Basil Garlic Chicken with a Buttery Tomato Sauce

basil garlic chicken in a buttery tomato sauce

This Basil Garlic Chicken has a rich and flavorful buttery tomato sauce that is sure to please. I am always trying new recipes that feature chicken.  We eat it several times a week and get tired of the same recipes, even if we love them the first time I make them.  My latest new creation…

Smokey 3 Bean Chili – Ready in 30 minutes

Smokey 3 bean chili is ready in 30 minutes

This smokey 3 bean chili is ready in a flash and tastes like you spent hours making it. One of my favorite go to meals when I really want to please my husband is chili.  He loves anything spicy and has never met a chili he didn’t make friends with!  Normally, I cook it in…

Strawberry Peach Jalapeño Salsa with Home Made Tortilla Chips

Strawberry peach jalapeño salsa

Start your next party with this Strawberry Peach Jalapeño Salsa and my home made tortilla chips. I love easy party food.  My husband and I often entertain with no notice and it’s great to have a few recipes that are perfect party food, but that can be put together quickly.   This Strawberry peach jalapeño salsa makes…

No Bake Chocolate Toffee Peanut Butter Pretzel Bars

No bake chocolate toffee peanut butter pretzel bars

Sweet tooth sensation – No bake chocolate toffee peanut butter pretzel bars. I had a yen for some of my favorite candy bar tastes today.  I love both Heath Bars and Reese’s peanut butter cups and my sweet tooth was asking for one of these delicious tastes (or both!)  I gave in and came up…

Salmon in Parchment Paper

Salmon in parchment paper

Salmon in parchment paper makes a lovely presentation and is a super healthy way of cooking this fish. Salmon is one of my favorite fish varieties.  I love the richness of it. It’s so easy to prepare and super good for you too.  For today’s recipe, I will be showing you how to make salmon…

Blueberry Cobbler – Delicious Summer Time Dessert

Blueberry crumble

Treat your family to the taste of summer with this delicious blueberry cobbler. Summer time is one of my favorite times of the year to make fruit desserts.  The fruit is so plentiful and fresh right now and the prices cannot be beat.   This blueberry cobbler is full of the flavor of plump, tangy…

Cucumber Melon Salad – Refreshing Summer Treat

Refreshing cucumber melon salad

When the heat of summer is upon us, this cucumber melon salad is the perfect meal time addition. When summer hits and the temperatures rise, the last thing I want to be doing is cooking in a hot kitchen.  \For me, summer time means lots of different salads.  They are refreshing and light and make…

White Chocolate Snickerdoodle Blondie Bars

Snickerdoodle white chocolate blondie bars

These white chocolate snickerdoodle blondie bars will satisfy your sweet tooth, for sure! I adore the taste of anything with the word snickerdoodle in it.  I make snickerdoodle cookies at Christmas time, when the aroma of cinnamon is so satisfying to me. I’ve even come up with a snickerdoodle bread!  But then I got to thinking,…

Sweet Corn and Coconut Pudding

Sweet corn and coconut pudding

This recipe for Sweet Corn and Coconut Pudding is the perfect summer time treat. My friend Regina, from Molly Mel, is a regular contributor of recipes to my website.  I love Regina’s blog, and especially today, because of both this amazing recipe and the gorgeous pictures of her peonies in bloom. They put mine to shame!…

Heath English Toffee Chocolate Bars Recipe

Heath English Toffee Chocolate Bars

These decadent Heath English toffee chocolate bars will be the hit of any gathering. I love toffee and chocolate. Any how, any way…any time…any day.  You get the picture.  This combination is one of my favorites.  Adding in sweetened condensed milk just adds an extra decadent feeling to these Heath English toffee chocolate bars. They…

One Pot Sausage Rotini Bake

one pot sausage rotini bake

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #PickedAtPeak #CollectiveBias It’s time for a one pot sausage rotini bake. This one pot sausage rotini bake is the perfect weeknight meal that is easy to make and super simple to clean up after. Anyone who reads my blog…

Homemade Parmesan Herb Salad Dressing

Parmesan Herb Dressing

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #FreschEats #CollectiveBias Time to pair your pizza with salad and a Parmesan herb salad dressing. It’s Pizza Night at our house and I’m teaming it up with salad and the most amazing Parmesan Herb Salad Dressing! We love pizza…

Melting Moments Cookies

Melting Moments Cookies - melt in your mouth goodness! Get the recipe: recipesjust4u.com/melting-moments-cookies

Melting Moments Cookies – As light as Air and So Tasty! It is melt in your mouth time, folks.  If you are looking for a delicate cookie that is light as air and melts in your mouth, these Melting Moments Cookies really do their name justice.  The cookies have a shortbread texture to them and…

No-Bake Oreo Mint Cheesecake Bars

No Back Oreo Mint Cheesecake Bars

No-Bake Oreo Mint Cheesecake Bars Mint, chocolate, and confectioner’s sugar help to make these delightful Oreo mint cheesecake bars a special treat. And best of all, they are my favorite type of bar – no baking is needed.  You just make the crust first and let it set and then combine the ingredients for the topping…

Lemonade Grilled Chicken Legs

Lemonade grilled chicken legs

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and The Coca-Cola Company. All opinions are mine alone. #BestSummerBBQ #CollectiveBias Fire up the BBQ, it’s time for some lemonade grilled chicken legs.   Don’t you just love this time of the year?  Our neighborhood just smells like summer with all the BBQs that keep getting fired…

Grilled Pork with Mango Salsa

Grilled Pork with mango salsa

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #AllNaturalPork #CollectiveBias This grilled pork with mango salsa recipe is the perfect choice for the upcoming grilling season. We love to grill at our house.  My husband is a wonderful grill master, and everything he puts on the grill…

Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

chocolate chip banana bread

This chocolate chip banana bread has the most wonderfully moist texture. I’m feeling like a bit of a decadent breakfast today.  Banana breads are one of my favorite breads.  I suppose the main reason is that I always seem to have over ripe bananas in the house and I hate throwing things away.  But also…

Grilled Cilantro Lime Shrimp Kebabs

cilantro-lime-shrimp

It’s time to fire up the grill for these grilled cilantro lime shrimp kebabs. We barbecue at our house most of the year.  We don’t get much in the way of snow in the winter so our outdoor grill is perfect for those nights when I just don’t feel like cooking and I can marinate…