Roasted Potatoes and Brussel Sprouts

We have been having Brussel sprouts around here a lot lately. They are so delicious and I can’t get enough of them! We made these roasted potatoes and brussel sprouts the other night with our Easy Cheesy Brussel Sprout Sauce and it was a huge hit. The potatoes tasted awesome dipped in the sauce too! … [Read more...]

Oh Baby Giveaway!

Is it just me or does springtime mean babies galore??? Three of our blogger friends had babies in the last few weeks! Must be something in the water I think…. We couldn’t be more excited to wish a huge CONGRATULATIONS to Alyssa (The Recipe Critic), Nikki (Chef in Training) and Elyse (Six Sisters Stuff)! To … [Read more...]

Frozen Banana Split Dessert

This Frozen Banana Split Dessert is the perfect recipe if you are feeding a crowd.  It is easy to make and inexpensive when you consider one recipe makes up to 24 servings.  My daughter turned 21 a few days ago, and we were having a big family dinner to celebrate.  I thought after 20 years of … [Read more...]

Snickers Apple Salad

This Snickers Apple Salad is a fun recipe! You can surprise your guests and let them guess what that chewy, caramel, nutty, deliciousness is in the salad, or garnish with extra snickers bars on top. I was at a potluck dinner many years ago and this salad was on the buffet line. I had no … [Read more...]

Two Camera Giveaway!

It’s a clickin’ summer giveaway! Win Nikon Camera for YOU and a FRIEND! You read that right – 2 free cameras! Now you’ll be able to take pictures of each other….or capture sweet summer memories of your family. It’s easy to enter. Don’t have an instagram account? No worries…go ahead and set one up. They … [Read more...]

Easy Cheesy Brussel Sprout Sauce

Why is it that brussel sprouts always get a bad rap? I must admit, growing up I was a little wary of them– I’m not sure why. Maybe because in all the kids books they are always knocking them.. or maybe it was just playground rumors? Either way, once I gave them a fair chance … [Read more...]

Crockpot Steak and Gravy

I was introduced to this 3 ingredient Crockpot Steak and Gravy by a good friend of mine, Rashona, many years ago.  It was a busy time in my life and she suggested this recipe to use for those crazy days when you just don’t have time to make dinner later in the day.  It is … [Read more...]

Grilled Artichokes with Lemon Mayo Dip

Grilled Artichokes are one of my very favorite appetizers/side dishes!  I am seriously crazy about them right now, I can’t get enough!  I like my vegetables but these are by far my favorite!!  And they are low in calories, less than 40 calories per artichoke half!  Of course, after we are through with them that number is … [Read more...]

Strawberry Bruschetta with a Balsamic Reduction Glaze

I have always liked the idea of strawberry bruschetta. I have looked through all my recipes and online for the perfect recipe but nothing seemed exactly right. I wanted to make something sweet, but not too sweet. I definitely wanted a balsamic element but not too vinegar-y. I have seen recipes online that call for … [Read more...]

Thai Chicken Enchiladas

My daughter, Kelsey, made these delicious Thai Chicken Enchiladas for her dinner group at college, who all raved about how good they were.  I talked her into making them for me recently and I couldn’t get enough.  They are everything I love about Thai food – fresh, sweet, spicy, and flavorful!  The chicken in the … [Read more...]

Dill, Bacon, and Gorgonzola Potato Salad

This Bacon Gorgonzola Potato Salad is my kind of potato salad!!! This is definitely up a few notches from regular potato salad when it comes to flavor!  It helps if you are a gorgonzola fan.  I am crazy about the stuff!  But even my husband who doesn’t like gorgonzola all that much thought that this … [Read more...]