Pumpkin Bread

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Moist and delicious, this pumpkin bread is incredible!  You could totally substitute the sour cream for Greek yogurt for added protein and reduced calories.  It also makes great muffins, about 24 with a batch this size.  I love to make a ton, then freeze them and put them in my kids’ lunches for a healthy […]

Summer Blueberry Pancakes

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Pancakes are a family favorite in our house. Fresh blueberries go on sale in the grocery store, and I love to pack them into all kinds of foods. One of my go-to recipes is blueberry pancakes. I’ll make them for a weekend breakfast, but one of my kids favorite meals is to have pancakes for […]

Easy Homemade Flour Tortillas

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I have tried several times over the years to make my own flour tortillas. They usually turned out too tough and thick. We recently went out to dinner at a Mexican restaurant that makes its own tortillas in house. They were so amazing, it inspired me to try again. I did a little Internet research, […]

Peppermint Swirl Cookies

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Baking cookies for Christmas is something I do every year. I give them to neighbors, friends, teachers, bus drivers, postal workers and on and on and on. Most of all, my family loves to eat them. These are basically sugar cookies with a hint of peppermint and food coloring. They mix up quickly, but take […]

Pineapple Upside Down Cake

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Pineapple upside down cake is a classic recipe, but I’d never actually tried it before. I knew the basics, yellow cake with a pineapple brown sugar topping. Usually it involves maraschino cherries, but I forgot to buy them. I think the cherries would make it prettier, but the cake turned out delicious.

Whole Clementine Cake

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I found this recipe in Sunset Magazine for a “whole orange cake.” The idea was intriguing. You use the whole orange, rind and all. I love oranges and I love cake. Never one to pass on the opportunity for a good cake recipe, I decided to give it a try. It turned out super moist, […]