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Small Batch Roasted Brussel Sprouts

Brussels Sprout Recipes

Brussel sprouts are no longer the most hated vegetables! Now they are full of flavor and served in new ways and we are craving them.  We have a collection of fun new ways to serve Brussel spouts that you will want to keep for yourself! You can roast them, pan-fry, or even toss them in the air fryer! We love them crispy with a little salt and pepper then dipped… Read More »Brussels Sprout Recipes

Boozy Coffee and Caramel Sauce

Like what you see?  Share it with your friends! Sometimes you want something sweet… AND something sassy.  Our Boozy Coffee Caramel Sauce Recipe meets that challenge! When our friends at Cask & Kettle challenged US to create a whole new recipe with some of their alcoholic hot cocktail pods, we dove right in! After some serious taste testing, we came up with a few boozy recipes that went beyond the… Read More »Boozy Coffee and Caramel Sauce

Best Caramel Sauce Recipe

The Best Homemade Caramel Sauce

Like what you see?  Share it with your friends! If you are looking for an easy Caramel sauce recipe, look no further.  I love this caramel sauce because it takes just a few minutes, a few ingredients AND I can turn them into easy & affordable gifts. Who doesn’t love that?? What’s even better, is you can customize this recipe to make it thinner or thicker just by swapping out… Read More »The Best Homemade Caramel Sauce

Tipsy Apple Compote

Tipsy Apple Compote Recipe Like what you see?  Share it with your friends! What’s better than sweet and tart apple compote? How about making them boozy? Our friends at Cask & Kettle challenged us to come up with some new recipes for their hot cocktail pods and we took that challenge and ran with it. Well, actually it was more like sitting in my kitchen, drinking hot cocktails and having… Read More »Tipsy Apple Compote

Homemade Vanilla Applesauce

Easy Homemade Vanilla Applesauce Like what you see?  Share it with your friends! With just 6 delicious ingredients, our Vanilla applesauce can be made in both a slow cooker or stovetop and ready for your family to enjoy anytime! Delicious Family Traditions We have a family tradition of going apple picking every fall. Then I make a big batch of vanilla apple sauce and send it home with all of… Read More »Homemade Vanilla Applesauce

Basic Tomato Sauce

Basic Tomato Sauce My garden is still bursting with tomatoes, and I’ve made so much gazpacho, salsa, and bruschetta! But I still have a ton of tomatoes turning ripe each morning.  Now is the best time to start preserving those gorgeous tomatoes for wintertime use. How To Make Tomato Sauce From Scratch A basic tomato sauce is very easy to make, but it can take some time and effort. That’s… Read More »Basic Tomato Sauce

Peach Puree

Homemade Peach Sauce

Hey everyone!  I have a quick recipe for you and it’s going to be used in a couple upcoming recipes.  Our homemade peace sauce recipe is so easy that you’ll be making peach tea or Bellinis for brunch for your friends and family all the time! Peaches are one of my favorite fruits. When I was little, I used to go picking with my family and all summer my Gram… Read More »Homemade Peach Sauce

Whipped Ricotta Spread

Whipped Ricotta Spread Whipped Ricotta is one of our base recipes and from there we use it in so many different ways.  But the basic way is a simple dish that we use for a nice spread over crostini to make a quick appetizer or a dip for veggies. It’s so easy and fun to add different toppings, that we use this recipe all year long. From using it to top… Read More »Whipped Ricotta Spread

Blueberry Lemon Jam

Sweet tender blueberries, tart fresh lemons. This is my favorite combination of sweet and tart. That’s why we decided to can a few jars of blueberry lemon jam and share that recipe with you. July is the best time of year to find fresh blueberries, strawberries, and tart cherries for canning. But year-round you can usually find blueberries in the grocery store. So this is a recipe you can make… Read More »Blueberry Lemon Jam

How to Make Your Own CBD-infused Honey

How to Make Your Own CBD-infused Honey

CBD-Infused honey is one of the hottest trending items in the world of CBD.  It’s a sweet way to meet your wellness needs and it’s as easy as dipping in a spoon!  I’ve tried a few great CBD Honeys, and they come in fun flavors.  But did you know that you can make your own CBD-Infused honey in a few easy steps? These make a great gift and we love… Read More »How to Make Your Own CBD-infused Honey

10 Recipes To Wow Holiday Guests

It’s Holiday Party Time! Hey Everyone! It’s time for holiday parties and swanky galas! We have a few of our favorite holiday party recipes guaranteed to wow your guests and make your parties the best in town. Every year I scour through the recipes blogs, magazines, cookbooks, and look at the backs of boxes to find the best recipes for all of my holiday cooking. Each Sunday Dinner in November,… Read More »10 Recipes To Wow Holiday Guests

Holiday CBD Cranberry Relish Recipe

Like what you see?  Share it with your friends! Share on facebook Share on google Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on pinterest Share on reddit I LOVE homemade cranberry relish with my holiday meals. It’s that perfect sweet and tart combination that breaks up the meal.  Yummm! I am also one of those crazy people who loves canned cranberry sauce. It’s soo good.  But this recipe is even… Read More »Holiday CBD Cranberry Relish Recipe

Sweet Corn and Pepper Relish Recipe

Sweet Corn and Pepper Relish Like what you see?  Share it with your friends! Share on facebook Share on google Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on pinterest Share on reddit Growing up, my Gram would spend the summer canning things from the garden so we would have plenty stored up for winter.  In the South, corn relish and pickled veggies are a pantry staple! This year our garden… Read More »Sweet Corn and Pepper Relish Recipe

Sweet Thai Chili and Garlic sauce recipe

Thai Sweet Chili and Garlic Sauce Recipe

Thai Sweet Chili and Garlic Sauce Recipe Hey everyone, life is starting to settle down for us here at the new house.  I love how it is really coming together. Even though I feel like there is still so much to do! But I’ve found myself in the kitchen, reaching back to to my roots and pulling out some of my old recipes and enjoying the feel of bringing new… Read More »Thai Sweet Chili and Garlic Sauce Recipe

5 Foods That Fight Anxiety

  There is no easy cure. There is no simple plan.  Living with Anxiety is difficult. But there are foods that help fight anxiety! Living with Anxiety is like living with a weird cat, sometimes you think you have it all figured out. You have your triggers figured out, you have a routine, and then you start to get relaxed and comfortable. Then, out of nowhere, it creeps up on… Read More »5 Foods That Fight Anxiety

Quick Healthy Avocado Tuna Salad

There are so many ways you can twist up tuna salad.  But I really wanted to drop the mayo today and add in something with a little more flavor.  So I grabbed a nice ripe avocado and diced it up. 
I threw in some spices and toasted some fresh whole grain bread and before I knew it, lunch was ready and I actually had time to eat it!