Tag: kid-friendly

Avocado Stuffed Tomatoes

Avocado Stuffed Tomatoes

Would you just look at these pretty little flavor cups? Tomato, avocado, spinach, and basil combine to create a nutrient-rich, finger food perfect for brunch, picnics, potlucks, or that space on your plate designated for vegetables. Add in a little dairy in the form of 

Peanut Butter Brownies

Peanut Butter Brownies

These bars have been devoured at family meals, church potlucks, lemonade stands, tailgates, picnics (of course), care packages, and bake sales for over 30 years!

Zucchini Bread

Zucchini Bread

Have you heard the one about the woman who grew the world’s largest zucchini? She wanted to take it to a friend to show it off. The zucchini was so huge, it stuck out the car window and she couldn’t lock the car. Stopping at 

Alphabet Breadsticks

Alphabet Breadsticks

A recipe that gets kids helping in the kitchen, stimulates their creativity and is easy as A-B-C: Alphabet Breadsticks!

Buffalo Chicken Meatballs

Buffalo Chicken Meatballs

Bring the wings to the table or to the party in the form of bite-sized meatballs! Whether Buffalo-style, honey-barbecue or sweet chili, you need to try this recipe for chicken and pork meatballs.

Fried Rice

Want to get your kids more involved in the kitchen? Or just want a solid way to up-cycle leftovers? A little leftover cooked rice (or noodles), some leftover vegetables supplemented with some fresh ones, an egg or two, some meat … Fried Rice. One of the 

Sweet & Sour Meatballs

Sweet & Sour Meatballs

Simple, homemade, pork meatballs get a flavor boost from a tangy, pineapple sauce that will please a crowd! Make some today and freeze some for another day.

A Re-Introduction to Meatballs

A Re-Introduction to Meatballs

Swedish meatballs … Porcupine meatballs … Italian meatballs … Spaghetti and meatballs … Meatball subs … Meatball soup … Baked meatballs … Fried meatballs … Crock Pot meatballs …

I started thinking about how versatile meatballs are and ended up channeling my inner Forrest Gump! “I know everything there is to know about … ” meatballs.

Beer Bread Pizza

When you bought self-rising flour to make Beer Bread, did you portion out the remaining flour into ziploc bags, add sugar, and freeze in ziploc bags for easy access?

If you did, there is a pizza-in-the-making waiting for you.

If you didn’t, I’m disappointed in you, and now you don’t get to enjoy pizza with the rest of us. Go sit at the table and think about what you’ve done.

Almost-Mom’s Homemade Applesauce

It’s not hard to make applesauce, if you are using perfect apples. The reason hers is so incredible is that she uses the worst apples … those that have fallen to the ground and been bruised and need more cleaning than those picked directly off the tree. She has always been a champion for the underdog. These apples require no sugar (she may add a little if she feels it might be too tart). I have made it with her enough times to make a reasonable replica of hers. I am not quite to her level … I am not as industrious as she is. But there is always next year.