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

Snickerdoodle Apple Bread

Happy Secret Recipe Club Reveal Day! I can’t believe I haven’t posted since last month… I’m sorry about that.  There will be a future post about all that has been going on but that will be later because I need to tell you more about my assignment for this month! I was assigned Amy’s blog, The Savvy Kitchen.  She is a beautiful lady with an … Continue reading Snickerdoodle Apple Bread

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

Chicken Ranch Lasagna

Shredded chicken, a white cheese sauce with ranch seasonings, and lots of veggies?  Oh, yes, please!   Mr. O was nice and is helping me out a bit again this week.  I got the idea for this while trying to put together a meal using as much as possible from the pantry and freezer.  All I had to buy was milk and mushrooms.  Yay for … Continue reading Chicken Ranch Lasagna

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

Mexican Chocolate Bread + #Choctoberfest Giveaway

Cinnamon and hint of ancho chile powder give this dark chocolate dessert bread a rich warmth.  Serve it with vanilla bean ice cream for an even more decadent treat! I am taking part this week in a fun blogging event from The PinterTest Kitchen called Choctoberfest sponsored by Imperial Sugar  Below is more information about this event with my first recipe for the week to … Continue reading Mexican Chocolate Bread + #Choctoberfest Giveaway

Chicken Noodle Soup (Made from scratch!)

When it comes to simple, healthy AND comforting, soup is a go-to for a lot of people.  Here, the broth is made while cooking the chicken so no worries about the high sodium you get in the canned versions.   Remember when I told you about the amazing deal I got on some whole chickens?  This is what I did with the other one that … Continue reading Chicken Noodle Soup (Made from scratch!)