Homemade Almond Mayonnaise

Homemade Almond Mayonnaise is an extremely flavorful spread that will mimic classic dairy mayonnaise on any sandwich.

    Homemade Almond Mayonnaise is an extremely flavorful spread that will mimic classic dairy mayonnaise on any sandwich.  Dare I say it is even better?  Certainly delicious in every way.  I also have used it as a spread on sweet breads such as my walnut pear bread.  It is so fun to create … Click here to see the full recipe …

Perfect Barbecue Baked Beans

Perfect Barbecue Baked Beans have a tangy sweetness that develops in the oven while baking. An easy recipe that fills the house with a comforting aroma.

  Perfect Barbecue Baked Beans have a tangy sweetness that develops in the oven while baking.   This is one of those easy recipes that leaves you feeling accomplished after the oven door is closed.  Not only that – there is a bonus.  The house will be filled with a comforting aroma. I’m … Click here to see the full recipe …

Vegetable Barley Soup

Vegetable Barley Soup is a great mix-up for your hearty and satisfying soup repertoire. It's easy to make with a wonderful variety of fresh vegetables.

  Vegetable Barley Soup is a great mix-up for your hearty and satisfying soup repertoire.  It’s easy to make with a wonderful variety of fresh vegetables that add a great addition to the base flavors. I have been waiting and waiting for cooler weather to get here.  It is so fun to start … Click here to see the full recipe …

Tea Time and a Loaded Chickpea Salad Sandwich

  I am a member of the Collective Bias®  Social Fabric® Community.  This shop has been compensated as part of a social shopper amplification for #CollectiveBias and its advertiser.   How about a big fat Chickpea Salad Sandwich along with a nice  refreshing glass of Iced Tea?  I think I … Click here to see the full recipe …

Coconut Oat Vanilla Nut Creamer

Coconut Oat Vanilla Nut Creamer is flavorful, easy, unique, fast and tasty!

    Look what I found!  A recipe for Coconut Oat Vanilla Nut Creamer in the new cookbook from Kathy Hester titled OATrageous Oatmeals.  I had quite a time trying to decide on which recipe I wanted to showcase for this post.  There are so many good recipes but the reason I … Click here to see the full recipe …

Homemade Nutella

Homemade Nutella is a chocolate-hazelnut spread that can be eaten with a spoon, smeared on toast or baked in countless delectable desserts.

    Homemade Nutella is a chocolate-hazelnut spread that can be smeared on toast or baked in countless delectable desserts.  No preservatives or additives here and how can something so delicious be so simple? Here I go again admitting my lack of experimentation with food as a child.  That’s right!  I … Click here to see the full recipe …

Greek Orzo Salad

Greek Orzo Salad is loaded with little pasta kernels and lots of flavorful veggies. Tossed in a lemony vinaigrette that is seasoned perfectly. Easy plus!!!

  Greek Orzo Salad is loaded with little pasta kernels and lots of flavorful veggies. All is tossed in a lemony vinaigrette that is seasoned perfectly. Easy plus!!! I remember when pasta salads only existed as creamy macaroni salad.  Yes, there was actually a time like that.  It wasn’t quite ‘when … Click here to see the full recipe …

Apple Strawberry Popsicles

These Apple Strawberry Popsicles taste as good as they look. There are only three ingredients and so very fast to get done. Cold, fruity and refreshing.

These Apple Strawberry Popsicles taste as good as they look.  There are only three ingredients and are so very fast to get done.   Cold, fruity and refreshing. More popsicles packed in my freezer is a good thing.  It must be psychological but when I have something sweetish, cool and refreshing in the … Click here to see the full recipe …

Chocolate Frosted Lemon Cupcakes

Chocolate Frosted Lemon Cupcakes are so inviting with a chocolaty top and the cupcakes have just a hint of lemon. Two favorite dessert flavors all in one.

  Chocolate Frosted Lemon Cupcakes are so inviting with a chocolaty top and the cupcakes have just a hint of lemon.  Two of my favorite dessert flavors combined in one. It is about time for a new decadent treat to be gracing these pages.  On my Recipe Index page there are little thumbnail photos lined up of … Click here to see the full recipe …

Hearty Chickpeas and Red Lentils

Hearty Chickpeas and Red Lentils Recipe is simple to throw together and easier to eat. Lots of texture and spices make it a perfect dinner or side dish.

  Isn’t it nice when you have a group of recipes that are your favorites, cook up quickly and are healthy to boot? I have quite a slew of them but this Chickpeas and Red Lentils Recipe is a standard ‘go to’ for me.  After a full day of ‘life’ … Click here to see the full recipe …

Cranberry Apple Turnovers

Cranberry Apple Turnovers use Granny Smith apples and dried cranberries. Both are all mellowed out with an apple jelly mixture and baked in puff pastry. YUM

  It is really nice that we have so many dried fruit options to choose from in our grocery stores. It didn’t use to be like this.  You use to have to wait for Christmas season to get your cranberry on.  This spring and summer I have already made Cranberry Orange Scones and Cranberry … Click here to see the full recipe …

Gluten-Free Cranberry Orange Scones

Cranberry Orange Scones are the perfect treat. Citrus, cranberry and a sweet glaze will make you want to serve these over and over. A classic combination!

Cranberry Orange Scones is a recipe that is out of a wonderful new cookbook titled Decadent Gluten-Free Vegan Baking by the amazing gluten-free goddess, Cara Reed.  All sorts of her exceptional Vegan and Gluten-Free Baked Goods are being recreated this and next month by different bloggers who are jumping at the chance to … Click here to see the full recipe …

Slow Cooker Salsa

Slow Cooker Salsa is so delicious and it adds a depth of flavor to your chips, tacos, sandwiches, soups and much more. #Crockpot cooking indoors or out!

Three little words that mean so much.  No, not that!  Although those three little words are quite wonderful I am talking about Slow Cooker Salsa!  A refreshing salsa that is versatile enough to go into and on top of just about any savory recipe you can think of.  Roma Tomatoes … Click here to see the full recipe …