Chicken and Smoked Sausage Gumbo

A few years ago we took a family trip to New Orleans and had authentic gumbo for the first time. At the time we had alligator gumbo, which my son … Continue Reading →


Sausage & Ricotta Flatbread

We love throwing parties, well to be honest I probably enjoy it more than my husband, and part of that means coming up with new and tasty recipes.  I often … Continue Reading →


Raspberry Ginger Lemonade

In a previous post I talked about how wonderful fresh lemonade is and, believe it not, I have found something that tops it.  Raspberry Ginger Lemonade!  The raspberries add a … Continue Reading →


Fresh Homemade Lemonade

Lemonade is one of my all time favorite drinks during the summer but I actually enjoy it all year round.  I have tried many types of store bought drinks but … Continue Reading →


Grilled Margherita Pizza

Who doesn’t enjoy fresh pizza? Especially when you can add your own favorite toppings and make the crust as thin or thick as you prefer. When I tell people that … Continue Reading →


Grilled Pizza Dough (or Baked)

  I have heard about grilling pizza and I always wondered how the dough didn’t sink through the grill grates. Then I watched several shows where pizza was grilled and … Continue Reading →


Southwest Turkey & Rice Stuffed Poblano Peppers

Our family LOVES tacos and burritos and we usually make them once a week, they are easy to throw together in a pinch but sometimes it gets a bit redundant … Continue Reading →


Vegetable and Quinoa Salad with Peanut Ginger Dressing

When I made the grilled vegetable pasta I loved the flavors so much that it sparked an idea for a quinoa salad. I wanted something with a similar concept, the grilled veggies, … Continue Reading →


S’mores Cookies

Marshmallows are one of my guilty pleasures.  I love them toasted to a golden brown with a gooey center, yummy!  I think one of the best expressions of marshmallow is … Continue Reading →


No Bake Mini Blueberry Cheesecakes

Cheesecake is one of our favorite desserts but with it being summer time I really don’t want to turn the oven on unless I have to.  These cheesecakes are a … Continue Reading →