Baked Parmesan Yellow Squash Rounds

Do you have too much yellow squash from your garden and just don’t know what to do with it?  We took care of our neighbors chickens and garden and their yellow squash plant was going nuts so I took some home and looked for a good recipe and here it is.  They are surprisingly delicious!  … Continue reading

The Best Caprese Pasta Salad

The highest praise I can give a recipe is that I will make it again.  This one will be made over and over and over again! salad 16 ounces pasta 8 – 16 oz mozzarella pearls 1 1/2 – 3 cups halved grape tomatoes 1/4 – 1/2 cup thinly sliced basil dressing 1 cup olive … Continue reading

20 Minute Summer Squash and Corn Fiesta

Our neighbors are out of town so we are taking care of their chickens and their fish and their garden.  They are way more on the ball and got their garden in early and so we are reaping the benefits in zucchini and yellow squash so this was on the menu last night.  I’ve also … Continue reading

Loaded Smoked Potato Salad

I bought the hubs a Traeger Smoker and he made these amazing “baked” potatoes on it and I started thinking how tasty those would be in a potato salad so for 4th of July I decided to give it a whirl and it was delicious! 3/4 cups light mayonnaise 3/4 cup fat free sour cream … Continue reading

Pineapple Chicken Quesadillas

This is a yummy and easy recipe for a summer dinner. 2 – 4 tablespoons olive oil 1 – 3 bell peppers, cored, seeded and slice (I used a red, an orange and a yellow) 1 red onion, thinly sliced salt and pepper 1 (16 oz) can pineapples tidbits, drained 1 (12.5 oz) can chicken … Continue reading

Easy Taco Melts

Here’s a quick and yummy spin on taco night for you. 1 pound ground beef 1 (1 oz) package taco seasoning 2/3 cup water 1/2 cup thick and chunky salsa 1 (8 count) refrigerated biscuits 1/2 cup shredded Monterey Jack or Mexican blend cheese toppings – sour cream, salsa, guacamole 1  Heat oven to 375.  … Continue reading

One Pot Lemon Basil Orzo and Vegetables

I didn’t even get any, there’s a tiny bit left over so maybe if I’m quick I could grab it for lunch, I guess it was good!! 3 tablespoons olive oil 2 medium zucchini, cut into 1/4″ slices 1 onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic, chopped or pressed 8 oz (1 cup) uncooked orzo or rosamarina … Continue reading