Tagged with Food

Forgotten Pictures

When cleaning off my desktop on my PC, I came across some pictures I never shared with all of you. These were taken last winter when a group of ladies gathered at church to learn how to make tamales. It was such a great day of learning and fellowship. Although I can’t say I will … Continue reading

Top Ten Kitchen Products (Post 2 of 2)

Sorry about my recent absence…I have had a hard time finding the right balance between work, church, life, and blogging! I hope to get on a more consistent blogging journey soon. Here is the second installment of my favorite kitchen tools. 6. Salt and Pepper Grinders: Every cook should have adjustable S&P grinders in their … Continue reading

Top Ten Kitchen Products (Post 1 of 2)

I won’t pretend that I am a gourmet or anything, but I do enjoy cooking. To make being in the kitchen more efficient, pleasurable, and successful I try to keep things neat and organized. When I go look for my favorite gadget or knife, I want it to be in it’s spot. A place for … Continue reading


I have a thing about kitchen tools that are unique, or cute, or fun, or specialized. So, when I saw this… I added it to my list. I already have the poach pods from this company and we love them. Jason usually uses them a couple of times a week.

21 Day Detox

My last post did not lay out the 21 day detox very specifically, so here is the run down as I got it from my chiropractor… FOODS FOR DAY 1-10 Vegetables and Fruits only!!!! Twice as many vegetables as fruit. Green veggie Every Day. Try to eat at least half raw (or only lightly steamed/stir … Continue reading

21 days

Starting tomorrow morning, I am going on a 21 day “cleanse.” Really, I would just call it a healthy eating jumpstart, but whatever–it will be great after the Thanksgiving-Christmas eating frenzy. Basically you just eat veggies, fruit, and small amounts of chicken and fish for 21 days. Nothing else. To prepare, I went to Sprouts … Continue reading

Oreo Truffles

This Christmas season, I decided to try a new treat: oreo truffles. They were quite yummy so I thought I would share the recipe. I got this recipe from combining a couple of versions of the recipe from All Recipes and from my principal, Paige. Oreo Truffles Ingredients: Block of cream cheese Bag of Oreo … Continue reading

Mom’s Cheeseball

A friend asked me to post a recipe that I served recently at book club so here you go! My mom has been making this cheeseball for years, but I am not sure where she originally got the recipe. My family always serves this at Thanksgiving, Christmas, and other assorted family gatherings. Ingredients: 1 package … Continue reading

Black Bean & Chicken Enchiladas

I concocted this recipe from inspiration from several recipes. I have had a few people ask me for it, so here it is… Black Bean & Chicken Enchiladas 2 Large, Skinless, Boneless Chicken Breasts 2 Cans of Black Beans, Drained & Rinsed 1 Can Mexican Rotel (or whichever you prefer) 8 oz Plain Yogurt 2 … Continue reading

Tablescape Thursday #1

Susan at Between Naps on the Porch has been hosting Tablescape Thursday for quite some time now (this is her 57th one!) but this is my first time participating. I have been perusing the beautiful tablescapes for a while but have never posted anything. To be honest, I don’t do many “tablescapes”…I enjoying cooking and … Continue reading