Category Archives: Kids in the Kitchen

Chicken Fajita Salad

This entree is a a quick delicious meal on a night when you have a few minutes to cook dinner. The key is to have leftover roasted chicken. If you have 1/2 of a roasted chicken you should be in … Continue reading

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Homemade Yogurt in a Crock Pot

I am excited to share my new kitchen creation. Making yogurt has been intriguing to me since I was a child when my mom made homemade yogurt in the oven. I remember the tart clean flavor of the yogurt and … Continue reading

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Savanna’s Super Special Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies

A few years back I received this recipe from a friend who lives in my hometown. Mrs W and her husband were friends of our family.  The recipe was fine-tuned by their daughter Savanna. We got to know the W’s … Continue reading

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Andy’s Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Tarragon

On Thanksgiving we were the guests at our friends home in Gig Harbor – the friends with the lovely view of the harbor any time of year and the inviting home. We love spending time with these friends as they … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Spice Smoothie

It’s the pumpkin time of year and our neighborhood stores are touting their pumpkin product – really pumpkin everything! So here’s more pumpkin for you. I’ve been mixing up a single serving pumpkin concoction. Double the recipe if you’re making … Continue reading

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Garden Greek Salad

We had an unusually wonderful harvest of our cherry tomatoes over the weekend. I whipped up this simple salad to highlight the sweet little lovelies. The vegetables are fresh and crunchy and the dressing is light but flavorful. A great … Continue reading

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Huevos Rancheros for One

With Cinco De Mayo around the corner we’re all thinking what kind of new dish can we concoct for the occasion? How about a breakfast dish? This is a colorful, fresh and hearty breakfast that will start your day with … Continue reading

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Banana Pancakes

My nephew in Anchorage was excited about these gluten free, dairy free pancakes last summer. He whipped up a similar recipe and served them. And of course, I so appreciated the gesture. I do miss gluten sometimes…pancakes are one of … Continue reading

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Pico de Gallo

Fresh back from a trip to Mexico, we were the lucky recipients of home cooked Mexican fare daily.  We acquired recipes with the ingredients but not exact measurements so creativity is key. Pico de Gallo was served at breakfast with eggs … Continue reading

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Veggie and Cheese Frittata

If you just can’t imagine taking another bite of turkey and the fixings, here’s a light breakfast option without the meat. A stovetop frittata is a quick, simple and healthy breakfast, brunch or anytime of day meal. It can be served … Continue reading

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