December 19, 2014

Healthy Pumpkin Coffee Cake (using homemade Bisquick)

Sep8
Quick Pumpkin Coffee Cake using homemade Bisquick

Someone has to stop me!! I am besides myself with trying new recipes using my Homemade Bisquick Mix  and I nearly ate this whole Pumpkin Coffee Cake by myself.  Fortunately, I’m focusing on creating treats that are low fat and healthy, […]

Easy Homemade Bisquick (Baking Mix)

Sep3
Easy Homemade Baking Mix (aka Bisquick)

There’s a reason that Bisquick has been one of America’s favorite convenience products since 1930. It allows us to not only whip up fresh biscuits in minutes, but pizza crust, coffee cakes, pancakes, waffles and my fall favorite –  Homemade […]

Personalized Egg and Cheese Crescent Ring

Sep2
Personalized Egg, Cheese and Bacon Ring

Creativity hits when I am crunched for time. I think there are two kinds of people. One who needs slow, down time to allow those creative juices to spur them on and ignite their spirit, and then there are those […]

Chicken, Cheddar and Broccoli Braid

Aug18
One of my favorite ways to dress up a meal - croissant braid and video

It was over 15 years ago when I first used America’s beloved Crescent roll dough to a form a braid; a delicious, edible, almost gourmet like, braid that I could serve. Not only serve to guests because it was so […]

When the “Food Network” Came to My Kitchen (video)

Aug13
Behind the scenes of cooking with incourage

So maybe THEE Food Network didn’t come to my kitchen, but a video crew flew in and set up in my kitchen. Does that count? A few months ago, some of the (in)courage team came down to our homestead to […]

Chicken Pizzeria

Jul18
The best flavors for the pizza lover mixed with chicken.

Our family eats a lot of chicken breast and our family eats a lot of carbs. I started playing around with this recipe when I was eliminating various carbs from my diet, but my family still wanted meals packed with their […]

Brownie Oreo Ice Cream Sandwich Cake

Jul14
Oreo Brownie Ice Cream Cake is over the top amazing!

The last few weeks have been one of those non stop, go-go-go, invite a ton of people to your home kind of times. Last week alone we hosted two large parties totaling over 125 people. There’s nothing more that I […]

Revolutionize Your Week: Power Cooking Hour

Jul11
Revolutionize your Week with a Power Cooking Hour!

It’s been an incredibly busy and full week. Sometimes there are just days that we pack in more than any one person should and then we asked ourselves why we are stressed. Sound familiar? Why do we do that to […]

Easy Butterscotch Torte

Jun23
Layers of delicious flavors make this Butterscotch Torte a perfect indulgence.

Do you love browsing old church cookbooks as much as I do? Honestly, one of my favorite recipes come from sweet Edna and Edith’s collections . Those ladies know how to cook and they understand the definition of comfort food […]

No Bake Chocolate Eclair Cake

Jun20
Such a delicious and easy dessert. Perfect for days you don't want to heat the oven

It’s hovering at 92 degrees here in NC and our upstairs air conditioning has been out for weeks. Yes, adding more freon didn’t work, so it’s a whole new unit for this family and apparently, every air conditioning repairman has […]

What Are Your Monthly Food Costs? Chime in.

Jun18
Stuffed Shells

This past month has been a whirlwind of emotion. Our two eldest sons have now officially left the nest. Our eldest has a summer internship and our second son has started college football/summer school. Yes, two children in college is […]

Chocolate Covered Blueberries: Healthy Treat

Jun11
So easy and delicious - Chocolate Covered Blueberries

As I look at the NC temps, summer is upon us and that means pool, shorts and tank tops  are calling. Unfortunately, I let my love of all things carbs, sugar and calories have their way with me over the […]

Glazed Apple Bread

Jun9
Keep diced apples on hand for any number of recipes

There are certain foods in which you can’t just stop at one piece. You try. You really do, but they are just that good! You tell yourself that you will cut one small serving size and then walk away. You […]

From My Bed & Breakfast: Peach Puff Pancake Recipe

May15
This delicious peach puff pancake is the perfect blend of all my favorite breakfast treats.

Did you know it’s always been my dream to own a bed and breakfast? As a teenager, I would imagine sitting on my front porch sipping coffee with my guests. Yes, sipping coffee, swapping stories of adventure, and then parting […]

Hearty Garden Harvest Vegetable Soup

May2
Delicious veggies sauteing for our garden vegetable soup.

This post brought to you by Gro-ables. All opinions are 100% mine I heard light sizzling snapping from the kitchen. Sauteed in bit of olive oil, the delicious aroma of diced red onions, zucchini and squash floated through the home. […]