Creamy Dreamy Tomato Basil Soup

tomato soup

I don't know of any other warmer or more comforting soup than Tomato Soup, can you?  It is just so velvety smooth and piping hot! I think this soup snuck it's way past my all time favorite Minestrone.  Although I love them both for different reasons.  Sometimes you just don't feel like chewing, … [Continue reading]

Banana Apple Pie Smoothie

banana apple pie smoothie

I have to start this post off this morning by first expressing my gratitude to each and every one of you! I am looking out my window as I am drinking this delicious Banana Apple Pie Smoothie and thinking how blessed I am to be able to experiment in my kitchen, come up with great HEALTHY recipes … [Continue reading]

Make ahead Egg McMuffins (and a little planning advice)

egg mcmuffin

Anyone who tries to avoid eating a lot of processed foods knows that eating this way requires some planning. If there is anything that makes my life … [Continue reading]

Not Your Mama’s Greenbeans

green beans

There has NEVER been a time in all my years of cooking that I made something and then ate the ENTIRE thing myself. Until now .... I was … [Continue reading]

The Truth about Vitamin Water

vitamin water

I am doing this blog today because one of my dearest friends is having some health issues that she feels maybe an extra dose of vitamins couldn't … [Continue reading]

The ULTIMATE Crockpot Beef Stew

beef stew

  When it comes to beef I am very (very) picky, therefore you will (at this point) find minimal recipes on my site that are beef … [Continue reading]

Homemade Green Bean Casserole

green bean casserole

This post is going to look complicated, but there's nothing further from the truth.  This recipe is easy to make! I did it and so can you! First … [Continue reading]

Condensed Cream of Mushroom Soup

cream of mushroom green bean casserole

Well I've finally gone and done it.  It's taken me a while (2 years to be exact).  But I've finally made my own condensed version of Cream of Mushroom … [Continue reading]

Make THIS! Not THAT: Condensed Cream of Mushroom Soup

makethisnotthatcreammushsoup

MAKE THIS!   When I tell you this condensed cream of mushroom soup comes together in a matter of minutes, I'm not exaggerating.  There is … [Continue reading]

Crispy Fried Onions (like the can)

french fried onions

I'm pretty sure there's no better food on the planet than crispy fried onions.   I could seriously eat the entire thing by myself. But I shouldn't … [Continue reading]