Basil Mint Pesto Pasta Salad

Basil Mint Pesto Pasta Salad

I use a lot of fresh herbs when I cook, and because they are so expensive, I’ve tried growing them over the years with not a lot of success. The one I’d like to grow lots of, but also always seems to turn out the worst, is basil. Basil has always been difficult for me to grow, and even when I buy it, it seems to go bad if I don’t use it up within a day.

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Honey Barbecue Chicken Salad

Honey Barbecue Chicken Salad

  During the summer when produce abounds, salads are staple dinners for me. There’s not a lot of prep, your kitchen doesn’t overheat, and there’s something about a big bowl of crisp, crunchy veggies that is super refreshing on a steamy, hot day.   Of course,...

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Quick and Easy Breakfast Sausages

Quick and Easy Breakfast Sausages

A good friend of mine recently started a Paleo diet, but she’s not the most patient person when it comes to cooking. One thing she wanted to try were homemade sausages, because a lot of prepared sausages are not exactly Paleo friendly. This was the perfect experiment to try with my spice blends since sausages typically get their flavor from a long list of spices. Easy to make, but tedious to measure.

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Grilled Bruschetta Chicken Salad

Grilled Bruschetta Chicken Salad

  Summer is for grilling, but that doesn’t mean you can’t eat more than meat!   Nothing is better in the summer than juicy, ripe tomatoes that are grown the way a tomato should be grown.   While I like to eat tomatoes in every way possible — raw,...

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