Baked Pumpkin Pancakes (Grain/Gluten Free)

In Breakfast Foods, Gluten-Free Options, Healthy Options
by Ann on 16/10

Pumpkin and almonds hold a special spot in my heart and stomach.  I adore them. Combining the two had the potential for greatness, yet the concept of combining… Read More »

Classic Butternut Squash Soup (with options)

In Gluten-Free Options, Healthy Options, Soups
by Ann on 15/10

Every fall, I look forward to my first bowl of butternut squash soup.  It is a soup I typically make without the structure of a recipe, and I… Read More »

Dulce de Leche Latte

In Breakfast Foods, Drinks & Smoothies
by Ann on 11/10

Since I stumbled upon the overwhelming hit of Crock Pot Dulce de Leche, the kids have been enjoying the caramel-like dip on sliced apples.  I, however, have concocted… Read More »

Salted Lime Baked Corn Tortillas Chips

In Appetizers, Gluten-Free Options, Snacks
by Ann on 10/10

I really like the store-bought “hint of lime” tortilla chips.  As I was making my Tex-Mex Chopped Salad recently, for which I really wanted some to crunch over the… Read More »

Tex-Mex Dressing

In Dips, Dressings, Sauces & Salsas
by Ann on 10/10

This is a super simple dressing I created for my Tex-Mex Chopped Salad.  While you can use your favorite store-bought ranch, I like this easy-to-make and healthier version…. Read More »

Tex-Mex Chopped Salad

In Salads
by Ann on 09/10

With the right ingredients, a salad can be a hearty, delicious, and wholesome meal. Good proteins, healthy fats, and different textures help.  So does a homemade dressing. The… Read More »

Root Beer Pulled Pork Tacos with Vinegar Sauce

In Pork, Uncategorized
by Ann on 08/10

This pulled pork is a slight variation on my Lean and Mean Pulled Pork which has really become a favorite in our house.  While I have always been… Read More »

Lisa’s Vinegar Sauce

In Dips, Dressings, Sauces & Salsas, Pork, Uncategorized
by Ann on 08/10

We are usually the tomato-based barbecue sauce type in this family.  A very dear Southern friend, however, shared her favorite vinegar sauce with me a while back and… Read More »

Blueberry Almond Smoothie

In Breakfast Foods, Drinks & Smoothies, Healthy Options, Nuts & Nut Butters, Vegetarian
by Ann on 08/10

First, I must say that the color of this blueberry smoothie is about as luscious as the taste! Since I first tried the make-ahead smoothie concept, I have… Read More »

Slow Cooker Dulce de Leche

In Desserts, Dips, Dressings, Sauces & Salsas, Mason Jar Ideas, Slow Cooker, Snacks, The Gift of Food
by Ann on 07/10

Over the years, I read several times that simmering a can of sweetened condensed milk on the stovetop for several hours would magically transform the contents into dulce… Read More »