Halloween Chocolate Lava Cupcakes

  Halloween Chocolate Lava Cupcakes are dressed up for October. There is a creamy rich chocolate center that stays like that all the way to the last bite.   Let me tell you a story about the purple frosting. Well, it is more about a story of a dingbat, but hey, … Click here to see the full recipe …

Mushroom Potato Salad

Mushroom Potato Salad is a bit more special than the ordinary potato salad. Delicious any day of the week and on special occasions. Perfect warm or cold.

    Mushroom Potato Salad is a bit more special than the ordinary potato salad. Although it would be delicious on any day of the week – it would also serve as a side dish on a special occasion.  Perfect warm or cold. I am starting to plan for our next … Click here to see the full recipe …

Non Dairy Slow Cooker Evaporated Milk

Non Dairy Slow Cooker Evaporated Milk is going to come in very handy this season. An easy recipe that will have you baking with the best.

Non Dairy Slow Cooker Evaporated Milk is going to come in very handy this season.  I have already come across some seasonal recipes that have been calling for evaporated milk.  If you want to get away from dairy or are forced to for health reasons you will love this post. … Click here to see the full recipe …

Autumn Oreo Brownies

Autumn Oreo Brownies is wonderful a recipe and all you have to do is lay your cookies in between two layers of the batter. Fall, Halloween and Thanksgiving!

Autumn Oreo Brownies are giving me a firm foundation in 7th heaven.  I am really getting into chocolate with Halloween coming but I promise, I will be doing side dishes galore when we get a little closer to Thanksgiving.  But, hey!  You can serve these at Thanksgiving too.  I mean pumpkins … Click here to see the full recipe …

Over the Top Raisin Crumb Bars

Over the Top Raisin Crumb Bars have 3 distinct layers with different textures and taste. A yummy oats base, a fruit filling, a perfect peanut crumb topping.

Over the Top Raisin Crumb Bars have three distinct layers with different textures and tastes. There is a slightly crunchy oats base that is topped with a layer of a special raisin jam. Then, of course, the peanut crumb topping finishes it off. The bars are sweet enough for a dessert … Click here to see the full recipe …

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 the classic egg 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 …