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Brown sugar meatloaf -Shepherds pie- recipe


You might be thinking that brown sugar meatloaf doesn't sound very good, and it's not good... it's great! I found a recipe for it, and made it, but it had too much sugar for us, so I changed it around and here it is. Be sure to scroll down and enter the awesome giveaway at the bottom of the post too! Ingredients for brown sugar meatloaf  1/4 cup packed brown sugar 1/2 cup ketchup 2 pounds lean ground beef 1/2 cup milk 2 eggs 1 1/2 teaspoons … [Read more...]

Gluten free blueberry cobbler

Gluten Free Blueberry cobbler

I've posted this gluten free blueberry cobbler before, but I wanted to share it again because I love it so much! Take it to a potluck, knowing that everyone can enjoy it, because it's gluten free. You add a little bit of ice cream, and you have an amazing dessert for your weeknight dinner.  Gluten Free Blueberry Cobbler Ingredients 1 1/2 cups of Pamela’s baking mix (gluten free) or Bisquick mix 1 1/2 cups of sugar, divided 1 1/2 teaspoons of baking powder 1/2 teaspoon of … [Read more...]

Red, white, and Blue 4th of July Recipes

Sweet and salty sparklers

I have another Red, white and blue 4th of July recipe for you to enjoy!  Sweet & salty sparklers Layered with white chocolate and studded with sprinkles and M&M’s, our pretzel treats add flare to any party spread. Cover a baking sheet with waxed paper. Melt 1 cup of white chocolate chips in a medium, heat-safe bowl according to the package directions. Use a spoon to drizzle 1pretzel rod at a time with chocolate (you’ll have enough chocolate to make a dozen), … [Read more...]

Red, White and Blue 4th of July drinks

Red, White, and Blue 4th of July drinks

Red, White and Blue 4th of July drinks! I have another simple 4th of July recipe idea for you! Red, White, and Blue 4th of July drinks! What could be more festive?  Red, white, and cool cubesTricolored spritzers offer a refreshing way to celebrate the Fourth. Make several trays of ice cubes with beverages colored red, white, and blue (we used cranberry juice, water, and Powerade Mountain Berry Blast). To serve, place the cubes in separate buckets and let guests make … [Read more...]

Fourth of July Recipes

Freezer Pop Sabers

Looking for easy Fourth of July Recipes? One of the easiest patriotic recipes that I know of is this simple Freezer Pop Saber! Freeze Pop Sabers:Feel the force of ice-cold refreshment—and keep hands unfrozen—with these felt cozies. For each, cut a 3- by 4-inch rectangle from gray felt. Fold it over a freeze pop and use fabric glue to seal the side and bottom edges. Clamp the fabric closed with binder clips or clothespins, if needed. Slip the felt off the pop. Glue on stripes and dots of … [Read more...]

Easy Raspberry muffins

Raspberry muffins

These easy Raspberry muffins are perfect for summer mornings, or as an after dinner snack, this recipe is fabulous! A delicious combination of nuts, fruit and yogurt is  packed into this muffin. Nutty toasted wheat germ boosts the flavor while adding vitamins and minerals. Ingredients- 1 cup walnuts 2 cups all-purpose flour 2 tablespoons baking powder 1 cup Kretschmer Original Toasted Wheat Germ 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, melted 1/2 cup plain low-fat yogurt 3/4 cup … [Read more...]

Key Lime Pie squares


Whip up these yummy Key Lime pie squares for dessert and your friends will think you visited the local bake shop! The honey-flavored wheat germ in the crust enhances the flavor and makes it more nutrient dense. (Note: This recipe also works as a large tart. Follow the directions for the small tarts but instead of using a cupcake pan, use a 9-inch pie plate. Pour the crust mixture into the un-greased pie plate and press onto the bottom and sides to form the crust. Bake for 10 minutes or until … [Read more...]

April Fools Day Recipes

Cookie Dough Dip

April Fools Day Recipes April Fools Day Recipes are so much fun! You can trick your family into eating sweets that look like savory foods, or the other way around, seeing their faces when they bite into something and it doesn't taste at all like they had expected... it's hilarious! Everyone should do it! Another fun idea is to trick your kids, and then let them trick the other parent or grandparent, kids love playing pranks on people and they will remember it for a long time to … [Read more...]

Chocolate Marble Cookies

Chocolate marble cookies recipe

Today I have a guest post from Kennedei from Kennyista, and she has a fabulous recipe for you. She has a terrific little blog that you should take time to check out. You can find her social media links below. Everyone has made a mistake while cooking or baking before. Some of us have made quite a few. Surprisingly, this mistake turned out well! I decided to make chocolate chip cookies one day. Of course as I got to the point to add the chocolate chips (the last step) I found out that we were … [Read more...]

Chex Party Mix recipes for Christmas

Mexican Hot Chocolate Chex Mix Recipe

My friend Laurie from GuessingAllTheWay.com recently attended an event about Chex Party Mix recipes for Christmas. She is amazing beyond amazing, and I adore her! You should head over and take a peek at her blog.  She wrote this guest post- Finding just the right gift during the holidays can be quite the struggle.  I mean who knows what everyone on their list needs or wants?  That’s why sometimes heading to the kitchen and creating something unexpected makes the perfect … [Read more...]