Hawaiian Meatballs: Healthy Dinner or Elegant Appetizer

Hawaiian Meatballs

  Ingredients 2 lbs ground beef 1 onion finely chopped 1 egg ¼ tsp salt ¼ tsp pepper ¼ crushed red pepper flakes 2 tbsp fresh ginger, minced 2 tsp garlic, minced 2 tbsp olive oil 1 yellow pepper, chopped 1 red pepper, chopped 1 green pepper, chopped 1 cup pineapple … [Read more...]

Italian Sausage Stuffed Portabella Mushroom Caps


Click {here} to enter our current giveaway for a HomeRight SteamMachine Plus with Mop--it's an absolutely amazing cleaning tool!I don't know if it is all this crazy cold weather we're experiencing in VA but I am craving some major comfort food. Lasagna to be exact.  Hot, cheesy, saucy, carbohydrate … [Read more...]

Parmesan Turkey Meatballs- My Mother’s Recipe


  My mother was an amazing cook and this recipe comes from her.   I love this recipe because the meatballs are baked and and not fried, which allows for easy clean up. Ingredients 2lbs Ground Turkey (Or any meat your heart desires) 1 cup unseasoned bread crumbs (I replace this with … [Read more...]

Greek Turkey Burger with Cucumber, Dill & Red Onion Salad

Greek Turkey Burger and Cucumber, Dill and Red Onion Salad

  Click on the "In the Kitchen with 11 Magnolia Lane" Button to read about our new series    Nothing is more satisfying than a charbroiled burger during the summer months!  My husband and kids love a juicy burger, but I personally need to mix it up to make it a bit more healthy.  … [Read more...]

In the Kitchen with 11 Magnolia Lane, Tomato Basil Bisque Soup & Avocado Chef’s Salad

Tomato Basil Bisque with Avocado Chef Salad

    Click on the "In the Kitchen with 11 Magnolia Lane" Button to read about our new series    So.... how are you all liking the Spring Menu so far? I have really been enjoying the meals on the new spring menu and all the staples the spring harvest offers.  I continue to … [Read more...]

In the Kitchen: Spring Menu Reveal

Spring Menu Reveal

  My Spring Menu has "hatched" and I am so excited to share this healthy but satisfying menu that truly captures the essence of spring (at least I think so!).  This menu offers a ton of fresh veggies, light and fluffy fritattas, and energy-packed protein shakes that will get you … [Read more...]

Sneak a Peek at the Spring Menu: Fish Cakes with Remoulade Sauce and Romaine and Carrot Shredded Slaw

Lemon Fish Cakes with Remoulade

  As you all know the Spring Menu/Meal Plan is almost ready to be revealed and I have been testing the recipes and enjoying every bite.  This particular recipe may be a family staple as it is light, crispy and wonderful for spring and summer.  The remoulade sauce is a favorite and goes … [Read more...]

My new favorite Salad…..

Roasted Lemon Chicken and Green Bean Salad

I am so excited to share that the Spring Month of Meals Calendar is almost complete and everything looks so yummy!  I have to admit that I have been doing lots of taste testing over the past month to ensure the menu is healthy, nutritious and, of course, tasty.  It is full of spring fare, so get … [Read more...]

Spice Rubbed Pork Tenderloin with Roasted Squash

spiced rubbed grilled tenderloin

I hope you all have found some spare time to print off the February Menu Calendar as well as the shopping list week 1 .  If not, no worries!  Just click on the "In the Kitchen with 11 Magnolia Lane" button below to read the introductory post in this series and get up to speed. This is one of … [Read more...]

In the Kitchen at Magnolia Lane {New Series}

Cilantro Chicken Salad

One of my resolutions this year was to get more organized in the kitchen and to eat healthier.   I have been toying around with the idea of planning a month of winter meals and decided it was time to try it.   Knowing each and every day what I am going to make for breakfast, lunch and dinner has … [Read more...]

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