My family LOVES tacos. I once made slow cooker carnitas on Sunday night and we ate tacos for dinner for the WHOLE WEEK. (And lunches too, if I’m being honest!) Part of the reason we love tacos so much is because everyone can pick out their own toppings. My daughter doesn’t have to pick outClick to Continue »
Archives for November 2018
I know there are a million pumpkin bread recipes out there. Just like there are a million banana bread recipes (of which I have several variations… banana bread muffins and banana chocolate chip muffins and banana nut muffins with crumb topping). But would you believe that I’ve never made pumpkin bread until this year?!
Even though my daughter LOVES roasted broccoli and creamy mashed cauliflower, getting her to eat any other vegetable is pretty much like pulling teeth. Bread? Tortillas? Biscuits? Waffles? Muffins? No problem. She’ll eat them all day, every day without any prodding from me. She’ll even gladly have seconds! But vegetables? Nope. Not happening. So ifClick to Continue »
My favorite part of Thanksgiving is dessert. More specifically, pumpkin pie. Forget the turkey or the stuffing or the green bean casserole (although those ARE good). If I could somehow make JUST THE FILLING of a pumpkin pie and eat it with a spoon, I’d do it all day long. Lucky for me (and you!),Click to Continue »
I almost hate to admit it, but I’ve grown to be pretty dependent on my Instant Pot. Case in point – last weekend my husband requested our favorite tortilla soup for dinner. That recipe requires TWO types of beans, of which I had ZERO cooked. I pulled out my Instant Pot, made garbanzo beans inClick to Continue »
One of the keys to saving money is to use the food you already have. That’s why I shared these 15 ideas for vanilla extract substitute. It’s also why I shared these 14 easy baking hacks. And it’s also why I’m sharing with you today 15 ways to substitute for eggs.
I don’t know why, but cooler temperatures make me want to eat granola. Last year it was cinnamon granola with coconut oil. Before that it was cranberry orange granola. And before that it was strawberry chocolate granola. This year, it’s chocolate peanut butter granola – which (in my humble opinion) is the best flavor I’veClick to Continue »
Have you seen the cost of vanilla extract lately? The last time I saw vanilla at Costco, it was $27 for 16 ounces of vanilla… say WHAT?!?! The combination of natural disasters and a vanilla bean shortage means prices are higher than they used to be, but the amount of baking and cooking that we realClick to Continue »