Blueberry Banana Breakfast Cake

Blueberry Banana Breakfast Cake

This Blueberry Banana Breakfast Cake is a delicious morning treat, made with Greek yogurt, fresh blueberries and bananas! Sometimes you think all you need is love, but also a solid trust in a healthy relationship. My husband and I are in our 50s now, and we often reflect on the...

Elbow Macaroni Chicken Noodle Soup

Elbow Macaroni Chicken Noodle Soup is a delicious crock pot meal, made with whole wheat pasta!

This Elbow Macaroni Chicken Noodle Soup is a delicious crock pot meal, comforting and delicious made with whole wheat pasta! We’re big Garrison Keillor fans. My husband and I have seen him several times, once in Portland for my 50th birthday. It was dreamy the way he weaved his way...

Green Beans Blue Cheese Salad

Green Beans Blue Cheese Salad

This Green Beans Blue Cheese Salad is the perfect side dish or salad served for a summer party! Make ahead and chill in the refrigerator before serving. When my friend Joan sent fresh green beans from her garden over with her son, who was headed on a backpack trip...

Creamy Pesto Goat Cheese Eggs

Creamy Pesto Goat Cheese Eggs are a delicious dish to serve with fresh tomatoes and basil, perfect for a weekend breakfast or brunch!

These Creamy Pesto Goat Cheese Eggs are a delicious dish to serve with fresh tomatoes and basil, perfect for a weekend breakfast or brunch! Last week my husband and I enjoyed the beauty of Oregon up in Portland for a few days, at the Oregon Berry Festival. We visited...

Jasmine Rice Poke Bowls

Jasmine Rice Poke Bowls

These Jasmine Rice Poke Bowls are fresh and delightful to serve for any meal, any season. You can substitue the Jasmine rice for garden greens! When my husband and I visited Kauai a year ago with some of our best friends, Bill and Jenny, one of the meals we...

Peach Mint Salad with Toasted Pinenuts

Peach Mint Salad with Toasted Pinenuts is an elegant summer salad to served, garnished with fresh mint.

This Peach Mint Salad with Toasted Pinenuts is an elegant summer salad to served, garnished with fresh mint. Perfect for your next dinner party! Focusing on healthy eating, and enjoying the fresh produce of summer, earlier this week I made this Peach Mint Salad with Toasted Pinenuts for a family dinner,...

Sloppy Joes Recipe

Sloppy Joes Recipe made with fresh vegetables, fennel, lean ground beef, and delicious spices - perfect for any season for casual entertaining at ReluctantEntertainer.com

This Sloppy Joes Recipe, made with fresh vegetables, fennel, lean ground beef, and delicious spices – is perfect for any season, for casual entertaining! Having jumped into this new season of life, where we now live in a smaller community, my husband and I are living life a little...

Summer Spring Rolls

Summer Spring Rolls

These Summer Spring Rolls are a delicious snack, lunch or dinner, made with fresh garden veggies (vegetarian), or made with chicken! Happy Monday! We’re coming along in our home improvement projects, and I can’t wait to update you soon on the kitchen! In the meantime, last week I had...