Recipes

Amazing Applesauce Cake

Amazing Applesauce Cake

So, how did I get the idea for applesauce cake? Let me tell ya. A couple of months ago I was listening to our public radio station as I was tooling around town running errands. While news is all important and good to know, I really listen for the human interest...

Slow Cooker Sausage and Peppers

Slow Cooker Sausage and Peppers

Are you always looking for easy dinner recipes for you and your family? Yeah, me, too. That is why I love my slow cooker. Or crockpot. Whatever you want to call it. I just love being able to put everything in one pot in the morning, and... Voila! Magically have a...

Shrimp Pesto Pasta

Shrimp Pesto Pasta

Easy, Quick Dinner. Would like to say the idea of an easy quick dinner is all because of having two kids and so much chaos that goes along with them. But in all honesty, we have been using this particular easy quick dinner for many, many years before our beautiful...

Apple Walnut Breakfast Muffins

Apple Walnut Breakfast Muffins

If you are on the go a lot, these Apple Walnut Breakfast Muffins are a great take-along meal and/or snack. And that is exactly what I was looking for. You see, since finding out I was allergic to eggs and yeast, in addition to having to be gluten free, my breakfast...

Eggless, Gluten Free Meatloaf

Eggless, Gluten Free Meatloaf

Meatloaf is usually one of those dinners that you make because you have some ground beef and want to do something different. Not really a “oh-my-gosh, I-just-love-this” kind of dishes. Just look at the name... Meatloaf. Meat. Loaf. Doesn’t inspire… Anything. But I am...

How to Make a Chia Egg – Vegan Egg Replacer

How to Make a Chia Egg – Vegan Egg Replacer

How to Make a Chia Egg Have you heard of Robyn O’Brien? She is an amazing food advocate since her son developed severe food allergies out of nowhere. If you haven’t seen her Ted Talk, take a look below. I follow Robyn in a lot of places because this food allergy thing...

Kale Salad with Bacon, Walnuts, and Avocado

Kale Salad with Bacon, Walnuts, and Avocado

I just love this kale salad recipe with bacon, walnuts and avocado. Well, I love kale salad in general. Especially if the kale is massaged. When you use a little olive oil to get off the white, bitter, filmy stuff, it makes the kale so much more pleasant to eat. It...

Easy Homemade Granola

Easy Homemade Granola

Do you love granola? I mean love, love, love it. Like as much as I do. Do you want to make your own granola with this super easy homemade granola recipe? I don’t know about you, but I have always been a super huge granola fan, but… I just never really liked the stuff...

Chocolate Chocolate Chip Mint Cookies

Chocolate Chocolate Chip Mint Cookies

So, Valentine’s day is tomorrow. I don’t know about you, but to me nothing says I love you better than chocolate. And nothing says I love you more than any and everything better than chocolate chip mint. Chocolate chocolate chip mint cookies to be precise. Yeah, I...

How to Make a Flax Egg – Vegan Egg Replacer

How to Make a Flax Egg – Vegan Egg Replacer

Since I keep talking about using flax egg to substitute for regular eggs, I figured I would tell you exactly how I do it instead of the quick notes I try to remember to throw in the recipe. (I usually forget.) So here is: How to Make a Flax Egg Step by step. First...

Easy Enchilada Casserole

Easy Enchilada Casserole

Casseroles are a big staple here in our household of four. And this Enchilada Casserole has just become a new family favorite. I love casseroles because you can make them big enough to last 2 or 3 dinners. And when you are busy, busy, busy, getting to spend just a...

The Best Gluten Free Pizza Crust

The Best Gluten Free Pizza Crust

Gluten free pizza crust is like the Holy Grail (am I supposed to capitalize that?) of gluten free food. Seriously! If you were told you had to go gluten free, wasn’t the first thing that popped into your head… “I will never have good pizza again.” Wasn’t it? It sure...