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Whole30 Recipes – Recipe Ideas for the Whole30 Meal Plan

These Whole30 Recipes are full of the flavor of fresh ingredients. You will love how easy these recipe ideas for the Whole30 Meal Plan are to prepare.  Best of all, they are absolutely delicious and very filling. You won’t feel that you are depriving yourself at all! The Whole30 Meal Plan is a great way …

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Pecan Fudge Recipe – Make This Easy Cranberry Pecan Fudge for Thanksgiving

This easy to make cranberry pecan fudge recipe has loads of fall favor & a just a hint of sea salt. It’s perfect for holiday entertaining and gift-giving. The taste is sweet, tart and crunchy, all in one delicious bite! Normally, I am all about peanut butter and chocolate when it comes to fudge. Today, …

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Caramel Apple Bars – Sweet Apple Oatmeal Bar with Caramel Topping

If you like the taste of caramel apples in the fall, you will love these caramel apple bars. They taste just like the traditional fall favorite but without all the fuss.  These apple oatmeal bars are sweet and hearty and so easy to prepare and are perfect for National Oatmeal Day on October 29. Bar recipes …

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Toasted Pecans – Maple Cinnamon Pecan Snack – Vegan Paleo Gluten Free

These toasted pecans are coated with maple sugar, cinnamon and nutmeg and cooked on the stove top until they take on a delightful flavor. They make wonderful Paleo and gluten free easy appetizers and are ready very quickly.  October 22 is recognized as National Nut Day.  Having these toasted pecans is a great way to celebrate …

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Shrimp Chowder – Bacon Corn Shrimp Bisque with Fresh Thyme

I thought it would be fun to cook up a big batch of shrimp chowder with bacon, corn and fresh thyme to celebrate a national foodie day. It seems that there is a National day for pretty much any food! October 19 is National Seafood Bisque Day.   It is the perfect choice for a …

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Whole30 Shepherd’s Pie – Gluten Free English Shepherd Pie

Fall is the time for savory comfort food style casseroles with full bodied flavor. This hearty Whole30 Shepherd’s Pie is a gluten free and Paleo version of the traditional English casserole.  My husband is English and loves it when I make Shepherd’s Pie.  But the normal dish uses mashed potatoes with butter and cream, as well …

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Homemade Cookie Day – Celebrate with your Favorite Cookie Recipe

Did you know that many foods have national days in their honor? October 1 is known as National Homemade Cookie Day.  It seems appropriate that the first day of October would be given this honor, since October also starts three months of holiday celebrations where cookies play a big part. There are so many national …

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Mummy Truffles – Pumpkin Spice Cheesecake Truffles – Halloween Treat

These adorable mummy truffles are so tasty and full of the flavors of fall. They make a nice addition to my collection of cheesecake recipes. It is hard for me to believe how quickly autumn is approaching us.  With it comes cooler temperatures, several months of holidays and lots of sweet treats. Truffles are a …

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Pumpkin Nut Butter Energy Bites – No Bake Pick Me Up

Energy bites are one of my favorite snack treats and these delicious pumpkin nut butter energy bites combine pumpkin pureé with another favorite of mine – sunflower nut butter. It’s time for all things pumpkin! Fall is my favorite time of the year, and I love the taste of pumpkin in recipes. No bake treats are …

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Cocktail Recipes – For Every Mood and Occasion

These Cocktail Recipes are the perfect way to start a party, to relax with friends, or just to enjoy a great tasting drink. A cocktail is a mixed drink with two or more ingredients, where at least one of them contains alcohol. This opens the door to a delightful and fun combination of flavors for …

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Lasagna Roll Ups – A Variation of the Traditional Casserole Recipe

For today’s visit to Italy, I decided to roll up my lasagna noodles into neat little individual serving sized lasagna roll ups that will have your family thinking they are in Italy! We love Italian food in our house and lasagna is one of our favorites.  Fall is the time for hearty recipes like lasagna.  For …

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How to Cook Noodles so They Don’t Stick

Lasagna is one of my favorite dishes, and I love the way the big, wide noodles hold the meat and cheeses together so well. But it can be challenging trying to get your lasagna noodles cooked perfectly, since they like to stick together. Don’t worry though.  By following these cooking tips, you’ll make sure that …

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Cooking Tips & Tricks to Get the Most out of Your Time in the Kitchen

These cooking tips will teach you how to do everything from roasting garlic, to measuring flour and making mashed potatoes to perfection. You don’t need a kitchen full of expensive gadgets or appliances.  And you don’t need an arsenal of expensive cookbooks. All you need is a bit of knowledge and a bit of practice to become …

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Bites – Making Buckeye Balls

These chocolate peanut butter bites will satisfy your sweet tooth, but they also have some special ingredients to pack a nutritious punch as well. FALL!! My favorite time of the year~  I can almost smell all of the new aromas that are sure to come from my kitchen during the next few months. I just …

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Blueberry Cobbler – Delicious Summer Time Dessert

This blueberry cobbler is full of the flavor of plump, tangy blueberries and the delicious buttery streusel topping adds just the right amount of decadence without being too heavy for a summer dessert table. Summer time is one of my favorite times of the year to make fruit desserts.  The fruit is so plentiful and …

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