Quiche on the Go

I am a lover of quiche for many reasons, but right now I'm especially loving the fact I am taking it to work with me! I'm trying to shed a few pounds and I'm also training for my first sprint triathlon; quiche is a great source of protein and I've made mine crustless (sad face)… Continue reading Quiche on the Go

Spiced Cupcakes with Apple Filling

I decided to get a little creative on my one cheat day. I wanted something sweet but with a an extra shot of wowzers! That lead me to make these delectable morsels of spice cake injected with apple pie filling and topped off with a cream cheese frosting and a sprinkle of cinnamon. Now I… Continue reading Spiced Cupcakes with Apple Filling

Hug-in-a-Mug Squash Soup

Okay, gentle reminder: I live in Florida. The sun is shining brightly and it is a beautiful day. However, baby, it's COLD outside. I know those of you that live up North are thinking I'm being a wimp. I don't care. We don't get a lot of cold weather here so when it does arrive… Continue reading Hug-in-a-Mug Squash Soup

Grandmother Grace’s Old Time Fudge

There are so many delicious recipes that pop up around the holidays that go into hibernation until the following December! With Valentines Day coming up, I'm just now getting to some of those recipes I didn't have time to make for last Christmas. This fudge recipe comes from my grandmother Grace. I can't tell you… Continue reading Grandmother Grace’s Old Time Fudge

BBQ Ribs with Mac and Cheese

Riley’s favorite thing that I cook is BBQ ribs.  I mean he LOVES them and eats them for dinner, lunch, dinner, lunch as long as they last so I always make two slabs.   Another of Riley’s favorites is, brace yourself, macaroni and cheese.  Shocking isn’t it?  Ha!  I don’t know a seven year old who… Continue reading BBQ Ribs with Mac and Cheese

Sausage and Tortellini Florentine Soup

I am a big fan of homemade soups.  That makes me a Souper Mom.  Get it?  Okay, maybe you don't think it's funny but I think I'm hilarious.  I am proficient in entertaining myself as a stand up comic.  As I was saying, I love homemade soups.  I love making them and because I store them… Continue reading Sausage and Tortellini Florentine Soup

Easy Homemade Cranberry Sauce

When I was growing up my family always had cranberry sauce during the holidays.  I remember it well. It came in a can. You know the ones, the coagulated cranberry sauce that takes the form of the can, including the ridges.  My mom would simply pour the one, perfectly-formed, can-shaped sauce in to a beautiful… Continue reading Easy Homemade Cranberry Sauce