Cooking · dinner · Food · Homekeeping

Noodle Bowl

      I found this recipe in one of my issues of Family Circle and I must say it was delicious. I’d never tried rice stick noodles before but I was not disappointed. I made one substitution, the recipe called for sugar snap peas, I opted to use green beans instead. Ingredients: 12 oz… Continue reading Noodle Bowl

Cooking · Food · snacks

Chile-Lime Cashews

  You are going to love these…I promise. As usual, my girl, Martha Stewart’s recipe was the inspiration. Posted by She Cleans

budget · Desserts

Ms. Kay’s Chocolate Candy with Peanuts

2016 is upon us and true to form the days are already flying by. Before you know it, it will be Superbowl Sunday and soon after that Valentine’s Day.  In keeping with snacks for the big game and perhaps sweets for you sweetheart, you should totally make this candy for one if not both occasions.… Continue reading Ms. Kay’s Chocolate Candy with Peanuts


My take on Chipolte…good, cheap eats…

Okay, I will admit that one day while out running errands, I dropped into Chipolte and dropped 7 dollars on their chicken salad. Don’t get me wrong, it was very tasty but a bit pricey and you don’t even get free guacamole(say what!!).  So you know that got my wheels to spinning on how I… Continue reading My take on Chipolte…good, cheap eats…

Cooking · Food

Chicken and Quinoa Minestrone Soup

For the Soup… 1 onion, chopped 2 carrots, sliced 1 small fennel bulb, thinly sliced… Full recipe here… Note: I did not include green beans and I cooked it on the stove for about two hours starting off with high heat and gradually reducing it. Posted by She Cleans

Decorating · Homekeeping

Pumpkin-themed accents to decorate your home

In case you haven’t noticed, pumpkins take over in both food and decor during the Fall, especially in October. Here are some fun pumpkin items… Posted by She Cleans

Baking · Cooking · Food

A deluge of Granola…made with steel cut oats

  This is my first try at making granola and it turned out pretty good. Find the Recipe at the Homemade Food Junkie. I found almost all of the ingredients at Aldi for a fraction of the cost that I would have probably paid elsewhere. The HFJ uses cherries, I opted for cranberries instead. Posted… Continue reading A deluge of Granola…made with steel cut oats