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Wednesday, July 1, 2020

Easy Cream Horns Using Puff Pastry

Make flaky delicious cream horns super simply with the help of store bought puff pastry dough. We'll show you how and give you some great ideas for filling them as well!

platter of cream horns with white cream cheese filling

     There is just something about the flaky simplicity of cream horns. When you make them yourself you can fill them with whatever you want, so that is an added bonus. Luckily they don't take much effort to put together and the process is kind of fun. You should try it for yourself!

Monday, June 29, 2020

The BEST Whipped Cream Cheese Frosting

This boiled milk frosting has a cream cheese twist. It is light and fluffy like your favorite ermine frosting but with that tang you love.  It is perfect for topping or filling so many things!

close up of swirl of fluffy whipped cream cheese frosting

     This frosting is so light and fluffy.  It has the tang of cream cheese and just enough sweetness to make it taste like frosting.  There's no powdered sugar, but you do make a milk, flour and sugar paste before you whip it up.  If you like boiled milk frosting, you are going to love this!

Sunday, June 28, 2020

Lemon Blueberry Baked Oatmeal

Delicious baked oatmeal laced with lemon and beautiful blueberries. It is soft, flavorful and the leftovers reheat amazingly well!

piece of lemon and blueberry baked oatmeal on small plate with blue and yellow napkins nearby

     This baked oatmeal is so fresh and delicious! It is sweetened with honey that mixes so wonderfully with lemon juice and blueberries. It is a perfect spring breakfast. You'll find it is good enough for guests or perfect to make on the weekend for easy heat and eat breakfasts throughout the week.

Thursday, June 25, 2020

Quicker Easier Caramel Crispix Mix

Crunchy caramel-y goodness.  This cereal mix is perfectly delicious for snacking. It is sweet, salty and quick and easy to make too!

bowl of caramel cereal snack mix with peanuts

    If you are a fan of crunchy sweet and salty snack mixes, you are in the right place! The crisp caramel coating on this cereal and peanut mix is absolutely perfect. The best part is you can finish it in the microwave, making it so much faster than the baked version.  I am sharing two different ways to get to the finished product fast, so do whichever sounds easier to you! You will be in snacking heaven before you know it.

Wednesday, June 24, 2020

Spinach and Garlic Scape Pasta

Turn fresh spinach and garlic scapes into a super simple green sauce for pasta. It is so quick and easy that boiling the water is the longest part!

close up bowl of rigatoni pasta tossed in green garlic scape and spinach sauce

     Using fresh veggies and a little pasta is a great way to get a nutritious meal on the table quickly. This simple recipe makes a fabulous pesto style sauce out of fresh spinach and garlic scapes. The result is bright, garlicky and ready in almost no time at all. Serve it as is for a great meatless meal or add chicken or shrimp to make it even more hearty.

Sunday, June 21, 2020

How to Make Mini Cupcakes from a Cake Mix

Here are the instructions for making cute mini cupcakes from a cake mix, because they never seem to put them on the box. Check out a couple of simple ways to decorate them while you're here!

hands holding 2 mini cupcakes decorated differently

     Little cupcakes are so much fun! They are a perfect way to get just a little something sweet or a great way to have one and still have room to try something else. Today I'll share how to make them quick and easy from a cake mix.  Plus I'll show you a couple super cute and fast ways to decorate them.

Thursday, June 18, 2020

Dilly Ranch Snack Mix - A Fun Twist on Chex Mix

This dilly ranch snack mix is full of flavor and is perfectly munchable. It's a great grab and go snack or fun for a party.

close up bowl of snack mix with pita chips, chex cereal, peanuts, pretzels, fish crackers all coated in dill and ranch seasoning

    If savory snack mixes are your thing, you are in luck! This fun munchy mix is loaded with different shapes, textures and flavors. The dill and ranch coating makes it different than traditional chex mix in the best kind of way.  Serve it at a party, movie night or after school snack!

Tuesday, June 16, 2020

MiMi's Classic Deviled Eggs

After trying a bunch of recipes, MiMi finally settled on the best classic deviled egg recipe out there.  It was top secret, but she decided to share it with us! 

hand holding a deviled egg with paprika sprinkle

     These deviled eggs are everything you'd want them to be. They are creamy, tangy and just a tiny bit sweet.  They are perfect for snacking on, great for picnics and potlucks and a must at a BBQ. Follow MiMi's tips and tricks to get perfect deviled eggs every time. But don't be surprised if they disappear right before your very eyes.

Sunday, June 14, 2020

Strawberry Sherbet - Only 4 Ingredients!

Turn fresh or frozen strawberries into a tasty homemade sherbet with just four simple ingredients. The berry flavor really shines through in this refreshing dessert.

small bowl with 3 scoops of pink strawberry sherbet

      Strawberries are really the shining star in this frozen treat.  Sherbet is the perfect balance between lots of fruit and just enough dairy to give you a creamy texture. It is the perfect way to cool off on a hot day. Luckily it takes very few ingredients so you'll be churning away in no time!

Thursday, June 11, 2020

Fresh Strawberries and (Sour) Cream Bundt Cake

When strawberry season rolls around, you have to make a cake. The sour cream makes for a deliciously moist bundt cake studded with yummy fresh strawberries.

slice of strawberry and cream bundt cake with scoop of strawberry sherbet

     A soft and delicious bundt cake with chunks of fresh strawberries is a perfect dessert. The sour cream makes the texture of the cake superb. It's sweet, but not too sweet and the fresh berries are as good as you'd imagine.  It is a perfect way to celebrate an abundant berry harvest!