Mom’s Cucumber Salad

Mom’s Cucumber Salad

this recipe, slightly, otherwise this is the same salad my mom has been making since I was shorter than the countertops. Mom always adds sliced onion to the cucumbers. It is really good.

Easy Seafood Stew

Easy Seafood Stew

This Easy Seafood Stew is quick enough for a busy weeknight. Shrimp, white fish and clams – but you can modify the seafood based on what you like and have available.

Tofu Noodle Soup

Tofu Noodle Soup

This Tofu Noodle Soup is a quick vegetarian weeknight meal. Plus, the kids always say the long rice noodles in soup is a cool thing.

Summer Fruit Tea

Summer Fruit Tea

This is simply iced tea sweeten with fruit and fruit juice. It’s like a kid friendly cocktail. A fancy punch. And it cuts down on the copious amounts of juice kids can easily consume sitting around the pool on a hot day. And it’s cheaper. No more juice boxes.

Coconut Jerk Shrimp

Coconut Jerk Shrimp

So my best sous-chef and I found this Coconut Jerk Shrimp recipe on the #Tkeveryday Recipe Challenge. It’s made with lite coconut milk. While you will rarely see seafood and fish on this blog, it is something that lands on our menu from time to time. And Gav happens to be a huge shrimp fan. Actually, he considers himself a “crispy shrimp expert”.

Quinoa muffins with chia and blueberry

Quinoa muffins with chia and blueberry

Here is a healthy little muffin to go with your weekend coffee. Vegan, nearly fat-free and packed with protein from chia seeds and quinoa. Next time you are cooking quinoa for dinner make some extra.

Straight Up Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins

Straight Up Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins

This banana chocolate chip muffin is a statement. It is not trying to solve your health and diet problems. No it is just muffin. Eat the muffin. Enjoy the muffin. Then walk away. Call it what it is. Be happy with it. And get on with your life.

Whole Wheat and Blueberry Waffles

Whole Wheat and Blueberry Waffles

There is something special about waffles. Effort and planning is involved. Or at least, it appears that way. In reality, as long as you have a waffle maker, they are about as much hassle as pancakes.