christmas morning french toast recipe

Is Christmas coming up fast for everyone else too? I can’t believe it’s almost here! One of the things we like to do on Christmas morning is a big Christmas breakfast. We’re a cereal-and-milk kind of family so this is a special treat.  (via) Here in Utah we have this amazing bakery call Kneaders. Every [Read More]

fall pretzel bark recipe

  Fall Pretzel Bark 1 bag of pretzel twists 1 cup of butter 1 cup of brown sugar 1 cup of chocolate chips Almonds  Reese’s Pieces Here’s a fun holiday candy recipe for you!  I love making toffee around the holidays!  I always make holiday treats to bring to my neighbors, but I can only [Read More]

Light Spinach Dip Recipe

I LOVE spinach dip…or spinach and artichoke dip, or any variation really But MOST of them are made with tons of Mayo and sour cream and cream cheese, etc So I found a dip recipe I really liked and tweaked it a bit to make it a little “lighter” Here’s what you will need: The [Read More]

Smore Brownies { a recipe }

One of the best parts about a camp out is the fun treats to make or roast over a fire. right? Well obviously we can’t always take a trip of the mountain just when we are craving our favorite treat… SMORES so why not make them at home – brownie style!  SMORE BROWNIES are you [Read More]

Mini Caramel Apple bites {a tutorial}

HAPPY OCTOBER!!! Don’t you love the holiday months? I plan on baking and crafting my way through the rest of year LOL :) I thought I’d start off the month with a fun Caramel Apple Tutorial… My kids L.O.V.E. caramel apples. They always think they want one when we’re out. I even made them at [Read More]

Balsamic grilled veggies – a recipe

Balsamic Grilled Veggie Quinoa Does anyone else still have a ton of summer veggies growing in their garden? I sure do!  I was browsing pinterest and found this yummy recipe for grilled summer veggies.   After adapting it to my family’s tastes, this is what I came up with: Summer Veggies: Zucchini Squash Bell Pepper Onion [Read More]

Italian cooking tips and homemade gnocchi {a recipe}

We love Italian food at my house! My husband lived in Italy for 2 years and is very picky about how Italian food needs to be prepared. Here’s some secrets that I’ve learned to make yummy Italian food: {Source} 1.   Use good quality ingredients.  The only brand of pasta that we buy is Barilla.  [Read More]

restaurant style Strawberry lemonade {recipe}

  This month I am in the kitchen & out of the studio. My studio & basement are temporarily closed while we dry it out. We had a small flood & things got soggy & my studio got damp. All the carpet had to be pulled up & drywall cut out. There are dryers, dehumidifiers [Read More]

Summer Orange Rolls – a Recipe

this is for sure comfort food and there is NOTHING healthy about it…BUT it is yummy and quick and easy! My family loves to make this in the dutch oven when we go camping or it’s great to bring to a summer bbq There are only a few ingredients and a handful of steps…hope you [Read More]