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.

Recipes, Salads and Dressings

Balsamic Vinaigrette

We're back from vacation and I'm happy to report that I'm just about unpacked (I'm still avoiding the beach bag full of sandy towels sitting in the laundry room.) While we were at the beach, we ate at a restaurant on the boardwalk which served the most yummy balsamic dressing. My first order of business… Continue reading Balsamic Vinaigrette

Recipes, Salads and Dressings

Ranch Dressing

Ranch dressing, the favored condiment of elementary kids everywhere, needn't be store bought. This super-easy homemade ranch dressing tastes a gazillion times better. The best part? I know every single ingredient that goes in it. No Polysorbate 60 needed, thank you very much. ½ cup mayonnaise ½ cup sour cream ½ cup buttermilk 1 tablespoon fresh chives, finely chopped 1 tablespoon… Continue reading Ranch Dressing