How to make Taco Bowls

The weather is finally warming up, and you know what that means…salads, and we love Taco Salad in our house! Making your own Taco Bowl is really easy and takes about 5 minutes. And they are pretty healthy too, because they are baked not fried. They also take just 2 ingredients and supplies you probably […]

Homemade Taco Seasoning

We love Mexican dishes in our house, in fact we add them to the menu at least once per week. Our family enjoys the flavor of Mexican food and we enjoy that it’s budget friendly as well. Making your own seasonings is really easy and less expensive then buying them already made. But what I […]

Thin Mint Creamer

The perfect combination of chocolate and mint, this Thin Mint Creamer adds that extra special flavor to your morning coffee or latte. And with only 3 ingredients, it’s fits into your budget too!  Add these to your recipe box as well… Thin Mint Latte Strawberry Banana Mocktail Biscoff Chocolate Milkshake

Light and Creamy Homemade Ranch Dressing

Making your own dressings and spice blends are not only budget friendly, but perfect if you like to adjust your favorite flavors. Ranch Dressing, next to ketchup, is the most used condiment in our house. Especially during the Summer months when we eat salad more often. This easy to make recipe for Homemade Ranch Dressing […]

Homemade Pancake Mix

Often times when you think of making pancakes, especially on a weekday morning, there just isn’t enough time. But what if I told you that these Homemade Pancakes could be on the table in about 10 minutes? They sure can! With our Homemade Pancake Mix, even the busiest school mornings can start with a fluffy […]

Homemade Blueberry Syrup and Pancakes

Did you know that today is National Blueberry Pancake Day? It sure is, so we whipped up a batch of our favorite Old Fashioned Homemade Pancakes, added Blueberries, my favorite and made a delicious Blueberry Syrup to pour over top! This delicious Blueberry Syrup starts with fresh blueberries and sugar, but the addition of Meyer […]

Grilling Spices + 6 Gifts from the Kitchen

Do you have that hard to buy for person on your Christmas list? Or maybe a hubby that loves to grill? We have the perfect, easy, last minute Christmas Gift from the Kitchen for you! Either way, these Grilling Spices are the perfect gift for the Grilling Extraordinaire in your life! And really, a super sample of […]

Canned Apple Pie Filling + Printable Labels

There are many things that I have made from scratch, but I have to admit, I have never canned before. I often freeze fruit and vegetables, and even herbs, but have never tried my hand with canning. Growing up, I often watched my Mom can many vegetables from the garden, and fondly remember the popping […]

Stovetop Apple Butter

We have a little confession…this is our third, maybe fourth attempt at applesauce.  And when I say we…I mean both Doug and I messed up the applesauce! A couple years ago, I successfully made a really good applesauce, but somehow when life is busy and I try to multi-task too many things, I forget about […]

Homemade Buttermilk Ranch Dressing

Making your own dressing is something I never really have thought much about until lately. But when we made the Buffalo Chicken Bites last week, we wanted the dipping sauce to be a little special. Typically you think of Blue Cheese Dressing with Buffalo Chicken, but since our family doesn’t really like Blue Cheese, we […]