Mini Bagel Pizzas

Mini Bagel Pizzas

This is a super simple, very quick, and tasty recipe. I made these mini bagel pizzas for today’s after school snack. My kids gobbled them up while doing their reading. They both said they were GREAT and want me...

Mummy Pretzels

Mummy Pretzels

My son had a buddy over after school recently, so I surprised the kids with these fun mummy pretzels. All of the kids thought they were clever and super tasty. I wrapped the leftover mummies in plastic wrap and placed...

Parade’s Community Table ~ 20 Homey Comfort Food Favorites

Parade’s Community Table ~ 20 Homey Comfort Food Favorites

Click here for this weeks contribution to Parade’s Community Table ~ 20 Homey Comfort Food Favorites I always seem to crave comfort food in the fall. Cooking recipes low and slow not only makes my house smell amazing all day,...

Autumn Salad with Apples, Toasted Pecans, and Gorgonzola

Autumn Salad with Apples, Toasted Pecans, and Gorgonzola

Sometimes I forget just how good food is when made with simple ingredients. This salad is a perfect example. Mixed greens, toasted pecans, crisp & sweet apple slices, and gorgonzola cheese tossed with a tangy vinaigrette. Simple. Easy. Delicious. My...

Slow Roasted Garlic Chicken

Slow Roasted Garlic Chicken

It was a dreary cool day yesterday and I was craving a slow roasted chicken. I simply seasoned the bird after rubbing it with a whole bulb of garlic. I slow roasted it in the oven for four hours...

Herb Roasted Delicata Squash Topped With Pomegranate Seeds, Pepitas, and Feta

Herb Roasted Delicata Squash Topped With Pomegranate Seeds, Pepitas, and Feta

I couldn’t resist this delicata squash when I passed it in the grocery store. I imagined it roasted with thyme then topped with feta, pomegranate seeds, and pepitas. It was a beautiful side dish and it tasted wonderful. We...

Homemade Baked Tortilla Chips

Homemade Baked Tortilla Chips

I love chips and salsa but most tortilla chips are not very healthy. I decided to make my own at home. I baked these homemade baked tortilla chips at a lower temperature to try to avoid burning them. They...

Parade's Community Table ~ 15 Party Recipes to Make Halloween Spooktacular!!

Parade’s Community Table ~ 15 Party Recipes to Make Halloween Spooktacular!!

Click here for this weeks contribution to Parade’s Community Table ~ 15 Party Recipes to Make Halloween Spooktacular!! My son is having a couple of friends over for a sleepover on Halloween night this year. In researching food ideas for his big...

Rice and Black Beans with Cilantro and Lime

Rice and Black Beans with Cilantro and Lime

This is a terrific side dish to pair with most any Mexican main dish. I served this rice and black beans with cilantro and lime with the Spicy Shredded Pork Tacos with Avocado and the Roasted Tomatillo Salsa. I served my...

Spicy Shredded Pork Tacos with Avocado

Spicy Shredded Pork Tacos with Avocado

I was in the mood for some spicy Mexican food for dinner. I picked up a pork shoulder and cooked it low and slow all afternoon long. My house smelled so incredible!!! The pork turned out spicy, flavorful, and...