Gourmet Butternut Squash Burritos

These Gourmet Butternut Squash Burritos are going to change the way you think about burritos!  There are so many delicious elements that come together to make these so incredibly tasty!  You start with a juicy spice rubbed pork tenderloin that is grilled and sliced, then sautéed butternut squash and black beans, topped with cotija cheese, mango … [Read more...]

Turkey Bacon Avocado Pizza

This turkey bacon avocado pizza is sure to please the entire family. It is quick to whip up and the flavor is amazing! We made this the other night and my kids devoured it. They actually prefer this pizza to pepperoni, believe it or not! I had to cut up extra avocado and tomato because … [Read more...]

Easy Chicken Cacciatore

I love saying “Chicken Cacciatore”… it sounds so fancy! Cacciatore actually means “hunter” in Italian. In cuisine, alla cacciatora refers to a meal prepared “hunter-style” with tomatoes, onions, herbs, often bell pepper, and sometimes wine (thank you Wikipedia). So basically, it’s an Italian dish with nothing really all that fancy at all– but it still … [Read more...]

Creamy Butternut Squash Soup

My daughter’s exact words when tasting this Creamy Butternut Squash Soup were, “This tastes like dessert!”  I couldn’t agree more.  I have always loved traditional Butternut Squash Soup, but I tried a Butternut Squash Soup at a restaurant called “Blue Lemon” in Salt Lake City and it took my love of Butternut Squash Soup to … [Read more...]

Creamy Broccoli Cauliflower Soup

I first had this cauliflower soup about 5 years ago when we had a big soup potluck at our church in Spokane. There were seriously DOZENS of soups to choose from and of course, I had to try them all. Though there were lots of great soups there, I remember this one being my favorite, … [Read more...]

Dinner in a Pumpkin

Dinner in a Pumpkin is one of my favorite fall recipes!  The dinner itself is sweet and savory, and it is so fun to serve it from a pumpkin!  I have served this many times on Halloween night before sending the kids out to Trick or Treat.  It is a warm, hearty meal with the delicious … [Read more...]

Loaded Potato Wedges

These Loaded Potato Wedges are the perfect appetizer for all your upcoming football game and tail gate parties!  We made these for several get togethers this summer and they were completely devoured!  This is basically our recipe for regular potato wedges with a serious upgrade in the flavor department. Be sure to get some good … [Read more...]

The Ultimate BLT

I have tried several BLT recipes, but this Ultimate BLT is my favorite.  It is fresh and crisp with the cucumbers added in, and you can’t go wrong EVER when you add avocado slices to a sandwich…Yum!  My daughter, Alexa, had this sandwich one night when she was visiting at her friend’s home – the Hansens. … [Read more...]