Create a Perfect Picnic

create a perfect picnic

Create a Perfect Picnic Is it just me, or does it seem as though Memorial Day weekend sneaked up on us? Memorial Day weekend is considered the “unofficial “ start of summer and one of my favorite summer activities is to have a picnic by the water. Preferably somewhere my sweet hubby can fish and [read more…]

Sugar Free Lactose Free Strawberry Crepes

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Sugar Free Lactose Free Strawberry Crepes I had originally intended to provide photos of me making the crepes. Have you ever tried balancing a camera (with the timer set) between your chin and shoulder while swirling crepe batter in a hot skillet? You get a whole lot of blurry photos and several photos of the [read more…]

Cooking Ingredient Substitutions

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Cooking Ingredient Substitutions We have all been there, you are half way into your recipe and you realize you don’t have one of the ingredients. The herb jar is empty, or if you or someone you cook for has dietary restriction. Food allergies can have you scrambling for a substitute ingredient too. Or if you [read more…]

Herb Zucchini Tomatoes and Leeks

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Herb Zucchini Tomatoes and Leeks On those days when you look into your refrigerator and you need to create a recipe with what is staring back at you. Or maybe the fridge is looking a bit bare between paydays or you just haven’t been to the market. This recipe is what happened when I  looked into our [read more…]

Italian Style Roast Beef


Italian Style Roast Beef I’m calling this a fusion recipe,a mixture of Italian and English. My Italian Style Roast Beef closely resembles my shepherds pie recipe ( wink). It is a quick and easy way to satisfy a hungry appetite or to use up leftovers. I made these in individual crocks for an easy to serve recipe too. [read more…]

Easter Brunch


Easter Brunch This year we are breaking from tradition and having an Easter brunch and egg hunt instead of  Easter dinner. I hope the weather is nice enough to allow an egg hunt outside.Our weather here has been all over the place, from 80 degrees to 35 degrees.  Fingers crossed we won’t be hiding eggs [read more…]

Cinnamon Apple Maple Muffins

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Cinnamon Apple Maple Muffins Last month I was the fortunate winner of a giveaway at Lisa’s blog, Blogghetti. I won a copy of the cookbook ” A Good Food Day”, written by Marco Canora with Tammy Walker . It is filled with wonderful healthy recipes, beautifully photographed and each page urges you to get into the kitchen and make [read more…]

Crockpot Pear Pudding

Crockpot Pear Pudding

Crockpot Pear Pudding Pears are reasonably priced and available in most markets this time of year. This wonderful Crockpot Pear Pudding is a great way to make use of the fruit of the season. I am a Taste of Home blogger and I adapted this original recipe  to fit a sugar free and lactose free diet. [read more…]

Pan Roasted Brussel Sprouts

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Pan Roasted Brussel Sprouts Happy Saint Patrick’s Day! Traditionally people think of corned beef and cabbage for today’s meal. But, I also want to remind you of this delicious Pan Roasted Brussel Sprouts recipe.  These mini cabbages are flavorful and easy to make too. A nice side dish for any meal. What You Need 2 [read more…]

Crispy Peanut Butter Caramel Chocolate Bars

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Crispy Peanut Butter Caramel Chocolate Bars I’ve been playing in the kitchen! These Crispy Peanut Butter Caramel Chocolate Bars are a nice after school or work treat. You can even put one of  them in a bowl of ice cream for dessert! What You Need 2 Tbsp. butter (unsalted) and a bit for coating the [read more…]

Chili Stuffed Cornbread

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Chili Stuffed Cornbread For those who may have missed previous recipes inspired by Hormel. I am pleased to be part of the Hormel Foods Extended Family Blogger program. The challenge put forth by the fine people of Hormel is to create a recipe using Hormel products in different and delicious ways. This Chili Stuffed Cornbread Recipe was [read more…]

Greatest Snow On Earth

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Greatest Snow On Earth This morning I watched the meteorologist on our local television station as she expounded on the frigid weather across the Unites States. So many poor souls inundated by ice storms, blizzards, winds chilling to the bone and snowdrifts so high they can’t open their doors! Here in Utah, our state license [read more…]

Italian Squash Casserole

Italian Squash Casserole

Italian Squash Casserole- Oh how I miss harvesting fresh squash from our garden. The little zucchini at the market are so itty bitty and expensive too ( insert sad face here). But we love zucchini and I love creating new recipes, especially recipes that I can use with fresh veggies in the summer. Here is the [read more…]