Chili Mac Skillet

I love easy weeknight meals. don’t you? Especially one that my kids gobble up, like this Chili Mac! My mom always made this when we were kids. I made it for years, until Campbell’s discontinued the soup we always usedRead more…

Luscious Lemon Pound Cake

I love lemon desserts. So light and refreshing. I love pound cakes. Moist and yet not too sweet with layers of frosting. Ingredients: 2 sticks of butter, room temperature 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 1/2 teaspoons lemon extract* 2 3/4 cupsRead more…

Easy Easter Bunny Cupcakes

Easy Easter Bunny Cupcakes: Topped with rich buttercream, shredded coconut, and common Easter candies. A quick and easy Easter dessert that kids will love! Growing up we always made a bunny cake for Easter. It was basically one round cakeRead more…

Homemade Vanilla Pudding

After 30 plus years of baking and making desserts from scratch I have accumulated good basic homemade recipes that I can build on in my recipe box. Take cakes for instance. A good chocolate, white or yellow cake can beRead more…

Blackberry Oatmeal Bars with Streusel Topping

Blackberry Oatmeal Bars with a Streusel Topping and sprinkled with some chopped walnuts is the perfect bar dessert to pack in school lunches, for an after school snack, or to bring to a party or picnic this summer! Planning aRead more…

Shrimp Fried Rice Recipe & Kitchen Aid Giveaway

Disclosure: Today’s Shrimp Fried Rice Recipe is brought to you by Minute® Rice. Tender shrimp and flavorful rice come together in a healthier version of this takeout favorite. Ready in under 30 minutes! Between work, blogging, and family responsibilities byRead more…

Very Veggie Eggplant Parmesan

I received coupons to cover the purchase of Dominex Eggplant Products in order to facilitate my review. All opinions are my own. Eggplant parmesan is such a comforting meal, but it can be a bit involved to put it allRead more…

Mint Chocolate Chip Cupcakes

Moist and tender chocolate cupcakes topped with a fluffy mint chocolate chip buttercream. Tastes and looks just like mint chocolate chip ice cream! What is wrong with you?!?! That is my response when my family wants me to buy iceRead more…

Matcha Vanilla Ice Cream Sandwiches

Today it’s all about the ice cream. I’m not even going to dance around it and try to give you some fun, interesting story leading up to it before I tell you what we are having. Some things can’t wait.Read more…

Green Bean and Bacon Salad with Vinaigrette

Memorial Day is coming soon and it has me thinking of days gone by and the many picnics we attended at family and friends homes. My thoughts turned to the dishes of old and one was the green bean saladRead more…

Shrimp Fried Rice Made Skinny

(NEW recipe) What a wonderfully healthy version of shrimp fried rice. Quick, easy and extremely delicious. Tastes just like a fattening recipe! I used cooked shrimp so you don’t have to waste prep time with peeling and deveining the shrimp.Read more…

Tilapia with Avocado Mango Salsa

This fuss-free healthy Tilapia with Avocado Mango Salsa can be on your table in under 20 minutes! What do you do with two avocados that are on the brink of being tossed and a sweet mango? You make a quickRead more…