Recipe: Pancake Bacon Sticks

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Pancake Bacon Sticks Ingredients: Pancake mix (whatever you would normally use) Bacon Directions: Prepare pancake mix as you normally would, set aside. Cook bacon as you normally would. Drizzle pancake batter on hot griddle, place cooked strip of bacon on it and then drizzle some more pancake batter on it. Cook pancakes as you normally […]

Recipe: Blue Cheese Potato Salad

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Blue Cheese Potato Salad Ingredients: 1 whole bag of small potatoes (I used Sunrise Melody from Tasteful Selections but I am sure any variety would be fine) 1/2 bunch green onions 4 ounces blue cheese crumbles 1 cup sour cream 1 cup plain Greek yogurt 1/2 cup real crumbled bacon (I used the pre-packed crumbles but […]

Recipe: Blue Cheese Coleslaw

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Blue Cheese Coleslaw Ingredients: 1 whole bag of coleslaw (I used the pre-mixed stuff) 1/2 bunch green onions 4 ounces blue cheese crumbles 1 cup sour cream 1 cup plain Greek yogurt 1/2 cup real crumbled bacon (I used the pre-packed crumbles but you could could it fresh and crumble it yourself) Olive oil Directions: Dice all […]

Recipe: Mini Oreo Cakes

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Okay so this one is not really a cake but hey anything with frosting can be considered a cake, right?  My youngest son has egg and nut allergies so for his birthday I decided to combine three of his favorite things:  Oreos and frosting and sprinkles.  Yes I have made egg/nut free cakes before but […]

Recipe: Tomato, Basil, Mozzarella and Bread Salad

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Tomato, Basil, Mozzarella and Bread Salad Ingredients: 1/2 loaf bakery bread ripped or cut into small pieces  1-2 cups cherry tomatoes (cut in half if you want) 3 tablespoons Basil (fresh or not – use whatever you have) 1/2 red onion, diced Balsamic Vinaigrette dressing Directions: Mix everything in bowl and toss with Balsamic Vinaigrette […]

Recipe: Fresh Tomato Pesto Pizza

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Fresh Tomato Pesto Pizza Ingredients: Bread (I used a loaf of La Brea Bakery bread) 1 tomato 1 package fresh mozzarella (I used the kind that is a big ball that you cut into slices) 6 tablespoons Basil Pesto (or as much or little as you need to cover the slices of bread) Directions: Cut […]

Recipe: Fresh Tomato Bruschetta

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Fresh Tomato Bruschetta Ingredients: 3 tablespoon Basil (I used freeze dried refrigerated Basil because that is what I had on hand) 2 tablespoon Parsley 1 tablespoon Lemon juice 2 tablespoon Garlic (I used minced Garlic) 2 tablespoon Olive Oil 1/2 Package of Cherry tomatoes, cut in half (use as many or less as you want […]

Recipe: White Bean Dip with Bacon and Basil Pesto

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White Bean Dip with Bacon and Basil Pesto Ingrediants: 1 can (15 ounces) white beans – I used Cannellini beans 1/2 cup bacon (I used real bacon bits) 2 tablespoons garlic (I used minced garlic, if using fresh garlic then dice it) 1 large shallot (diced) – (FYI: This looks like Garlic and its by the […]

Recipe: Black Bean Salsa Corn Bites

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Black Bean Salsa Corn Bites Ingrediants: 2 cups frozen corn (I used one whole small bag) 1/2 cup canned black beans, rinsed and drained 1 bunch green onions, chopped 1 avocado, diced Lime juice or Lemon 1 cup chopped cilantro (I used 1 whole bunch) 1 jar Salsa 1 bag Tortilla Chips Directions: Combine all […]