Best Ever Banana Muffins

Know why these are called the best ever banana muffins? Because they literally are the best ever, and I have tried other recipes! I love having these muffins handy for the kids lunches and breakfast (when we are running late). I even quite often will double batch them and freeze one batch for later use….

Gluten Free Bread (breadmachine)

For being a gluten free recipe, this bread is so simple to make.  I won’t take credit for it, as it was my Dad who came up with it.  After many attempts and changes he has made a bread that is amazing! Both my Niece and Daughter are gluten free, and going from my Dad’s…

Canning and Freezing Beans

Well, the garden is overflowing with beans these days! Both the yellow and green beans are in abundance, more than we can eat and more than I can give away. So it’s time to can and freeze the beans. Let’s talk about canning verse freezing beans.  Which is better? That I cannot tell you as…

Grandmas Banana Cake

I have always called this Grandmas banana cake, as she would make this and bring it as a little treat when she would come visit. It was always a favorite! Its a wonderful treat if you have company coming over for coffee or even to serve as a dessert. The cake is so moist, and add…

Moist Oatmeal Muffins (can sub. for gluten free flour)

I have three favourite muffin recipes, School Chocolate Chip Muffins, Banana Chocolate chip Muffins and Oatmeal Muffins.  The first two I will be sure to share at a later date, but I really wanted to share this one right away because these muffins can also be used with gluten free flour. Anyone who has played…

Easiest and Amazing Pizza Dough

  Finally, a pizza dough I can honestly say I am completely satisfied with! I have had a terrible time finding pizza dough that tastes great and is easy to roll out/stretch out. This one is so easy to work with and tastes amazing…family approved! Ingredients: 2 packets of active dry yeast or 4 1/2…

Country Chicken Pot Pie

Have you made chicken pot pie before? Not chicken pot pie casserole, but the good old, right from scratch chicken pot pie.  Today was my first attempt at it, and it was a success! Yay! I will warn you that there is a little prep work, if you want to use fresh vegetables. The above picture…

Last Minute Porkchops

You ever need something last minute? You know you shouldn’t order out…again, and you want a decent healthy meal, rather than mac n cheese or hotdogs, frozen pizza etc. Well here is my go to, 30 minutes and it is ready. These porkchops are so good! My family loves them and so quick to pop in….

Growing Cuccumbers and Saving Space

  So excited to have a vegetable garden in my own backyard this year! I spent a couple months planning out my garden, what vegetables are compatible and how I was going to fit everything in etc.  So much fun! As I was planning, I was thinking about how to save space with plants that…

Family Favorite Pancakes

I am very excited to share this Pancake recipe with everyone because it is my families favourite, Hands Down!  Could it be the icing sugar that adds a little extra something….? Let’s start with the ingredients: Eggs Milk Butter or Margarine Flour Icing Sugar Baking Powder Salt **can also substitute the flour for gluten free flour** Combine(in…

The Best Apple Pie

After filling the freezer with applesauce, I needed another way to use up these apples. I just hate seeing them in the backyard, going to waste. While visiting with my Grandmother the other day, I found out that harvest apples are supposed to make the best apple pie!   Pastry. I have always used the…

Oatmeal Cookies

I thought of these cookies yesterday, as I was making some more applesauce.  These cookies are great on their own, but I just love having them with a bowl applesauce! You can add chocolate chips to yours if you would like, and sometimes I like to add a little cinnamon. Both are really good, and…