Savory Corn Pancakes to Say Farewell to Summer

Savory corn pancakes to say farewell to summer – sigh, summer corn is on it’s way out. But I’m determined to test out a few more recipes before it’s all gone. Tonight was a raving success ~ the husband went back for seconds. These delicious corn pancakes pair well with taco soup – but you…

Creepy Crispies are Fun & Easy

Who doesn’t love crispy treats? Not anyone reading my blog! And certainly not anyone at my house. Here’s a recipe for creepy crispies that are fun and easy to make. Whip up a batch of these for this year’s Halloween party. Your guests will love them and you for making them. Creepy Crispies 3 tbsp…

Apple Pancakes for Dinner

My family is obsessed with breakfast for dinner and we love these easy apple pancakes come fall. I mean what is easier than breakfast for dinner? Few ingredients, simple process, happy bellies – it’s a win win for this working mom. Doesn’t it sound yummy? And totally easy to make. This is a prime example…

Ghosts in My House

Anyone looking for some fun, savory snacks for Halloween? Look no further than these easy edible ghosts. I love all things potato – so making something with fingerling potatoes was a hands down winner with me. I’ve gone ahead and given this a diary free tweak so they’re safe for yours truly to eat. Edible…

Homemade Instant Oatmeal

We’re big oatmeal eaters at our house. Since I’m too busy to cook full scale oatmeal on school mornings I came up with my own recipe for homemade instant oatmeal. When the kiddo was little I just couldn’t justify buying ready packaged instant oatmeal full of preservatives when I could make it myself. Not to…

Farmer’s Market Basil Vinaigrette

Farmer’s market basil vinaigrette is one of my favorite homemade dressings. It’s simple and fresh – something that can help you prolong that summer feel well into the fall and winter. Next time you’re at your local farmer’s market pick up some fresh basil so you can make this amazing vinaigrette. If you are lucky…

Mini Monster Chow for Halloween

My family just adores snack foods that have a rice cereal base. This recipe for mini monster chow is a big hit. Not only is this easy to make, but I’ve made it allergy safe so the whole family can enjoy it. Ok… so I can enjoy it! You might want to double the batch,…

Homemade Apple Sauce

We love homemade apple sauce. Our neighbors backyard has an apple tree. Do you see where I’m going? The house was owned by an elderly woman and she told me when we first moved into our house that I could help myself at any time. I went so far as to buy an apple picker…

Edible Skeleton Bones for Halloween

Over the years I’ve participated in many Halloween themed parties and blog linkups. I’ve amassed a nice collection of recipes and thought it was time that I share them with you. These edible skeleton bones for Halloween are a crowd pleaser. I hope you and your family enjoy these as much as my family does!…

All About Apples

All about apples. Everything you didn’t know you wanted to know. The Origin of the Apple We all love to eat apples in one form or another. Mostly it is the apple pie form that we are fond of, but snagging a fresh one off the tree is tasty, too. But, just where did the…

Family Approved Beef with Broccoli

I’m slowly making my way through the stacks of recipes that need to be tried. Here is my take on a family approved beef with broccoli.  This is kid and adult approved, and if you’re feeling productive, double it so you can freeze half for later. BEEF with BROCCOLI BEEF MARINADE 3 tsp low sodium…

Weekend Loving Homemade Molasses Baked Beans

It’s the weekend and you’ve got time to cook. Why not try this recipe for weekend loving homemade molasses baked beans? They’re kid friendly, husband approved, and go great with turkey dogs. Summer mealtime win for mom. Molasses Baked Beans 1 lb dry great northern beans 4 cups + 4 cups water 4 cups chicken…

Tasty Dairy Free Chilaquiles Breakfast Casserole

Here is my recipe for a tasty dairy free Chilaquiles breakfast casserole. Remember the other day when I gave you my new recipe for chorizo flavored tofu? Well THIS is a recipe to use that yummy creation. This is the dish the hubs went back for seconds. And not only did he go back for…

Hit it Out of the Park with Homemade Fajita Seasoning

You will certainly hit it out of the park with homemade fajita seasoning. Spurred on by my great taco seasoning challenge, a few years ago I decided to come up with my own Fajita Seasoning. If you’re feeling crafty you can print up labels and make these as gifts for the foodies in your life….