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Asparagus recipes

Asparagus Recipes : On Toufayan Bakeries Flatbreads

Asparagus recipes are flying around left and right in my kitchen right now! Who could blame me? Unless you don’t like asparagus in which case this post might not be for you. But, see past that and check out these simple ‘recipes’ for flatbreads that are perfect for entertaining or a light lunch. One of…

potato egg puffs

Potato and Egg Breakfast Puffs- Perfect for Make Ahead Breakfasts!

Who doesn’t love potato and egg breakfast recipes? Well, I don’t eat eggs but I DO appreciate a quick and easy way to feed my family on the cheap. Even better- when I can make their food ahead of time and just heat and go on busy mornings. Because mornings aren’t all happiness and light…

Pepperoni Stuffed French Bread

Pepperoni Stuffed French Bread

Pepperoni Stuffed French Bread Do you ever make something fantastic that is not much of a recipe and more of a procedure? I do this all of the time. Pepperoni Stuffed French Bread is one such meal. Yes, I called it a meal because all you need is some marinara (or in my case sauce on…

Easy weeknight chicken parmigiana

Easy Weeknight Chicken Parmigiana from All You Magazine #LifeForLess

Easy Weeknight Chicken Parmigiana from All You Magazine #LifeForLess Yesterday I shared a simple ham recipe that should be on your Easter table this year ( HERE ) and all of the things I like about All You Magazine. When I was flipping through to plan my menu for the week I found a simple,…

Toufayan Pita Chips

Kids In The Kitchen: Making Toufayan Pita Chips for Their Sabra Hummus

Kids In The Kitchen: Making Toufayan Pita Chips for Their Sabra Hummus Jacob and I like to get creative in the kitchen and a few weeks ago we did just that. He had been poking around online and caught one of my episodes on The Friday Zone where I made pita chips with Felix my little…

Peach Jam Glazed Ham #Basilmomma

All You Magazine Coupon, Peach Glazed Ham Recipe And a Meijer Giveaway!

All You Magazine is Nationwide and I am celebrating with a great HAM recipe perfect for Easter, a $1 off coupon for your OWN issue, and a $50 Meijer gift card giveaway! ‘This post is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group® and All You Magazine, but all my opinions…


Best Easy Cheesecake Recipe

This is the best easy cheesecake recipe you will ever make! I don’t often go so far as to say a recipe is the BEST EVER. That is assuming a lot. But this one- it is pretty fantastic and by far easier that whipping up some lemon instant pudding with cream cheese and Cool Whip….

Black Bean Brownies

Black Bean Brownies- Using Hurst Beans

OK.  I admit when I saw Melissa D’Arabian whipping these up on her show on Food Network Saturday morning I was a little skeptical.  I could not believe what I saw her put in a blender and turn into a platter of yummy sweetness….. BLACK BEAN BROWNIES!! I love this particular legume…I mean I really…


Pork Chops with Balsamic Shallot Reduction

Pork Chops for dinner! As a native Hoosier I grew up eating Indiana pork and as an adult and home cook I am always looking for ways to make dinner more interesting. Using a good cut of pork is like a blank canvas where you have only your imagination to guide your choices. Whether pan…

Marinated Pork Tenderloin Over Brown Rice Saute, Goat Cheese and Pomegranate Seeds

#HiddenValleyIt -Marinated Pork Tenderloin Over Brown Rice Saute, Goat Cheese and Pomegranate Seeds

#HiddenValleyIt to make a great meal even better- and prep time easier! One of the many things I like about a great cut of meat is that it is a blank canvas. Choosing a rub, cooking treatment or marinade is the kind of creativity I like to ‘cultivate’ in the kitchen. Having a well stocked…