Category: Kitchen

Milk Jug Indoor Herb Garden

Reuse rinsed jugs as containers for a fresh herb garden – love it!

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  • 2 Pint sized plastic milk bottles,
  • 3cm wide wooden baton long enough to fit your window  ( I used the slat of an old wooden blind)
  • scissors,
  • craft knife,
  • hole puncher,
  • metal ruler
  • permanent black marker pen.

Click HERE for the instructions

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Mediterranean Three Bean Salad

So colorful and yummy!

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  • 1 15-oz can kidney beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 15-oz can cannellini beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 15-oz can garbanzo beans (chickpeas), drained and rinsed
  • 1 green bell pepper, cored and chopped
  • 1 red bell pepper, cored and chopped
  • 1/2 English cucumber, diced
  • 1 cup chopped red onions
  • 1 1/2 tbsp capers
  • 1 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 1015 fresh mint leaves, torn or gently chopped
  • 1015 fresh basil leaves, torn or gently chopped

Garlic Dijon Vinaigrette

  • 12 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1/4 cup Early Harvest extra virgin olive oil
  • Salt and black pepper

Click HERE for the instructions

Toddler Breakfast Oat Cups

I think I just designated myself a toddler again!! I can’t wait to try these cups!

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  • 3 cups old fashioned oats, separated
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 large ripe bananas, smashed (roughly 1 cup)
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup almond milk (or milk of choice)
  • 1/3 cup maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil, melted
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract

Try these add-ins:

Carrot Cake – with shredded carrots, raisins and nutmeg
Antioxidant Powerhouse – with mini dark chocolate chips, raspberries and chia seeds
PB & J – with peanut butter (sunflower seed or almond butter) and your favorite jam
Almond Blueberry – with whole blueberries, slivered almonds and almond extract

Click HERE for the instructions

Cream Cheese Avocado Bacon Bites

Oh my word! Gotta try this ASAP!!

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For The Cream Cheese Avocado Bacon Filling
  • (2) 8 oz pkg cream cheese
  • 3 large avocados, diced small
  • 1 lb bacon, crisp and crumbled
  • 1 cup Sharp cheddar, shredded
  • 1 cup Pepper Jack, shredded
  • 1/2 cup diced jalapenos (I used diced jalapenos from a jar)
  • 1/2 cup green onions, sliced
  • 1/2 cup cilantro, chopped
  • 1/4 cup red onions, diced
  • 1 tsp garlic salt
  • 1/2 tsp Cajun seasoning
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1 tsp lime juice
For The Coating
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1-2 cups Panko bread crumbs
  • 2+ cups vegetable oil

Click HERE for the instructions

Crazy Crust Pizza

The trick is; you bake the liquid batter with some of the topping ingredients to firm up the dough. Then you add your sauce, cheese and more toppings for the final round in the oven. NEAT!

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 eggs
  • 2/3 cup milk
  • 1 cup pepperoni slices
  • 1/2 pound pork sausage, cooked and crumbled
  • 1 1/2 cups pizza sauce
  • 2-4 cups mozzarella cheese, shredded
  • 1/4 cup black olives, sliced
  • 1/4 cup bell pepper, sliced
  • 1/2 cup mushrooms, thinly sliced

Click HERE for the instructions