Gluten-Free Fried Okra

Gluten free fried okra recipe

Until the last year or so, I’ve had great freedom with cooking ingredients. Reading blogs by moms whose family’s diet had to be gluten, dairy, MSG, nut, additive, soy, egg, and/or meat-free made me wonder what on earth people with allergies could eat. Thankfully I didn’t have to worry about it. A box of Hamburger […]

Loaded Pull Apart Bread Game Day Recipe

Loaded Pull Apart Bread for Game Day

Football season is here (Roll Tide) and that means it’s time to serve and enjoy yummy game day recipes. We kicked off the season with a game day party at my parents’ house. I was way more into the food than the game (Shhhhh.) Enjoy this game day recipe for Loaded Pull Apart Bread at […]

Five Ingredient Fruit Cobbler

5 Ingredient Fruit Cobbler

This five ingredient fruit cobbler might better be dubbed “pantry cobbler” since you likely have all the ingredients on hand. Make blackberry cobbler in the summer with fresh fruit or peach cobbler in the winter with canned fruit. Since we have blackberry bushes I usually make blackberry cobbler using this recipe. Mom made peach cobbler […]

Summer Squash Croquettes with Strawberry Jalapeno Sauce

Summer Squash Croquettes with Strawberry Jalapeno Dip

This recipe started out with only two ingredients: summer squash and sheer laziness. Every Squash Croquette (or “fried squash ball”) recipe I could find required the squash to be cooked before forming into balls. I don’t know about you but frying anything is enough work for me without adding a step. Plus, Hubs has a serious […]

Zucchini Cake with Caramel Frosting

Zucchini Cake Recipe

Zucchini season is here! Do you have so much that you can’t even give enough of it away? Are you tired of baking zucchini bread? Try this zucchini cake recipe instead. It’s incredibly moist and will give you a creative outlet for all that summer squash. Zucchini Cake Recipe Ingredients: 3 cups all-purpose flour 2 […]

Sweet and Spicy Vegetable Marinade

Sweet and Spicy Vegetable Marinade

Here’s a quick and easy vegetable marinade that was a hit with my family. Hopefully it will have your family eating their veggies too. Sweet & Spicy Vegetable Marinade Ingredients: 1 cup sugar 3/4 cup Seasoned Rice Vinegar with Roasted Garlic 1 cup Olive Oil ¼ cup chives, diced 1 tsp  crushed red pepper 1 […]

Dulce de Leche Cookie Sandwiches

Dulce de Leche Sandwich Cookies Recipe

Last weekend, I was surfing the web for some cookie recipes. I am kind of tired of the usual chocolate chip recipe, and I really wanted to explore other variations. I then remembered this alfajor recipe that a friend of mine told me about. Alfajor is a shortbread cookie that is filled with dulce de […]

Southwest Salmon Salad #RanchRemix

Southwest Salmon Salad

Pasta salad is one of my go-to recipes for potlucks or a quick lunch at home. Normally I mix whatever ingredients I have on hand with rotini and use Italian salad dressing to bring it all together. Ranch lovers rejoice. Instead of tickling your taste buds with Italian, this pasta salad remix includes two varieties […]

Roast Spaghetti Squash Seeds Recipe

Roast Spaghetti Squash Seeds

Yes, you can roast spaghetti squash seeds! After dropping $5 for a spaghetti squash (and they’re supposed to be in season right now!) I wanted to get the most bang for my buck. They are similar to and  just as tasty as roast pumpkin seeds. So paleo dieters, next time you eat spaghetti squash and […]

Pecan Crescent Cookies Recipe

pecan crescent cookies recipe

My mother-in-law has been making these pecan crescent cookies for years. Everyone in the family has a favorite out of all the cookies she makes. Hubs favorite are her cream wafers but pecan crescent cookies are mine. Hope you enjoy them as much as I do! Pecan Crescent Cookies Ingredients: 1/2 cup butter 2 cups […]