Perfect 6 Minute Buttercream


Don’t you love homemade butter cream frosting? It’s just so yummy. I could sit and eat a bowl (if I would not get sick, lol). If you a stuck in the rut of just using canned frosting you are really missing out. Sure, it’s easy to use, but it’s no where near as good. And to be honest Buttercream is easy to make and only takes about 6 minutes. With homemade frosting, no one will be the wiser that the {Read More}

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Gluten Free Banana Bread

banana-bread recipe

I think this would be a great gift if you know anyone who is gluten free!! Gluten Free Banana Bread Ingredients 1 stick butter, softened ($.75) 4 medium ripe (brown spots) bananas ($.60) 2 eggs ($.20) 1 cup sugar ($.80) 2 teaspoon real vanilla (Gluten Free) ($.10) 1 1/2 cups fine rice flour* ($.37) 1/2 cup sorghum flour ($.38) 1/2 tablespoon ground flax ($.05) 1/4 tsp salt ($.01) 2 teaspoons baking powder (Gluten Free) ($.05) 1/2 cup chopped pecans or {Read More}

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The Ultimate Juicy Turkey Burger


First off I just have to say that these were a HUGE hit in my house. My oldest daughter who doesn’t care that much for burgers was asking that the one left over burger to be put in her lunch the next day and my youngest who could sit at the dinner table for 2 hours, because she is generally so distracted was the 1st one finished (and she ate the whole burger). I also had my mom try the {Read More}

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Philly CheeseSteak Burger


Many thanks to Walmart and Kingsford charcoal for their sponsorship of this post. Does your family like grilling and burgers as much as mine does? I live in San Diego, so I feel pretty lucky that I can grill almost all year round. When Kingsford Charcoal and Walmart approached me to make a grilling recipe with Walmart meats I wanted to come up with something just a little different. And I think that this burger does the trick. It’s a {Read More}

Pesto Grilled Chicken


This was such a lovely meal. And a great change from the regular. My mom and I got together to prepare this dish based off a similar dish we had as a family the week before that was made with shrimp.  The shrimp was great, but expensive.  So we thought we would make out own version with chicken. 1st I make the pesto (find the pesto recipe here), but you could use bottled. And then I made the Basil and {Read More}

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Grandma’s Easy Basil Pesto


Pesto is SO good. I never tasted it until after college. It was just not something I grew up with. I ordered it one day at an Italian food restaurant and never looked back. That stuff is amazing! It goes with veggies, chicken, shrimp, pasta, I think it would even be good on steak. It’s the perfect easy meal. Boil some pasta and whip this up in a few minutes and your family may think they are dining at a {Read More}

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