Scallops with Mint Basil Pesto

Last spring I started drinking infused water, with a variety of different fruits and herbs in it. One of my favorites though was the classic cucumber, mint, lemon and lime version. So last summer Nan planted me some mint and basil for my water-infusing endeavors. The plant quickly outgrew what I was able to use though,Continue reading “Scallops with Mint Basil Pesto”

Pecan Peppercorn Crusted Pork Tenderloin

I’ve never made any sort of “crusted” pork tenderloin prior to this… I usually go with some sort of a glaze. I had the misconception that it would be drier in this preparation, but that couldn’t be further from the truth! This recipe was one of the most flavorful, juicy pork recipes I have everContinue reading “Pecan Peppercorn Crusted Pork Tenderloin”

Asian BBQ Pulled Pork Sliders with Wasabi Slaw

Pulled pork is great… It’s a simple, no fuss meal that can feed a lot of people. But maybe you’re sick of the plain old traditional BBQ kind? Here’s my version with an Asian twist from the homemade barbecue sauce, and don’t let that scare you! There’s really nothing to making your own. 😉 FirstContinue reading “Asian BBQ Pulled Pork Sliders with Wasabi Slaw”

Cucumber, Avocado, & Tomato Salad

I can’t take credit for this recipe, however it was too good not to share! I absolutely love avocados, and I love how fresh and healthy this salad is! It’s a great way to use all those summer garden veggies too… Loaded with tomatoes and cucumbers. So good! 😋 It’s easy to make too… JustContinue reading “Cucumber, Avocado, & Tomato Salad”

Pepperoni Ham & Cheese Calzones

I love calzones. If you’ve never had one, they’re basically a Stromboli with ricotta cheese inside. They’re also super simple to make at home too. I made 4 personal sized calzones last time I baked them, but you can certainly make one big one and serve it in slices if you prefer! You can certainlyContinue reading “Pepperoni Ham & Cheese Calzones”

Orange Ginger Tilapia

I’ve said it before, you can NEVER have enough ways to prepare tilapia… It’s such a versatile fish. This variation is also mediumly healthy (with the exception of a little bit of butter 🤐), but it’s still better than fried versions!  It uses all fresh ingredients, but it’s still fairly simple to make and superContinue reading “Orange Ginger Tilapia”

Wasabi Slaw

It’s a summer Saturday nite and we’ve all got things to see and people to do 😳😏, so I’ll keep this short and sweet. Just wanted share this Wasabi Slaw recipe real quick because I’ve got some yummy new dishes coming up later this week that it pairs with perfectly! And there’s nothing to itContinue reading “Wasabi Slaw”

Honey Lemon Balsamic Vinaigrette 

I came up with this recipe per my Aunt Meg’s request for a good balsamic vinaigrette recipe. And me being well, me, couldn’t just make a plain old dressing… I wanted to make something original. This dressing combines three of my absolute favorite flavors – balsamic, lemons, and honey, and is so simple to makeContinue reading “Honey Lemon Balsamic Vinaigrette “

Lasagna Rolls

Hi y’all happy Tuesday! 😀 I should’ve actually posted this recipe yesterday as a Monday quickie, but it’s a good fit for any week nite cause it’s SUPER easy! I’ve made these lasagna rolls many times, and I think I’ve actually come to prefer them over standard lasagna, mainly because I don’t love the groundContinue reading “Lasagna Rolls”

THE BEST Pasta Salad Ever!

The secret to this pasta salad is the dressing… One of my coworkers was kind enough to share her family recipe for this dressing with me, so I really owe in part my claim to… Bestest Most Amazingly Awesome Pasta Salad in the Universe 🙊😎… to her! I added a few of my own littleContinue reading “THE BEST Pasta Salad Ever!”