Bacon Chicken White Pizza

Bacon Chicken White Pizza

Feb 24

Snow Days are good for one thing and one thing only… culinary creativity. This is my first attempt at homemade pizza, and well, let’s just say it should snow more often. Ingredients: Pizza Dough– 2 1/2 cups all purpose flour 1 tablespoon baking powder ¼ teaspoon salt 1 cup milk ¼ cup butter (room temperature) White Pizza Topping– Olive Oil 1/2 cup Ricotta Cheese...

Old-Fashioned Chocolate Chip Cookies

Old-Fashioned Chocolate Chip Cookies

Sep 16

In an attempt to woo my way into the hearts of my son’s preschool teachers, I have been baking batches of the following chocolate chip cookie recipe: Old-Fashioned Chocolate Chip Cookies Ingredients: 1 cup butter-flavored shortening 1 cup packed brown sugar 1 tsp baking soda 1 1/2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips 1/2 cup sugar 2 eggs 2 cups All-purpose flour 2 tsp vanilla 3/4 tsp salt (I...

Labor Day Picnic

Labor Day Picnic

Aug 30

What are you doing this Labor Day Weekend? Me and the fam and some friends are going to Red Top Mountain for a picnic and a hike. We’re auditioning the location for a family camping trip sometime later this Fall. Have you taken your little ones camping? Let me rephrase…. would you ever take your little ones camping… again? PS I am thinking about making these coconut...

Death Wish Coffee

Death Wish Coffee

Aug 26

Oh, what I wouldn’t give today for a cup of Death Wish Coffee. The name might sound like caffeinated poison, but DWC claims to pack twice the caffeine than your average cup of joe. I was up late last night working on a deadline, but the kids didn’t get the memo to sleep in this morning. Hence, the need for Death Wish. How much coffee do you drink in a day? {Image via The...

Gluten-Free Energy Balls

Gluten-Free Energy Balls

Aug 08

Gluten-Free Energy Balls 1 cup of gluten free oats 1 cup of toasted coconut flakes 1/2 cup of vegan chocolate chips 1/2 cup of ground flax seed 1/2 cup of peanut butter 1/3 cup of honey Mix until all of the ingredients are blended well. Refrigerate batter for at least a 1/2 hour. Scoop the batter into balls. 1 ball= 97 calories Oh, these are definitely going in the lunch boxes. {Image via...

A Taste of Summer

A Taste of Summer

Jul 04

Happy Independence Day! We are about to enjoy grilled steaks, potato salad, and homemade ice cream. Confession: I have never had homemade ice cream, but the 4th of July seems like the perfect occasion to experience a sweet taste of summer! Let freedom ring! PS. the ultimate guide to homemade ice...