Category Archives: Recipes

Recipe Recap

I haven’t posted here on my own blog in awhile because I’ve been busy sharing recipes over at Kids VT! Here are a few of my latest yummy creations….check out the Kids VT Blog for more!

Cinnamon Roll Cupcakes


 Homemade Shells & Cheese

Buffalo Chicken Soup

Smothered Burritos

Recipe Link: Meat & Veggie Lasagna

Today’s recipe creation I shared on Kids VT is for a tasty and healthy lasagna!

Meat & Veggie Lasagna

Recipe: Homemade Applesauce

I shared my Homemade Applesauce Recipe at Kids VT today! Easy and quick!

Recipe: Strawberry Banana Muffins

Hop on over to Kids VT where I posted this delicious and pretty healthy muffin recipe!

Strawberry Banana Muffins

Recipe: Chewy Chocolate Chip Granola Bars

I’ve posted this Granola Bar Recipe before, here is another one. Similar, but a little less “healthy” and a little more like the kind in the box! A special treat!

Homemade Chewy Chocolate Chip Granola Bars

What I’ve Been Eating

I know I haven’t posted many recipes here lately. My blog is mostly a place where I’m sharing links to all the other places where I write. That’s ok for now. It’s temporary. I hope you don’t mind. In the mean time, here are a few recipes and food ideas that I have been trying. Inspired from Pinterest and from my brain. (Oh, and here are a couple more that I shared on BVT Moms Blog.)

One of my favorite breakfasts, whole grain waffle with dates and honey. It’s also delicious with figs and/or ricotta cheese with a side of the internet via my laptop.

 Avocado Chicken Salad: Avocados mixed with chicken salad alongside some cheese and crackers. Delish!

 Oatmeal with honey, almonds, cranberries and cinnamon. Tasty and healthy!

These are meatballs and cheese wrapped up in a biscuit. Ummmm, yes, this is the weirdest most delicious little snack.
This was a delicious smoothie combo!

So there you have it! What have you been eating lately?

Homemade Self-Rising Flour

This is one of those recipes that I’ve had around forever and I’m not quite sure where it came from. It’s nice to have when you need self-rising flour for a recipe but you just don’t want to run out and buy some!

Ingredients:
1 cup all-purpose flour
1 1/2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt

*Makes one cup

Fill a one cup measuring cup with all-purpose flour, leveling with a flat surface. Remove 2 teaspoons of the flour. Pour remaining flour into a bowl. Add baking powder and salt. Mix together.

I’m not sure how long this will keep but I imagine if it’s in an air tight container it should be ok for a while. I usually just make a few cups worth and store for a couple of weeks or just make it as I need it.

The Liebster Award

I received a very sweet email yesterday from Sue of Cake Balls, Cookies and More that just made me smile! She nominated my blog for a Liebster Award!

A Liebster Blog Award is a fun way to recognize your fellow bloggers and get the word out about how much you love them! It’s specifically for smaller blogs and those of us who are just getting started! Liebster is a German word that means favorite or dearest. It was very sweet for Sue to think of me and I’m blessed to be in included on her list! Thanks Sue!

So now it’s my pleasure to pass it on by telling you about my favorite “smaller” blogs that maybe you haven’t heard of yet.

Cake Balls, Cookies and More

Well I’m just going to go ahead and return the favor and start with Sue’s blog! She posts some really great recipes and I love her creativity in the kitchen! This recipe for Salted Nutella Fudge is a great example!

The Hunger Girl Games

This blog was just started this week by my dear friend, Jennifer. She is posting health related articles, healthy recipes and tips on maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Jen and I are always sharing health info with each other (like this post about the right diet for kids with ADHD) and she has a lot of knowledge about all natural medicines and cures so I’m really excited that she can share it all with everyone now!

In Moms We Trust

This is another fairly new blog that I really love! Mauranda has big plans for In Moms We Trust and I’m anxious to see what she does next! She has Message Boards set up for Moms to have a place to go ask questions and chat with other Moms. Go over there and get some conversations started!

The Blessed Mom

Amy from The Blessed Mom blogs about parenting, recipes and being a Mom of faith. She shares great insights and I always smile when I read her blog! I found myself nodding along until my neck fell off when I read her post about being enough. Read along, you’ll love her!

Whisk, Write, Repeat

Carolyn never disappoints with the recipes she shares. Check out her Holiday Roundup post and you’ll see what I mean! I also love reading about all of her adventures!

Congratulations, ladies! You all deserve it! I can’t wait to hear what your favorites are!

Favorites from around the web: Pizza!

Here are a few Pizza recipes from around the web that I want to try soon!

Homemade Pizza Sauce by Tasty Kitchen

Photo courtesy of Erica Lea/Tasty Kitchen

This recipe looks so quick and easy and gives me a great excuse to keep red wine on hand. At the bottom of the post is also a pizza dough recipe so you can make a whole meal of it! Shared by Erica Lea of Cooking for Seven

Chicken Bacon Ranch Pizza by Lauren’s Kitchen (Originally by Stephanie Cooks)

Photo courtesy of Lauren’s Kitchen

Chicken. Bacon. Ranch. Pizza. Enough said.

Grilled Pizza Margarita from Food Network by Mario Batali

Photo from Food Network

I mean, really. Look at it.

Do you have a favorite pizza recipe? I’d love to check out more!

Favorites from around the web…Cookies!

I still haven’t decided on a name for this weekly post.

I am a bad decider.

For instance: Which if these cookie recipes will I try first?

This one for Oatmeal Peanut Butter Sandwich Cookies by Let’s Dish?

Photo Courtesy of Let’s Dish

These Chocolate Toffee Cookies from Smitten Kitchen?

Photo courtesy of Smitten Kitchen

Toffee is my FAVORITE. I’ll make them without the walnuts though.

S’mores Cookies from Giving Up On Perfect?

Photo courtesy of Giving Up On Perfect

(Thanks for telling me about these Amy!)

Too many decisions!  Don’t make me choose!

I told you I’m no good at decisions!

Check out the links and let me know if you try any of these delicious cookies!