Petite Blueberry Oatmeal Scones

Wow!  Can you believe it’s Secret Recipe Club time again?  I have no idea where time is going but it’s suddenly Spring and Easter is just around the corner. This month, I was assigned Mangia!, the blog that the beautiful Chelsy calls home.  Even though our cooking styles are different in many ways, she also believes that cooking=love.  Because her younger sister has Celiac’s, Chelsy … Continue reading Petite Blueberry Oatmeal Scones

Strawberry Jam Cinnamon Muffins

Happy Secret Recipe Day! For January, I was assigned Jamie’s blog, Our Eating Habits, which made me happy because her blog seems to have a little of everything so it was really just trying to figure out what type of thing I wanted to make and then choosing from there.  Because she has so many baked goods, I decided I need to go that route … Continue reading Strawberry Jam Cinnamon Muffins

Banana Blondies

If you love bananas and all banana related food, these bars are for you!  There is no mistaking the main ingredient in this deliciously moist baked treat.   Happy Secret Recipe reveal day! This month, I was assigned the Sara’s delectable blog Cook with Sara.  She is definitely more of a baker than I am but she also had so many delicious recipes that would … Continue reading Banana Blondies

Patatas Alioli aka Aioli Potatoes

Potatoes are roasted for a slight twist on this Spanish side dish or tapas where cooled potatoes, which are traditionally boiled, are tossed with homemade aioli.   Happy Secret Recipe Day! This month I was assigned Manu’s Menu which made me excited.  I already had a ton of her recipes in my Recipes to Try notebook and that was before I even knew she was … Continue reading Patatas Alioli aka Aioli Potatoes

Chocolate Chip Bread #Choctoberfest

A fluffy vanilla bread with chocolate chips… it’s like a cookie and cake in one! I don’t think I’ve ever had so many baked goods in my place at once with the exception of the holidays.  But #Choctoberfest from The PinterTest Kitchen and Imperial Sugar as certainly made it feel like a holiday.  And I’m more than okay with that! Winners are being chosen on … Continue reading Chocolate Chip Bread #Choctoberfest

Chocolaty Peanut Granola Bars #Choctoberfest

Chocolaty and chewy without being overly sweet… it’s hard to decide if these are junk food or a decadent healthy snack!   Granola bars are something I’ve toyed with making for a while now so when the #Chocotober event came along, I figured this would be the perfect time to give them a try! The peanuts and peanut butter give a nice dose of protein … Continue reading Chocolaty Peanut Granola Bars #Choctoberfest

Shredded Chicken with Tomato & Jalapeno

Let your slow cooker do the work for a delicious shredded chicken cooked with tomatoes and fresh jalapenos.   Question: what do you do when you see a really good deal on something at the grocery store that you are buying anyway?  Do you buy a one or two more?  Or do you buy as much as you can afford because it is such a … Continue reading Shredded Chicken with Tomato & Jalapeno

Tamale Casserole

The flavors of tamales without all the work – a perfect weeknight meal!   Happy Secret Recipe reveal day! This month I was assigned the blog Tea and Scones.  Not only will you find lots of delicious scone recipes there but there are lots of other baked good recipes along with other adventures with different cooking/baking groups and review of recipes from a variety of … Continue reading Tamale Casserole

Crunchy Baked Green Beans

Simple green greens go from boring to fun with just a little panko (Japanese style breadcrumbs), oil and seasonings and a few minutes in the oven.   Remember the Pork & Pepper Burgers I made a couple of weeks ago?  These beans are the side dish I made to go with those and it really was a good pairing as these brought a salty crunch … Continue reading Crunchy Baked Green Beans

Confetti Salad

Hang on to the last bits of summer with a make-ahead salad that incorporates lots of sunny colors and bright flavors!   I sometimes make so many new recipes for the site, that I end up missing one with my posts.  This is one I actually made a couple of months ago.  Oops!  I feel bad for missing this one, too, because it turned out … Continue reading Confetti Salad