Nana and Pop-Pop’s Delicious Apple Butter Recipe

I have such beautiful memories of my Nana and Pop Pop harvesting, freezing, and canning from their immense gardens. They prepared enough vegetables for themselves and their three daughter's families for the whole year, every year, for like 20 years. I didn't even now vegetables came in cans until I got to college! A few ... continue reading

Main Ingredient Monday- Top 20 NEW Pumpkin Recipes

Welcome to Main Ingredient Monday! 1 Main Ingredient + Tons of Creativity = 20 "New" and amazing projects  My 20 Favorite Pumpkin Recipes ___________________________________________________________________ Pumpkin bites from Beneath My Heart Pumpkin Mac and Cheese from Inspired by Charm Pumpkin nutella cookie bars from Crazy for Crust Turkey pumpkin chili from Garnish with Lemon Pumpkin caramel pecan ... continue reading

Easy Weeknight Banana “Pudding” Dessert

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Breyers for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. I am so excited to share with you this super easy dessert recipe from Breyers  that you can whip up in no time at all and impress your guests or even just your kids!  It is the ... continue reading

Top 15 Indoor Grill Recipes

Last month we went to the beach for a few days with my family from Pennsylvania. We weren't there for a whole week and had to book hotel rooms instead of a condo. I wasn't too excited about that because the rooms did not have kitchens and I can't stand eating out for every meal. It ... continue reading

Gluten Free Cheese Steak Stuffed Peppers

This was a ditch effort I made in desperation. I was DYING for a cheesesteak and can't eat the delicious gluteny bread. Gluten free bread just is not that great, so I came up with a different solution. I used my favorite frozen cheesesteak meat-well the only one I have ever seen in Colorado anyway. ... continue reading

Chocolate Almond Pudding Recipe – Dairy Free from Safeway

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Safeway, Inc. for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. Just because we try to make healthy food choices and have some dietary restrictions does not mean we want to miss out on yummy treats. I am so happy that we can find so many ... continue reading

Shoo Fly Pie-Gluten Free

A few weeks ago I shared my amazing hand me down recipe for Pennsylvania Dutch Chicken Pot Pie and it got me on a roll. I haven't had Shoo Fly Pie in forever. It isn't easy to find here in Denver, Colorado. I decided I needed to figure out a gluten free recipe so I can ... continue reading

Pennsylvania Dutch Chicken Pot Pie

Last weekend we FINALLY got a nice snowstorm here in Denver and I took advantage of the cozy family time to whip up one of my favorite meals from growing up back in Allentown, Pennsylvania. Do these long cold days of winter inspire you to make your favorite comfort foods too? Chicken Pot Pie is ... continue reading

Main Ingredient Monday- 20 Thanksgiving Leftover Sandwiches

Welcome to Main Ingredient Monday! 1 Main Ingredient + Tons of Creativity = 20 "New" and amazing projects 'Tis the season for turkey leftovers, right? We are having Tahnksgiving at my sister-in-law's house, but I am still buying my own turkey to make for the leftovers and the stock! As I was looking for leftover ... continue reading

Sweet & Spicy Siracha Honey Lime Chicken

This post brought to you by Texas Pete. All opinions are 100% mine. I think I am the last person in America who hadn't tried Siracha sauce. I am kind of a hot sauce whimp. I love thte flavor, but have to be use it sparingly. We always have a bottle of Texas Pete Hot ... continue reading