Delicious, Nutritious Outdoor Dining

Delicious, Nutritious Outdoor Dining

Dining outdoors can not only be delicious but also nutritious. Even though there are great bbq meals during the summer, not all of your meals have to be that heavy, greasy, or messy. These lighter meals can also be prepared in whole or in part ahead of time. This makes it easy to get lunch or dinner on the patio table in record time. Thanks to Family Features and culinary.net … Continue Reading →
Eat Your Veggies!

Eat Your Veggies!

I was planning on posting this before but life happens. The infographic is too amazing to not share though. It is all about vegetables and all the different varieties! Growing up I was pretty limited to veggies, but so were most other people. It was not until after I got married, and then still several more years, that I really discovered fresh vegetables and how delicious, healthy, and amazing they … Continue Reading →
Easy Grilled Teriyaki Meal

Easy Grilled Teriyaki Meal

I had not planned to do a recipe post about these meal, but when I posted this picture I had so many people asking me about it and for recipes so I thought I would go ahead and share. There is nothing overly complicated about the easy grilled meal either. Even a new cook or griller can manage this I think. We use pork tenderloin a lot in our home. … Continue Reading →
Weber Grill Restaurant and Academy Cooking Class – It Rocked!

Weber Grill Restaurant and Academy Cooking Class – It Rocked!

Last week Hubby and I were invited to attend a class at the new Weber Grill Restaurant and Academy that just opened here in St. Louis. The class we attending was Charcoal and Gas Grilling 101 and it rocked! If you are a regular reader of my blog you know that we grill quite often in the Wright household, but even so Hubby and I both learned quite a bit … Continue Reading →
Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Sweet Peppers

Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Sweet Peppers

This is another great side dish recipe for roasted Brussels sprouts with sweet peppers! If you think you don’t like Brussels sprouts because you grew up with them being boiled, please do give roasted Brussels sprouts a chance! (Family Features) It may sound contrary to your healthy eating plan, but the human body actually needs some types of fat for heart and brain health. One common source is cooking oil, … Continue Reading →
Vegetable Frittata with Roasted Asparagus and Tomatoes

Vegetable Frittata with Roasted Asparagus and Tomatoes

Today I’ve got a great and hear healthy recipe to share for a vegetable frittata with roasted asparagus and tomatoes. This is actually a vegetarian dish but I promise if you serve this to meat eaters they will not complain. A frittata is an egg dish, kind of like a crustless quiche. You can really put anything you like into them, but I adore this recipe with all of the … Continue Reading →
Cheesy Delicious Small Bites for a Big Party (recipes)

Cheesy Delicious Small Bites for a Big Party (recipes)

Hosting a holiday gathering does not mean you have to have a full sit down dinner. Instead try making lots of small bites and having a buffet where your guests can help themselves. This is actually much easier for the host as well because you can prepare so much ahead of time and then enjoy the party with your guests. Today I’ve got some delicous cheesy recipes and ideas for … Continue Reading →
Balsamic Pork Tenderloin with Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Shallots and Mashed Potatoes

Balsamic Pork Tenderloin with Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Shallots and Mashed Potatoes

We eat a lot of pork in our house and pork tenderloin is one of our very favorite things. Smithfield All Natural Pork was the base for this family favorite recipe for autumn today. You can find Smithfield All Natural Fresh Pork products, like the pork tenderloin, at Walmart. Disclosure: I was provided a gift card to purchase the products for this recipe as well as being compensated; recipe and … Continue Reading →
[Infographic] Growing Mushrooms at Home

[Infographic] Growing Mushrooms at Home

Mushrooms are one of my favorite foods. When I was very little I thought I didn’t like them because my mom always said they were gross when my dad ate them. Then one day Dad had me try them and they were delicious! I’ve been hooked ever since then. My son loves mushrooms as well. Mushrooms can be very expensive though so I think I’m going to try growing some … Continue Reading →
[RECIPES] Greek Grilled Chicken, Feta Green Bean Salad, and Grilled Eggplant with Feta

[RECIPES] Greek Grilled Chicken, Feta Green Bean Salad, and Grilled Eggplant with Feta

This is what I made for dinner the other night and I thought I would share the recipes for the entire meal with you. None of this is overly complicated, I promise! Hubby actually did the grilling of the chicken and eggplant, but I do all the prep work. I love chopping and prepping things and he hates it so this arrangement works great for us. I am not Greek … Continue Reading →