Recipes

Pancakes are our weekend “treat”.  I grew up having pancake breakfasts on Sundays and have carried that tradition on with my own family. In fact, if I’m completely honest, I make them for dinner sometimes when I just don’t feel like cooking.  Because I like......

One of the best things about fall are the scents of fall; cinnamon, cloves, and apples, whether it be apple pies, cider, or these sauteed apples. I love taking apples and sauteeing them in large batches to keep in the fridge in a large tupperware,......

Now that school is back in full swing, so are all of my kids activities which means, at least in this household, the chaos of getting all of the kids fed a well balanced dinner for our on-the-go schedules, is a struggle.  Like many moms......

Who doesn’t love apple pie? It’s an American staple! Now combine apple pie with cake and you have the best of both worlds!  It couldn’t be easier using our spice cake mix. Mix: 1 packet Buddy’s Spice Cake Mix 1 Tblsp. Oil 2 Tblsp. apple......

Who doesn’t love whoopie pies? They are basically an inverted cupcake, right? The origin of the whoopie pie is said to have come from the Amish in Pennsylvania. The pies were made from leftover cake batter and, according to Amish legend, children would scream “whoopeee!”......

I absolutely love fresh berry cobblers.  But sometimes I dont’ 1) have a huge amount of berries to make a pan full, 2) I  want my own individual serving  while I sit and watch a movie or 3) I can’t get our kids to agree......

Do you want quick, no hassle gluten, dairy, egg, soy, and nut free pancakes for those special or busy mornings?  There’s no need to make a huge batch! Just use 1 packet of Buddy Cake mix in any flavor!  Here we made Lemon Poppyseed Pancakes......

Buddy Cakes can easily be made into cake bites and cake pops!  These are great when you want a little bite of dessert, or want to do something fun like make a bunch of different flavored cake bites/pops for a party!  These are a great......

  This recipe has been on my recipe rotation for over 20 years.  It’s that good and more importantly, it’s that easy and budget friendly! Chickpeas are blended with just a few basic ingredients to create a creamy, velvety sauce that is gluten free and......

Chicken enchiladas is one of those staple meals that everyone loves.  It is on our rotation year round, and can be done super quick when you are pinched for time.  And they are an easy transformation for no gluten, no dairy and no eggs. The......

Risotto has become one of our favorite meals.  It isn’t the usual pasta or rice side dish which honestly, we were all getting sick of. And I do not like rice, it’s too boring for me. I was always led to believe that Risotto is......

I’ve been trying to cook a more plant based diet in our house which isn’t easy to do with 3 children and a meat loving husband. I don’t know of many kids that get excited at the thought of lentils or mushrooms. And remember, it......

I love soup. I love that your entire meal is in one pot, that you can substitute ingredients for different variations, that they are forgiving with measurements, and most of all, that it fills you.  My kids do not love soup as a meal.  My......