Cashew “Cheesecake”

Recipes posted a year ago: Tomatillo and Avocado Soup Cheesecake is by far my favorite dessert. My friend, Dana, told me about this recipe.  I have to admit that I was a bit skeptical, but I gave it a try.  I absolutely was not disappointed.  It was fabulous! If you are a looking for a … Continue reading Cashew “Cheesecake”

Cherry Tart

Recipes posted a year ago: Bengali Roasted Chicken Tropical Lime Chile Brined Pork Chops Margarita Pork Chops I'm a huge fan of cherry pie! But alas, it seems the season for cherries is very short around here and generally they grow a lot better about 80 miles east from us.  On our way home from vacation this … Continue reading Cherry Tart

Grilled Salmon with Hazelnuts

Recipes posted a year ago: Chicken with Fennel and Squash Balsamic Round Steaks Brussels Sprouts Sweet Potato Hash You gotta love the Pacific Northwest for the seafood!  I decided to cook a Kokanee that Casey caught last summer with my Uncle John.  I have always thought it interesting that John, who has an incredible passion for fishing, … Continue reading Grilled Salmon with Hazelnuts

Honey Mustard Chicken Salad

Recipes posted a year ago: Spicy Tamari-Ginger Green Beans Lime Honey Pork Chops Lime Honey Cashew Coleslaw I had a honey mustard chicken salad at a restaurant once and wanted to try to mimic the recipe.  I think I came pretty close.  This is delicious!  Nice and tangy just like I remembered.  It goes together … Continue reading Honey Mustard Chicken Salad

Grain-Free Cinnamon Muffins

Recipes posted one year ago: Pesto-Roasted Summer Squash Nut Cookies Thai Curry Casserole My oldest daughter asked me to make cinnamon rolls.  Those of you who have no flour in your house at all know this can be tough.  I admit that I do miss cinnamon rolls...sometimes, but working at a local donut shop when … Continue reading Grain-Free Cinnamon Muffins

Sesame Orange Pork Loin

Today's recipe is an easy pork roast that takes almost no effort to prep and only about an hour to cook.  You do need to marinade for a little while, but that can be done before you leave for work, or even right when you get home if you don't mind eating just a little … Continue reading Sesame Orange Pork Loin

Creamy Cashew Chicken Salad

This recipe contains a perfect blend of chicken, stir-fried veggies, and salad greens all coated in a creamy cashew dressing.  It is easy to make ahead and serve cold - making it perfect for lunch or for a summer potluck.  The dressing by itself would be great for dipping coconut-breaded chicken tenders, or as a … Continue reading Creamy Cashew Chicken Salad