I have always had a sense of adventure, and the older I get the more adventurous I am. Adventure is defined as an unusual and/or exciting activity. This is a broad topic for me because I can find at l east a little adventure in everything I do whether it is trying a new recipe, cooking with the grandkids, backpacking, floating, volunteering after a disaster, heading out west with my love for a 6500 mile 2 week trip or even starting a blog. So, come with me on adventure.
It might seem easy to spend .50 cents at the store to buy a package of taco seasoning or $1 for chili mix. However, if you look on the back and read the ingredients, there are preservatives that you can’t pronounce. A few years ago when we tried Whole 30 the first time, I started … Continue reading Make Your Own Spice Mixes
I saw the s recipe floating around on Facebook right before Valentines day and decided to make my own version. First, I made the chocolate covered strawberries and cut the stems off. Then, I used my jumbo cupcake pan and cupcake liners. In the bottom of each liner, I crumbled oreo cookies and baked at … Continue reading No bake Cheesecake surprise.
Is there anything better than biting into your favorite pizza? Pizza is one of my favorite things to eat in the world! I like it with a thin crust, lots of toppings and saucy. But not just any sauce either. I like my sauce more on the savory side, with lots of Italian seasonings and … Continue reading Pizza
I love cooking from scratch as much as anyone, but, sometimes, that’s just not realistic. Occasionally when I get home from work, I want to smack my easy button and have dinner be ready quickly. Such was the case last evening. I had precooked chicken in the refrigerator just waiting to be partnered up with … Continue reading Thai Peanut Chicken w/ Jasmine Rice