Sausage and Apple Hash Brown Skillet

Apple Sausage Hashbrowns

As I may have mentioned in my omelet post, I am a lover of all things breakfast. I also love how breakfast food conveniently doubles as lunch/dinner/snack food too. I made this hash brown skillet over the weekend. It’s a hearty and delicious way to start your morning, or a yummy dinner ready in less than an hour. Continue reading


Pineapple Pork Tacos with Fresh Pico de Gallo

Hawaiian Pork Tacos

Tacos are always a go-to meal for our family when we want all the food groups in a quick dish. I made these up about a year ago when I was trying to find something to do with pork chops I had in my freezer. I figured pineapple would taste good with them, so I went for an island-style dish and added the pico de gallo for some more vegetables and a little saltiness. We ended up with this: Continue reading

Mandarin and Goat Cheese Salad

Mandarin and Goat Cheese Salad

Call it wishful thinking, but the crisp lettuce and sweet fruit of this salad just scream out for spring. Lucky for me, this dish tastes great all year round, because I am in need of a little spring right now as I look forward to several more months of winter.

I like this salad as a side dish to coconut shrimp, but the cheese and almonds also make it meal-worthy.  Continue reading