Homemade Sage Breakfast Sausage

It never really occurred to me to make my own homemade breakfast sausage until I had an abundance of ground pork in my freezer and needed to do something with it. I'm ...

Teriyaki Pork

This is one of those dishes that takes 10 minutes to make and you are left standing there wondering if that was really all there was to it. You taste it ...

Garden Burger

As you can see, this is not a veggie burger. I call it a Garden Burger because it is jam packed with things you get from your garden this time ...


Comfort Food Can Be Healthy

When I think about comfort foods I think of noodles and cheese. ...

Brown Rice and Chicken Bake

This recipe was inspired by a crock pot recipe. If you looked ...

Bacon and Greens Side Dish

Ok, I called this "Bacon and Greens Side Dish" so you wouldn't ...

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Broccoli Salad

I know Broccoli Salad is nothing new, but this is my version derived from the version that I had in the cookbook my sister made for me. All broccoli salads seem to have the same basic ingredients, but amounts vary thus making them vary quite a bit. I made this and it was such a […]

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Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

DON’T THROW AWAY YOUR PUMPKIN SEEDS!!!!! Once you try this simple recipe you will never toss pumpkin seeds again. My mom always made these when I was a kid. Remember how I’m one on 9 kids? Yeah, we had a lot of pumpkin seeds every year, and my mom put them to good use.

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Chocolate Chip Cookies

I have a high standard for chocolate chip cookies. My BFF Brooke’s mom makes the best cookies. To this day when I visit her mom I request her cookies. They are the only chocolate chip cookies I like to eat warm and that I will eat until I feel sick…and then eat more. I don’t […]

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Veggie Dip

Want an awesome vegetable that you can make on your own and is just as good as any you’ll buy, but less expensive? Oh and did I mention it only takes a few minutes to make? Ok good, here it is!

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Fun Halloween Food

Need some fun Halloween FOOD ideas???? I’m talking FOOD, not candy. These can be used for your family, friends, a Halloween party you are hosting, or school parties. Why not stretch out the festivities a little and celebrate. These ideas are SIMPLE. There isn’t much to them, but it’s always fun to get into the […]

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Smokey Dipping Sauce

I love dipping sauces that go beyond ketchup. I made up this concoction during lunch a few weeks ago because I was eating chicken nuggets along with the kids and wanted to feel like I was eating adult food. This did the trick! 

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