Easy Eggs (in the oven)

We take breakfast very serious around our house, especially on the weekends. During the week we have our breakfast routine down. Quick and easy. So, on the weekend I like to try out new recipes our add new touches to old ones. We like fried eggs, but they are a little messy and time consuming,…

Mini Meatloaves

Meatloaf is one of the great comfort foods from childhood. Either you loved it or you hated, and no one ever made it quiet the way your mom did. There are so many different recipes. I got this recipe from my husband’s grandmother many years ago. It is one of my favorites. It is easy,…

Ham and Egg Cups

Happy Foodie Friday! I am always looking for new breakfast recipes. We tend to eat the same things over and over, and it can get a little boring. When I found this recipe, it was perfect. I had all the ingredients on hand. They are staples that we eat for breakfast anyway, just put together…

My Day in Food

Some people think eating healthy means either starving yourself, or eating salads all day. If you do it right, that is not the case at all.  I decided to show you what a day in my food life looks like. I follow a low carb / high fat diet, but there are plenty of healthy…

No-Bake Oatmeal Cookies

During the holiday season I always enjoy baking sweet treats to give to family and friends. Oatmeal No Bake cookies is always a favorite of everyone. This recipe is an “oldie but a goodie.” I don’t know anyone who has not had these cookies, or anyone that does not love these cookies. You really cant…

Fajitas ~ No Tortillas

F – is for Friday, and fajitas! Who doesn’t love fajitas? This is a great low carb option to one of our favorite meals. It meets all the requirements of a low carb lifestyle and tastes great. Ingredients 1 lb Flank or Skirt steak 1 onion 1 large bell pepper, or several small peppers fajita seasoning…

Chicken Chili

We have been trying out the low carb eating plan known as the Ketogenic diet at our house. The Ketogenic diet is a low carb high fat eating plan (LCHF). The Atkins plan, Paleo, and Mediterranean have many of the same characteristics. The main benefit of this diet, is that it forces the body to…

Make Your Own Powdered Sugar

Here’s a little something to add to your bag of baking tricks: how to make powdered sugar at home. That’s right, you can make your own powdered sugar at home. It is super simple. By simply grinding granulated sugar until it reaches a powdery consistency – boom powdered sugar. It will save you a trip the…

Banana Pancakes

Gluten free has become a very popular topic in the world today. Everywhere you look there are gluten free products. This is a super simple gluten free pancake recipe. It is quick. Easy. Very Tasty. Ingredients 2 bananas (over ripe is ok) 4 eggs (3 egg whites, 1 egg) 1/2 cup rolled oats 1/2 tsp…

Creamy Salmon Omelette

I love weekend mornings when we have nothing on the schedule. No where to be, nothing pressing to do. It gives me the chance to spend a little extra time on breakfast. Last weekend I made these tasty creamy salmon omelettes. They are very versatile. You can throw in what ever vegetables you have on…

Chicken and Veggie Burritos

I am always looking for quick, easy and healthy recipes. This one is a winner. Prep time is around ten minutes, and the taste is amazing. This recipe is perfect for an evening meal or to pack in your lunch for work. We always cook up extra chicken breasts on the weekend to use during…

Biscuits

I decided my first blog should be the first  I learned to cook, homemade biscuits. I remember being  about four or five years old and my mom teaching me this recipe. Once I learned to make these, they became MY job. I would get up early and help my mom make them for breakfast before…