Zucchini Bread Recipe

Zucchini Bread has been one of my favorites for years!  My step mom used to make this in bulk.  She would leave a loaf out to eat and would freeze the rest.  I loved eating her Zucchini Bread but never tried making it myself as I knew it was a long process.  Since we live so far away from each other, I need to start making this Zucchini Bread myself, so I grabbed the recipe from my Aunt Linda.  If you've never experienced Zucchini Bread, then you … [Read more...]

Carrot Cake Recipe

My aunt Linda, "Recipe Linda" as I call her, says she loves this Carrot Cake!  This recipe was even given a thumbs up by First Data - enjoy! Here's Linda's favorite Carrot Cake Recipe: 2 cups all-purpose flour 2 tea baking soda 1/2 tea salt 2 teas cinnamon 3 large eggs 2 cups sugar 3/4 cup vegetable oil 3/4 cup buttermilk 2 tea vanilla 2 cups grated carrots 1 8 oz can crushed pineapple [drained] 1 [31/2 oz] can flaked coconut 1 … [Read more...]

5 Minutes to Nutella Mug Cake in the Microwave

I don’t know about you, but my sweet tooth has been driving me crazy lately.  This time of year not just anything sweet will do, but I’m really craving something warm I can sink my teeth into. Which is exactly what this Nutella Mug Cake is! With just five minutes and ingredients you probably already have in your pantry, you can make this delicious molten cake in the microwave. You will need the following "wet ingredients": 3 tablespoons … [Read more...]

#Recipe: Tarragon Skillet Chicken and Potatoes

Are you looking for a yummy chicken dinner recipe to cook up for your family?  Perhaps you are having guests over for a dinner party.  Whatever your plans are, this chicken recipe will be perfect!   I was given this recipe by a friend so I didn't have an original photo to use to display this particular recipe.   In order to give you a peek of perpared Tarragon Chicken, I grabbed the image above from ribbitsandtiaras.com You will need: One … [Read more...]

Chicken Hot Wings #Recipe

  Does your family enjoy eating chicken hot wings at the restaurants?  Have you ever made them at home?  Linda sent her favorite Chicken Hot Wings Recipe over so I thought I'd share it on the mom blog today. Chicken Hot Wings Recipe You can buy packages of frozen chicken wings that have already been dejointed or you can buy fresh chicken and dejoint it yourself. Arrange the wings on an aluminum foil lined pan and cook until … [Read more...]

Super Moist Banana Bread Recipe

This super moist banana bread recipe is a yummy treat that you can eat for breakfast or dessert or as a snack in between.  It is also very easy to make and does not take very long either. You will need: Three medium bananas ¾ cup sugar ¼ cup oil 1 egg 1 ½ cups all purpose flour 1 ½ teaspoons of baking powder ¼ teaspoon of baking soda 1 tablespoon of cinnamon (if you are not a fan of cinnamon, you can use less) Steps For … [Read more...]

Cauliflower Tuna Noodle Casserole #Recipe

There are so many different ways to make tuna casserole or tuna noodle casserole, as some people call it.  Tuna casseroles can be made with egg noodles, macaroni, shells, veggie rotini, bowties, ziti, or any other shape of pasta you might have in your pantry.  It can also be made with white, brown or wild rice.  The possibilities for veggies to add are just as abundant as what type of noodles you can use.   The most popular choice of veggie in … [Read more...]

#Recipe: Make A Healthy Salad

I like to compare salad to a blank canvas.  The possibilities are (pretty much) endless.  Salads can be made up of whatever you want to put in them, but making a healthy salad can be tough if you do not know what makes up a healthy one. Let’s start at the bottom of the bowl and work our way up: Start out by mixing red and green lettuces:  A blend of lettuces may protect best against free radicals. DIY Salad dressing:  Mixing olive oil … [Read more...]

Blueberry Syrup Recipe

Have you ever made some bread pudding or pound cake and wished you had some sweet syrup to pour over it?  How does homemade blueberry syrup sound? This Blueberry Syrup recipe makes 3 ½ cups of blueberry syrup. It also tastes great on ice cream and pancakes! You will need the following ingredients: 4 cups of fresh or frozen blueberries 2 thin strips (1 x 3 inches) of lemon zest 3 cups of water 3 cups of sugar 1 tablespoon of lemon … [Read more...]

Just Peachy Barbeque Chicken Recipe

Have you ever heard of Dump Dinner Recipes?  Check this recipe out!  I searched Dump Dinners on Amazon and found many Dump Dinner recipe books to choose from. Just Peachy Barbeque Chicken Recipe When my boys come home from basketball practice, they are hungry and ready to eat.  I am a busy woman myself and sometimes I need a recipe that I can throw together quickly and have it ready in 20 minutes or less.  This dump dinner recipe, Just … [Read more...]

Easy Blackberry Cobbler #Recipe

Do you like Blackberry Cobbler?  Are you discouraged from making it sometimes due to the time it takes to put together?  You're in luck!  This Blackberry Cobbler recipe is great if you need a dessert in a hurry. Preparation: Preheat your oven to 375 degrees before getting started.Place 4 cups of blackberries in a lightly  greased 8 inch baking dish and sprinkle  the berries with 1 Tbsp lemon juice.Stir together the following in a medium … [Read more...]

Blueberry Muffin #Recipe Makes 12

I have found so many great recipes from the Living Magazine that I receive regularly in the mail at my house.  Here's one for blueberry muffins that I wanted to share with you that I think my family would really enjoy. Blueberry Muffin Recipe - Makes approximately 12 muffins - Oven needs to be preheated to 400 degrees You will need the following ingredients: 4 eggs 2 cups of white sugar 1 cup of vegetable oil 1 teaspoon of vanilla … [Read more...]

Recipe: Smores on Grill

I came across this recipe in my Facebook Feed and had to save this!  It was posted by Heather from MommysFavoriteThings.com.  Have a look at that picture, this would definitely be a fun snack for the entire family.  It caught my attention because it was cooked on the grill.  Our kitchen is getting ready to be remodeled which means there will be many meals prepared on the grill once the remodeling gets started.  In order to keep from eating out … [Read more...]

Recipe: Hearty Spinach Pancakes with Tart Berry jam

I have many magazines that come to my home on a regular basis that offer great recipes.  I came across a recipe for Spinach Pancakes With Tart Berry Jam in the Living Magazine and had to share it.  I do try to add Spinach into my diet where I can, but it hadn't ever crossed my mind to try adding Spinach into my pancakes.  Have a look at the recipe.  Do you think it would get your families seal of approval? Spinach Pancakes With Tart Berry Jam … [Read more...]

Gary’s Healthy Salad Dressing Recipe

The following recipe was sent in to the mom blog by Gary Furnas, author of The Niburian Sequence. It is happening everywhere.  There is a real grassroots movement sweeping the nation and it is all about buying produce that is locally grown using organic methods.  While these products can be more expensive than store bought groceries the health and taste benefits are enormous and you are supporting local farmers. Today we are all looking for … [Read more...]

Homemade Strawberry Jam Recipe

Strawberry Jam is something that is loved in many households, but it is super expensive and seems to disappear quicker than you can save up your money for the next jar!  If that is the case in your home, you should consider making your own jam!  Making your own jam ends up being a bargain and it will probably taste better, too! For this strawberry jam recipe, you will need the following ingredients: Two quarts of fully ripe … [Read more...]