Tag: food-make-cook-eat

Low-Calorie Popcorn Hack

Low-Calorie Popcorn Hack

I love popcorn. I can eat a gallon of it in a day, which is equal to about 250 calories. I air pop it and I don’t use butter. You will need a small spray bottle. I bought mine at Walmart on the hair products […]

No Knead Bread – Minimal Mess

No Knead Bread – Minimal Mess

You might notice that this I’m beginning to see a pattern to what I cook. Easy. Quick. Simple. This bread recipe is all of that and it’s nearly fail-proof.  It doesn’t rise up really high but it’s tasty. Print No Knead Bread Ingredients 3 cups […]

My Top Five Recipes for Procrastinating

My Top Five Recipes for Procrastinating

I didn’t even know that cooking food to avoid doing something else had a name. Procrastibaking!  We all do it. Okay, maybe we don’t all do it but I do it, and maybe you do, too. Let me set the scene. The grass on the […]

Fake Souffle Casserole

Fake Souffle Casserole

My sister-in-law shared this recipe with me some time back and I’ve found it to be very versatile.  As with all of my recipes, it has a lot of wiggle room. You could add cubed ham, crumbled cooked bacon,  leftover cooked vegetables. Make it your […]

Gazpacho

Gazpacho

On those summer days when it’s too hot to cook,  blenderize some cold Spanish style soup.  As you know, DH and I love spicy foods, but our DDs do not. I make my gazpacho mild and add a splash of Tapatio or Tabasco in ours.  […]

Easy Quick Basic Hummus

Easy Quick Basic Hummus

This recipe is intended to be switched up on the fly. Warning: this is not a traditional hummus recipe. It’s  Americanized, but it’s tasty. Print Easy Quick Basic Hummus Ingredients 1 can chickpeas (also known as garbanzo beans), liquid reserved 1/4 cup tahini (sesame paste) […]

5 Easy Recipes for a Carefree Picnic

5 Easy Recipes for a Carefree Picnic

Guys, I am so excited! It’s picnic weather. We hit 70 degrees yesterday and I went barefoot outside! I know, I know, that’s a lot of exclamation points but I am that excited. The other day I washed all of my assorted picnic tablecloths and […]

Neat Ball Recipe

Neat Ball Recipe

Here at the Christian house, we are trying to eat less meat and more veggies but I’m not exactly thrilled about using soy as a substitute to bulk up a casserole or add some umami to our meals. Don’t get me wrong, I love Morningstar […]

Bath Bomb Recipe

Bath Bomb Recipe

There is something so relaxing and comforting about taking a bath in lovely soft, scented water. Another plus for me living in Minnesota – where the temperatures have been below zero for more than a week! – is that it’s warm. Yay for warm! Equipment […]

Advent Calendar Day 18

Advent Calendar Day 18

Welcome to my 2017 advent calendar! Each day, I’ll have something new and special here for you. Some of the treats might be good for one day only–like a free book on Amazon!–and others will be more mundane blog entries like Christmas recipes. I’d recommend […]