Home Made Blueberry Muffins – Perfect for Mother’s Day Brunch!


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Home Made Blueberry Muffins What's the perfect thing for your Mother's Day Brunch this year? Why "made from scratch" Blueberry Muffins of course! Below is a pretty simple recipe to make this special treat. Who needs the boxed mixes when you can easily whip up the home made version instead? Blueberry Muffins Ingredients: MUFFINS: 1 1/2 cups Flour 3/4 cup Sugar 1/2 tsp Vanilla 2 tsp Baking Powder 1/3 cup Vegetable Oil 1 egg 1/3 cup Milk 1 cup … [Read more...]

Zucchini Parmesan Chips – Perfect for those Upcoming Picnic!


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Zucchini Parmesan Chips These Zucchini Parmesan Chips look amazing! I'm always looking for something different to do with vegetables and I'm definitely going to try this. I may not even need a picnic. Add in some ranch dressing (or a kind you like) for dipping and you're all set! Zucchini Parmesan Ingredients: 2 Zucchini 1/4 cup grated Parmesan 1/4 cup dry Bread Crumbs 1/4 tsp Salt 2 tbsp Olive Oil 1/4 tsp Pepper Zucchini Parmesan Directions: Preheat oven to … [Read more...]

Cheddar Bacon Garlic Loaf


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Cheddar Bacon Garlic Loaf If your mouth is watering from just looking at this picture, you are not alone! This Cheddar Bacon Garlic Loaf is amazing! Simple to make and perfect to whip up as an appetizer or a compliment to any brunch. Cheddar Bacon Loaf Ingredients: 1 loaf French Baquette 1 cup Shredded Sharp Cheddar Cheese 1/2 cup softened Butter 1/2 cup chopped Cooked Bacon 1/4 cup chopped Green Onions 2 tsp Dijon Mustard 1/2 tsp Minced Garlic 1 tsp Lemon … [Read more...]

Grilled Cheese Rollups


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Grilled Cheese Rollups Your kids will love this twist on the classic grilled cheese. They look so good, Mom and Dad are sure to love them too. These grilled cheese rollups are easy to make and make for a quick snack or dinner. Try pairing it with a delicious tomato soup. Simple to make and delish! Ingredients: 6 slices of Bread 6 American Cheese Singles 1 tbsp Butter Directions: Roll each slice of bread to flatten. Trim crust off of bread. Place cheese slice on … [Read more...]

Sausage Gravy – Perfect Southern Treat


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Sausage Gravy My hubby absolutely LOVES biscuits and gravy, so I am looking forward to trying this sausage gravy recipe! This simple recipe is the perfect addition to your breakfast or a stand alone with some delicious biscuits! Ingredients: 8-10 Biscuits 1 lb Roll Pork Sausage. 1/4 cup Flour 2 cups Milk 1 tbsp Butter Salt & Pepper to taste Directions: Prepare your favorite biscuits according to their recipe. Cook sausage and break it up into small … [Read more...]

French Toast Roll-ups


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French Toast Roll-ups This spin on a classic will have your taste buds dancing! These French Toast Roll-ups are unique and easy to customize with your own favorite filling. Give them a try and see how good they are. Planning a special Valentines Day breakfast? This is the perfect dish to start the special day! French Toast Ingredients: 16 slices Soft Bread 2 Eggs 4 tbsp Milk 1/3 cup Sugar 1 tsp Cinnamon Filling of your Choice (Cream Cheese and Strawberry Jam sounds … [Read more...]

Sliced Baked Potatoes


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Sliced Baked Potatoes Oh my goodness, these Sliced Baked Potatoes look heavenly-I mean who doesn’t love melted cheese on just about anything let alone the bacon! These are the perfect addition to your Super Bowl Menu and will please everyone! Sliced Baked Potatoes Ingredients: 4 large baking Potatoes 8 oz Cheddar Cheese 3 sliced Green Onions 1-2 tbsp Olive Oil 5 slices Bacon Salt and Pepper to taste Sliced Baked Potatoes Directions: Wash potatoes and pat … [Read more...]

Savory Hearts – Festive & Nutritious Valentines Treat


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Savory Hearts Recipe Fresh veggies, and delicious, grated cheese wrapped up in a pie crust shaped as hearts. These Savory Hearts are the perfect addition to your Valentines Day dinner. Serve them as an appetizer, or as the main dish. However you serve them, they are sure to be a favorite! Savory Hearts Ingredients: 1 box ready to bake pie crust 1 egg for a wash ½ to 1 cup hard fresh grated cheese 2 tomatoes 1 cup fresh baby spinach and Swiss Chard ½ cup small onion ¼ … [Read more...]

Fried Dill Pickles


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Fried Dill Pickles If you love pickles, you are in for a treat with these! Try these Fried Dill Pickles and experience delicious pickles in a whole new way! Fried Dill Pickles Ingredients: 12 oz Hamburger Dill Pickles 1 1/3 cup Cracker Crumbs (about 1/4 lb) 1 cup Flour 2 Eggs 1/4 cup Water 1/4 tsp Pepper 1/4 tsp Garlic Powder Vegetable Oil (for deep frying) Fried Dill Pickles Directions: Drain and dry pickles. Mix together cracker crumbs, flour, … [Read more...]

Mandarin Orange Spinach Salad


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Mandarin Orange Spinach Salad This Mandarin Oranges Spinach Salad looks so refreshing! I don’t even like spinach all that much, but I might try it one night. Nothing worse than having to heat up the kitchen on a super hot South Florida night! This dish may be just the ticket when we’re looking for something cold & light! Spinach Salad Ingredients: Dressing: 1/2 cup Orange Juice Concentrate 3 tbsp Balsamic Vinegar 1 tbsp Honey i tsp Olive Oil Salt and Pepper to … [Read more...]

