Happy Halloween, Loves! Halloween is one of my favorite holidays! The ghouls. The mystery. The fantasy! It was amazing in our 20s dressing it up...sometimes in not the most appropriate of costumes! It is an alter-ego kind of night, and I love it! It is just fun, and to live it through the eyes … Continue reading Healthy(er?) Halloween Rice Krispie Treats
There are so many reasons and excuses for gatherings in the summer! Sometimes I wish we had the same amount of time for the rest of the year, but nonetheless it is great to capture that time with friends and family! One of my favorite quick and go-to appetizers is Strawberry Avocado Salsa! It takes … Continue reading Strawberry Avocado Salsa!
HAPPY 4TH OF JULY FROM NECESSARY DELIGHTS! With the Fourth of July just a few days away, I am hearing my friends talk about food ideas. Burgers, hotdogs, fish fry, and other ideas! Recently, we had a shrimp boil! And, no, I don't have the awesome massive aluminum stockpot that so many people use. I … Continue reading Celebrate the 4th with a Shrimp Boil!
You were overzealous with your egg dyeing....three dozen eggs for two kids to be exact! Now what? Hello!! Egg salad....not a fan?? Well, not until today! I have a recipe that will make even the most skeptical egg salad aficionados begging for more! First, I peeled four of my lovely pastel dyed eggs. They were … Continue reading Egg Salad is Eggcellent!!
Who needs hamburgers when you've got lamburgers??!! I usually cook a leg of lamb for Easter, but this year we are trying a more casual approach and choosing to enjoy extra family time instead of cooking so much! First, start with a great apron! I love the ones from Anthropologie! And they make the most … Continue reading Lamburgers for Easter!
I HEART breakfast tacos, but being gluten free, dairy free, low sugar, and trying to be grain free has its limitations....or at least it seems that way sometimes. But low and behold, I had all of that this morning in my breakfast tacos....and they were absolutely totally and completely delicious! I would truly put them … Continue reading Grain Free Breakfast Tacos in Two…Minutes That Is!
I wanted to make a quick and easy sandwich for my little one since he was home with me on this rainy Valentine's Day so I whipped out my cookie cutters. It takes a basic sandwich from meh to wow! in an instant! Of course, today's cookie cutter choice was the heart! Which is why … Continue reading I Heart You Sandwich!
I wanted to make something special for my sweet boys for their Valentine's Day breakfast, and I came across this recipe from the Life Made Full blog. It is perfect for us with its dairy free, grain free, no sugar added, and gluten free ingredients. I modified it slightly to make the batter thinner so … Continue reading Gluten, Grain, Dairy, No Sugar Banana Muffins
Getting in the kitchen with your kids is a great way to make lots of memories! It requires something that they will learn, something that you can easily teach them, and maybe a little bit of patience. I started this process early with my older child with yogurt cakes. Have you ever tried the one … Continue reading Almond Pear Cake…Gluten Free!
Have you tried apple butter? Y'all...yum! But first, do you have a Crockpot? It is the bombdiggety!! Amazon sells them easily, and they are so wonderful and so reasonable. Mine is a six quart very basic one, and I love it! Grab a Crock-Pot SCCPVL600S Cook' N Carry 6-Quart Oval Manual Portable Slow Cooker, Stainless … Continue reading Apple Butter Delicioso!