If you follow me on Instagram, you know that we went on a quick camping trip over the weekend. I wanted great food that was easy to prepare and could be cooked over the campfire. I also wanted to use up a bit of what was already in the fridge before we left. One of […]
Pesto, Tomato & Goat Cheese Stuffed Portobellos
I got a great deal on some Portobello mushrooms… hence today’s post: Pesto, Tomato & Goat Cheese Stuffed Portobellos. This post contains amazon and other affiliate links. This is super easy and tasty. You will need: 4 Portobello mushroom caps, washed and patted dry balsamic vinegar olive oil 1 cup diced tomato 1/2 cup basil pesto […]
The Ultimate Backyard BBQ! Great ideas for food, drinks and fun!
When you think of summer, do you almost automatically thing BBQ? Me too! I’ve gotten together with some of my favorite blogger friends to put together a round up of all sorts of great food, drinks and fun ideas to get your BBQ on! Favors and Printables: Mason Jar BBQ Party Favors BBQ Picnic […]
Blue Cheese & Chive Compound Butter Recipe
I love compound butter. (Well, let’s be honest. I love butter.) Compound butter is a great way to add extra flavor to steaks, veggies, and anything else you might put butter on. Here’s a simple recipe for Blue Cheese and Chive compound butter. I made this one over 4th of July for our corn on […]
Easy Summer Pasta Salad from Flamingo Toes
Mangia! My dear friend Bev is sharing an amazing pasta salad today! Enjoy! Hello V Spot Readers!! My name is Bev and I blog over at Flamingo Toes. I am excited to be here today to share one of my favorite summer dishes. This is probably on the menu during the summer at least a […]
15 great Quinoa Recipes
Quinoa. Do you love it? Ever had it? Can you pronounce it? (keen-wah) What is quinoa? People usually think it’s a grain, but it’s actually a seed. It is super high in protein (and it contains all 9 essential amino acids, so it is a complete protein, like meat) and is gluten free and cholesterol […]
The easiest grilled peppers. Ever.
I love, love, love grilled peppers. They are so delicious and versatile! I eat them on burgers and in sandwiches. I dice up the strips of the grilled peppers and put them in sauces over pasta or eat them with my eggs and avocado in the morning. And when I see they’re on sale, I […]
Baked Smashed Potatoes. A twist on a classic Thanksgiving side dish.
Loaded baked potatoes are delicious. Mashed potatoes are the ultimate in comfort food. How about an easy recipe that combines both? Baked Smashed Potatoes.
Easy Tomato-Basil Salad
You didn’t kill your tomato plant and now you have fresh, delicious, home grown tomatoes!Great.Now what…? How about a quick spin on a Caprese Salad? Easy and tasty.And only a few ingredients. Take your bounty of home grown tomatoes… Dice them up and toss them in a bowl. Sprinkle with salt and snip a few […]
Homemade onion rings. They ain’t pretty, but they taste good!
I am so excited! I am at the SNAP! Conference in Salt Lake City. It’s my first blog conference and I’m really looking forward to it. Because I was going to be gone for a couple of days I decided to make one of the guys’ favorites for dinner: burgers and homemade onion rings. They […]