September 11, 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

Quick & Easy: Sour Cream Chicken Enchilada Recipe

Apr28
Quick and Easy Sour Cream Chicken Enchiladas

I still reach for them often; those dog eared, dripped on, food stained recipe cards that symbolize a gift of years gone by. Those precious ladies took pity on me, the soon to be, new bride with not a lot […]

Mini Pecan Pie Muffins

Apr18
Mini Pecan Pie Muffins

For three years, I rented booth space at our convention hall’s local holiday market, worked harder than I’ve ever worked, and served thousands of these delicious Mini Pecan Pie muffin samples (along with other items) to shoppers near and far. […]

Speedy Chicken Cacciatore

Apr15
Easy Chicken Cacciatore

As the flower buds begin to bloom and warmer weather peeks through the horizon, my menu plan reflects the change of season. I use the oven less, the grill and stove top more and begin to incorporate more and more […]

Grilled Veggie Pizza – your new grilling “Go To” recipe

Apr13
Grilled veggie pizza - there's just nothing quite so delicious!

Fresh Basil, garden tomatoes, sliced peppers in my stir fry, and the grill cranked all summer. Can you hardly wait? I can almost smell and taste them right now. Our North Carolina ice and snow-mageden is finally over and yesterday’s […]

Easy No Bake Peanut Butter Protein Bars

Apr2
5 Minute No Bake Peanut Butter Protein Bars

I’ll never forget the first month I sent our 17 year old son to public school. Homeschooled since Kindergarten, but needing to be on a public school football team to receive scholarship offers, it was a whole new world. Now, […]

Fabulous Fruit Pizza

Mar16
Fruit Pizza

Let’s just stop and ponder this photo for a minute. I completely understand that it may not be the best quality photo you’ve ever laid your eyes on since it’s from my i-phone, but the subject matter deserves an award. […]