Mint Pesto Pasta Salad

Morning everyone!! Hope your weekend is going well.  We are currently up in Phoenix visiting with my dad and his wife, little stay-cation and a fun getaway!  We are heading back soon and I am particularly excited for the week ahead.  I started at a new job last week and this will be my first week seeing clients there!  I am happy for a new challenge and look forward to continuing my work as a…

{Baked} Rolled Chicken Tacos

Tacos, they are a staple in our family.  I think I’ve said this before, but growing up we had tacos once a week. Every. Single. Week.  I never knew how much I’d miss that.  So now as an adult we are still making tacos, but a little different than before.   Growing up we had fried tacos, mostly beef, sometimes chicken.  I love the flavors and texture of a good fried taco…

Easy Chimichurri Sauce

We’re back!! Our San Diego vacation was lovely, but it is always nice to be home. Our kid agrees, she was so exhausted she went to sleep at 6:30pm… Turns our no matter how old you are, you really miss your bed and in our family, your routine!   Our San Diego faves this week: Balboa Park (Prado Restaurant and The Museum of Man was cool)  San Diego Zoo La Jolla Cove  World Famous…

Greek Chicken & Veggie Kabobs

Arizona in July might be full of rain most evenings, but we are still firing up that grill!  Monsoon season is a beautiful one here in the dessert and getting to enjoy the smells and watch the lightning dance across the sky is one of my favorite parts of it all.    Today is a yummy chicken and vegetable kabob recipe that includes more lemon and garlic.  We are keeping on trend from last week.  It…

Lemon & Basil Salmon Burgers

Finally getting back into the groove of things, after a couple weeks of celebrating!  This week’s menu included this show stopper of a dish!  I’ve been perfecting the flavors and it is finally a worthy share.   I kicked up the flavors of this salmon burger with some lemon and fresh basil.  Inspired by the concept of a “flavor bomb” which was discussed on last weeks (or maybe two weeks ago…