Whole Wheat English Muffins

Lately I have been loving my new cast iron skillet and Dutch oven. I don’t think I will ever want to use nonstick again. Cast iron makes delicious fluffy biscuits and excellent frittatas! It also helps with today’s  recipe, whole wheat English muffins. This recipe is first browned in a cast iron skillet before you finish it…

Cheesy Garlic Bread

This cheesy garlic bread is simply the best! With the melted garlic butter and all that cheese you just can not go wrong. This makes an easy side for your dinner especially if you have some French bread loaves stuffed in the freezer. I always have some of these tucked away for just this recipe!…

Top Favorites of 2016

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! I hope that you had a wonderful season of family, friends, traditions, and all that Christmas time brings!   We are finally getting into our regular routine after all the festivities. I just wanted to tell you some of our family favorites from this year that I know I…

Cinnamon Shortbread Bars with Chocolate Ganache

I think this year I am just in the mood for shortbread! Here is another recipe for shortbread bars. This recipe makes holiday baking simple, sensational, and irresistible! Rolled shortbread dipped in chocolate can be very time consuming. If you are like me with all the Christmas activities and having little ones a simpler version…

Almond Snowballs

  These classic snowball cookies are perfect for your Christmas tray! Have you planned all of your holiday baking yet? If you are still working on it these are a must make! These almond snowball cookies are cute little crumbly butter cookies dredged in powdered sugar. They are super easy and so tasty! These cookies…

Double Chocolate Chip Gingerbread Muffins

Did you have a great Thanksgiving? We did! Visiting family and friends and taking along road trip is what we have been up to lately. By the way my last post had quite a few errors in it and I am sorry. I was trying to post it on the road and my phone would…

Maple Pumpkin Swirl Cheesecake

I am excited to share this recipe with you today! When trying to eat healthy and busy with little ones I don’t have that much time to bake, but when I do I enjoy making cheesecakes. Thanksgiving calls for celebration! This cheesecake is worth all the time and effort. It can be a show stopper at your…

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Bread

I know Thanksgiving is right around the corner  and my recipe today really is not for the Thanksgiving table, but it is perfect for this time of year where pumpkins abound! Baking is really what type of cooking I enjoy to do most. I do a lot of baking, but I have not shared any…

Cheesy Butternut Squash Macaroni

Macaroni and cheese is one of those classic comfort foods that seems to be requested around the family table. This is one that will be gobbled up and you can be happy knowing you are feeding your family well. This recipe uses whole wheat macaroni and a whole butternut squash ( one vegetable I can…

One-Pan Sticky Baked Chicken

Do you ever have one of those days where you are busy but don’t seem to get anything really done? I have had a lot of days like those lately. This easy baked chicken is a lifesaver for one of those days! This meal is so easy to prepare just place both the chicken and…

Simple Pear Maple Smoothie with a Green Option

This pear smoothie is perfect for Autumn! My little ones and I seem to want it every day. It is so smooth and creamy. I love to make these for lunch and add a cup of spinach in it to make it ” green “. If you are craving all things fall then you need…

Chicken Biscuit Pie

  With the weather starting to cool off casseroles are sometimes just perfect for a fall or wintry day! This has become one of my favorite chicken dishes to make. It is so easy and delicious! We have tried many chicken pot pie recipes ( double crusted, pastry puff topping and all different kinds of…