Desserts and Baked Goods, Recipes

Pumpkin Muffin Monday

It's Muffin Monday here at our house (I love a good meal planning alliteration, don't you?) This Monday I'll be departing from our usual chocolate chip muffins for something a little more autumnal...Pumpkin Muffins! This recipe makes quite a bit of batter. It can yield one standard 12 muffin pan, and a pan of 24… Continue reading Pumpkin Muffin Monday

Desserts and Baked Goods, Recipes, Salads and Dressings

Shhhh…Don’t Tell My Arteries.

I'm a from-scratch kind of girl. If I make it from the beginning, I know what's in it. Simple as that. Normally I eschew all forms of box mixes except a select few that I know are all natural. I'm also an artery-conscious kind if girl. Both my husband's cholesterol and mine have a tendency… Continue reading Shhhh…Don’t Tell My Arteries.

Desserts and Baked Goods, Recipes

Strawberry Lemonade Jello

Several weeks ago, our family attended a memorial service for an extended family member. Afterward, the entire extended family had the pleasure of dining in the home of an Amish family in the area. These pretty little jellos greeted us as we arrived and served as our appetizer.   My daughter and I were so… Continue reading Strawberry Lemonade Jello

Desserts and Baked Goods, Recipes

Triple Berry Crisp

Here's another family favorite. While the title and ingredients indicate this is a triple berry crisp, I use this crisp recipe for any fruit. Sometimes I stick with berries (I used blueberries, raspberries and strawberries in the version pictured,) but other times I use this recipe with apples or cherries. Mmmm. Cherries. Is it June… Continue reading Triple Berry Crisp