honey glazed bananas

“Fried” Honey Glazed Bananas

Posted on Apr 17th, 2015

Is it just me or do you ever just need something sweet? Like after every meal? I have a huge sweet tooth. It's like a big buck tooth right in the…

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Alice Springs Chicken

Alice Springs Chicken Copycat

Posted on Mar 6th, 2015

Happy Friday everyone. Man am I looking forward to the weekend. It's been a long week and I'm ready for it to be done. This recipe is a great for…

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Caramel Popcorn

Caramel Popcorn

Posted on Jul 5th, 2014

Well, we have had a great 4th of July. So great, that I almost forgot to put up a blog post today. Better late than never. I love the 4th of July…

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chicken Bryan

Chicken Bryan- Carabbas Copycat

Posted on Apr 13th, 2015

Several years ago my sister-in-law Jenni made this dish. It was love at first bite. I now request this dish all the time, even though I have never…

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Chipotle Chicken Skewers

Chipotle Chicken Skewers

Posted on Oct 6th, 2014

This weekend most of my family gathered at a remote cabin for our annual "Pretend to Watch General Conference" reunion. The children outnumber the…

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Creme Brulee

Crème Brûlée

Posted on Apr 3rd, 2014

A couple of days ago I was talking to Shawna on the phone. I was explaining that since I had just gone to the dentist I had to stop at a pastry shop.…

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Crispy Potato Skins

Crispy Potato Skins

Posted on Jan 30th, 2015

It's almost time for the Superbowl. I would not be a good blogging friend if I didn't share an awesome Superbowl worthy recipe with you. These…

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Easy Rocky Road Fudge

Easy Rocky Road Fudge

Posted on Dec 5th, 2014

"It's the holiday season. And doot di doo and dickory dock and don't forget to put up your sock." (Possibly some of my favorite Christmas song…

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No Bake Cookies

Emmy’s No Bake Cookies

Posted on Oct 12th, 2015

I had a co-worker named Emmy a few years ago. Emmy shared my love of baking. She would often bring in containers of cookies, brownies, quick breads…

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flourless chocolate chip cookie

Flourless Chocolate Chip Cookies

Posted on May 31st, 2017

These cookies are amazing. Amazing. Different. Amazing. I was perusing the internet trying to find the recipe for Starbucks scones when I came upon a…

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fruit sushi-007

Frushi- Fruit Sushi

Posted on Apr 25th, 2016

A couple months ago some of my friends posted a "Pinterest Fail" type photo when they tried to make fruit sushi.  They had found a recipe on…

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garlicky brown butter grean beans

Garlicky Brown Butter Green Beans

Posted on Nov 2nd, 2015

Halloween has come and gone. My husband and I did a few calculations and have determined that we consumed just over 100,000 calories on that day.…

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german potato salad

German Potato Salad

Posted on Jul 6th, 2015

  Ah potato salad. How I love thee.  Actually, sometimes I don't. Let me rephrase. Ah potato salad, how I sometimes love thee (that's maybe…

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gingered spaghetti squash

Gingered Spaghetti Squash

Posted on Jan 19th, 2017

Remember a couple years ago when people were trying to convince everyone that spaghetti squash was a good substitute for actual spaghetti? I…

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Gluten Free Breakfast Casserole

Gluten Free Breakfast Casserole

Posted on Dec 22nd, 2014

One more useful post before Christmas. If you are scrambling to find something to serve Christmas morning. Look no further! When I was little,…

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Greek Salad Dressing

Greek Salad Dressing

Posted on Mar 12th, 2014

You know how shampoo and conditioner suffer from an eternal dis-proportionality? I think it is a conspiracy by the shampoo tycoons of the world. You…

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Chocolate Mousse

Heavenly Chocolate Mousse

Posted on Jan 10th, 2014

When I'm feeling in the mood for something sweet (which I am a lot), I run through the list of possibilities: cookies, brownies, ice cream, candy...…

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Holiday Harvest salad

Holiday Harvest Salad

Posted on Nov 30th, 2015

Happy Holidays everybody! I hope you had a fabulous Thanksgiving. I know we did here. Once again, I feel like I should share something a little…

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Fresh Peach Ice Cream

Homemade Peach Ice Cream

Posted on Sep 17th, 2014

Oh My Heavens! Can I repeat that? Oh My Heavens! I love ice cream. I love homemade ice cream. I even love the process of making homemade ice…

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Jamaican Jerk Chicken

Jamaican Jerk Chicken with Mango Salsa

Posted on Aug 18th, 2014

It's not every day you get to call your food mean names. So, if you are feeling any unexplained rage and need to take it out on someone other than…

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KFC Copycat Coleslaw 6

KFC Copycat Coleslaw

Posted on Jun 15th, 2015

Who's ready for the start of BBQ season? It's my favorite! Hangin' out with the people you love. Sittin' on the deck and smellin' the smoke and…

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Mix It Up kid friendly Sushi

Mix It Up-Kid Friendly Sushi

Posted on May 22nd, 2015

Earlier in the week I shared a recipe that Shawna's daughter Grace entered into the PBS Lunchtime Challenge. During that post, I also told you to…

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Pao De Queijo

Pao De Queijo

Posted on May 2nd, 2014

We have a running joke in my family. The joke is that I have traveled next to nowhere. And the couple of places I have been, I have been repeatedly.…

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Peach Lemon Ice Drink

Peach Lemon Ice

Posted on May 12th, 2014

For reals! Who is ready for it to be warm and stay warm? It is spring weather, then it's back to winter weather again. My poor kids don't know how…

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Candied Popcorn Balls

Popcorn Popping on the Apricot Tree

Posted on Apr 14th, 2014

"I looked out the window and what did I see? Popcorn popping on the apricot trees!" Except at my house it's the blossoms on my peach tree.…

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parmesan crusted salmon

Quick and Easy Parmesan Crusted Salmon

Posted on Apr 24th, 2015

It's Friday. Fish Day. One reason I love making fish is that it cooks so quickly. It's spring and spring is full of soccer games. We have a…

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roasted cilantro lime cauliflower

Roasted Cilantro Lime Cauliflower

Posted on Feb 15th, 2016

Cauliflower might be my favorite vegetable in the whole wide world. I just love it.  I really do. This roasted cilantro lime cauliflower recipes…

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shrimp and grits

Shrimp and Grits

Posted on Oct 1st, 2014

When my daughter was a baby I decided I needed an adventure. My sister-in-law Jessica had started working for Delta Airlines and gave us a couple…

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Spanish Rice

Spanish Rice

Posted on Mar 1st, 2014

Just in case you worry that everything I make is a smashing success I will share a story with you.  A few nights ago I made some roasted vegetables…

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sneaky broccoli rice

Super Sneaky Broccoli Rice

Posted on Jun 9th, 2015

I'm sharing this super sneaky broccoli rice recipe today in commemoration of my daughter being selected as a winner of the 2015 PBS Healthy Lunchtime…

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Tarta De Santiago

Tarta de Santiago- Gluten Free Almond Cake

Posted on Aug 27th, 2014

Last week at work, my co-worker Todd came to work with news that he has just made a delicious cake. My response was, "Why didn't you bring any for me…

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I like them because they feel like a total treat, but have something healthy hidden in there.

Trader Joes Gone Bananas- Copy Cat Recipe

Posted on Mar 7th, 2016

I belong to a produce co-op. Every couple of weeks we get a delivery of produce. It is pretty awesome. Well last week, the produce guy (that's his…

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