Archive for April, 2012

Fresh Veggie Mustard Chicken Salad

Here is the final installment!  A couple of weeks ago I featured the recipe for Beer Braised Pork Loin and Red Cabbage.  That recipe got me thinking….how could I use a healthy vegetable like red cabbage in another dish?  So, last week the Quinoa Salad with Sautéed Red Cabbage...

Quinoa Salad with Sautéed Red Cabbage and Grape Tomatoes

As I promised, here is the quinoa salad recipe I brainstormed on while preparing the Beer Braised Pork Loin and Red Cabbage.  I wanted to find a way to use Red Cabbage and maintain all the healthful benefits of Red Cabbage.  As stated in my recipe post for the...

Fit and Flavorful: Creamy Tarragon Mustard Salad Dressing

Chicken salad is one of my all time favorite bites.  On a hot summer day, I love eating some refreshing and cool chicken salad.  This dressing is also one of my favorites because it utilizes one of my favorite condiments, mustard.  The Dijon and whole-grain mustard adds an extra...

Little People Fashion: Tom and Drew Bow Ties

My little guy wore a Tom and Drew bow tie for Easter Sunday and not only did he look dapper, but this little bow fit very well and I heard compliments all day.  Doing a “bow tie” post was not even in the plan, but because they are so...

The Long Weekend: Healdsburg, CA

My husband recently surprised me with a trip to Healdsburg, CA to celebrate my Leap Year birthday.  We traveled with my lifelong friend Julianna and her husband, another lifelong friend.  The fact that they were also joining us was a wonderful surprise as well.  Healdsburg lies in the heart...

Pink Delight Easter Cheesecake

  This cheesecake is a yummy Easter treat for your Sunday table.  This basic cheesecake recipe is easy to prepare and you simply top it with your choice of sprinkles and apply peeps or candies around the sides of the cheesecake using icing to secure them.  You can do...