Easy Gluten Free Taco Seasoning & Weeknight Meal Ideas

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Even though I don't have kids in school and sports activities, there is just something about getting a meal on the table every single night that can be a bit daunting.  Sometimes it's the LAST thing I want to do at the end of a long day.  Don't get me wrong.  I enjoy cooking.  I love to try new recipes.  But, I don't always have the time, energy, patience, ability, etc... That's why I've got a … [Read more...]

Garden Grown Recipes & Gift Ideas

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At a loss as to what to do with all those veggies and herbs that grew in your garden this year?  I've got a couple easy, not to mention delicious ideas for you... Dried Basil Chocolate Zucchini Bread Easy Refrigerator Pickles Basil Infused Olive Oil All of these ideas would be perfect for a quick gift for a neighbor, co-worker, friend, or family member OR you could keep them all for … [Read more...]

Basil Infused Olive Oil

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I've got another quick and easy recipe for all of that basil growing in your garden.  Why not make some basil infused olive oil?! [amd-zlrecipe-recipe:3] You can always use fresh basil, but only if you intend on using the olive oil that day.  Do not make this recipe and intend to store it if using fresh basil {or any other herbs}.  The moisture from the fresh herbs will gather mold over time! … [Read more...]

Easy & Delicious Refrigerator Pickles

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 We have a bit of a disagreement in our house.  I love cucumbers but totally dislike pickles while my husband can't stomach cucumbers but could eat pickles all day long.  So, what to do with our huge harvest of cucumbers this season?  Easy.  I ate as many as I wanted {usually dipped in some yummy ranch dressing or dip of some kind}, and when I couldn't eat another cucumber, I used the rest to make … [Read more...]

Chocolate Zucchini Bread

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Another huge producer from our garden this year was our zucchini crop.  It seemed overnight I'd have giant zucchini and nothing to do with them.  We enjoyed lots of it as side dishes with our summer time meals, but I also used quite a few to make some delicious chocolate zucchini bread! [amd-zlrecipe-recipe:1] I love the crumbly topping too...might be my favorite part! … [Read more...]