Growing up my family always loved red velvet cake. One year for Christmas, I decided to bake up a few of our family's favorite treats and gave them as gifts to everyone for Christmas. They all loved them but the red velvet cake balls were a hit especially and have been requested for holidays since. [...]
INGREDIENTS 1/4 onion cut into stipes 1 can French style green beans, drained 1/2 tbsp brown sugar 1 tbsp butter Salt and pepper to taste INSTRUCTIONS 1. In a medium sauce pan, on medium heat, add butter with onion, fry onion stirring until lightly browned. 2. Once onions begin to brown, add drained green beans, [...]
When I had Stella last fall, my mom came to help us with cleaning and making meals, it was so helpful! One of the meals she made for us was Beef Stroggenoff and we loved it! It was a new meal that we hadn't had in years and quickly became a new staple meal in [...]
My husband, Shane loves french toast and when he'd ask me to make it for him I wasn't very thrilled about it. Normally, I'm not a huge fan of french toast, it's a little too bland for my taste buds. Many years ago, I was looking for a creative way to add a little more [...]
A few years ago, an old friend of mine made a pasta salad for our high school reunion. We all loved it, it was delicious. We asked her for the recipe and she told us but of course I didn't write it down. Since then I've looked for similar recipes online and haven't been able [...]
My mom makes these homemade pizzas on the grill and they're so delicious! They're not your typical pizza with marinara sauce, loaded with meats and cheese, so lets just say my first impression (before I had tried it) wasn't exactly a good one. That changed the second I took a bite. Once I tried it, [...]
A homemade decadent chocolate cake with whipped topping, chocolate and caramel drizzle topped with toffee bits... need I say more!
Each year Shane and I enjoy going to the lake with his Grandpa to go fishing. Our annual fishing trips always end with a homemade fish fry with his Grandma's delicious fried fish, my homemade French fries, and this homemade tarter sauce recipe. It's the perfect combination of food to make the perfect fish fry, [...]
My favorite recipes are ones that taste good and are good for you. This Chicken Salad Sandwich recipes is delicious and is a quick and easy recipe that has few ingredients. It's also low in calories and is a perfect recipe for a quick lunch, and the leftovers take great! INGREDIENTS 1 cooked chicken breast, [...]
With the cold, rainy, gloomy weather in Minnesota, Shane and I decided we needed some yummy comfort food! Today, I'm sharing my requested homemade Chicken Wild Rice Soup Recipe. I've received many complements on this recipe and although it's not healthy, it sure is delicious! INGREDIENTS 1 cooked chicken breast, shredded 6 tbsp butter 1/2 [...]
This delicious Healthy Chicken Alfredo Recipe is a great way to get in your veggies! Check it out and let me know what you think!
Many of us start the New Year with a goal to lose weight, live a healthier lifestyle, or meet a specific health goal that we've made for ourselves. As the days, weeks, or even months go by many people don’t follow through and fall back into old habits. If this has been you, don't worry, [...]
Protein smoothies are my new favorite meal replacement for a quick yummy healthy breakfast, lunch, or dinner and are surprisingly filling! It's as easy as throwing all the ingredients in a blender and you have a meal in less than 5 minutes. As I create new recipes for smoothies I will share them below. Protein [...]
You say casserole, I say hotdish. Wherever you're from, we know it's delish! This Healthy Turkey Rice Hotdish is comfort food with a healthy twist. It's a perfect quick weeknight meal your family is sure to love! The leftovers taste great, for a fast healthier lunch or dinner warmed up the next day! INGREDIENTS 1 [...]
This Crockpot turkey chili is delicious, easy and healthy! It's perfect for a cold winter night and light enough to make year round. INGREDIENTS 1 can, dark kidney beans, drained & rinsed 1 can, pinto beans, drained & rinsed 1 can, (12 oz) tomato sauce 1 can, (12 oz) petite diced tomatoes 1 can, (12 [...]