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Zucchini Steaks

  This little dish was inspired by my friend who typically makes these in the oven. Since it was beautiful out and I was calling them zucchini steaks I thought I’d grill them! I’m glad I did, they turned out fantastic! In the words of Clare’s dad, “I’d give it a 10 star rating.” I’m […]

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Homemade Pancake Mix

Make your own pancake mix with simple ingredients including flour, sugar, and powdered milk. Making pancakes without pancake mix sometimes seems like too much work (when in reality, it really isn’t…but you know how it is)! I have seen recipes for homemade pancake mix before but I didn’t really feel like making it. I didn’t […]

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German Pancakes

  My childhood is sprinkled with the memories of food that would be devoured within 5 minutes between the nine of us kids! One of those memories involves these, German Pancakes! These remind me of eating breakfast for dinner, my siblings claiming the corner pieces for their own, and being deliciously satisfied after the meal! My husband […]

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Corn and Salsa Salad

This is more of a “get your creative juices flowing” kind of recipe. You can swap out any of the add on ingredients for something else you prefer. The main idea is to start your salad with a bed of corn.

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Roasted Garlic

So many beautiful recipes have roasted garlic in them. Roasted garlic is also beautiful on its own (let’s get real here)! For a long time roasted garlic scared me a little. I think I just assumed that it was hard to make because….I don’t know why, it seemed fancy. So fancy equals hard to make, right???….NO! […]

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Bean Salad on Sweet Potato Fries

Bean salad, bean salad. Do I make it? Will it get eaten? Is it worth it? Will Matt like it? My kids probably won’t touch it. Will I end up eating it alone all week? Yes, these are the thoughts that go through my head as I think about making a bean salad. Sometimes I […]

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Roasted Vegetables

Roasting vegetables are as simple as one, two, three….plus vegetables. To get some delicious results you need only olive oil, salt, pepper, and 6 cups of vegetables! Roasted Vegetables 6 cups chopped vegetables (a combination of your choice, this could be carrots, squash, onions, etc) 2 tablespoons olive oil 1/4 teaspoon pepper 1/2 teaspoon salt […]

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Herb Roasted Vegetables

Vegetables are awesome. I really do love them. Roast them up and I’m in heaven. Roasting vegetables aren’t really complicated, but it can seem intimidating. So I thought I’d give you a few tips to help you get you wonderfully roasted vegetables. Put all of you vegetables in a large bowl. Add olive oil and […]

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Sweet Potato Salad

This is so simple and could be eaten as a main dish or side dish. I love sweet potatoes and eat them in all different ways. This is a simple lunch I make often, and I love it! It is satisfying, yet, because it has lettuce involved it keeps it from being too heavy. 

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Fall Vegetable Soup

I was determined to make a vegetable soup where my husband didn’t ask “where’s the meat?” I did it! Though, he did mention that you could put chicken in it if someone was really worried about meat being in it. He didn’t say that he was worried about the “meatless-ness” so I’m considering this a […]

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