Creamed Corn Cornbread Muffins

Creamed Corn Cornbread Muffins – these moist and delicious muffins are so quick and easy to make using a homemade mix.

Creamed Corn Cornbread Muffins

I’ve mentioned that I like to keep a batch of homemade cornbread mix on hand in my pantry. That way I can quickly and easily make a batch of homemade cornbread, muffins or topping anytime I like. I’ve shared some recipes using my homemade mix, including Orange Honey Cornbread and Tex Mex Chicken Casserole with Cornbread Topping. Continue reading →

Easy Chicken Fried Rice

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Easy Chicken Fried Rice – skip the takeout, this delicious fried rice is so easy to make and ready in under twenty minutes.

Easy Chicken Fried Rice

Everyone in my family loves rice, especially my three young kids. We enjoy it in all formats including as a side dish, in stir fries and in casseroles. However, I don’t always have the time to make rice from scratch, especially on busy weeknights. Continue reading →


Spinach Banana Chia Seed Smoothies

Spinach Banana Chia Seed Smoothies – one of these vitamin-packed, creamy, green smoothies is great for a healthy breakfast or snack anytime.

Spinach Banana Chia Seed Smoothies

Drink Your Veggies

I love using both chia seeds and frozen banana chunks in smoothies. Because then you don’t need to add ice to the smoothies, which can melt and water them down. Plus chia seeds are a super food and add protein and fiber. Continue reading →

Spiced Banana Bread Mini Loaves

Spiced Banana Bread Mini Loaves – a slice or two of these delicious, little loaves is great for breakfast, a snack or sweet treat anytime.

Spiced Banana Bread Mini Loaves

A Family Favorite

Banana bread is always a big hit at our house, with both the grownups and the kids. These Spiced Banana Bread Mini Loaves are a family favorite and I make them all the time throughout the year. Continue reading →

Fresh Corn and Herb Salad

Fresh Corn and Herb Salad – this light and refreshing salad is full of flavor and a great side dish for a summer barbeque.

Fresh Corn and Herb Salad

Fresh Local Corn

One of my favorite parts about the summertime, is all of the wonderful, fresh local produce. Corn, in particular, is one of my family’s favorite summer vegetables. We are currently up at our lake house in Vermont, where it’s not quite corn season, but we are getting some delicious corn from the southern states in our markets. Continue reading →