Monthly Archives: April 2012

Strawberry Spinach Salad with Poppy Seed Vinaigrette (and a giveaway!)

The weather in Pennsylvania can be such a tease. We had an usually warm winter with very little snow, and then had temperatures skyrocket into the 80’s in mid March. Just when I thought it was safe to take the … Continue reading

Posted in Berries, Dressings and Condiments, Salad | 17 Comments

DIY Brownie Mix

As you may know from reading the blog, I’m obviously a big fan of making things from scratch. Cookies, pizza dough, tortillas, even brown sugar – all can be made at home with a few ingredients and a little elbow grease. … Continue reading

Posted in Chocolate, Dessert, Edible Gifts, How To, Pantry Staples | 1 Comment

Cauliflower Crust Pizza

I came across this cauliflower crust pizza on Pinterest, and was instantly intrigued. A low-carb pizza? Sign me up! I was skeptical, of course, but curious enough to try it and see how it tasted. I was pleasantly surprised by the … Continue reading

Posted in Healthy, Main Dish, Pizza, Veggies | 123 Comments

Grilled Cajun Shrimp Kabobs

These grilled shrimp kabobs are perfect for those nights when you get home late, you have nothing prepped for dinner, and all you really want to do is just order a pizza. The spice rub takes just seconds to mix up, and … Continue reading

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Spicy Thai Noodles

My poor, poor husband. He has always been a huge lover of Chinese and Thai cuisine, yet his lovely wife would much rather have Italian. Even though I’m the one to plan our menu every week and cook almost every meal, … Continue reading

Posted in Main Dish, Pasta | 7 Comments

Garlic Lemon Chicken & Veggie Kabobs

I think it’s fair to say that now that we’ve entered April, grilling season is just around the corner. Here in western Pennsylvania, we had a small taste of summer last week, with record-high temperatures reaching into the 80’s. The sudden … Continue reading

Posted in Chicken, Grilling, Healthy, Main Dish, Veggies | 1 Comment