Roasted Garlic Shrimp Cocktail

I am a seafood lover, as most of you know, with shrimp cocktail ranking in the Top 3 of my all time favorite foods. I have ALWAYS boiled my shrimp when making shrimp cocktail until one day The Universe told me to turn on the TV and there was Ina Garten from the Food Network making shrimp cocktail … [Continue reading]

The Only Creamed Spinach Recipe You’ll Need

creamed spinach in white bowl

Creamed spinach wasn't something I craved growing up.  Spinach was yucky to me. It was green, it was slimy. It. Was. Weird. But my taste buds, thank goodness, have matured and I not only love spinach but it is great for your skin, it has Beta carotene your eyes.  The folate in spinach … [Continue reading]

Mom’s Cranberry Walnut Bread

cranberry loaf sliced in slices

I don't usually share family recipes on this blog.  But I wanted a way to hand them down to my kids and I plan on taking these treasured family … [Continue reading]

Roasted Butternut, Sweet Potato and Carrot Soup

white bowl filled with roasted butternut squash sweet potato carrot soup topped with chives

This is BY FAR one of my favorite soups and I can hardly wait for Fall to come around so I can make it. With butternut squash, sweet potatoes, … [Continue reading]

Traditional Polish Style Stuffed Cabbage Rolls (no canned soup)

stuffed cabbage leaves with ground beef and rice topped with tomato based sauce on a plate

Stuffed cabbage, or Golabki, is a cabbage roll common in Polish cuisine made from lightly soft-boiled cabbage leaves wrapped around minced pork or … [Continue reading]

It’s Here! Our 1st Ebook!

I'm soooo happy to announce the creation of our very first EBook ! We wanted to start our EBook series with our most popular recipes and put them … [Continue reading]

Homemade Condensed Tomato Soup

homemade condensed cream tomato soup

I was playing around with Stuffed Cabbage recipes last week and the majority of the recipes I found online called for condensed cream of tomato soup … [Continue reading]

10 Salads That Have More Fat and Calories Than a Big Mac!

A big mac with words 10 salads that have more calories than a big mac

Going to a restaurant can be a daunting task when you take a look at the myriad of choices on the menu. You start by glancing at the appetizers, … [Continue reading]

Sensational Sesame Chicken (30 Minutes~1 Skillet)

I put out a survey on Facebook this week asking you guys what YOU wanted me to make.  I got lots of great ideas from football snacks, crockpot … [Continue reading]

Dining out at Applebees … what you need to know!

Hi everyone! I wanted to take the time to put together a post that I hope will open some eyes today.   We all eat out now and then.  It's one of … [Continue reading]

Spaghetti Aglio e olio

white plate with fluffy spagetti aglio e olio, red pepper flakes and parsely

In response to those of you who asked for simple fast and easy dinner recipes, this Spaghetti Aglio e Olio could not be simplier, easier OR  … [Continue reading]

Savory Mushroom & Barley Soup

white bowl of mushroom barley soup happilyunprocessed

  As I look through this website one thing becomes very clear. I love mushrooms.  I love mushrooms, chicken, and pumpkin. :)  I think I … [Continue reading]

Simple Classic Pumpkin Roll with Cream Cheese Filling

close up 3 slices pumpkin roll with cream cheese filling

HAPPY FALL !!! I can't even BEGIN to tell you how excited I am to share this Pumpkin Roll recipe with you today! I don't really bake that often … [Continue reading]

Swedish Meatballs with an Epic Sauce

overshead shot swedish meatballs over large egg noodles in white bowl

If you've ever had the Swedish meatballs at IKEA then you will fall all over yourself when you try these!!!   I've been trying to recreate them for … [Continue reading]

Whole Wheat Pumpkin Bread w Chocolate Chips

close up pumpkin bread with chocolate chips happily unprocessed

A classic bread with pumpkin and spices and chocolate chips We aren't even half way through September and I'm already making things with pumpkin.  … [Continue reading]