Simply THE BEST Red Enchilada Sauce EVER!

Yes, that is a very bold and dramatic title, but like I said in my post about Refried Beans, I have only been exposed to the canned versions of beans and enchilada sauces.  If I had known how GREAT these foods were when you make them yourself, I would have been eating (and making!) them years […]

Peanut Butter Yogurt Dip

This 4 ingredient peanut butter and yogurt dip will change the way your (and especially your kids) eat!  Totally addictive, totally healthy and totally unprocessed!   Do your kids love to dip as much as mine do??   I swear it’s in their DNA to dip. Unfortunately not all dips are created equal though.  Lots of […]

Easy Basil Pesto

Yum To say I have an abundance of fresh basil in my garden would be an understatement, so I decided to do something with it before I lost it all to the frost coming soon. Making your own fresh basil pesto takes all of about 1 1/2 minutes. Seriously, there is nothing quite like the […]

Roasted Garlic & Herb Flavored Butter

Yum Isn’t it beautiful?  I mean, just look at it.  All whipped and soft and herb like. At the beginning of grilling season I get myself ready by making some batches of herbed butters.  I like to make a few different flavors.  This whipped butter has the most amazingly deep garlic flavor and that’s because […]

Roasted Red Pepper Sauce (over Butternut Squash Ravioli)

Yum There are so  many premade raviolis on the market today that don’t just involve cheese.  They can be stuffed with chicken or mushrooms or squash.  There are times when I just want to take a break from cooking and I’ll pick up one of these types of raviolis from Costco or Sam’s. Like I’ve […]

Butter & Garlic Cream Sauce

A 5 minute garlic and butter cream sauce that pairs perfectly with pasta, ravioli, shrimp, seafood or steak! Do you need a sauce to put over pasta or shrimp or ravioli that is done in less than 5 minutes and has less than 5 ingredients!!!! Look no further! This garlic and butter cream sauce is […]

Greek Salad Dressing

Yum Greek salads ROCK, don’t you think?  But there seems to be a little controversy over whether Greek salads contain lettuce or not.  What do you think? In order to uncover the truth behind this, I consulted with the professionals, one of my best friends (hee hee) who just so happens to be Greek and here’s what […]

Homemade Ranch Dressing

Yum Ranch dressing is a staple in our house.  I decided to stop buying it some time ago once I became aware of some of the ingredients in it. But I also knew it would be an easy recipe to replicate and so I did.  Here is our tried and true Ranch dressing recipe and let me […]