Cinnamon Rolls

The frosting will settle in and become one with the cinnamon rolls. And you’ll be another step closer to being the most popular person in town…or the jiggliest, depending on whether you choose to deliver the rolls to friends or lock yourself in your pantry and eat them all by yourself. Ingredients Rolls: 1 quart Whole Milk 1 cup Vegetable Oil 1 cup Sugar 2 packages Active Dry Yeast, 0.25 Ounce Packets 8...

Sweet Potato Bake

ingredients 4 whole Medium Sweet Potatoes 1 cup Sugar 1 cup Milk 2 whole Eggs 1 teaspoon Vanilla Extract 1 teaspoon Salt 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1 cup Brown Sugar 1 cup Pecans 1/2 cup Flour 3/4 sticks Butter Directions Wash 4 medium sweet potatoes and bake them in a 375-degree oven until fork tender, about 30-35 minutes. When they are finished cooking slice them open and scrape out...

Lemon Bars

These are nice and sweet and a little rich in a tangy, lemony sense…so I keep the squares sort of medium-sized. Ingredients Crust: 2 cups Flour 1/2 cup Sugar 1/4 teaspoon Salt 2 sticks (1 Cup) Salted Butter, Cut Into Small Cubes Filling: 1-1/2 cup Sugar 1/4 cup Flour 4 whole Large Eggs Zest And Juice Of 4 Medium-sized Lemons Powdered Sugar, For Sifting Directions For the crust: Preheat the oven to 350 degrees...

Chocolate Cherry Breakfast Bowl

Make breakfast fun for the whole family with this delicious, chocolate cherry breakfast smoothie bowl! Ingredients 1½ cups of frozen cherries 1 6oz container of greek yogurt 1 banana ½ to 1 cup of milk chia seeds granola extra banana cut into slices chocolate chips pine nuts Directions Blend frozen cherries, greek yogurt, banana and milk. Pour smoothie into a bowl and then top with the rest of the ingredients.  ...

Caprese Pesto Penne

This caprese penne pasta is one of our go-to weeknight meals: it’s bursting with our favorite fresh flavors and takes literally 10 minutes to prepare from start-to-finish. The classic trio of tomatoes, basil and mozzarella elevates cooked whole wheat penne, and I like to use a high-quality store-bought pesto to make things really easy on myself. Ingredients 1 pound whole wheat penne extra-virgin...

Cranberry, Walnut & Apple Smoothie

This smoothie brings together the tartness of fresh, plump cranberries, the juicy sweetness of apple, the rich nuttiness of walnuts and a hint of cinnamon warmth. The combination is delicious and makes a wonderfully nutritious breakfast or snack. Ingredients 3/4 cup fresh cranberries 1 large apple cored and chopped into chunks ( left the peel on) 1/4 cup raw walnuts 2 tablespoons maple syrup 1 cup...

Potato, Poblano and Chorizo Tacos

These tacos create an extra mouthwatering sizzle. Not to mention they create a pretty fantastic aroma, too. Plus they’re pretty quick and easy. Ingredients 2 poblano chiles 1 tablespoon canola oil 1 large potato, peeled and diced 1 large onion, chopped 1 cup corn kernels, thawed if frozen 1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper 5 garlic cloves, minced 4 ounces Mexican raw chorizo, casings removed 3/4 cup low sodium...

Spicy Queso Blacno

You know you wanna try it. I want to, again. And again, and again. Cause it’s just too yum to pass up! And when you’re done, you might want to try my Cheese Tacos, or Caprese Tartlets! It’s a cheese-lovers paradise, my friends! Ingredients 2 Tbsp Canola Oil 1/2 Small White Onion, fine diced 2-3 Serrano Peppers, fine diced 3/4 C Heavy Cream 1/3 C Milk 12 oz Monterey Jack Cheese, cubed 12 oz White American...

Roasted Spaghetti Squash and Kale

  Ingredients 1 whole Spaghetti Squash Olive Oil Salt And Pepper 2 bunches Kale, Stalks Removed And Torn Into Pieces 1/2 whole Onion, Diced 1/2 teaspoon Chili Powder 1 teaspoon Balsamic Vinegar Directions Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.  With a sharp knife, VERY CAREFULLY cut the spaghetti squash in half lengthwise. (Stick the knife into the center of the squash, then cut down. Again---be careful!) Scoop...

Tuna Patties

Every time I wonder what to make for dinner. Every time I consider making chicken… again…I mean really, these couldn’t be more simple! Such a great weeknight meal! Ingredients 3 (5 oz.) cans water packed tuna, no added salt, water drained 3 eggs 2 tablespoons lemon juice (about 1/2 a large lemon) 1/2 cup chopped red onion 1 teaspoon dried parsley 1/2 teaspoon dried dill 1 teaspoon garlic powder Oil for...