Nutty Chocolate Chip Cereal Cookies

I got a new cookbook!  (I know, like I need it, right?)  It’s called “101 Things to do with Chocolate” by Stephanie Ashcraft.  I have several of her “101 Things to do with” cookbooks and I like and use them all frequently.  These were for my friend Jenn who recently lost her dad.  I never … Continue reading

Firecracker Red, White and Blue Cake

I know the 4th of July isn’t until next week but one day just isn’t enough to make all the fun red, white and blue recipes that are out there so I made this cake a little early.  My niece and her family came over for a swim and dinner last night and of course … Continue reading

Chipotle Lime Chicken Fajita Skewers

Yesterday Bob made these little beauties for us for Sunday dinner, they were awesome and so summery!  They come from a blog called “Little Leopard Book”, so yummy, love the lime! 4 chicken breasts (approx 2 pounds) 5 limes, juiced 1/2 tablespoon sea salt 1/2 tablespoon cumin 1 tablespoon ground chipotle pepper 1/4 cup cilantro, … Continue reading

Banana Brownie Bread

I love finding these recipes that just seem too simple and easy to be any good and of course they are awesome like this one for Banana Brownie Bread.  We had a couple of bananas in the fruit bowl that were just perfect for banana bread and while I was out looking at recipes online, … Continue reading

Spanish Minute Rice

I spent the last week up at Girls Camp in the mountains with a bunch of awesome and amazing teenage girls!  I got to cook for them and they were so appreciative of the food.  Most of the things that I made for them are already on the blog but I did try this new … Continue reading

Almond Toffee Bars

Courtney and Jaren are coming over for dinner tonight before I take off for the week at Girls Camp and so there has to be treats!  (Any excuse really!)  These are from a blog called “Lil’ Luna” and although I haven’t eaten one yet, I can tell that they are going to be awesome, gooey … Continue reading

Chocolate Marble Cake

I got a little carried away with the icing so you can’t really see the marble but it’s in there!  My poor son in law Jaren has shingles, bummer!  I can’t really do much for him but cake makes everyone feel better, right?  So this little beauty was for him and my daughter said it … Continue reading