Crock Pot Baked Beans

I fired up the ‘ol crock pot on Easter Sunday and found a taste of summer in this tried and true recipe.  This is as simple as it gets – made even SIMPLER this year by baking the bacon in the oven. Crock Pot Baked Beans Ingredients: 5 cans butter beans (great northern work well, … Read more

Skinny Chicken Chili Taco Bowls

So last week after I figured out how to make taco bowls out of tortillas, it was time to start stuffing them! This dinner idea is so COLORFUL!  And you know what?  It tastes as GREAT as it looks! Serves: 2 You will need: :: Taco Bowls (we each ate three bowls made from small … Read more

How to Make Taco Bowls from Tortillas

I have to admit, I am pretty excited about this. I love crunchy shelled tacos, but I hate how they always seem to crumble into a heap on my plate after the first bite.  A great alternative is to make a taco bowl – which I learned the other night is surprisingly EASY (very budget-friendly … Read more

Pizza at Home Night

This isn’t really a recipe post. Nor is it a product review. It’s more of a “I-made-this. It-was-good.” post.  (Whatever that means.) The other night we made pizza.  This is already uncharted territory for me because I have our local pizza place on speed dial.  But I wanted to try the Bob’s Red Mill Gluten … Read more

Patriotic Chocolate Marshmallow Pops

What do you do when you have already-melted chocolate and sprinkles left over from flag strawberries, sticks left over from cake pops and marshmallows left over from cake batter Rice Krispie treats? I came up with these little treats – they will look perfect amid other patriotic themed desserts.  You can put them on a … Read more