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Baked Mahi Mahi with Tomatoes & Olives

Baked Mahi Mahi with Tomatoes & Olives

Intimidated by cooking fish? This simple Baked Mahi Mahi with Tomatoes and Olives is not only delicious but nearly foolproof! There are three things I look for in a fish recipe: simple, delicious and dummy-proof (that last one speaks directly to me). Fish is not my...

Mushroom and Goat Cheese Frittata

Mushroom and Goat Cheese Frittata

Treat your friends and family to this quick and easy Mushroom and Goat Cheese Frittata for breakfast, brunch or "brinner"!  What do you call this dish: frittata or crustless quiche? Whatever name you choose, this savory Mushroom and Goat Cheese Frittata is one of the...

Slow Cooker White Chicken Chili

Slow Cooker White Chicken Chili

Slow Cooker White Chicken Chili is great for gatherings. Just chop and add the ingredients to your slow cooker and 5 hours later dinner is served! Chili is always a great way to feed a group and this lighter Slow Cooker White Chicken Chili recipe is a tasty...

Chicken Enchilada Quinoa Casserole

Chicken Enchilada Quinoa Casserole

This crazy yummy, protein-rich Chicken Enchilada Quinoa Casserole might just become your go-to recipe for weeknight meals. This Chicken Enchilada Quinoa Casserole gives you the same craveable taste as regular chicken enchiladas but without the hassle and mess of...

Easy Feta Chicken recipe with fresh chives

Easy Feta Chicken recipe with fresh chives

This Feta Chicken recipe was one of our first blog posts on Garnish with Lemon - and it's still one of the most popular to date. Come see why so many people love this quick and easy weeknight dinner!  Quick and easy Feta Chicken recipe Chicken served with a...

Cranberry Brie Grilled Cheese

Cranberry Brie Grilled Cheese

Thanksgiving leftovers look mighty tasty in this Cranberry Brie Grilled Cheese Sandwich.  Thanksgiving leftovers are the best part of the holiday, right? Cold turkey sandwiches while watching football games, warmed up dinner rolls for snacks, slices of pie for...

Slow Cooker Beef and Broccoli

Slow Cooker Beef and Broccoli

Make your own version of takeout at home with this Slow Cooker Beef and Broccoli recipe! I can’t count how many times my slow cooker has saved us from takeout during busy weeks. Like last week, for example. Lisa and I are in the middle of a large freelance project,...

Cheesy Skillet Rigatoni

Cheesy Skillet Rigatoni

You don't have to sacrifice flavor when you are in a hurry to get a meal on the table. This Cheesy Skillet Rigatoni is filled with authentic Italian flavors and two kinds of cheese! Who can say no to comfort food like that? I’m not really sure how it is already the...

Ground Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Ground Chicken Lettuce Wraps

These spicy Ground Chicken Lettuce Wraps are one of our go-to weeknight meals. Quick, easy, and oh-so-flavorful! Everyone in the family has their favorite meals. Bridget is a die-hard Chicken with Feta Cheese Sauce fan, Grady would eat Ham and Egg Breakfast Pizza for...

3 Easy Ways to Cook Bone-In Chicken Breasts

3 Easy Ways to Cook Bone-In Chicken Breasts

Bone-in split chicken breasts are a tasty cut to help you prepare easy weeknight meals.  Can someone tell me why February, March and April don’t fly by as quickly as June, July and August? Back to school is coming faster than I know it, and, with both kids at new...

Tomato and Goat Cheese Sandwich with Balsamic Drizzle

Tomato and Goat Cheese Sandwich with Balsamic Drizzle

This Tomato and Goat Cheese Sandwich with Balsamic Drizzle is one of my favorite easy meals when tomatoes are in season.  Contrary to popular belief, food bloggers don't always eat well. Although our blogs may show gorgeous pictures of mouthwatering dishes, the truth...

Spicy Peanut Noodle Salad with Shrimp

Spicy Peanut Noodle Salad with Shrimp

Summer nights don’t get much better than dining al fresco with a make-ahead Spicy Peanut Noodle Salad with Shrimp and a cold glass of Sauvignon Blanc. Make ahead dinners are a must for me in the summer. The last thing I want to do after a busy day is to worry about...

Flank Steak with Chimichurri Sauce

Flank Steak with Chimichurri Sauce

Fresh herbs from the garden make this Flank Steak with Chimichurri Sauce my favorite way to eat steak in the summertime. Grilling season is in full swing in Minnesota and I am sharing one of my favorite go-to recipes for the grill: Flank Steak with Chimichurri Sauce....

Hoisin Grilled Ribs

Hoisin Grilled Ribs

Ribs are a perennial crowd pleaser. These Hoisin Grilled Ribs give an old favorite an Asian flavored spin that is sure to earn even more fans.  What is it about ribs? People love ‘em.Maybe it’s that fall-off-the-bone tender meat. Or the fact that it’s perfectly...

Sriracha Grilled Shrimp with Blue Cheese

Sriracha Grilled Shrimp with Blue Cheese

It’s official. School is out.  We're celebrating our first day of summer vacation with a family favorite: Sriracha Grilled Shrimp with Blue Cheese. There isn’t much that my family won’t eat when it is drenched in buffalo sauce, so I knew that the latest addition to...

Grilled Romaine and Steak Salad

Grilled Romaine and Steak Salad

Reward yourself after a long day of spring chores with this mouth-watering Grilled Romaine and Steak Salad! Spring is kind of a lot of work. Don’t get me wrong; it’s my favorite season. Few things rival the smell of freshly blooming lilac bushes and crabapple trees in...

Mini Crab Cakes

Mini Crab Cakes

Need a new appetizer to bring to a party? Mini Crab Cakes are the perfect indulgence. Crisp, golden and filled with jumbo lump crab meat. Be sure to get one before they disappear! I'm a purist when it comes to a lot of foods, and crab cakes are at the top of the...

Lemon Chicken and Broccoli Alfredo

Lemon Chicken and Broccoli Alfredo

Put a fresh spin on your weeknight dinner menu with this 30-minute Lemon Chicken and Broccoli Alfredo.  This was a recent conversation with Grady: Grady: "Mom, what’s for dinner?" Me: "Chicken." Grady: "Again?! We ALWAYS have chicken." Me: "We do not ALWAYS have...

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