Category: Recipes

DIY Old Fashioned Cornbread Mix Recipe

Corn Bread Mix

Although in Atlanta now, I moved here from New Orleans. Most of my family still lives there. While known for its fabulous food, some of the absolute best is the simplest.  One of my favorites is red beans and rice. […] Read more…

Banana Pudding Squares

Growing up, my grandma and my mom made the best banana pudding ever! Yes, ever. Their secret was Jell-o Custard like this:  or this: This stuff made the most remarkable banana pudding, but Jell-o doesn’t make it anymore. Boo!  Kraft, […] Read more…

Roasted Bell Peppers Stuffed With Quinoa

Easy Healthy Quinoa Recipe

There will be looks of envy from the meat-eating crowd when you serve this colorful and delicious entree of roasted bell peppers stuffed with quinoa, mushrooms, carrots, spinach, and cashews. For a beautiful presentation, choose a combination of green, red, […] Read more…

Gluten-Free Sugar Cookie Chex Party Mix

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Chex®. The opinions and text are all mine. We have a variety of get-togethers at my office that begin in November!  There’s a breakfast, a department lunch, a girls […] Read more…

Chai Snickerdoodle Cookies

Chai Snickerdoodles

I still remember the first time I tried Chai tea. My daughter, a tea fanatic, had a chai tea latte from our local coffee shop and insisted that I taste it. She promised that is was nothing like regular hot […] Read more…

Easy Creamy Creme Brulee

Ask me to tell you what my favorite desserts are and I will most definitely say homemade vanilla ice cream, old fashioned banana pudding,  coconut pound cake, gooey chocolatey brownies and creme brulee. I get creme brulee anytime I can […] Read more…

Butternut Squash and Coconut Soup with Shrimp

Butternut Squash and Coconut Soup with Shrimp Whole Foods has done it again! Savor this Thai-inspired soup, with a base of creamy coconut milk, rich butternut squash, a hint of spicy peppers and succulent shrimp. For a shortcut, look for […] Read more…

Chocolate Salted Caramel Cupcakes

Chocolate Salted Caramel Cupcakes Bake Chocolate Salted Caramel Cupcakes for a delicious chocolatey treat! These salted caramel cupcakes created by Kraft are as cute as they are tasty and super easy to make. Ingredients 1 pkg. (2-layer size) chocolate cake […] Read more…

88 Fall Pumpkin Ideas

Fall’s hallmarks are here: kids are back in school, cooler weather has arrived in most places, and all things pumpkin have returned to stores. From actual pumpkins to pumpkin-spice dog treats, pumpkin rules the season. Your Pumpkin Obsession Explained (sort […] Read more…

50 Healthy Thanksgiving Cooking Tips and Tricks

Thanksgiving Cooking Tips

Thanksgiving is notoriously known as the day for overindulgence of unhealthy foods. Here are 50 tips for making popular recipes healthier and how not to overeat during this time. 50 Healthy Thanksgiving Cooking Tips and Tricks Save the water from […] Read more…

Apple and Pecan Pie Pound Cake

  There’s an ongoing battle at our house about pies. I’m from New Orleans, so I argue that Pecan Pie is the best one. The Yankee I’m married to is very contrary and insists that the primo pie is apple. […] Read more…

Vegan Mix-In Mini Muffins

Vegan Muffins

We recently began a nutrient-dense, plant-rich diet that essentially seems to equal vegan. We’ve cut out meats, dairy, processed foods, salt, and sugar. So far, so good!  It’s been a week and both my daughter and I have lost several […] Read more…

How to Choose a Stand Mixer

*this post contains referral links Mixers can help turn the task of cooking into a joy. These helpful kitchen tools range from stick to hand to stand mixers – and they’re guaranteed to make food preparation faster and more convenient. […] Read more…

Coconut Joy Cheesecake Bars

Coconut Joy Cheesecake Bars Kraft Foods shares this fabulous twist on a popular candy bar, but in cheesecake form. Run to your kitchens right now! Coconut Joy Cheesecake Bars Prep Time:  20 min. Total Time: 6 hr. Servings: 16 servings Ingredients 25 […] Read more…

Need a quick, simple dessert? Blackberry Shortcake!

Blackberry Shortcake

When your amazing life calls for something other than the standard strawberry shortcake, why not bump it up a bit and have a delicious Blackberry Shortcake instead? This one is so simple and you can use what you have on […] Read more…

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