Baked Cajun Fries

Baked skinny fries flavored with Cajun seasoning for a spicy kick. Delicious, simple to make, and healthier than the restaurant version, these crispy fries are so very addictive. How do you like your fries?There are so many variations, and I love almost all of them. Just not the soggy ones. Because let’s be honest, soggy fries are not fries. At least, not in my eyes.A family friend came over the other night and gave us a box full of potatoes because her family had so many they couldn’t finish them all. I knew I had to do something with these potatoes before they started growing roots. And since I’ve been craving fries…...more

Banana Bread

  Here we go Banana Bread fans!  This is for you:) This recipe is fabulous! Ingredients: ...more
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Peanut Butter & Chocolate Chip Cream Cheese Cookies

Peanut Butter & Chocolate Chip Cream Cheese Cookies Ingredients1 can seamless crescent rolls (or pinch together seams on a regular can, or make your own with the recipe I posted before)8 oz cream cheese, room temperature1/3cup sugar2 tsp vanilla¾ C mixed peanut butter and chocolate chipsDirections: Beat sugar, cream cheese and vanilla together until smooth and creamy....more

Chickpea & Kale Asian Rice

Per usual, we have too many projects to do and not enough time. I don't know if it's the change of seasons that we are now feeling the rush of fall 'to-dos', but it's getting to be crazy! Also, with the change of seasons I find myself wanting to live in the kitchen. I am quickly realizing that I love fall foods. The harvest is bountiful. Everything seems to be ready to pick, eat and be made. My kale, I can't keep up with ... what a great problem, right? ...more

Savory Monterey Jack and Green Onion Pancakes

I've been wanting to make savory pancakes for a while, so I got excited when we got a huge bunch of green onions from the CSA. I made a note to myself: save the green onions for savory pancakes, don't use them for anything else!So I picked up some monterey jack cheese with jalapeno in it (yum!!) and some sour cream, and the rest is history....more

Strawberry Watermelon Sorbet with Pink Moscato

Can you believe it’s September?? The kids are back in school, the days are getting shorter, the acorns and leaves are starting to fall, and best of all, its football season! But summer is hanging on strong here and I want  need something to help me cope with these hot days.And I think I found it in this Strawberry Watermelon Sorbet. A fresh and fruity frozen treat combined with my favorite, Pink Moscato, to help me ease out of this summer heat and into the coolness of Fall....more

3 Super Healthy Sack Lunches Made in Under 5 minutes

It's September and school is back in session.  It also means the early morning jam to get up and out the door is top priority as well. As a conscientious mom you want to make sure your children eat well, but you don't always have the time to prepare a healthy sack lunch. Well I have done some early bird homework for all of us....more

Vanilla Spiced Zucchini Batter Bread

Tonight's dinner is corn and poblano lasagna. Zucchini is a required ingredient, so before B got in the kitchen to tackle the prep for our evening meal, I snuck in and used what he didn't need to make some bread! Before I share the recipe for this yumminess, may I ask you a question? Is the term "batter bread" redundant in the instance of the title of this post? ...more