Drop Sugar Cookies are soft and fluffy. They are so easy to make and can be made for different holidays and occasions by changing the colored sugar.

Drop Sugar Cookies


These Drop Sugar Cookies are super soft and fluffy! These Drop Sugar Cookies are my favorite cookie, ever! They are so easy to make and they taste wonderful. They are not too sweet, and I love how fluffy they are. This is another recipe that I have in a three ring binder that I keep in my kitchen. It came…

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Roasted Chicken, Potatoes, & Carrots: Whole chicken, red potatoes, carrots, onion, olive oil, thyme, and parsley is all you need to make this meal in a pan!

Roasted Chicken, Potatoes, & Carrots


Roasted Chicken, Potatoes, & Carrots is a one pan meal. It is healthy and delicious! Preparing the whole meal and tossing it in a pan to cook is right up my alley! And this Roasted Chicken, Potatoes, & Carrots is that kind of meal. I modified a recipe from Taste of Home and this is what I came up with. We try…

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Double Chocolate Banana Oatmeal Muffins have oats, cocoa, buttermilk, applesauce, and chocolate chips. They are chocolatey, moist, easy, and quick.

Double Chocolate Banana Oatmeal Muffins


Double Chocolate Banana Oatmeal Muffins are moist and chocolate-y! These muffins! Double Chocolate Banana Oatmeal Muffins are a great way to use those bananas that are too brown to eat. I adapted this recipe from my Pillsbury Healthy Baking Cookbook. I changed the original recipe a lot. The original didn’t have oats, and I love them (they are a superfood!) and…

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Skinny Beef Enchiladas with Creamy Avocado Sauce is a great low calorie and lowfat version of this classic Mexican dish. Easy, nutritious, and delicious!

Skinny Beef Enchiladas with Creamy Avocado Sauce #SundaySupper


Skinny Beef Enchiladas with Creamy Avocado Sauce are a delicious lower calorie and lower fat version of this classic Mexican dish. We love Mexican food at our house and we can eat these Skinny Beef Enchiladas with Creamy Avocado Sauce and feel good about the quality of food we are putting in our bodies. Today’s Sunday Supper is all about lean…

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Grilled Turkey Avocado Ranch Cream Cheese Sandwich makes a quick, healthy and tasty lunch or dinner. Why go to the deli when you can make this at home?

Grilled Turkey Avocado Ranch Cream Cheese Sandwich


Grilled Turkey Avocado Ranch Cream Cheese Sandwich features turkey, avocado, Ranch flavored cream cheese, and mayo on toasty sourdough bread. Delicious! I was inspired to make this Grilled Turkey Avocado Ranch Cream Cheese Sandwich (that’s a mouthful, isn’t it?) after I went to a local delicatessan and had their version of this sandwich. The name is long because I wanted…

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Healthier Chocolate Cake from Dr. Oz only requires 3 ingredients; boxed cake mix, Greek yogurt, and bananas. It is quick, easy, and healthy!

Healthier Chocolate Cake from Dr. Oz


Healthier Chocolate Cake from Dr. Oz combines a boxed chocolate cake mix with bananas and Greek Yogurt to make a healthier version of cake. If you are like me, you indulged a little bit over the holidays and now you are trying to make better food choices. This Healthier Chocolate Cake from Dr. Oz will help you do just that.…

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Pineapple Chicken Stir Fry combines chicken, carrots, bell peppers, snow peas, pineapples and juice, soy sauce, and broth. Healthy, quick and delicious!

Pineapple Chicken Stir Fry #SundaySupper


 Pineapple Chicken Stir Fry combines savory chicken and veggies with sweet pineapple. It is a quick and healthful dish, great for any night of the week! I love making dishes like this Pineapple Chicken Stir Fry! The stir fry dishes I make usually combine meat with tons of veggies. Then I add a delicious sauce and serve it over rice, chow…

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Cheese & Herbs Scones {Heart Smart} combine Bisquick, an egg, Greek yogurt, cheddar cheese, and dried herbs to make a fast and healthy addition to a meal.

Cheese & Herbs Scones {Heart Smart}


Cheese & Herbs Scones {Heart Smart} make a quick and healthy addition to any meal! When I serve soup or stew for dinner I like to pair it with rolls, hearty muffins, biscuits, or in this case, scones. And these Cheese & Herbs Scones {Heart Smart} are just perfect! Sometimes I like to take shortcuts, like making these scones using…

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Healthier Slow Cooker Chicken Stew combines chicken, potatoes, celery, green beans, carrots, buttermilk, milk, sour cream, and spices to make healthy stew.

Healthier Slow Cooker Chicken Stew


Healthier Slow Cooker Chicken Stew combines fresh veggies, buttermilk, milk, sour cream, and spices to make a healthier version of this popular dish! I love being able to put ingredients into the Crockpot and then come back a few hours later, and voila, dinner is ready. This Healthier Slow Cooker Chicken Stew is that kind of dish. So easy and…

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Peach Pie Thumbprint Cookies feature a shortbread type cookie topped with peach pie filling and drizzled with a cinnamon glaze. Mini peach pie in a cookie!

