Recipes and stories for everyday life

Lunch

Open-Faced Egg Sandwich

Open-Faced Egg Sandwich

The open-faced egg sandwich is a go-to staple in our house. We love sandwiches because they are easy and adaptable to whatever you have on hand. Served for breakfast, lunch, or dinner, we have found a variety of ways to enjoy this sandwich. I’m going . . . read more.

Lemon Pepper Butter

Lemon Pepper Butter

I love the Orange Honey Rosemary Butter so much, so I decided to make a lemon pepper compound butter! This lemon pepper butter is delicious on warm toast and would make a great addition to chicken, fish, noodles, and vegetables. Lemons add vibrant and unique . . . read more.

Maple Honey Granola

Maple Honey Granola

I love this maple honey granola because it is a great crunchy snack or an easy side for breakfast. It’s good on its own or mixed in with smoothies and yogurt. My husband likes to eat it for breakfast with milk. However, I shied away . . . read more.

Blueberry Lemon Smoothie

Blueberry Lemon Smoothie

The blueberry lemon smoothie is a lifesaver because my oldest son is a picky eater, and my youngest son will eat just about anything. What do they both love? Blueberries. What do we also love? Blueberries. So it’s a win for everyone. The blueberry smoothie . . . read more.

Garlic Pasta

Garlic Pasta

Garlic pasta combines roasted garlic, al dente pasta, and freshly grated cheese to create a robust and flavorful meal everyone will love! Mix in sun-dried tomatoes and herbs and you have my ideal pasta. Want to go bold? This recipe can be customized with additional . . . read more.

Buffalo Chicken Grilled Cheese

Buffalo Chicken Grilled Cheese

Let’s talk about grilled cheese sandwiches. Sandwiches are a big deal in our house, and I love a great sandwich! I always take care in creating sandwiches because I believe every bite of a sandwich should be delicious, comforting, and satisfying from the first bite . . . read more.

Garlic Bread

Garlic Bread

Garlic bread is an excellent side, and it’s easy to make! We ate all of this garlic bread in one day because it’s so good. Perfectly crusty french bread baked with a roasted garlic compound butter is our idea of perfection. Pair this bread with . . . read more.

Cranberry and Rosemary Bread

Cranberry and Rosemary Bread

Perfect for the holidays, this cranberry and rosemary bread will be a hit with your family and friends! You can make this a day ahead so your oven is free to cook the main meal. If you’re a guest, make it a day ahead and . . . read more.

Pear and Gorgonzola Galette with Caramelized Onions

Pear and Gorgonzola Galette with Caramelized Onions

Savory and sweet is how I would describe this pear and gorgonzola galette with caramelized onions. We enjoy brunch on the weekends, but brunch is always better when it is casual and fun. My family likes gathering around the table, and brunch is really just . . . read more.