Quick and Easy Stuffed Pastry​​​

**This recipe makes 4 pastries** Okay, no need to beat around the bush on this one. I love Pillsbury Crescent Rolls. I welcome any easy short cut when it comes to baking. Making doughs are not my strong suit, Over the years I have experimented with this dough and have come up with some really good,…

Peanut Butter Cream Cheese Frosting

I love icing…. all of it. This is something I pride myself in making. INGREDIENTS: Two 8oz blocks of Cream Cheese 1 1/4 cup Creamy Peanut butter eyeball Powdered Sugar 2 ts Vanilla, Butter, and Nut extract Milk *Eyeball Okay, so I know “eyeball” is such an ambiguous term. In this case less is always…

Peanut Butter Chocolate Delight Cake

I absolutely love to bake. I really put my all into it. However, I have issues making things pretty! My desserts always taste good but I can’t ice a cake for anything. I give major credit to those of you who can decorate immaculate works of art it is a difficult endeavor! Josh doesn’t like…

Hamburger Soup

Okay, it doesn’t taste just like a hamburger. Josh jokingly points this out every time I make this soup. I call it hamburger soup because I use ground beef. I love this recipe. Not only is it easy it is also a good way to get children to eat some vegetables. Our girls have just…

Big J’s Asian Lettuce Wraps

I have to totally brag about my husband when it comes to this recipe. It is just amazing. I would honestly put these wraps against any you would buy in restaurants. He made this up on the fly one day when we felt like staying home and pantry cooking. Now it is a house staple….

Cheesy BBQ Chicken Bake

This is a super easy dish. I used to love when my mom would make BBQ chicken in the oven. This meal definitely takes me back. It was enjoyable being able to add a little of my own take to it. This BBQ chicken is taken to the next level by adding some veggies and…

Chicken and Rice Easy Bake

I hope everyone is having an amazing summer so far! Sorry for being so absent:) We have been very busy lately! It seems like a pattern. Every year when school lets out we all get encompassed in our new summer schedule. While we were away we have been working on new recipes so stay tuned…

Chicken Pot Pie Casserole

This is just a quick easy rendition of the classic Pot Pie.  Everyone in my family loves the Pillsbury Crescent Rolls so, I decided to make this recipe and it was a hit.  Even our picky eater loved it! INGREDIENTS 4 Chicken Breast (this amount should feed 6 people) 1/2 Chopped White Onion 3 tbsp Butter…

Sugar Cookies with Cream Cheese Icing

Cookies….. where do I begin?  I think I have finally perfected my sugar cookie dough.  Throughout this past holiday, I must have made over 6 dozen various cookies using several recipes.  I tweaked different ingredients until I came up with something my whole family enjoys.  I will say the extract makes all the difference and…

Poached Eggs over Spinach

We love poached eggs.  This is a very energizing breakfast meal.  It took me a while to perfect my eggs and I have a pretty fool-proof method of cooking them.  There is no need to add anything to the boiling water.  I was told “Add salt, Add vinegar, ect..” THINGS YOU WILL NEED: Large Soup…

Big J’s Cheesy Chicken Enchilada Casserole

When Josh and I started dating he would grill everything.  It doesn’t matter what it was he would grill it.  One day he decided he was going to bake us a casserole.  We went to the store and meandered around for what seemed like hours (I’m exaggerating) eventually he settled on a boxed chicken enchilada…

Grilled Lemon Pepper Chicken and Brown Rice

A couple of years ago we decided to start eating healthier.  While most of the recipes we post are hearty this is more of what we eat on a daily basis.  It started with a simple boiled chicken breast, plain brown rice, avocado, and lime.  We have since tweaked it to be more flavorful! INGREDIENTS:…