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I love me some chicken enchiladas!  I have a white sauce version, which we love.  It’s a cream-based sauce, taking advantage of the ease of Cream of Chicken soup.  But I also love a red-based sauce.  Especially since I mastered my own enchilada sauce.  You don’t HAVE to use a homemade sauce, but you can.  Read more

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Healthy Chocolate Banana Ice Cream Recipe

It all began one fateful day, when I had a surplus of soon to be overripe bananas and a hankering for a delicious bowl of rich and creamy ice cream. That was the moment that this amazingly healthy chocolate banana ice cream was born. Yes, that’s right. HEALTHY. ICE CREAM. I totally just put those Read more

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Healthy Banana Oatmeal Breakfast Muffins

chocolate chip banana oatmeal muffin on white plate

Whip up a batch of banana oatmeal breakfast muffins and have healthy breakfast ready to to grab and go in the morning for the whole family. These are even freezer friendly, so you can make a large batch of these 6-ingredient muffins to last the whole week. Raise your hand if you are not a Read more

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I am NOT the first person to make tacos like this, so I’m blogging a tried-and-true way of making tacos.  It might even be the way YOU already make tacos. But cooking tacos in the oven has made it so much easier to serve them, so I’m posting it. Since I’ve almost always got cooked Read more

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Got any meat & potato fans in your house?  This meal is for them! Got any slow cooker fans in your house?  This meal is for them! This is a complete meal.  It’s got meat.  It’s got potatoes.  It’s got vegetables.  Done! Done! Done!  Now, I do usually serve it with some other vegetables, but Read more

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Instant Pot Chili Recipe

Is your family fans of chili?  My immediate family is starting to be, but I wasn’t growing up.  I sure am now though. I think it changed for me sometime in my 20s.  The company that I worked at held a weekly Chili Lunch Club in the winter time.  All you had to do was Read more

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Easy Watermelon Lime Slush with Fresh Fruit

red slush on picnic table

School has started, and summer will soon be on its way out, but for now it’s holding on, and I’m soaking up every last little bit of warmth and sunshine. So of course just the sight of these delicious watermelon lime slushes has my mouth watering. I’m pretty sure you’re here for the same reason Read more

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Smoked Sausage has become such a well-loved ingredient in our family. EVERYONE in the family likes it and there are many ways to prepare it. This is just one of the latest ones that I’ve been using.  I cook it with potatoes, peppers and onions to make an easy Hash.  I’ve combined it with onions Read more

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20 Fresh Fruit Salads for Summer

Fresh, local fruits and vegetables is one of my favorite perks of summer. I love shopping at Farmer’s Markets and picking produce from my own backyard. With such a great selection of fresh produce, it’s easy to throw together a simple fruit salad for a barbecue, potluck or picnic. Here are 20 unique and easy Read more

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OH MY STARS! I am so, so, so very happy that I stumbled onto this recipe. Listen to me talking like it’s a new recipe that I just found.It isn’t. I’ve had it all along! See, I like chocolate desserts. Well, my husband REALLY likes chocolate desserts. And I bake for a decent sized group Read more

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