Baked Spiced Salmon with Coconut Milk Black Rice

Baked Spiced Salmon with Coconut Milk Black Rice

Start the NEW YEAR with a delicious, healthy meal! This Baked Spiced Salmon with Coconut Milk Black Rice and veggies recipe is good enough for company! Part of the joy behind Reluctant Entertainer is watching the stories of readers grow, as they venture into making that “one” invite, or...

Squash Appetizer Rounds Recipe

Squash Appetizer Rounds Recipe

Saying Goodbye 2016 and Hello 2017, these Squash Appetizer Rounds recipe are the perfect healthy party appeetizer to serve with a Greek yogurt dip! Goodbye 2016 and Hello 2017! From the bottom of my heart, I want to thank all of my readers for the sweet encouragement and support...

Sweet Italian Sausage Tortellini Soup Recipe

Sweet Italian Sausage Tortellini Soup Recipe

Perfect for easy entertaining, this Sweet Italian Sausage Tortellini Soup Recipe is easy to make ahead, and add tortellini right before serving! Over the holidays, we had dinner with our dear friends—friends we’ve known for years. I hate to say “old” friends, but we’ve been friends for more years...

BEST Chocolate Hazelnut Brownies

BEST Chocolate Hazelnut Brownies

These BEST Chocolate Hazelnut Brownies are cake-like, moist, buttery, with hazelnuts, delicious served with your favorite flavor of ice cream! As the new year awaits us, the words “jump-start,” “fresh and healthy,” “resolutions,” and “be brave,” all offer the possibility of letting go, and starting new. Last night, we...

Ashland Hills Hotel & Suites, Ashland, Oregon

Ashland Hills Hotel & Suites, Ashland, Oregon

My recent stay at Ashland Hills Hotel & Suites, Ashland, Oregon, was filled with delicious foods, activities, and festive things to do in this great city! Friends, if you’re traveling through Oregon, or planning a groovy escape to Ashland or the southern part of the state, then Ashland Hills Hotel...

Butternut Squash Granola Parfaits

Butternut Squash Granola Parfaits

These Butternut Squash Granola Parfaits are a delicious holiday brunch or breakfast, made with roasted butternut, Greek yogurt, granola, and almond butter! Friends, what a beautiful holiday season here in snowy central Oregon. We’re so thankful for the friends we were able to see over the holidays, and the...

Merry Christmas 2016 in Central Oregon

Merry Christmas 2016 in Central Oregon!

Merry Christmas 2016! We’re enjoying the snow in central Oregon, a cozy time gathering with our family, giving thanks for this beautiful season! Praying God fills your home with peace and your hearts with a quiet wonder … What can I give him? Poor as I am? If I...

Quick Easy Green Salad Recipe

Quick Easy Green Salad Recipe

This Quick Easy Green Salad Recipe, served with Aggie’s Kitchen Clementine Vinaigrette, is a beautiful, delicious salad for the holidays! Friends, from our snowy house to yours, Merry Christmas! Sometimes we need a fresh, new salad idea, especially when the holidays are here and we want it to look and...