menu plan monday, Menu planning, Recipes

Mom, What’s For Dinner? – February 15, 2016

This week's a weird week for us. I was suppose to have parent teachers' conferences last Tuesday.  We ended up with a snow day on Tuesday so we had to reschedule the conferences until this Tuesday.  Hubby is in charge of dinner.  I put sausage on the menu but more than likely he's going to… Continue reading Mom, What’s For Dinner? – February 15, 2016

Dessert, Recipes, Valentine's Day

Cherry Cake with Cherry Buttercream Frosting

I have another Valentine's Day recipe.  This one is for a dessert.  If you have the ingredients on hand, it's easy to put this cake together. Warning:  It has a very cherry flavor especially in the frosting.  If you don't want that much cherry flavor, don't use the Kool-Aid in the buttercream frosting.  Instead use… Continue reading Cherry Cake with Cherry Buttercream Frosting

Chocolate, Granola, Oatmeal, Oatmeal, Recipes, Strawberries, Valentine's Day

Chocolate Covered Strawberry Granola

Happy Valentine's Day! I've been in the mood for homemade granola so I decided to experiment.  With Valentine's Day approaching, I thought chocolate covered strawberry granola would be a great version. I love chocolate covered strawberries.  I will sometimes go to a Chocolate and Coffee Shop called Winan's Fine Chocolate and Coffee Shop.  I will… Continue reading Chocolate Covered Strawberry Granola

Menu planning, Recipes, slow cooker

A Week of Meals – Slow Cooker Version

I have a Valentine's Day present for you. I'm giving you a free slow cooker menu plan. All of the recipes are from this blog or from my slow cooker blog. I know I have problems menu planning at times so I thought this would help you.  If you click on the menu, it will… Continue reading A Week of Meals – Slow Cooker Version

ramblings, Recipes

Some Updates

This week I finished going through all the recipes on this blog.  I've created a spreadsheet with all the recipes and links to the recipes.  Then I broke them down into categories. I'm now taking those categories and making Google drive documents for each category.  Once I get a Google drive document for each category,… Continue reading Some Updates

cheese, Electric Pressure Cooker, Pasta, Recipes

Pressure Cooker Mac and Cheese

One of my favorite comfort food is macaroni and cheese.  I have shared my favorite slow cooker mac and cheese, healthier mac and cheese, and make over mac and cheese.  Now I've found another favorite macaroni and cheese. This recipe takes less than 30 minutes from start to finish.  Yum! I use an electric pressure cooker.… Continue reading Pressure Cooker Mac and Cheese

chicken 1, easy, Eat at home ingredient spotlight, Main Dish, Recipes

Sweet and sour chicken (or pork)

I'm not going to post a Menu Plan Monday because I am loosely following a menu I have created to share with you on Saturday.  In preparation for that menu, I went through my old posts and found this oldie but goodie. When I looked at the blog post, I noticed there was no picture of… Continue reading Sweet and sour chicken (or pork)

easy, Pasta, Recipes, Sausage

Sausage Pasta Skillet

Here is another easy recipe that I found in my Evernote account. This is an easy skillet dish.  Enjoy with easy peasy garlic bread. Sausage Skillet Pasta Stars of the recipe: 1/2 box of penne pasta or any other small pasta 1 pound sausage (Italian, mild, or hot) 1/2 onion, diced 1 (15 oz.) can… Continue reading Sausage Pasta Skillet

DIY, dressing, Recipes, Salad

Blueberry Vinaigrette

While I was looking through my Evernote account this afternoon, I found this recipe and picture.  Since I posted I was going to share more salad dressing recipes, I was delighted to find this recipe. It's a simple recipe to put together. Blueberry Vinaigrette Stars of the recipe: 1/2 c. partially frozen blueberries 1 Tbsp.… Continue reading Blueberry Vinaigrette

Crockpot, Electric Pressure Cooker, Recipes, Soups

Split Pea Soup (Pressure Cooker or Slow Cooker)

On a cold winter day, soup is the perfect meal.  This split pea soup warms the soul. My grandpa loved split pea soup.  I've never liked it until now.  We've had it twice in the last few months.  Yum! This can be done in either the pressure cooker or slow cooker. Split Pea Soup adapted from… Continue reading Split Pea Soup (Pressure Cooker or Slow Cooker)