Recipes · Toddler Meals

Skinny Mini Banana Nut Muffins

I've been on a mini muffin kick lately... because let's be honest, they carry less guilt. No matter how healthy the recipe, the portions are smaller and my conscience is at ease knowing I've eaten less. Oh, and did I mention they're convenient? Not only do they take half the baking time as regular muffins, but they're perfect… Continue reading Skinny Mini Banana Nut Muffins

Recipes · summer

Easy Baked BBQ Chicken

This is the easiest BBQ chicken recipe around, and the tastiest too! I’ve also included a tutorial on how to brine chicken, which makes the average chicken breast super moist! Enjoy!

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If you’ve followed some of my recent posts, you’ll notice that most of my recipe titles begin with the word “EASY”… like my Easy Chicken Chili for example, or my Easy Breakfast Casserole.

I’ll be the first to admit, I’m a simple cook… You won’t see many fancy words like Fondant, or Consomme lingering in my recipe titles. I learned to cook from my Mother, who learned to cook from her parents. Her Father (my Grandfather) was a Chief in the United States Navy, in charge of the kitchen. He was a fabulous cook. What I loved about his meals were their simplicity. He could take the simplest ingredients and transform them into a comforting, delicious meal.

To learn more about my Grandfather, please read the following true story that I wrote in his memory, A Heroic War Story: Remembering Grandpa Bill.

And so it seems that I’ve…

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Recipes · summer

Perfect Oven Baked S’mores 

Thank you Summer for the sweet, gooey goodness of s'mores. I mean, it might be the single tastiest ingredient combination of all time. There's that marshmallow, warmed and roasted until golden brown... sitting right underneath a layer of shiny, rich chocolate. Smash all that in between a crunchy, honey graham cracker and you've got yourself a… Continue reading Perfect Oven Baked S’mores