Trail Mix (Easy Snack and DIY)

The Imaginative One is now in Boy Scouts and goes on hikes.  One of the hiking trips requires him to carry all of his supplies and food for the weekend.  Trail mix is one of the easiest items to carry.  We make our own so we can customize it to his likes.

Vegan Mexican Ranch Dressing

Almost every Sunday, we have a family dinner with my mother-in-law.  Sunday night dinners were a tradition even before I was part of the family.

Pizza Sauce

I originally posted this recipe back in July 2010.  I decided to repost the recipe with a couple slight changes to the recipe. Pizza Sauce Stars of the recipe: 1 (6 oz.) can of tomato paste 1 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil 1/4 to 1/2 c. water 1 Tbsp. sugar salt, to taste 1 Tbsp.Continue reading “Pizza Sauce”

Tangy Barbecue Sauce

This barbecue sauce would be good on a pulled pork sandwich, a Monterrey chicken quesadilla, or a BBQ chicken sandwiches.

Raspberry Simple Syrup

We love our ice tea and lemonade at our house.  When we go out to eat at a restaurant called Bob Evans, I almost order a flavored ice tea.  Yum! I decided I needed to recreate the flavored ice tea at my house.  Especially since summer is going to be here before we know it.Continue reading “Raspberry Simple Syrup”

Maple Dijon Vinaigrette

As I said, I’m trying to post more salad dressing recipes on my blog.  I went to Pinterest to see if I could find any ideas of salad dressings. This one is yum!  Simple and delicious.  I could have licked the bowl after eating the salad.  However, that might have looked a little silly. MapleContinue reading “Maple Dijon Vinaigrette”