Truly think that everyone should have an easy breakfast casserole recipe in their back pocket. It's a crowdpleaser, everyone is always impressed, it takes no time at all, can be made ahead and you probably have all the ingredients on hand anyway. Bookmark this one for every brunch for basically the rest of your life. … Continue reading My Mom’s Breakfast Casserole
A little late, but links for cookie ideas for your own cookie box this year! Last year's box: Peanut Butter Blossoms Buckeyes Chocolate Chunk Shortbread Roll Out Sugar Cookies Gingerbread Peppermint Brownie Cookies Salted Caramels Molasses Cookies Dipped in White Chocolate New Cookies to Try Chocolate Covered Pretzels Fruitcake Cookies Brittle Peppermint Bark Christmas Cake … Continue reading A List of Recipes For Your Cookie Box
Two days until December and it's time to start thinking about how you're going to assemble those cookie boxes this year. If you want to! Of course, it's highly optional, but highly rewarding holiday gifting activity if you choose to do it! Growing up in small town Indiana as part of a close knit and … Continue reading How To Make a Cookie Box.
What could make a rainy day at home better? Homemade hot chocolate, of course.
Sunday - Lasagna with Caesar Salad. I use this recipe from my Betty Crocker cookbook. I'm sure there are much more complicated ones out there, but when I'm looking for a classic recipe I always look to Betty. She's never steered me wrong. She keeps it simple enough that it's manageable and she offers lots … Continue reading Meal Plan This Week.
A soup that I crave year round, but crave in these quiet, cozy weeks between holidays most of all. It's healthy, hearty, and bright. Basically it's fall sunshine in a bowl. Red lentil soup Olive oil1 white onion, diced2 carrots, diced5 cloves minced garlic8 cups veggie or chicken stock2 cups red lentils1 cup corn2 teaspoons … Continue reading Cozy and Bright Red Lentil Soup.
Well, it's starting to seem like I don't put anything but meal plans on here! But oh well, here it is! The week ahead. May it go smoothly for us all!! Sunday - Chili. My husband makes a very classic version, and it's so good. We pile on corn chips, cheese and onion. I'll get … Continue reading Meal Plan This Week.
Monday - Crockpot Carnitas Rice Bowls. We've gotten a carnitas roast from Aldi a few times before and it is SO good and so easy. You just toss it all in the crockpot and cook like a normal roast. I'll make rice and a side of black beans when I get home from school and … Continue reading Meal Plan This Week.
Is it brown butter or is it browned butter? My research has brought back answers for both. Whichever way you want to say it - I do believe it may be God’s greatest gift to man, much as I love my children. And around this time of year I can’t get enough of it. The … Continue reading Applesauce Cake with Brown Butter Frosting.
Monday - Flank Steak, roast brussels & crispy potatoes. My husband makes the best flank steak marinade. I dream about it! Doing Labor Day right and wrapping up summer with all the good stuff. Tuesday - Chicken Enchiladas. We don’t really follow a recipe for this one. Put the chicken in the crock pot in … Continue reading Meal Plan This Week.