Day Trip to Lancaster, PA

Day Trip to Lancaster, PA

This weekend we had a great visit with Brad's sister, brother-in-law and two adorable girls.  We always love when people come to visit from out of town because it is a great excuse to do something super touristy!  On Friday we made our way to Lancaster, PA where we spent some time learning about the lives of Amish people, shopping for handmade crafts and enjoying all the delicious food.  It's been about 15 years since I had been to the area with my family and I couldn't really remember much … [Read more...]

Tomato Cucumber & Avocado Salsa

Tomato Cucumber & Avocado Salsa

Looking for a simple and quick recipe that uses some of those yummy garden-grow tomatoes and cukes plus is a delicious complement to many meals?  This salsa is one of my favorites!  It is great simply scooped up on some tortilla chips and amazing with steak, chicken or fish! Tomato Cucumber & Avocado Salsa Ingredients 1 medium English cucumber, seeded and diced 1 medium firm-ripe avocado, peeled, pitted, and diced 1 medium tomato juice of a lime salt pepper 1 tablespoon garlic … [Read more...]

Roasted Chicken Breast with Root Vegetables

Roasted Chicken Breast with Root Vegetables

Yesterday afternoon I went on a bit of a vegetable spree at Trader Joe's and a majority of my newly purchased veggies made it right into yesterday's dinner.  While this plate is not pretty by any means (shown here on my fine paper plate china), it tasted absolutely amazing and I had to share! Roasted Chicken Breast with Root Vegetables ingredients 2 boneless chicken breasts 2 sweet potatoes, peeled and cubed 4 small mixed potatoes, peeled and cubed 2 carrots, peeled and chopped 1 … [Read more...]