Great Northern Bean Dip

Hunger pains, raiding the pantry, the invention of a new appetizer. . . . → Read More: Great Northern Bean Dip

Clean Out Granola

An impromptu recipe for Maple-Coconut Granloa. . . . → Read More: Clean Out Granola

Makin’ jam with mom and bakin’ away the rain

It rained all week during Spring Break. What to do? Bake and make jam! . . . → Read More: Makin’ jam with mom and bakin’ away the rain

A Healthy Willy Wonka Treat? Here’s the latest Cook the Books post.

How would Charlie “healthify” the Chocolate Factory? Maybe with Frozen Dark Sweet Cherry Yogurt with Chocolate and Amaretto. . . . → Read More: A Healthy Willy Wonka Treat? Here’s the latest Cook the Books post.

Pasta Alfredo with Peas and Carrots—SRC Post for March

I love our Secret Recipe Club posting days! . . . → Read More: Pasta Alfredo with Peas and Carrots—SRC Post for March

Fresh Lemon-Blueberry Parfait with Ginger Snaps

It is Girl Scout Cookie Season!

This year one of the youngest nieces was selling.   I think that we alone helped her get a cookie selling merit badge!   I have all sorts of GS cookies in the freezer!

The newspaper has been running recipes using the most popular cookies.   I saw one for a lemon-blueberry . . . → Read More: Fresh Lemon-Blueberry Parfait with Ginger Snaps

Tropical Waffles

Here’s the scenario.

Sunday morning…waking up late…wanting a leisurely breakfast with coffee, tea and the newspaper.

THERE IS NOTHING IN THE FRIDGE.

But, that is not unusual these last few months.   I have gone to the grocery store only a hand full of times since the Clean Out started.

Here’s the deal.  There was no . . . → Read More: Tropical Waffles

“No Knead” Dough-Hooked Pizza Dough

A new pizza crust recipe that requires an overnight (and then some) rise with some toppings from the fridge, pantry, and freezer Clean Out. . . . → Read More: “No Knead” Dough-Hooked Pizza Dough

Black Bean and Sweet Potato Chili with Kale

This chili is chock full of Super Foods: sweet potatoes, black beans, and even kale! . . . → Read More: Black Bean and Sweet Potato Chili with Kale

Secret Recip Club Post: Lots o’ muffins!

Need a bunch of muffin recipes? Here are some great ones from Everyday Insanity! . . . → Read More: Secret Recip Club Post: Lots o’ muffins!