Veggie Nicoise Salad

For Tuesday’s SCL dinner (in addition to the macaroons), we had a nicoise salad.  I wanted to do something a little more elaborate since we had a simple ‘Fresh’ Pea Soup to go with it.  I found this recipe in Taste of Home the April/May 2012 issue. Veggie Nicoise Salad Serves 6 Adapted from TasteRead more

Blackberry Cheesecake

Some close family friends invited us over for Easter dinner.  We had a wonderful time!  Lots of laughter, good conversation, and delicious food!  So much to be thankful for!  For this special occasion I busted out the Pioneer Woman’s Blackberry Cheesecake.  Sister made this about a year ago with blueberries and it was OMG delicious.  I’ve beenRead more

Blueberry Coffee Cake

I don’t know about you, but I love coffee cake.  I love the cinnamon sugar that’s usually involved, I love the crunchy streusel; it’s just all around delicious, and this recipe doesn’t disappoint.  I decided to make this because I had some leftover buttermilk that I was trying to use up, we never have buttermilk onRead more

Black Bean Veggie Burgers

Despite the weather not cooperating, some friends came over yesterday and we had a (indoor) BBQ.  Moving indoors was really fine by me…my grilling skills have yet to be discovered, and these tender and delicious veggie burgers hold up better on a flat skillet. These definitely aren’t trying to be regular hamburgers, but I thinkRead more

Baked Pumpkin Pie Oatmeal

Growing up I was not a fan of oatmeal.  It was just so mushy and boring.  But baked oatmeal has changed all that.  This recipe makes a delicious, creamy, flavorful, custard-like dish that I could eat all day long. Baked Pumpkin Pie Oatmeal Serves 6-8 Adapted from Budget Bytes 1 can (15oz) pumpkin puree 1/4Read more