Life is busy and there are a lot of demands on our time. We want to serve nutritious meals to our family, but sometimes we find ourselves reaching for fast food simply because we just don’t have time to make a healthy home-cooked meal. But it doesn’t have to be that way. I taped a […]
I needed to make a side dish for a large get-together the other day, so I wanted something simple – something easy. I decided on roasted carrots – another delicious dish for vegetable haters. They were a hit! In fact, I overheard someone say, “I’ll never make regular cooked carrots again!” 5.0 from 2 reviews […]
After several very warm days, 50 degrees this morning felt quite brisk. Some creamy potato soup sounded really good, so I whipped some up for lunch and am sharing the recipe with you. Hope you enjoy! Cream of Potato Soup Print this recipe A creamy soup without the fattening cream. Serve with a salad […]
Have dinner waiting for you when you walk in the door. Easy, step-by-step instructions for cooking beans in a slow cooker.
Even though I’m technically not a southern girl (I grew up in the North) and never even touched a sweet potato until I was 26, when I need a good, filling meal, one of my favorites is sweet potatoes, pinto beans, and greens. Sweet potatoes can almost always be found on the table at Thanksgiving […]
I’ve been enjoying looking through all the recipes that Grandma has collected through the years. Here’s a Christmas bar recipe that I found on a 1952 newspaper clipping. I’ve made a few adjustments and noted them below. They were yummy! 🙂 Grandma’s Christmas Bars Print this recipe Crispy Rice and Almond Bars : Jennifer’s […]
Comfort food without the guilt.
Indulge without the guilt!
Smoothies are a cold, sweet treat for those hot summer days … and a yummy alternative to fattening ice cream. You can always find a bag of frozen bananas in our freezer so we can whip up one or two (or three or four) of these frosty treats at a moment’s notice. Frozen mango dices […]
This simple summer salad is a delicious way to employ those beautiful garden tomatoes available at farmer’s markets (or from your garden) this time of year.