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