Peach Pie Thumbprint Cookies


Peach Pie Thumbprint Cookies feature a shortbread type cookie with peach pie filling, drizzled with a yummy cinnamon glaze. A miniature peach pie, so delicious! I hit a homerun with these Peach Pie Thumbprint Cookies. They are pretty easy and quick, and the results are so delicious. They were a huge hit! I found this recipe on the internet at…

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Ham and Potato Quiche features eggs, heavy cream, diced ham, potatoes, and onions, and of course cheddar cheese. Great for breakfast, brunch, or dinner!

Ham and Potato Quiche


Ham and Potato Quiche features eggs, ham, potatoes, and of course, cheddar cheese. A great main dish for breakfast, brunch, or even dinner! This Ham and Potato Quiche has all the things that Lee and I both love. He loves ham, eggs, and cheese, and I love potatoes and cheese. I was pleasantly suprised when my 15 year-old loved it…

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Jalapeno Potato Poppers feature jalapenos, cream cheese, bacon and cheddar cheese stuffed into a mini potato. Like twice baked potatoes. Just 5 ingredients!

Jalapeno Potato Poppers #SundaySupper


Jalapeno Potato Poppers have everything a jalapeno popper has, but in a potato! I love potatoes! They are yummy no matter how they are prepared. So when I was coming up with an idea for an appetizer for Sunday Supper I decided to to make Jalapeno Potato Poppers. It seemed like a good idea to put all of the ingredients…

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Baby Greens Salad with Beets & Goat Cheese also features red onion and walnuts, topped with orange vinaigrette. Great for winter or any time of the year.

Baby Greens Salad with Beets & Goat Cheese


Baby Greens Salad with Beets & Goat Cheese is the perfect winter salad, but also great any time of the year! We love salad. Well, maybe I like it more than anyone else, so I try to make more than just a traditional tossed salad if I am serving it before our main course. That is what makes this Baby Greens Salad…

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My 3 Ingredient Orange Vinaigrette combines fresh orange juice and zest with olive oil and white wine vinegar to make an easy homemade salad dressing.

3 Ingredient Orange Vinaigrette


This 3 Ingredient Orange Vinaigrette combines fresh orange juice, orange zest, olive oil, and white wine vinegar to make a simple yet tasty homemade salad dressing. This 3 Ingredient Orange Vinaigrette is one of my favorite! I eat an orange daily to get my vitamin C fix, so I always have them on hand. I love salad and try to eat it at…

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Mint Chocolate Rice Krispies® Drops


This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #HolidayTreatMaking #CollectiveBias Mint Chocolate Rice Krispies® Drops: A light and airy dessert or snack that pairs cool minty chocolate with just the right amount of crunch! I love the holidays because I make all kinds of treats, and every year I try to come…

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Blackberry Yogurt No Bake Pie features store bought chocolate cookie crust, Greek yogurt, cream cheese, powdered sugar, Cool Whip, and blackberries.

Blackberry Yogurt No Bake Pie


Blackberry Yogurt No Bake Pie only requires 6 ingredients, you don’t have to use the oven (at all), and it is a healthier version of pie! How cool is that?! We love no bake pie and this Blackberry Yogurt No Bake Pie is one of our favorites. There is even Greek yogurt in there, so it’s actually not too bad for…

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Quick Tip #1 Do Your Hands Smell Like Onions or Garlic?


A stainless steel utensil that you already have in your kitchen is all you need to get the lingering smell of garlic or onions off of your hands. You just rub the stainless steel on your hands while holding them under running water, that’s it. Stainless steel will do what two kinds of soap and shampoo won’t. I cut onions…

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Loaded Chicken Potato Bake: Chicken and potatoes tossed with olive oil and seasonings, then topped with bacon, scallions, and melted cheese. So easy!

Loaded Chicken Potato Bake


Loaded Chicken Potato Bake has bacon and cheese! Loaded Chicken Potato Bake is so good! Take chunks of chicken and potatoes, toss them in olive oil and seasonings, then bake to perfection. And if that isn’t enough, add crumbled bacon, green onions, and melt cheese down over all of it. Does that sound delicious, or what?! I could eat meat…

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Black Forest Poke Cake features boxed cake mix, chocolate pudding, cherry pie filling, Cool Whip, and shaved chocolate. An easy and delicious dessert.

Black Forest Poke Cake


Black Forest Poke Cake: boxed cake mix, chocolate pudding, and cherry pie filling. Dessert is my weakness, and this Black Forest Poke Cake satisfies my need for dessert perfectly! Moist chocolate cake, creamy chocolate pudding, and sweet (yet tart) cherry pie filling make this dessert so good. And it looks great too, if I do say so myself! I love to…

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Spaghetti Squash & Apples


Roasted Spaghetti Squash & Apples makes a healthy dessert or side dish! This Spaghetti Squash & Apples recipe is so easy and only requires 6 ingredients. It makes a great side dish and an even better healthy dessert. Apple, brown sugar, and cinnamon give it just the right amount of sweetness. We really love dessert at our house. When we…

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