DIY Pumpkin Pie Spice


Pumpkin Pie Spice is the staple that you need in your spice cabinet this fall!  It’s a lively mix of nutmeg, cinnamon, allspice, cloves, and two secret ingredients making an appearance. I bet you already have all 6 spices in your pantry and this is cheaper than buying a jar of […]

Peach Crisp Bars


Ripe summer peaches, crumbled pecan and brown sugar topping, sweet almond glaze.  These Peach Crisp Bars are simply a bite of summer heaven. I picked up a box of peaches at Costco.  The smell is AMAZING!  We ate most of them, but I knew I just had to bake something with […]

White Chicken Enchiladas

Dinner, Enchilada, Favorites

White Chicken Enchiladas are ALL the rage, and for good reason.  The flavor is incredible.  Bold flavor but not spicy.  Creamy comfort food, yet not too rich.  These are a winner in all categories and will satisfy even the pickiest eater.

The Easiest And Best Pizza Crust

Dinner, Side Dish

At our house, Friday means Pizza Night.  I am particular…I love the PERFECT crust.  I want my pizza crust to be easy, fast, simple, rolled out thin and crispy, and fabulous flavor.  I have to admit, I’ve been holding out on you.  I’ve been using the easiest and best pizza […]

Salsa Verde Queso

Side Dish

Queso is one of the best appetizers to have in your back pocket, and this Salsa Verde Queso has fantastic flavor.  Have a group of high schoolers to feed?  Queso.  College students needing a study break?  Queso.  Football party or friends coming over to sit on the back porch?  Queso.

Fried Ice Cream Cake


Fried Ice Cream Cake is the perfect summer dessert for a crowd or a birthday.  Add this to your Fiesta menu for Cinco de Mayo as well!  You won’t need to deep fry anything, just a quick pan-fry of the cornflakes and cinnamon to keep the crust and topping extra […]

Keto Bacon Benedict

Breakfast, Side Dish

I could slather just about any breakfast food in a creamy Hollandaise sauce.  As I imagined up this Keto Bacon Benedict, I knew I wanted to eliminate the bread and UP the good fats.  Avocado?  Yes, please.  Thick cut bacon?  Bring it on!  Poached eggs that take mealy 45 seconds?  […]

Minestrone Soup


When I go to Olive Garden, I love to get their Minestrone Soup.  I cannot eat vegetables unless they are cooked, so a soup is a great way for me to go.  I omit pasta and I keep this in my freezer in single serve portions.  Minestrone Soup is the […]

The PERFECT Banana Bread

Bread, Desserts

The PERFECT Banana Bread.  I have several banana bread recipes, like my buttermilk banana bread  here already.  And each one is “good”, I am just very very particular about how I like quick breads.  They can’t be to dense, not dry, not cake like, a nice fluff, no darkened bottom […]

Sheet Pan Cookie Bars


Sheet Pan Cookie Bars.  It just doesn’t get better than this!  I love cookies.  Almost daily I get a hankering for a cookie.  Often times I need to make a large quantity of cookies but I don’t have time to bake pan after pan of individual cookies.  Enter cookie bars….the […]