Category: Food

The Snowy Day Marshmallow

As a kid I remember watching Reading Rainbow and seeing and episode on “The Snowy Day” By Ezra jack Keats. It is a book that to this day triggers my imagination for days when you wake up early, turn on the news and watch the bottom of the screen to see if school has been canceled. deep satisfaction comes when… Read more →

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Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins

These muffins are a family favorite. Like I have mentioned before I have changed the recipe a little to be more friendly for our family diet. James and Adam are big fans of these muffins and Adam described them as tasting like the Swedish cookies he ate growing up. I will take that as a compliment! Let me know what… Read more →

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins

I thought I would jump onto the band wagon of fall-pumpkin-flavored-everything. My family really likes to eat home made muffins and these are a family favorite. I enjoy a good quick and delicious food that warms the tummy and the heart. I have recently been advised by my doctor to avoid dairy and so this recipe is easily adapted to… Read more →

Restaurant Style Salsa

I love this recipe because it is so flexible. I will list out the recipe and ingredients but realize that you can switch things out according to diet and what you have in home. For example my brother cannot eat any form of peppers, but he does enjoy a bit of a kick in his salsa. Over time he has… Read more →

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 →

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 →

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 →