bread, kid friendly, side dish

Twisted Breadstick Skewer

Twisted Breadsticks! Warning: These twisted breadsticks taste waaaay better than they look! Twisted Breadstick Skewers are always a huge hit at our house. They are my husbands favorite and my kids are always excited to see them on their plate! I decided to make some twisted breadsticks right on a skewer to go with our pasta the other night. My son Crew helped me make them every step of the way! This recipe is a win-win in my book for a mom with picky eaters! Give this fun bread dish a try!   I love making bread dishes! In fact, …

chocolate, dessert

Fudge Brownies

Oh man these brownies are GOOD! I found them on Pinterest and these were an absolute hit at our house! I could hardly get a picture of them before they disappeared!     Fudge Brownies Recipe from: All Recipes   1 cup butter 2 cups sugar 4 eggs 2 teaspoons vanilla 2/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 1 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon baking powder   Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease 9×13 pan. In a large saucepan melt butter. Take off heat and add in sugar, eggs, and vanilla. Wisk in cocoa, flour, salt, and baking powder. Pour into 9×13 …

chicken, crockpot, easy, main dish

Crockpot Buffalo Chicken Sandwich

  My absolute favorite food is buffalo chicken wings! I have liked them since I was a little girl and they are still my fav! So these sandwiches are right up my alley! I added a little twist to make them more suitable for children. By turning them more into a sweet buffalo sandwich they are now enjoyed by the whole family! I hope you enjoy these as much as we all did! Crockpot Buffalo Chicken Sandwich yields: 12 sandwich rolls 4 large chicken breasts 1/2 of a 12 oz bottle of Franks Hot Wing Buffalo Sauce 1 teaspoons minced …

bread, easy, lunch, main dish, Sandwich

Tomato Pesto Grilled Cheese

Oh how I love my panini maker my husband gave it to me for Christmas a few years ago! The other day I was on Pinterest and had pinned a sandwich much like this one. Within hours it had been pinned lots and lots of times. So I searched high and low for a actual recipe but unfortunately nothing came up to go along with the picture I found. So I decided that since I wasn’t the only person intrigued by the picture I took it upon myself to make up a recipe and man was it delicious (and pretty I might add). These …

chicken, dinner, easy, freezer, main dish, mexican

Cheesy Sour Cream Chicken Enchiladas

Have you ever wanted to eat enchiladas but then look and in your pantry and have no enchilada sauce! Well look no further here is the best no enchilada sauce enchiladas. It is a homemade enchilada sauce! Made with a rue, green chilies, and sour cream! It is pretty dang yummy! And aren’t too spicy for little kids!   I feel like I have tried 100 different recipes for enchiladas. Some I really like and some not so much. This one turned out to be different then most recipes I have tried. The good thing about these ones is that …

bread, breakfast, kid friendly

Maple Long John Doughnuts

Maple Long John Doughnuts Recipe     These are a MUST TRY! Simple, yet delicious Long John Doughnuts are such a treat! See my special process for perfect doughnuts! To celebrate my favorite holiday, National Doughnut Day (half kidding) I have a recipe for long john doughnuts (which of course are one of my favorites!) These doughnuts do take a little bit of time because they have to rise twice, but they are pretty easy and fun for the whole family! Ingredients for Maple Long John Doughnuts 1 heaping Tablespoon of yeast (active dry) 1 Tablespoon sugar 1/4 cup warm …

bread, sides

Mom’s Knotted Bread Rolls

Knotted Bread Rolls Recipe Enjoy these buttery bread rolls at your next dinner! Super easy and fun to make! My mom taught me to love cooking from a young age. I remember always having hot meals on the table almost every night! I remember her spending countless hours in the kitchen and slowly teaching all 4 of us girls how to cook. Not until after I was married did I realize the joys of cooking. Not everyone experiences those joys of cooking. But luckily I am one of them and it all started with these knotted bread rolls! Every Sunday …

fish, grill, main dish

My 3 favorite ways to cook Salmon

Having a Memorial Day BBQ? Want to make something a little different then the regular hot dogs and hamburgers? Grab a salmon filet while your at the store and try out one of my favorite ways to cook Salmon! When my husband and I were dating he went to Alaska to go fishing. He brought home freezers full of halibut and salmon. Lets just say it took us years and years to eat it all! I had to get creative of ways to prepare it. I have tried multiple ways to cook fish. I decided today to share my 3 …

cookies, peanut butter

Reese’s Pieces Peanut Butter Cookies

Wow that name sure is a handful to say! My dad’s favorite cookies have always been peanut butter cookies. My mom always makes the same recipe. I had a bag of reeses pieces laying around and threw them in the cookie dough. They were delicious. My boys especially liked them! They would be even better with the mini reese pieces. So if your a peanut butter fan give these cookies a try! Reese’s Pieces Peanut Butter Cookies 1/2 cup shortening 1/2 cup butter, softened 2 cups peanut butter 1 cup brown sugar 1 cup sugar 2 eggs 2 1/2 cup …

chicken, crockpot, easy, main dish

Crockpot Rotisserie Chicken

I purchased a whole chicken planning on boiling it and using the chicken in a few dishes, but instead saw the idea on Pinterest to place it in the crockpot. And of course the recipes that stuck out most to me were the juicy rotisserie ones! So I gave it a try. I looked at about 20 different recipes and took a little from each of them and came up with this one! It was juicy and probably one of the best rotisserie chickens I have ever had! And my husband was shocked to hear that was even made in the …