Category: Recipes

Homemade Sweet Italian Sausage

Since moving to St. Croix I have had difficulty finding an organic Italian sausage but I can find organic ground pork, so I decided to make my own sausage. Now it doesn’t have to be organic if that is not what you choose, this is just why I decided to make my own. Making your …

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Chipotle Baked Turkey Burgers

I have not been one to eat turkey burgers. Turkey is something you really need to season or it can be bland. These turkey burgers are my first that I have tried making at home, and we have added them to our regular menu for months because they are that good. I have had to …

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Strawberry Chia Pudding

Here is your chance to try chia pudding if you a) have never heard of it or b) didn’t think it sounded/looked appealing. Great for a light breakfast, snack or a desert, this yummy pudding is bursting with strawberries and sweetened with coconut milk and honey. Taking only minutes to prepare, you will have a …

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Almond Joy Cookie Bars

Oh how ooey gooey are these bars! Jessie at justjessieb.com started swapping out not so good for you ingredients for more whole food ingredients, and came up with these ooey gooey, almost sinful almond joy bars. Almond butter makes an amazing batter replacing white flour, and coconut milk replaces condensed milk. The chocolate chips she …

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Boneless French Onion Pork Chops

French onion soup was one of my sister’s favorite, so I know she would have loved this dish. French onion soup with a boneless pork chop nestled in the broth with onions topped with melted swiss or Gruy√®re cheese. This would be just as delicious with chicken breast if you choose not to eat pork. …

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BLT Dip

Great for any party, this BLT dip is simple to prepare, and full of flavor. A cream cheese base with spices of onion powder, minced garlic, smoked paprika, and crumbled bacon throughout topped with lettuce, tomato and more bacon. Veggies are great dippers, but your favorite cracker would be delicious also. Since I don’t have …

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Low Carb Sour Cream Drop Biscuits

Ok, I know that these sour cream biscuits are not going to replace a soft buttermilk biscuit, but they are great for allowing you to have a warm soft delicious biscuit more often without the guilt of too many carbs. A bonus is how quick and simple it is to prepare, bake, and have these …

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Pumpkin Spice Creamer

I have been MIA for a few months while I moved. It was a big move for us as we have moved to the Virgin Islands. I am very happy now to be back in a kitchen and cooking again. Though there is not the fall weather here that I love, nor anything pumpkin spiced, …

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Mini Banana Pudding Cheesecakes

Banana pudding made into cheesecake! Wow, these little bites are insanely good! I had chocolate graham crackers instead of vanilla wafers so I used them knowing I wouldn’t be disappointed. Either way you have a winner. A cream cheese banana filling with slices of banana added sit on top of a cookie crust and topped …

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Peppadew Peppers Stuffed with Whipped Feta Cheese

I have fallen in love with peppadew peppers! I love the hint of heat with the sweetness of the pepper. There are so many delicious creamy fillings you can fill these little gems with. This one has just two ingredients, but the combination with the pepper just pops in your mouth. If your local grocery …

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