Tag: homemade

Sweet and Savory Bacon Vinaigrette

Sweet and Savory Bacon Vinaigrette

One way I have been keeping meals from tasting too monotonous: changing up the dressing/sauce on top. Latest obsession: dressings made with bacon grease I simply cook bacon (I usually do the oven method) and store the grease in a jar. When it comes time […]

{Deliciously Redundant} Oatmeal Raisin Cookie Baked Oatmeal

{Deliciously Redundant} Oatmeal Raisin Cookie Baked Oatmeal

Hello all! This recipe seemed like the perfect “I want a cookie for breakfast but also want to have something filling and nourishing” breakfast. And it was all the easier to make thanks to my new Rubbermaid Brilliance pantry containers and food storage containers! #ad […]

Aunt Mary Louise’s Noodle Pie

Aunt Mary Louise’s Noodle Pie

I am so thrilled to share this recipe with you. It comes by way of my mom, who was sent it years ago by my Aunt Ellen. The original recipe comes from Aunt Ellen’s aunt (my great-aunt) Mary Louise. This is so special, because I […]

3-INGREDIENT lemon garlic dressing

3-INGREDIENT lemon garlic dressing

This is one of my favorite bagged salads to get from Costco. It’s a very large bag, which should surprise no one, because: COSTCO. It reminds me of my beloved Trader Joe’s Cruciferous Mix, except with more of everything! I always make this dressing with […]

Creamy Tomato-Basil Pasta Sauce (in the Vitamix)

Creamy Tomato-Basil Pasta Sauce (in the Vitamix)

Yesterday I defrosted a bag mom gave me that she believed to be spaghetti sauce. We got home from some afternoon fun, threw it in a pot, and discovered it was actually chili. Ha! I truly couldn’t stop laughing and called mom so we could […]

Homemade Sesame Ginger Dressing

Homemade Sesame Ginger Dressing

This dressing came about because I have been LOVING the Costco bagged salads. However, I am weird about what I call “gooky dressings”…aka “gloopy dressings.” The texture isn’t right. There is some sort of foreign weird chemical that I think it meant to bind the […]

MOM’S MAPLE MUSTARD VINAIGRETTE

MOM’S MAPLE MUSTARD VINAIGRETTE

I have been meaning to post this dressing for weeks now and kept forgetting! This is the recipe for my mom’s Maple Mustard Vinaigrette. It’s the one she packaged so pretty and gave out at her Super Duper Salad Bar Supper Party a few weeks […]

Spiced Honey Mustard (aka 3-ingredient dipping sauce)

Spiced Honey Mustard (aka 3-ingredient dipping sauce)

This is the perfect sauce for the One Pan Meal! dijon mustard (approx 3 tbs) honey (approx 1/4 c) paprika (1 tsp) Whisk it together. That’s it! If you like it sweet, use more honey. More tangy, use more dijon.

Homemade *2 INGREDIENT* Magic Shell

Homemade *2 INGREDIENT* Magic Shell

It’s Thursday. And it’s naptime. Perfect reason to bring out the 2 INGREDIENT homemade magic shell. 2 INGREDIENTS!!!! And you probably have them both in your pantry. Melted coconut oil + cocoa powder YES, THAT IS IT!!! Because coconut oil hardens when cold, it makes […]

Delicious and Easy Spiced Granola

Delicious and Easy Spiced Granola

I took a jar of this goodness over to my sister-in-law Meredith and she called me on my way home asking for the recipe! It’s so good and extremely easy and VERY versatile.   Can I tell you some good news? It really is pretty […]