Baked Acorn Squash is an easy vegetable dish. With butter and brown sugar, it is slightly sweet, amazingly delicious and mostly healthy. I have grown acorn squash in my garden every year since we bought our house. I haven’t gotten much out of my acorn squash plants in the past. One year one of the plants disappeared. It was the year the pumpkins took over. This year my plant looks great. I am hoping to get lots more out of it. The Hardworking Husband loves acorn squash and that’s why I’ve kept planning them. When we first got married, I
Just 5 minutes and 3 ingredients for this fluffy, delicious Pistachio Salad! My sister-in-law makes this recipe for pistachio salad all the time. It always gets gobbled up. A while back, I needed a recipe for a family gathering, so I asked her if I could get her recipe for pistachio salad. Once she told me how easy it is to make, I was surprised! Why hadn’t I been making it for years? In fact, once I started making it, I started making it a lot. Pistachio salad is just so yummy! And with only 3 ingredients, it’s amazingly easy.
Dark chocolate and berries come together in this delightfully light and fluffy salad! Is Dark Chocolate Berry Salad a salad or a dessert? It’s up to you! My sister-in-law makes a Pistachio Pudding that’s delicious and super easy! I got the recipe from her, and have made it several times, but right before the 4th of July when I went to the store they were missing one of the ingredients. I needed to figure out something else to make for our family picnic, and didn’t want to run all over town looking for ingredients, so I came up with a
Cooling and refreshing, Virgin Frozen Watermelon Margaritas are a fun mocktail the whole family will enjoy! Plus check out the fabulous KitchenAid giveaway after the recipe card! During the summer, I love having fun recipes on hand that can help cool us off. I make a lot of popsicles, but I wanted to try making a fun drink for my kids to mix things up. So I came up with these fun virgin frozen watermelon margaritas! These couldn’t be easier to make! And they only require 2 ingredients, so they whip up in a flash! Print Virgin Frozen Watermelon Margaritas
Fun, patriotic 4th of July Marshmallow Pops! After a camping trip last year, we had a lot of leftover marshmallows. It was several days before Independence Day, so I decided to try and use the marshmallows up for a 4th of July picnic we were attending. Making marshmallow pops is really easy. You can customize them to any color you want, to fit any theme. If you want St. Patrick’s Day marshmallow pops, use all the colors of the rainbow. If you want marshmallow pops for a baby shower, use different pinks and reds for a girl, or green, yellow
Dark Red & Delicious Cranberry Raspberry Punch & a surprise birthday party decorated with red roses & decorations. Kerry turned 40 in December!! Her husband wanted to throw her a surprise party! So he, my mother & I planned & threw her a birthday party at my house in late December. She was so surprised! We had a lot of fun planning the party & a lot of fun at the party! And I’m finally getting around to share the amazing punch recipe from it & some of the details of her party! Kerry’s favorite color is red so
These slow cooker mushrooms are quick and easy, with just 3 ingredients! As a kid I hated mushrooms. That seems to be a pretty common childhood hatred, from what I’ve seen. However, once I got a little older and tried them again, I found that I love them! So when my friend Jan was telling me about making mushrooms in her Crockpot, I was definitely intrigued. This recipe for slow cooker mushrooms is so easy! They make a delicious, flavorful appetizer, or you can slice them before cooking and serve them over grilled chicken or steak– so good! And with
Learn how to make your own Elderberry Syrup to help prevent and fight the flu! I’ve wanted to make elderberry syrup for quite some time. But I had two problems: I didn’t have any elderberries, and I wanted to find a recipe that didn’t require alcohol. It’s not that I have a problem with alcohol, but I wanted to use the elderberry syrup with my kids, so I wanted to feel completely safe doing so. The first problem– the missing elderberries– was solved when I found the site The Bulk Herb Store (this is an affiliate link, so if you
Candy Cane Popcorn is an easy and delicious treat for any Christmas party, get together, or just a snack while watching Christmas movies. This might be one of my favorite Christmas treats ever. The first time I ever had some was at a my daughter’s Christmas party at preschool, where I ate way too much of it! I had no idea at the time how easy it was to make. And maybe it would have been better to never learn! Warning this popcorn is very addicting and it’s easy to eat a whole lot of it! I’ve seen
Only 3 ingredients!! This Asian BBQ Slow Cooker Chicken is so very easy but still delicious! I love using my slow cooker to make dinner or at least the main dish. Even if I’m going to be home all day, it’s so nice to throw ingredients in there and let it do all the work. We’ve eaten this Asian BBQ chicken quite a lot lately. It’s a nice change from the chicken, I normally cook in there and it’s delicious. Also it goes great with stir fry vegetable and rice, which is one of my favorite things to eat!