Texas Sheet Cake Cupcakes with Marshmallow

Neighborhood party tonight and I get to make food for it!  Woo Hoo!  I’m making a lot of things so I’m going to try and post throughout the day so that I can keep up.  I’m doing a whole dips and dipables bar and then several different kinds of cupcakes for dessert.  These look like … Continue reading

Slow Cooker Vegetable Minestrone

Bob and I are trying to work off some of our extra holiday weight so I’m on the hunt for recipes that are tasty and filling but also low calorie and this one certainly fits that bill.  It is from Betty Crocker and at just over 100 calories a cup, it makes a hearty and … Continue reading

Mississippi Mud Cake

Can’t have a big family dinner without a big chocolate dessert!  This one comes from a blog called “Joyful Momma’s Kitchen” and it was delicious!  In fact, there is a little left over and I am just dying for another piece but I’m trying to hold off as long as possible so that I don’t … Continue reading

Football Fiesta Casserole

When Bob asked me what I was going to make for the family dinner and I told him the name of this casserole, he said “You know it’s not the Super Bowl this weekend, right?”  🙂  I told him that I was pretty sure you could make this dish anytime not just for the Super … Continue reading

Cheesy Baked Penne with Vegetables

I always want to try new recipes and I also don’t want to feed people something that they’ve already had at my house before so last night I decided to try out a couple of casserole recipes for the gang and this was the first.  The recipe is from “My Recipes” and it was very … Continue reading

Mini Brownie Trifles

Last night was our New Beginnings program at church for the Young Women and I got to make the treats!  Woo Hoo!  I like to make new and different things for them so that we’re not always having cupcakes so yesterday I made about 50 of these individual mini brownie trifles.  They were really easy … Continue reading

Black Bean Soup

We love black beans around here and I’ve been looking for a recipe like this one with pureed beans and whole beans in it.  I’m aware that this soup doesn’t look all that appetizing but it was really yummy!  The recipe comes from “My Recipes” and was easy and pretty quick to make. 1 1/2 … Continue reading

Crock Pot Chicken Bacon Ranch Pasta

I got to make dinner for my cute neighbor Jean a few days ago, she has been feeling a bit under the weather probably because of the bad weather and air quality around here.  I found this on Pinterest from a blog called “Julie’s Eats and Treats” and it seemed like just the thing!  It … Continue reading