Lemon-Poppy Seed Muffins with Lemon Glaze

If you are a fan of all things lemon like I am, you have come to the right place.  These muffins are amazingly moist and pretty quick to make.  For an added intensity of lemon (and yumminess), add the glaze.  If you’re in a hurry you can substitute bottled lemon juice for fresh.  You can […]

Blueberry Streusel Muffins

Nothing is better on a cold winter morning than a warm blueberry muffin fresh out of the oven.  This is one of my go-to recipes (for any time of year).  They just melt in your mouth – yum!  There is a free printable recipe at the bottom of the post. MUFFINS: ¼ cup butter, softened […]

Banana Bread

Nothing says winter to me like banana bread.  Here’s my favorite banana bread recipe.  I’ll confess it’s a little naughty….chocolate chips…walnuts…yummmm! Chocolate Chip Walnut Banana Bread 4 over ripe bananas 2 1/2 cups self rising flour* 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon baking soda 3 eggs 3/4 cups sugar 1 tablespoon vanilla 3/4 cup vegetable oil […]

Apple Juice Granola

Granola…It’s delicious, nutritious, and easy to make.  It even makes a great gift.  Over the next few months we’re going to show you several ways to make it, serve it, and even give it away. This granola recipe is meant for anyone who may be trying to cut out added sugar to his or her […]

Pumpkin Spice Muffins

Not only are these muffins delicious, they are the easiest muffins I have ever made.  And to top it off they don’t contain eggs or oil. Here’s what you need: 1 box spice cake mix 1 can pumpkin (15 oz) 3/4 cup water 3/4 cup raisins (optional) Combine cake mix, water and pumpkin.  Mix until […]

Grape Salad

Delicious…simple…light…this recipe screams summer time!  Here’s what you’ll need: 4 lb seedless grapes (I like to cut mine in half) 8 oz cream cheese (softened) 8 oz sour cream 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 teaspoon vanilla 1 cup brown sugar 1 cup chopped pecans Here’s what you do: Combine the cream cheese, sour cream, and vanilla […]

Chocolate, Peanut Butter, Banana Smoothie

What do you do with spotted bananas no one will eat?  Banana bread is a great go-to, so are chocolate-chip banana muffins.  But when it’s 90+ degrees out, we make chocolate, peanut butter, banana smoothies.  They are wonderful for breakfast, especially in the summer. (Printer-friendly recipe is at the bottom of the page) What you […]

Chocolate Chip Banana Muffins

Here is a great recipe to use up all of those spotted bananas no one will touch. A print-friendly recipe is at the bottom of the post. What you need: 3 ½ cups all purpose flour ¾ cup granulated sugar ¾ cup brown sugar 2 teaspoons baking powder 2 teaspoons baking soda 1 teaspoon salt […]

Fruit Salad with Honey Cinnamon Lime Dressing

This is a sweet dressing with a little kick for all of those great fruit salads. What you need: Enough of your favorite fruit to fill a medium size bowl, cut to bite-size pieces.  Here are some favorites: Green grapes Blueberries Pineapple Strawberries Bananas Dressing: 1/2 cup honey The juice of one small lime 1/8 […]

Any Flavor Quiche

Quiche is such a versatile food.  It’s great for breakfast, brunch or dinner.  And it is the perfect food to use up left-overs.  Some extra veggies on hand that need to be used?  A little meat left over?   Grate a bit too much cheese and not sure what to do with it?  Quiche is […]

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