Strawberry Shortcakes

One of my favorite fruits are strawberries. Strawberry lemonade, strawberry margaritas, and strawberry shortcake. Just to name a few. I had planned to make this dessert for Valentine’s day, but I went with brownies instead. I’m glad I saved it for today. The sun peaked through and it reminded me of summertime. This would be…

Fideo con Carne

If you have never had fideo you are in for a treat if you decide to make this recipe. I made this earlier for my dad and he could not stop raving about it. He said I have to make it for him more often. Although I know I’ve made it for him before, he…

Cinnamon Swirl Brownies

Happy Valentine’s Day!! I woke up this morning with chocolate on my mind! I made this cute Valentine’s day cards with a picture of my adorable baby girl. I wanted to hand them out to friends and family with something sweet. Cinnamon swirled brownies it is!! I half chose this recipe because I had s…

Beef Lentil Chili

I woke up this morning and it was in the 30s, which was to my surprise. I didn’t realize we were going to get yet another cold front in south Texas. I needed something to eat that would warm me up. Chili it is!! I also had all the ingredients to make cornbread, so it…

Buttermilk Skillet Cornbread

Sweet cornbread or unsweetened? Which do you prefer? I’ve always liked a sweeter cornbread. Heated up with a dab of butter on top, mmmmm my mouth is watering just thinking about it. Cornbread is a great side dish for some many things!!! If my waist line would allow it, I would keep it around my…

Chicken and Bacon Spaghetti

Chicken spaghetti was one of those things I loved growing up. It wasn’t something my mom made alot though. I think the first time I tried it was in a cafeteria at school. Of course since then I’ve made it myself, making it much better than what I had in school. This spaghetti is loaded…

Chocolate Cupcakes

Valentine’s Day is fast approaching and I wanted try out a chocolate recipe you could make. This would be perfect to make for your hunny, to take to work, or send with your kids as treats. Chocolate, one of my favorite foods. I’m not sure if I can ever get enough chocolate. Dark chocolate is…

Cheesy Beef and Bean Enchilada Dip

If you are craving enchiladas, but you don’t want all the work of making them, then this is for you. Or maybe you are needing a fast and easy appetizer, again you have come to the right place! This enchilada dip is beefy, and cheesy. Made with a tex mex chili gravy that sets it…

Banana Nut Cupcakes

Banana nut bread is one of my favorite foods!! So when this recipe came to mind, I had to get up and make it. Also it’s a little chilly outside today, and I like to bake to keep my house a little warmer. These cupcakes would also store really well in the fridge. Today is…

Turkey and Bacon Roll Ups

Lately I have been trying out some different recipes. I wanted some that are easy to make, appetizer like, and kid friendly. These hit the spot. And just in time for the Superbowl weekend! These would make a great addition to any game day table. I used turkey, bacon, and swiss cheese in these roll…

Oven Baked Wings

Wings are one of my favorite foods. I will eat them fried, grilled, sauced, breaded, you make them and I love them. I especially like oven baked wings. They are easy to make, and even easier to clean up. No pulling out a fryer or lighting a grill. I also prefer my wings unsauced. They…

Blueberry Oatmeal Muffins

This morning I woke up wanting something semi sweet to go with my coffee. Muffins instantly came to mind. But I didn’t want a heavy muffin filled with butter and sugar. This recipe was the perfect fix. Using a whole wheat flour in place of regular all purpose. Added oatmeal and Avon’s protein powder, Espira….