The Donovan’s Irish Pasties

Irish Pasties are a MUST in our family every St. Patrick’s Day.  Butch and Dottie introduced Pasties to us about 20 years ago and we have been making them ever since.. even when it’s not St. Patrick’s Day!  Irish Pasties are roast and potato filled flaky pastry that is drizzled with or dipped in a … [Read more…]

Crazy Easy Chocolate Truffle Balls

It is seriously ridiculous how easy these Crazy Easy Chocolate Truffle Balls are to make, and they are so good!!! Great for if you want to bring an impressive looking Christmas treat to your neighbors that take very little effort. These chocolate truffles only have three ingredients for the smooth creamy chocolatey peanut buttery center. Then … [Read more…]

German Chocolate Pie

If you love German Chocolate as much as I do, this will be the most amazing pie you will ever eat!  I love the combination of the chocolate with the bits of pecans and coconut on a buttery flaky pie crust. This German Chocolate Pie actually has a fun story.  While traveling through a small … [Read more…]

Pumpkin Drop Cookies – Only 3 Ingredients!

*Recipe updated Sept 28, 2016 With only 3 ingredients, these Pumpkin Drop Cookies are quick and easy to make.  They are moist and full of delicious (and healthy!) pumpkin.  The semi-sweet chocolate chips complement the rich pumpkin flavor and texture perfectly. My 12 year old daughter brought this recipe for pumpkin drop cookies home from a … [Read more…]

Cheesy Chicken and Rice Casserole

This Cheesy Chicken and Rice Casserole is a favorite Sunday dinner at our house.  It’s quick and easy to throw together and tastes delicious! Not only does this casserole taste good, the aroma that fills the house while it is cooking will have everyone asking when dinner will be ready.  This is definitely a dish … [Read more…]

Coconut Lime Cheesecake Bars

These Coconut Lime Cheesecake Bars are heavenly, or maybe I should say sinful. There is no way you can eat just one! If you loved our coconut cake recipe, you’ve got to try these!  I love the mix of lime and coconut and the tart and sweet taste you get in every bite. Words cannot … [Read more…]

Fresh Spinach Dip

I know there are a lot of Spinach Dip recipes out there, but I love this one because you use fresh spinach.  Like everything else, the flavor is so much better when you use fresh!  I like using whole spinach leaves, but feel free to chop up the spinach before cooking if you like them … [Read more…]

Steak Salad with Blue Cheese and Avocados

This is a simple and delicious Steak Salad with Blue Cheese and Avocados for those nights you don’t feel like cooking a big meal.  Best part, there is still some red meat for your kids and hubby so they can’t complain too much about having to eat salad for dinner!  I like to make this when … [Read more…]

Pumpkin Scones

Here’s another fun pumpkin recipe for fall.  You can make these pumpkin scones using the basic recipe and a cream cheese glaze or with chocolate chips inside and a chocolate cream cheese glaze on top. You can also just sprinkle a little powdered sugar over the top. Any way you do it, they will be … [Read more…]

Gorgonzola & Bacon Stuffed Chicken Breasts

Love! Love! Love! This Gorgonzola & Bacon Stuffed Chicken Breasts!  It just oozes cheesy deliciousness! Gorgonzola & Bacon Stuffed Chicken Breasts Save Recipe Print Recipe My Recipes My Lists My Calendar Ingredients6 chicken breastsCheese Filling:6 slices thick-cut bacon, partially cooked (slightly browned but still soft) and chopped6 green onions, thinly sliced1/4 c. sour cream1 c. … [Read more…]