Homestyle Sun-dried Tomato and Herb Hummus – ★★★★★

We love hummus and find our homestyle recipe to be better then the store bought stuff. This recipe isn’t exactly creamy because it is hand mixed, and that is one of the things we love most about it. Every bite is different with chunks of tomato, chickpea and garlic. I’m seriously about to go break…

Ry-Thai Baked Chicken and Peanut Sauce – ★★★★★

Last week I attempted to make Thai chicken wings but being who I am I bought the absolute wrong kind of chicken for the recipe. Anyone else out there try to make chicken wings with chicken drumsticks? No? Only me? Thought so… Needless to say I had a TON of peanut sauce left over from…

Baked Beef Taquitos – ★★★★★

Perry always has strong cravings for Mexican food, but I don’t necessarily like how heavy Mexican food can feel in your stomach. I attribute that heavy feeling to how much deep frying is involved in the cooking process. When I do attempt to satisfy my husband’s cravings I make sure it’s a “make over” recipe…

Cheesecake Factory Chipotle Pasta – ★★★★✩

I’m always looking for new pasta recipes because it is so easy during the week to cook up some whole wheat pasta and a quick sauce. This recipe is just that. It is extremely easy and delicious to boot. The creamy sauce is rich but complimented nicely with crunchy veggies. The first night we had…

Hearty Beef and Barley Stew – ★★★★★

I made this when Perry had been diving in the cold winter waters of the Pacific. I had never had barley, and because I grew up on chicken I never had a taste for beef either. This stew really opened my eyes to new flavors and we all absolutely loved it. It had a fantastic…

Moroccan Chicken Kebobs – ★★★★★

Perry is sitting here as I write trying to explain to me that his 10 minutes of involvement with this recipe made it a five star recipe. While I’ll never admit it to him he may be right I’ll secretly tell you all since he never reads the description. Cooking these babies to perfection is…