Category Archives: main dish

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Herb Roasted Chicken and Potatoes

Would you like a simply delicious chicken recipe? that’s what this herb roasted chicken and potatoes is.  Roasted chicken with a simple herb sauce tossed in with a few potatoes and sliced lemons.  Simply delicious, simply easy, simply good, simply dinner.   There is minimum preparation required, minimum ingredients, and minimum clean up.  But an elegant […]

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Autumn Soup

November came and fall decided to finally visit southern California.  It has started perfectly with cooler temperatures day and night,  a little color in the trees, and rain.  Blessed rain!  With the crisp air surrounding us and the scent of fresh washed earth, I want to wrap myself in a blanket while still in my […]

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Penne Pasta with Dandelion Greens

Sometimes you sit down to a meal and after one bite, your heart is filled with a rush of sweet memories from the first time you ate the meal.  Sweet memories of the person who cooked for you and shared their table and home with you.  That is what happened while I was eating this […]

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Chicken Alfredo Stuffed Shells

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Bertolli®. The opinions and text are all mine. #BertolliTuscanTour This week I decided to combine two of my favorite meals – chicken alfredo and stuffed shells. These chicken alfredo stuffed shells are one of my new favorite dinners because they are easy and so […]

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Hawaiian Pulled Pork Sliders

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Campbell’s Slow Cooker Sauces for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. I love easy dinners, and these Hawaiian Pulled Pork Sliders perfectly fit the bill. These sliders have delicious and flavorful pulled pork, topped with a sweet and juicy pineapple slice, crispy ham and […]

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Fig Pear Pizza

It is no secret that I love figs.  I know they are probably an acquired taste; I started simple with fig newtons, then moved onto dried figs, and to be honest this year with the first time I had tried fresh figs.  I am not even sure I had seen a real fig tree with […]

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Italian Meatballs

**This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone.#HeatAndEat #CollectiveBias Do you ever get excited when you’re eating dinner that you’ll have leftovers and you get to eat it again for lunch the next day? I sure do, and these Italian meatballs were so good for dinner, […]

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Three Envelope Roast

One of the best comfort food meals in the world is a pot roast. A tender and fall aparty roast cooked all day in the slow cooker with carrots and potatoes, is serious perfection! This three envelope roast is so easy to make, with literally only six ingredients (7 if you count water) and its […]

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Quinoa Corn Salad

This quinoa corn salad may have just became my favorite main dish salad.  I have made it twice in less than a week and I am ready to make it again! and again! and again! You might ask why and I should let the quinoa corn salad sell itself, which it will when you take […]

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Slow Cooker Lasagna

Lasagna is one of my favorite foods ever but I rarely make it for some reason. When I was driving around doing some errands this week I heard about Smith’s Taste of Italy program on the radio I knew I had to make some delicious Italian food this week. This slow cooker lasagna was the […]