Spiced Pear Cake

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Enjoy in-season pears in this delicious, spiced pear cake. It mixes up quickly and serves as a perfect snack any day of the week. You see that pears are on sale at the store this week. I mean, they’re practically on perpetual sale it would seem, at the low price of only 99 cents per […]

Homemade Chocolate Magic Shell Recipe

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Cool off with a sundae party and these recipes for homemade ice cream and toppings as well as an easy, two-minute, Homemade Chocolate Magic Shell Recipe. Are you dessert people? Have your children been conditioned since infancy to have a little dessert after dinner and sometimes after lunch as well? (These courses are differentiated from […]

The Banana Pecan Coffeecake that Tastes like Toffee

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Dark brown sugar and pecans add flavor, sweetness, and crunch to this Banana Pecan Coffeecake. It’s like all that’s delicious about banana and toffee rolled into one. Do you go through a lot of bananas at house? It seems like you can never keep them on hand long enough. Between Monkey Salad and Magic Monkey Bananas, who […]

The Taco Soup Recipe Your 5-Year Old Can Make

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Taco Soup is an easy-to-prepare dish, so easy even a 5-year old can do it. And it tastes great, especially when you make it without the packets of junky mixes. Some days you just don’t want to cook.  You want to eat, to be sure. But, cooking? No way, Jose. However, in the life as […]

Freezer Smoothies Make for Quick Snacks & Breakfasts

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Build a stash freezer of freezer smoothies so that you can enjoy quick snacks and breakfasts without having to clean the blender every day! Do your kids love the sweet taste of smoothies? Do you love how smoothies lend themselves to life on-the-go — and how you can hide vegetables in them without the kids […]

Snacky Lunch – Simple & Easy to Make Everyone Happy

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The Snacky Lunch is just that – a lunch of snacks. Assemble a variety of proteins, vegetables, fruits, and breads for a DIY meal to please the masses. You need a quick and easy meal to feed your family. You don’t want fast food, but neither do you want a messy kitchen when you’re done. […]

How to Make Frozen Chocolate Bananas at Home

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Frozen Chocolate Bananas are a fun, whimsical treat that your kids will love to assemble themselves. What’s more fun than dipping bananas in chocolate and adding all kinds of yummy toppings? Who doesn’t have a fun memory of enjoying a frozen banana on a hot day, wiping melted chocolate off a cheek? The classic combination […]

Bean and Meat Crockpot Enchilada

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Let the slow cooker do the work for you with these lazy cook enchiladas. Simply layer beans, meat, tortillas, cheese, and sauce, for the simplest delicious Crockpot Enchilada. Enchiladas are a crowd-pleaser at our house. I have found a bajillion combinations of enchilada that my family fight over. (Go here and here for the delicious […]