Pesto-fest!

Pesto-fest!

Recently I came across a couple of recipes on the internet for homemade fresh pesto along with some delicious sounding recipes courtesy of Cold Climate Gardening.  For some reason I always thought pesto was one of those crazy, time-consuming sauces that you only order at a restaurant because it is so difficult to make.  (I don't know what I was thinking!) I then started researching pesto and all these delightful little blog entries filled with many, many delicious-sounding recipes came across my … [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...]