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Lemon Pepper Steak Marinade on www.cookingwithruthie.com is a delicious way to grill your favorite steak!

Lemon Garlic Steak Marinade

Lemon Garlic Steak Marinade is a delicious way to grill your favorite steak- we love the hint of lemon, garlic, and splash of heat from the red pepper flakes!   This recipe was actually created by my son, Jake.  He had an assignment in his history class to create a recipe using a very basic list of ingredients from the early american time period and then make his recipe at … Continue Reading

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Grilled Pear Cucumber Flatbread on www.cookingwithruthie.com is a delicious, fresh, bold combination of flavors! YUM.

Grilled Pear Cucumber Flatbread

Grilled Pear Cucumber Flatbread is a delicious, fresh, bold combination of flavors!  I fell completely in love with it... Oh my goodness!   Grilled Pear Cucumber Flatbread is the perfect appetizer or it can even pass for a meal all on it's own.  It was a wonderful lunch for me.  The only part that's grilled is the whole grain flat bread- if you didn't want to warm up the … Continue Reading

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Super Saturday #96 and Hot n Spicy Recipe Features

Thanks for participating in the Best Recipes and DIY Projects Party last week! We're thrilled to share some of our favorite links from last week's link party with you. Summer's coming and the weather is getting warmer. Can you take the heat? Test your resolve with these spicy dishes! These savory sides and entrees bring on the heat with exotic flavors. … Continue Reading

Lemon Pepper Steak Marinade on www.cookingwithruthie.com is a delicious way to grill your favorite steak!

Lemon Garlic Steak Marinade

Lemon Garlic Steak Marinade is a delicious way to grill your favorite steak- we love the hint of lemon, garlic, and splash of heat from the red pepper flakes!   This recipe was actually created by my son, Jake.  He had an assignment in his history class to create a recipe using a very basic list of ingredients from the early american time period and then … Continue Reading

Grilled Pear Cucumber Flatbread on www.cookingwithruthie.com is a delicious, fresh, bold combination of flavors! YUM.

Grilled Pear Cucumber Flatbread

Grilled Pear Cucumber Flatbread is a delicious, fresh, bold combination of flavors!  I fell completely in love with it... Oh my goodness!   Grilled Pear Cucumber Flatbread is the perfect appetizer or it can even pass for a meal all on it's own.  It was a wonderful lunch for me.  The only part that's grilled is the whole grain flat bread- if you didn't … Continue Reading

Banana Orange Drop Cookies on www.cookingwithruthie.com are the best way to use up those overripe bananas!

Banana Orange Drop Cookies

Banana Orange Drop Cookies are one of the best way to use up those overripe bananas!  Moist, flavorful cookies with a hint of banana and orange in the frosting too!  Mmmmmm.    We love bananas at our house.  I have to keep them stocked in the kitchen just as religiously as milk.  It is pretty much considered a sin to run out of either bananas or milk … Continue Reading

Pineapple Mango Banana Smoothie on www.cookingwithruthie.com is healthy way to stay cool this summer!

Pineapple Mango Banana Smoothie

Pineapple Mango Banana Smoothie is a refreshing and healthy way to stay cool this summer- packed with delicious ingredients that are SO good for you and the kids will love every last drop.  Memorial Day is in less than a week and y'all know what that means... summertime officially gets under way!  YAY!!   I don't about your kids but mine are thrilled to … Continue Reading

Salmon Salad Sandwich on www.cookingwithruthie.com is a delicious way to use your leftover salmon!

Salmon Salad Sandwich

Salmon Salad Sandwich is a delicious way to use your leftover salmon- we grilled up some salmon for dinner and then had leftovers so I whipped up this delicious sandwich the next day for lunch... it tastes amazing!  It's a little bit like a Tuna Salad Sandwich but about a million times better!  Just kidding.  I love tuna too but when we had leftover … Continue Reading

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Super Saturday #95 and Berry Recipe Features

Thanks for participating in the Best Recipes and DIY Projects Party last week! We're thrilled to share some of our favorite links from last week's link party with you. It's berry season, and we couldn't be more pleased! We've featured red berry recipes recently, so we thought it would be fun to share some of the blue and black berry recipes that were … Continue Reading

DIY Boxwood Topiary by www.polkadotpoplars.com on www.cookingwithruthie.com is an adorable project for your home!