Jalapeno Cheddar Pull Apart Rolls


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Jalapeno Cheddar Pull Apart Rolls These Jalapeno Cheddar Pull Apart Rolls look A-M-A-Z-I-N-G! A little spice, a little cheese, some yummy Pillsbury rolls and you’re all set. Dinner accompaniment done! Share how good they were once you make them. Pull Apart Rolls Ingredients: 2 can Pillsbury Grands Biscuits Jalapeno Slices 1 stick Butter 1 tbsp Garlic Powder 1 tbsp Oregano 8 oz Cheddar Cheese Pull Apart Rolls Directions: Melt butter in microwave. Stir in … [Read more...]

Cute Do-It-Yourself Deviled Egg Chicks


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Deviled Egg Chicks Oh my gosh! How cute are these Deviled Egg Chicks? Once you’re finished, they’ll be too darn cute to eat! How much fun would it be for the kids to help out with the faces? I can already think of some crazy faces I’d love to do. Deviled Egg Chicks Ingredients: 6 Boiled Eggs 1/4 cup Mayonnaise 1 tbsp Sweet Pickle Relish 2 tsp Mustard Salt and pepper, for taste 1 Mini Carrot 1 Sweet Midget Pickle Deviled Egg Chicks Directions: Cut small … [Read more...]

Copycat Red Lobster Cheddar Bay Biscuits


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Copycat Red Lobster Cheddar Bay Biscuits Living in Florida, I rarely go to Red Lobster. Let’s face it, we have fresh seafood on nearly every corner here. However, I do go there at the request of friends or family if we are out of town and I have to tell you, my favorite part is the Cheddar Bay Biscuits! Now I can have the best of both worlds! I can get my fish fresh off the boat, but also have my biscuits fresh out of my own oven! This is a great copycat recipe and extremely easy to … [Read more...]

DIY Spice Mixes


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DIY Spice Mixes Whether you are just learning to cook or even a chef, using spices to enhance a meal will help to make it a hit. Meals that are bland can quickly become that will please the palate of the fussiest eaters. However, if you happen to like a lot of different spices, keeping your spice cupboard well-stocked can become rather expensive. In order to save yourself some money, buy the raw spices in bulk from a brick and mortar store or even online. You can save an enormous amount of … [Read more...]

Hangover Cure – Another Drink & a Sandwich!


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Hangover Cure - Another Drink & a Sandwich! While a long night of fun and drinks at a party or special event is enjoyable while it lasts, the fun ends the next morning when you are hit with nausea, headache, and upset stomach. This beverage & sandwich combo (or even just one!), or hangover cure, is made with hydrating coconut water, which will reintroduce the electrolytes and hydration you lost at the party the night before and the avocado in the sandwich is full of antioxidants and … [Read more...]

Hangover Cure- Open-Faced Egg and Avocado Sandwich


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Hangover Cure- Open-Faced Egg and Avocado Sandwich Avocado is known as a staple in many foods including guacamole, but it also functions as a quick way to cure the ailments of a hangover. Full of antioxidants and vitamins, eating avocado after a long night of fun and drinks will put you on track to recovery. This open-faced sandwich is a great way to add avocado to your breakfast without eating the green “remedy” plain. Best hangover cure ever! Hangover Cure Sandwich Ingredients: 1 … [Read more...]

Eggnog Cinnamon Rolls


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Eggnog Cinnamon Rolls How good do these Eggnog Cinnamon Rolls look? It also looks like a lot of work, but I bet it would be fun to try. Especially if you have a nice Kitchen Aid Mixer to whip them up with. If you give it a go, let me know how they turn out. Eggnog Cinnamon Rolls Ingredients: Dough: 1/2 cup Milk 1/2 cup Eggnog 2 1/4 tsp Active Dry Yeast 1/4 cup Sugar 4 tbsp melted Butter 1 Egg 1 tsp Vanilla 2 3/4 cup Flour Filling: 1/2 cup softened Butter … [Read more...]

Garlic Parmesan Mashed Potatoes


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Garlic Parmesan Mashed Potatoes These Garlic Parmesan mashed potatoes are sure to be a huge hit with everyone in the family! For faster cooking time, dice all the potatoes into small pieces. Garlic Parmesan Ingredients: 3 lbs red bliss potatoes 2 tablespoons kosher salt 2 cups half and half 6 cloves of minced garlic 1/4 cup of butter, cut into pieces 6 ounces of grated Parmesan Garlic Parmesan Directions: Partially peel the potatoes (a little of the skins … [Read more...]

Hostess Gifts: Honey Cranberry Butter


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Hostess Gifts: Honey Cranberry Butter This is a great option for hostess gifts!  They (literally) whip together in no time and keep in the refrigerator for about two weeks.  This will allow you to make them all up ahead of time and just grab one on your way out the door.  Add a fresh loaf of local bread or some tasty crackers if you like. Hostess Gifts Ingredients: ½ stick of soft butter ¼ cup of whole cranberry sauce 2 tablespoons of local honey A few cracks of fresh ground … [Read more...]

Tortellini and Quick Tomato Sauce


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Tortellini and Quick Tomato Sauce Tomato sauce is best when simmered for long hours for tortellini, but a quick sauce can be just as tasty when you use the right ingredients. While I wish I had the time to make the real deal, this is good enough for me and I can whip it up in a matter of minutes compared to the all day affair of the other sauces I make. Tortellini Ingredients: 1/4 cup olive oil 3 tablespoons diced onion 4 cloves of garlic, smashed 3 (28oz) cans whole, peeled … [Read more...]

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