Oct 16, 2014

EASY Stuffed Mushrooms

 

Mushroom caps are generously stuffed with a blend of chopped mushroom stems, whole wheat bread crumbs, onions, garlic, olive oil, and parmesan cheese.  Then baked until they are crispy on top and golden brown. Bite-size mushrooms are light, tender and rich in flavor.  So tasty, they become everyone's favorite appetizer!

Oct 15, 2014

Chicken Smothered with Marsala, Mushrooms and Parsley

 
Chicken cutlets are sautéed in a skillet until golden brown, then smothered with mushrooms, fresh parsley, and Marsala wine, turns boring chicken cutlets into something exciting! This is a fabulous meal with savory flavors that's easy to whip up in a skillet; and helps me make dinner, a snap!

Oct 13, 2014

10 Healthy Ideas for After-School Snacks

 
Whether your kids are tots, tweens, teens or any age in between, they all share the same sentiment when they come home after school.  After flinging the door open, they announce loud and clear, "I'm starving!"  and head directly to the fridge or pantry.

We believe keeping things simple.  For the mom who wants to give her kids something that not only tastes good, but is good!  Here are 10 helpful ideas for healthy and appealing after-school snacks for busy moms to prepare the night before.

Oct 10, 2014

Chicken Noodle Soup with Mini Meatballs

 
Chicken noodle soup with mini meatballs is made with leftover stale bread, chop meat, eggs, cheese, chicken stock and our favorite egg noodles.  An easy soup that comes together in less than 30 minutes makes an ideal meal for a busy weeknight.

Oct 8, 2014

The Hummingbird Smoothie


A light, sweet and delicious drink that reminds me of all the delicious flavors found in a popular Southern cake known as the hummingbird cake, including the warm cinnamon spice, except it's in a chilled SMOOTHIE!

The very first time Liz and I tried a slice of this delicious southern classic was here in Charleston, while Liz came down for a visit.

Oct 6, 2014

Easy Pumpkin Spice Cinnamon Rolls


Pumpkin spice cinnamon rolls are made with our favorite puff pastry dough and filled with delicious cinnamon, pumpkin and brown sugar filling, then topped with a light and luscious cream cheese icing.  Oh boy, these are insane!

Oct 3, 2014

How to Make Fresh Pumpkin Puree`

 

Fresh pumpkin puree`is a simple process of baking the pumpkin, removing the flesh, then pureeing it with a blender instead of mashing like we do with potatoes.  It's so easy!  Homemade pumpkin is always the best!

If you haven't purchased any of the smaller pumpkins yet, now would be a good time.  Once you taste the difference with homemade pumpkin instead of the store-bought brands, you'll never go back.  We'll show you how easy it is to make homemade pumpkin puree so you can make it every year!