Category: Food

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 →

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 →

No Bake Home made Granola Bars

Homemade Granola Bars Ingredients 3 c. old fashions oats 3 c. rice Krispies cereal 1/2 c. ground flax seed 1/3 c. coconut oil 1/2 c. Honey 1/2 c. brown sugar 1 c. peanut butter 2 tsp. vanilla 1/4 tsp. salt 3/4 c. mini chocolate chips Combine oats, rice krispies and ground flax seed in a large mixing bowl combine oil,… Read more →

Creamy Tomato Pasta

Have you ever been to Macaroni Grill? There is a restaurant that my parents loved to go to  that did Italian food. The biggest reason why it was so well loved is that you could build your own pasta by choosing the ingredients in it. My dad would often make a dish there like this. Then my mom and dad… Read more →

Be my Valentine

We are having a valentine’s day party with our preschool complete with a valentine exchange and my kiddos are also doing a valentine swap with their friends in playgroup. I didn’t want to spend a lot of money on valentines so I decided to make ones that the kids were excited about. I Picked a few that the kids could… Read more →