheddar cheese. They’re seasoned with oregano, cumin & chili powder and baked to bubbly cheese perfection. These delicious sweet potato burritos will soon become a new favorite dinner the whole family will love! 

Caprese Salad with Balsamic Reduction

Caprese Salad with Balsamic Reduction

Easy summer staple! Layers of juicy tomatoes, fresh mozzarella & garden basil, topped with extra-virgin olive oil, homemade balsamic glaze and coarsely ground pepper. Even though school is already back in session in Colorado, I can’t let the last weeks of summer slip by without 

Spicy Banh Mi Chicken & Quinoa Salad

Spicy Banh Mi Chicken & Quinoa Salad

Grilled chicken and quinoa meet a colorful bunch of vegetables including radishes, cucumber, serrano peppers, carrots, green onions and avocado in this spicy and beautiful summer salad.  The dressing for this spicy Banh Mi chicken & quinoa salad is bright, slightly sweet and ever so fresh 

Margherita Pizza

Margherita Pizza

A classic, homemade margherita pizza topped with easy, blender tomato sauce, fresh mozzarella cheese, red pepper flakes and lots of basil. Friday nights have become a weekly pizza and movie night around here.  The tradition started with frozen Trader Joe’s pizzas interspersed with an occasional Friday 

Portobello Tostadas with Avocado Crema & Tomato Salsa

Portobello Tostadas with Avocado Crema & Tomato Salsa

Vegetarian portobello tostadas featuring charred, grilled mushrooms, onions & bell peppers, plus homemade salsa & avocado crema. Bring on grilling season! I love warm spring weather – I can always count on my husband, Matt, to get amped up for grilling season. Lately, with recommendations