DIY Boxwood Topiary

I'm so happy to have Miss Dru from Polkadot Poplars here with us today!  I love it when she comes to visit- she brings such fun projects to share!! I'm especially in love with this adorable DIY Boxwood Topiary project it's the perfect way to bring summer into your homes. I won't keep you waiting any longer... I love the look of topiaries used in home … Continue Reading

Peanut Butter Granola Snack Mix on www.cookingwithruthie.com is quick and easy to make and healthy too!

Peanut Butter Granola Snack Mix

Peanut Butter Granola Snack Mix is quick and easy to make and it's one of my favorite healthy go-to snacks! It's packed with good for you ingredients like peanut butter, honey, whole grain cheerios and oats, raisins, and those cute little colored specks are chocolate covered sunflower seeds from Trader Joes.  Yummmmmm. If you don't have a Trader Joes … Continue Reading

Red Coconut Curry with Chicken on www.cookingwithruthie.com is easy to make at home but tastes like it's from your fave Thai Restaurant

Thai Red Coconut Curry with Chicken

Thai Red Coconut Curry with Chicken is so simple to make at home but tastes just like it's from your favorite Thai Food Restaurant! Ohhhh... I just love Thai Food.  It's that coconut creaminess in curry dishes that does it for me.  I prefer to use light coconut milk which gives all the creaminess of regular coconut milk with much less of a calorie … Continue Reading

Lemon Coconut White Chocolate Chunk Cookies on www.cookingwithruthie.com are moist and delicious summertime cookie!

Lemon Coconut White Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Lemon Coconut White Chocolate Chunk Cookies are moist and delicious summertime or anytime cookie!  Make a batch of these delightful cookies and watch the whole family smile with each bite :)  We've had so much rain this past week and even some snow again on the mountains- I'm happy to be seeing sunshine today.  I'm so not complaining at all- we've … Continue Reading

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Super Saturday #94 and Brunch Features

Thanks for participating in the Best Recipes and DIY Projects Party last week! We're thrilled to share some of our favorite links from last week's link party with you. With Mother's Day coming up, we were looking for some yummy recipes to spoil the moms in our lives. These will definitely achieve that goal! Try one of these delicious ideas for serving Mom … Continue Reading

My Culinary Arts Graduation on www.cookingwithruthie.com a dream come true!

Culinary Arts Graduation

A week ago today was a huge day for me... I graduated with a degree in the Culinary Arts, which was nothing short of a dream come true! I'm so happy to be sharing this post with y'all today!  Seriously.  You've been there with me through all the practicals and finals and I'm so appreciative of all the beautiful words of support from you guys over the past … Continue Reading

Almond, Coconut, Caramel Truffles on www.cookingwithruthie.com are a mouth-watering way to celebrate any occasion!

Almond, Coconut, Caramel Truffles

Almond, Coconut, Caramel Truffles are a mouth-watering way to celebrate any occasion!   They're an especially fun way to tell all the mom's in your life just how much you love them.  Mother's Day is this Sunday... it's hard to believe it's already rolled around again!  I guess I'm surprised at how fast time seems to fly these days, aren't you?!  It's … Continue Reading

Handprint Flower Craft for Kids. The handprints definitely give it a special touch for Moms, Grandmas and kids.

Handprint Flower Craft for Kids

Spring is in full bloom in Utah and it's been so lovely to go on walks with my kids and enjoy all of the beautiful flowers. Every spring we love creating a few flower crafts together. Some of my favorites have been our Cupcake Liner Flowers and Tissue Paper Tulip Craft. Today I'm sharing how to up cycle an old CD into this cute CD and Handprint Flower Craft … Continue Reading

Pesto Alfredo Chicken Penne on www.cookingwithruthie.com is a quick and easy idea for your dinner!

Spring Chicken Pesto Alfredo Penne

*This post is sponsored by Bertolli® Brand Spring Pesto Alfredo Chicken Penne is a quick and easy idea for dinner tonight!  It's as easy as opening up a bottle of Bertolli® Creamy Alfredo Sauce, adding some pesto, and topping it off with shredded chicken breast, heirloom tomatoes, and parmesan cheese!!  Wha-la.  Dinner's ready by the time the pasta's done … Continue Reading