Author: Mike

Garlic Mushroom Quinoa

Mike and I first discovered quinoa at the farmer’s market.  There was a vendor there who was selling packets of uncooked quinoa, with seasoning.  All you had to do was add water,...

Traeger Grilled Lobster

Lobster tails are periodically on sale at the grocery store.  It’s not as often as I would like, but it is often enough. At first I was afraid to buy lobster tails...

Strawberry Apple Oatmeal

Since strawberries are still in season, I had to make an oatmeal for Mike which contains strawberries.  They are really only good during certain times of the year. True, you can BUY...

Parmesan Meatloaf

I used to explain to people that I don’t like meatloaf.  It always bothered me when people would respond with “Oh, that’s because you’ve never had good meatloaf.  You would like my...

Garlic Ranch Mashed Potatoes

My coworker has a son who is a very picky eater.  He also is involved in a lot of sports.  As a result, he is very skinny.  She is trying to find...

Lemon Yogurt Chicken

Those who read this blog know that I love chicken.  Don’t ask me why.  I just do.  As a result I’m always trying to find different ways to prepare chicken. Mike, on...

Shrimp Spring Rolls

We recently had spring rolls at my parent’s house.  Mike thought they were delicious and now he wants to eat them all the time! I love the “simplicity” of this dish.  You...

Watermelon Slush

Growing up, I loved eating watermelon.  This juicy, delicious fruit tastes so amazing during the summer.  Unfortunately I haven’t really had much watermelon after I was an adult because I’m afraid of...

Snickers Salad Oatmeal

We would sometimes have potlucks at work.  There would be sign up sheets with different sections, including dessert, appetizers, salads and main dishes. I looked at this spreadsheet one time, trying to...