Pumpkin Spice Smoothie Recipe

easy pumpkin spice smoothie

Ahhh. Fall is officially here. Cool weather and all. Ok, not quite cool weather. But it’s only been around 85 degrees! Compared to 95 or 100, it feels pretty nice. With the start of fall, like many many others, I am looking forward to all of the pumpkin coming back into my life. Or should … Read more

22 Different Types of Bread

Types of Bread

Bread is one of those foods that always just seems to be around. Most people have a loaf or two in their home pretty much all the time; it comes with our meals at restaurants, either separately or as a part of a sandwich; and many of us even bake it ourselves. A very basic … Read more

5 Pizza Alternatives

pizza alternatives

As a beloved dish in countries across the globe, pizza is one of the most popular foods around. This universally cherished dish dates back to Naples, Italy in the 18th century. It was there that pizza truly came into being as a convenient and inexpensive food for the busy working men. These original pizzas were … Read more

Easy Coconut Cake Recipe

easy coconut cake recipe

      That is just about all I have heard for the past couple of months when I asked Greg what I should bake. I know how much he loves his mom’s coconut cake, and I knew it was only a matter of time until I had to make one for the boy too. … Read more

Easy Homemade Sloppy Joe Recipe

homemade sloppy joe recipe

  I made an exception.   Sloppy Joes aren’t exactly the most ladylike food. But I don’t have the appetite of your average lady either (MUCH bigger).      I always rely on Greg to make requests for what I should cook and Sloppy Joes were a no-brainer. A big Sloppy Joe (or two) is … Read more

Green Bean Casserole

green bean casserole recipe

  Can you handle one more (belated) Thanksgiving recipe? Please just say yes.    This recipe has somehow been sitting on the back burner (no pun intended) since I made it on Thanksgiving day, but that’s not to say it deserved to be put there.    Flipping through Southern Living searching for T-day recipes, this one immediately … Read more

Oatmeal Raspberry Chocolate Chip Scones

Oatmeal Raspberry Chocolate Chip Scones

  Scones are not something I have very often. If I am going to splurge on breakfast calories, a donut or muffin will usually win out. Even when I am not the one doing the baking, a scone is rarely my first choice at a bakery.    As you know, I have already made both donuts and muffins … Read more

Cinnamon Sugar Muffins

cinnamon sugar muffin

Muffins are just about as cute as cupcakes. I mean, their shapes are identical and they can come in as many different flavors and varieties.    But they lack one important ingredient. Frosting. Making them not quite comparable to cupcakes. Not quite as delicious.    Or so I thought.       These muffins are amazingly light … Read more

Benefits of Juicing with Easy Recipes

benefits of juicing

You are what you eat!” This has become one of the most harped about phenomenon from the world of nutrition. Indeed your health is highly dependent on what you consume – as food or as beverage. Healthy eating is not as easy as it sounds. For this reason, the juicing diet has emerged as a … Read more

Fluffiest Buttermilk Pancakes

fluffiest buttermilk pancakes

Yesterday was a long day. I couldn’t sleep very well so I woke up early and went for a run, thinking about Morgan the whole way. I would have never said anything directly to her, but when we were swimming together I was always secretly trying to beat her. She pushed me to be better … Read more