Pan Seared Salmon with Capers and Lemon

Pan Seared Salmon with Lemon and Capers. A simple, delicious salmon recipe that cooks in less than 10 minutes! Fast dinner recipe.

A simple, fast, flavorful way to prepare salmon on the stovetop: Pan Seared Salmon with lemon and capers!  This 15 minute recipe creates perfectly cooked salmon ready to enjoy in flash!   I have a fun post today!  A simple salmon recipe that is so easy it never crossed my mind to share it here: Pan Seared Salmon Steaks with Lemon and Capers.  And a test run of a cool new fish pan and I’m also giving away (a new one of course)! Salmon is a favorite fish for me and one that is so easy to … CONTINUE READING

Creepy Shirley Temples

Creepy Shirley Temples. There's nothing like a few fun props to turn this simple mocktail into a Halloween horror! Shirley Temples served in glass beakers with blood-red grenadine in a liqueur shot syringe for fun!

It doesn't take a fancy drink to bring on the Halloween party spirit!  A few well-used props and this simple classic becomes a Creepy Shirley Temple all  will love! I am SOOOOO excited to begin sharing Halloween recipes!  I really love Halloween (one look at my Halloween recipe section and you’ll know how much I mean that) but am always sheepish about starting to share recipes too soon.  I hate to peak in mid October but also like to give plenty of time for your Halloween party … CONTINUE READING

Pumpkin Spice Cookie Dough Dip

Pumpkin Spice Cookie Dough Dip. Tangy chocolate chip 'cookie dough' spiced for the fall with pumpkin pie spice. Great to dip with fruit, cookies or graham crackers! Gluten-free. |

A fun dessert or treat recipe that takes 5 minutes to make: Pumpkin Spice Cookie Dough Dip!  It tastes just like cookie dough (without any eggs or flour) and is perfect for gatherings, school parties, football parties or just as an unexpected treat. You may remember a few weeks ago I shared a naturally gluten-free Peanut Butter Lover’s Chocolate Chip Mug Cake.  It’s simple, delicious and I did not make it.  My 13-year-old son did.  Did I ever show you the cake he made by himself for my … CONTINUE READING

Buttercream Iced Latte

Buttercream Iced Latte. A two-ingredient iced coffee recipe with natural, light flavoring you'll love! -

Iced coffee drinks are refreshing and a great option all year round.  No need to spend lots of $$ when you can make this Buttercream Iced Latte at home (only two ingredients too)! This post is sponsored by White Wave and Horizon Organic, long time valued partners of Boulder Locavore.  All opinions are by own. In certain ways I’m a creature of habit.  Despite avoiding anything that feels like a routine, drinking coffee is a daily ritual that punctuates my day.  I love to come downstairs … CONTINUE READING

Mexican Chicken and Rice Skillet

Mexican Chicken and Rice Skillet. Spicy rice with tomaotes, black beans, corn, peppers and onions with crispy chicken thighs all cooked in one pot. |

One pot recipes are always a favorite especially when they are bursting with flavor like this Mexican Chicken and Rice Skillet recipe. Seared chicken thighs, spicy rice full of black beans, corn, tomatoes, sweet peppers and onions make for a robust meal and little effort to make it! I L.O.V.E. this one pot Mexican Chicken and Rice Skillet!  I began craving these flavors last week as the wind kicked up, swirling fall-colored leaves around my yard making me pull my sweater on a bit … CONTINUE READING

Grilled Pumpkin Pie with Hickory-Smoked Ginger Snap Crust

Grilled Pumpkin Pie with Hickory-Smoked Ginger Snap Crust -

With fall settling in and busy food holidays upcoming, using a grill to off load some of the key cooking solves a space issue and offers a unique twist on a classic dessert. Grilled Pumpkin Pie with Hickory-Smoked Ginger Snap Crust is made fully on the grill and will be a great addition to your cool weather dinner table! Happy first day of Fall!  Though in my routine, fall mentally begins after Labor Day, the official calendar proclaims today to mark the seasonal change.  Feeling that is … CONTINUE READING