A Burger Upgrade

This evening I was making some burgers for dinner.  What can I say, I found three packages for clearance 50% off, so one for dinner, and two into the freezer for another two meals.  Score! Anyway, I had this idea to take a package of our favorite cheddar garlic biscuits and make them into hamburgerContinue reading “A Burger Upgrade”

The Most Wonderful Pie of the Year

Well, technically, it’s a tart! At Thanksgiving this year, I was trying to find a new and different pie recipe. I settled on combining sweet cherries (I used the frozen kind!) and cranberries. It was not only beautiful, but extremely tasty! Here is my recipe: 1, 9″ pie crust (you may make your own, butContinue reading “The Most Wonderful Pie of the Year”

Sharing Saturday: Vitality Oils Save the Day!

I was really in a bind on Thursday morning when I discovered that I had no cinnamon!  Oops!  How do I make pumpkin pie of any sort without cinnamon?  Well… Thieves Vitality essential oil, of course!  Here is my new favorite pumpkin pie: Pumpkin Cheesecake Eggnog Pie 2, 9″ uncooked gf pie shells, pierced onContinue reading “Sharing Saturday: Vitality Oils Save the Day!”

Happy Thanksgiving!!!

God is so good! We are in our new home for just over two weeks now and have made great progress in setting up house. The kids have their beds. I have my sofa. The TV is in (a must with teenagers!) There’s a turkey in the fridge, just waiting to be buttered and slidContinue reading “Happy Thanksgiving!!!”

What Have I Been Cooking Lately?

I am so excited to have my own kitchen again and as we come down the homestretch to Thanksgiving and the whole holiday season, I am thoroughly enjoying it! The above dish was one I tried out yesterday. You can see one of my red potato wedges peeking out of the cabbage, onion, and garlicContinue reading “What Have I Been Cooking Lately?”

Easy as Pie Filling: Apple, Raspberry, & Peach

I have wanted to make pie for quite a while now, but when you’re staying in a homeless shelter, well, it can be a challenge. I had some apples from the trees in the back. I then bought raspberries. I found a can of peaches in fruit juice in my canned goods and I wasContinue reading “Easy as Pie Filling: Apple, Raspberry, & Peach”

Salsa-Stuffed Chicken Thighs

I started this post two days ago, and then promptly forgot about it as soon as I was interrupted!  Geesh!!!  I’d blame it on getting older, but I’m really not all that old (do not pay any attention to the children rolling their eyes!) Our world is in an uproar right now.  We are livingContinue reading “Salsa-Stuffed Chicken Thighs”

Potato, Cheese, & Chives, Oh My!

In the shelter where we are living, there is a garden. It blesses us with many wonderful vegetables and fruits! Last night, I tried out a new recipe and fell in love! We’ve all heard of comfort food, right? Those delectable, savory dishes that make one feel like the recipient of a big, warm hug.Continue reading “Potato, Cheese, & Chives, Oh My!”

It’s Spicy Chicken!!!!

We have been looking for a recipe for baked chicken nuggets for quite some time. We have finally discovered one! It started with some spicy cheese balls that Child #2 decided we’re too salty and tasteless. I am not one to waste food. Therefore, I had to find another way in which to use them.Continue reading “It’s Spicy Chicken!!!!”