Food

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My little Women

I am currently reading (through audio book) Little women. One of my recent “go to’s” when I am stressed out is going to my room while my kids are in bed and folding laundry or catching up on some form of house work. I love being taken to another world inside a book. Towards the beginning of the book one… Read more →

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Fluffy Banana Pancakes

Ingredients 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 2 tablespoons packed brown sugar 1 tablespoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 1 cup milk 1 egg 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 brown-spotted bananas, mashed (about 1 cup) 1/4-1/2 cup mini choc chips (optional) Directions Combine dry ingredients in a bowl and blend well. Flour, brown sugar,… Read more →

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Strawberry Freezer Jam

This is my favorite Jam recipe and the secret is lemon. It adds an element that brightens the Jam and just makes it Pop. I found myself eating spoonfuls of just the berry mix with the lemon as I was making it. I believe that by itself would be wonderful on waffles or pancakes. I hope you enjoy this recipe.… Read more →

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Oven Roasted Asparagus

Growing up i was not very adventitious with my vegetables like most kids and teens. So As i am getting older i am trying to be more healthy and but in a delicious way. When eating healthy you don’t have to sacrifice taste or deliciousness. OVEN ROASTED ASPARAGUS INGREDIENTS 1 lb. Fresh Asparagus 3 TBS. Olive 2 Cloves of Garlic… Read more →

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Omelettes in a Bag

So I have been trying to make some healthy choices lately and try to get my family to eat more veggies. So the first step I took was I let my kids pick out the fruits and vegetables (within reason). My 4 year old son was so excited to pick out mushrooms and broccoli pineapple and bell peppers. Tonight I made… Read more →

Halloween Donuts

When I married my husband he introduced me to one of his favorite family traditions. Around Halloween his family would make donuts and listen to Christmas music. We kept the tradition going and We love trying different frosting and fillings inside our donuts. this is one of my favorite doughnut recipes of all time! Halloween Donuts! 2 envelopes active dry… Read more →

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Black Bottom Banana Bars

This is one of my all time favorite recipes from growing up. It is very sentimental and so delicious. It is also a good and yummy ways to use up all of those over ripe bananas. Black Bottom Banana Bars 1/2 c Butter (softened) 1 c Sugar 1 egg 1 tsp vanilla 1 1/2 c mashed ripe bananas (about 3… Read more →

Homemade Granola

Homemade Granola! 6 c rolled oats 1/2 c chopped nuts (pecans, almonds, walnuts) 1/4 tsp salt combine ingredients in a large mixing bowl. In a separate mixing bowls combine following ingredients 2 Tbsp brown sugar 1/3 c honey ( you can use all honey or all syrup) 1/3 c maple syrup 1/4 c Fruit juice (pineapple, orange, apple, etc.) 1/2… Read more →

Pad Thai

Pad Thai   A wok might be the implement of choice in restaurants and the old country, but a large 12 in skillet (nonstick make cleanup easy) is more practical for home cooks. Although pad Thai cooks very quickly, the ingredient list is long, and everything must be prepared and within easy reach at the stovetop when you begin cooking.… Read more →