Shrimp and Broccoli Alfredo | Copycat Olive Garden Recipe

Copycat Olive Garden Shrimp and Broccoli Alfredo

My boys love going to Olive Garden (me – not so much) and their Alfredo Sauce is my youngest son’s favorite. But now that they have outgrown the less-expensive kids meals (and they got rid of the pizza, which is the only thing my picky-eater daughter would eat), we don’t go there very often now. […]

Perfectly Easy Homemade Biscuits Recipe

Perfectly Easy Homemade Biscuits

There are very few things and wonderful as fresh-made biscuits, straight from the oven. They are one of the original “comfort foods” and they are so easy to make, but all too often we reach for the frozen ones or the refrigerated ones in the can. I know that I have been guilty of doing […]

Homemade Pizza Sauce Recipe

Homemade Pizza Sauce Recipe From San Marzano Tomatoes

As long as you have a really good homemade pizza sauce recipe, there is really no reason to ever buy premade sauce in the stores ever again. Making it from scratch will help you avoid all those added sugars and preservatives. The best part is that this recipe makes enough to cover 4 pizzas – […]

Cherry Cheesecake Brownies | Easy Weeknight Dessert!

Cherry Cheesecake Brownies

Brownies are always a big thing in our house. If I were to ask my kids what their favorite “regular” dessert (meaning one that doesn’t require a whole lot of effort on my part), they would undoubtedly say “Brownies!”. From a box, from scratch – they don’t really care. I usually try to make my […]

Cinnamon Sugar Donut Holes | Easy Donut Recipe

Make Your Own Cinnamon Sugar Donut Holes

What child doesn’t like donuts and fresh from the fryer donuts are just the best! These cinnamon sugar donut holes are really easy to make. Of course, like anything fried in oil, the downside of making these is that your home might smell like oil for a few hours but that is why I like […]

Denver Omelette Breakfast Sliders | Easy to Make and Freezer Friendly!

Denver Omelette Breakfast Sliders - Easy To Make and Freezer Friendly

If you need an easy breakfast to feed a crowd or just want to get a lot of freezer cooking done quickly, then you are going to want to try this recipe for Denver Omelette Breakfast Sliders! Like my freezer breakfast sandwiches, you are going to bake the eggs in the oven. This makes cleanup […]

Baked Parmesan Chicken Nuggets with Asian Dipping Sauce

Baked Parmesan Chicken Nuggets

Even though my children are no longer that young (the oldest is 13), they still do really like chicken nuggets. They are big fans of my copycat Chick Fil’A Chicken Nuggets, but I do prefer that they not eat so many fried foods and peanut oil can get pricey. Still, if I am going to […]

Easy Homemade Soft Pretzels Recipe

How To Make Homemade Soft Pretzels

I have lived in or just outside of Philadelphia for 40 of my 45 years. I grew up on soft pretzels. I remember growing up, there was a guy who would stand in the median strip on City Line Avenue just outside our neighborhood selling soft pretzels in brown paper bags for just $1 per […]

Avocado, Blackberry and Pear Smoothie | Healthy Breakfast Idea!

Avocado Pear and Blackberry Smoothie  Healthy Breakfast Idea

I love juicing and making smoothies and this was a new combo for me. I have been sticking to my just my favorite juices lately, but I wanted a smoothie the other day and I wasn’t in the mood for my usual strawberry banana smoothie….and this avocado, blackberry & pear smoothie was delicious and a […]

Baked Sweet Potato Fries

Baked Sweet Potato Fries

French fries are a big weakness of mine but they are usually fried to within an inch of their lives and made with not-great-for-you white potatoes.  Sweet potatoes have 400% more Vitamin A in them than white potatoes.  They also have more Vitamin C, fewer calories, more fiber and few net carbs than a white […]

Chocolate Glazed Baked Donut Recipe

Chocolate Glazed Baked Donuts Recipe

Chocolate Glazed Baked Donut Recipe Who doesn’t love donuts? They are sweet, fun to eat an portion-controlled. The only problem is, they are also often fried and you have no idea what is in them. This from-scratch donut recipe is baked on the oven, easy and fun to make. One great thing about this recipe […]

Easy Sausage Gravy and Biscuits Recipe

Biscuits and Sausage Gravy Recipe - A Comfort Food Classic

Oh – this is one of my all-time favorite breakfasts and I don’t have it nearly as often as I would like to have it! My family is originally from Indiana, so we would have this fairly often when I was young. After a while, my mom started not making it as often (because it […]