Looking for an easy no-bake snack that is full of iron and other goodness? Let me introduce you to these Chocolate Peanut Butter Energy Squares. Continue reading
If you need a last minute dish to take, serve or eat, this Black Bean Salad is just the ticket. Made with mostly pantry staples, it’s a quick fix and a real crowd pleaser. Continue reading
Sometimes you need to make dinner on the fly, literally making due with what you have. This Russian dressing uses canned sloppy Joe sauce as its base. Continue reading
Now that we have moved to the Seattle area, football play-offs are much more exciting. We have kept track of more than one favorite team (yes, we are a house divided) and are looking forward to the Big Game at the beginning of February. It is no secret that I love making warm dips to eat while we watch sports. This new one is for the kid in all of us: SpaghettiOs Dip. Continue reading
This Raspberry Marshmallow Dessert is a bright, delicious dessert great for any holiday table. Continue reading
Oy! Only ten more days until Christmas and I am SO not ready. I have so much shopping still to do. Luckily, I think I can get it done at two or three stores. With life so busy, I am glad that there are quick dinners that can be made up in less than 30 minutes. I refuse to get caught in the fast food trap. Continue reading
Start the day with a little holiday cheer with this Gingerbread French Toast. A very simple addition gives regular French toast a big bang of wow! Continue reading
I love pancakes. I mean I love, love, LOVE pancakes. However, I cannot eat the same, boring plain pancake over and over. I must have variety, and from chocolate to granola, I will try it. This pina colada pancake was a definite hit. Continue reading
Serve up some hidden vegetables in this Italian Pasta Casserole with Zucchini. Continue reading
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Pantry Potato Salad is perfect for winter because it uses items you have in your cupboard. It goes together in a snap and tastes delicious. Continue reading
Yes, this is another apple crisp. I believe there are about four or five on my site. I cannot help it. When I want an apple pie, but I’m too lazy to make a crust, I make an apple crisp. This time, I used almond meal in the topping. Continue reading
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Grilling and tailgating is still alive and well in late October. This Pulled Chicken BBQ Dip proves my point! Continue reading
Sweet Potato Bacon Quinoa Skillet is full of vegetables, yummy bacon and a unique blend of spice. Continue reading
Who said you cannot have pie for breakfast? Apple Pie Oatmeal is a healthier way to enjoy the flavor of apple pie without any guilt. Continue reading
Chocolate French Toast is a delicious way to get chocolate into your breakfast without any guilt.
Did you know that if you substitute some butternut squash for cheese in a pasta dish that you don’t need to add any additional thickener? Sneak in vegetables and nutrition with this Pasta Squash Pasta and Cheese with Tomatoes!
This post is sponsored by Foster Farms chicken locally grown in the Pacific Northwest, but all opinions are my own.Those of you who are long-time readers of this blog know that I love cooking with locally grown and produced foods. I also tend to adopt the flavors indigenous to the place I live. When I lived in Arizona, we ate Mexican food. When I lived in Florida, we ate Southern food and seafood. Now that I am in the Northwest, we are enjoying Asian flavors along with the plethora of fresh produce grown here. Washington by far produces more fruits and vegetables than any of the other states I’ve lived. I am in cooking heaven here! Local food tastes so much better than the stuff that has been on trucks, planes or boats for a week! Continue reading
When my fourth son came upstairs for dinner and saw these Manwich Sloppy Joe Egg Rolls, he exclaimed, “Mom! Why didn’t you tell me we were having sloppy Joes?! I’d have been up here much sooner! Continue reading
This is a reworked recipe from the days when I baked for a Jewish temple women’s group in the early 1990s. Not being Jewish, I had never had honey cake until I was asked to bake 40 loaves. I had a hankering for some this year, so I made this Gluten-Free Honey Cake.