Roasted Vegetables

These great tasting roasted vegetables are the perfect side dish to any meal or add the roasted vegetables to a cooked pasta as the main dish. A little grated parmesan on top...perfection.

Soaring over Temecula

There is nothing like seeing Temecula wine country like seeing it from a hot air balloon. Soaring over Temecula vineyards was such a beautiful sight. I would love to do it again!

Hot off the grill Pork Chops

Summer is the perfect time to cook everything on the grill outside and one of my favorites is grilled pork chops. They come out so tender and juicy and best of all the mess is outside and clean up is easy!

Eggplant Sandwiches

Try eggplant sandwiches for a change of pace from the everyday ordinary sandwich. The fresh taste of feta, tomatoes and basil make this sandwich special.

Tortellini Salad

This tortellini salad is so easy to put together and is perfect for a bbq or picnic. Make it the night before so the flavors blend together.

The Flower Fields

Every year the flower fields of Carlsbad, California bloom between March & June. The beautiful display of color from the spectacular Ranunculus Flower is a must see.

Easy Bread

This bread taste so good and it is so easy to make, there is no need to purchase bread anymore. You will want to make this easy bread over and over again.

Almond Muffins

Give these Almond Muffins a try. The crunchy nut topping adds a great texture to this moist almond muffin. A morning favorite in my home.

Sausage and Onions

Not everyone in my family liked sausage and peppers when I was growing up, so my mom would make a sausage and onion version.  I use to eat the caramelized onions right out of the pan while my mom wasn’t...