Sautéed spinach and leeks

Sautéed spinach and leeks

Sautéed spinach and leeks is a quick + easy, healthy side dish with simple ingredients and delicious flavor! It’s been an emotional week here. The kiddos are wrapping up their school years… J has his last day of 3-year-old preschool today, M’s last day of kindergarten is tomorrow, and I’m just amazed by how much they’ve grown …

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Pretty Pink Gin & Tonics

Pretty Pink Gin & Tonics

What pretty pink cocktails! These gin and tonics are so feminine, so gently spiced, delicately herbal and lightly floral. They’re perfect for Easter, a baby shower, bridal shower or elegant brunch. I’ve begun using Gin Lane 1751 exclusively for my gin cocktails. I find it doesn’t clash with any mixer or liqueur I add to it, …

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The Funfetti Reward

The Funfetti Reward

  Pat and I spent 3 years of high school sitting in the same math class. While I meticulously wrote out the assigned book problems every night, Pat decided to do other things and copied other people’s homework during lunch the following day instead. Somehow, we still earned similar grades on all of the exams… …

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The BEST Crock Pot Minestrone Soup

The BEST Crock Pot Minestrone Soup

This really is the Best Crock Pot Minestrone Soup! Toss everything into the slow cooker for a delicious, filling meatless dinner the whole family will love! Once you try this recipe for the Best Crock Pot Minestrone Soup, you’ll never make another Minestrone Soup recipe again! It’s incredibly easy to make and filled with veggies. You …

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Roasted Cauliflower

Roasted Cauliflower

This crispy roasted cauliflower is perfectly tender and full of delicious parmesan flavor. It will become one of your favorite side dishes! We make roasted vegetables all the time at our house! Parmesan makes a great seasoning for roasted veggies and adds amazing flavor. Not only do we love to season cauliflower with it, but …

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Healthy Chocolate Banana Bread

Healthy Chocolate Banana Bread

Learn how to make this healthy chocolate banana bread from scratch! It’s really easy. No mixer required! This quick bread is really moist with a delicious balance of sweet fruit and rich chocolate flavors. With three types of chocolate, it doesn’t taste healthy at all — yet each slice is 115 calories!   When my …

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