• Recipes,  Side Dishes

    Foil Packet Potatoes

    Foil Packet Potatoes Quick and easy potatoes that cook right along with your meat on the grill. No need to heat up the house. When you are enjoying a beautiful day outside on the deck or in the yard, who wants to have to go inside to cook dinner? Well now, you can stay outside with everyone else. These potatoes make it easy to cook your entire meal on the grill, not just your meat or fish. We just had a beautiful deck put on our house and I definitely didn’t want to go inside to have to cook dinner. Truth be told, I will probably be living on the…

  • Recipes,  St. Patrick's Day

    Irish Soda Bread

    Irish Soda Bread It has been called a “poor mans” bread, mainly because Ireland was a very poor country back in the 1800’s, which is when this bread is from. Traditional Irish Soda Bread actually only has 4 ingredients, flour, baking soda, salt and buttermilk. The baking soda was used for the leavening agent and the sour milk to bring it all together. These days, we have incorporated other things like eggs, butter, sugar and fruit. The one thing that everyone has kept the same it seems is the cross that is cut in the top before baking. This was done because it was thought to ward off the devil and…

  • Breakfast,  Health,  Instant Pot,  Recipes

    Instant Pot Apple Pie Steel Cut Oatmeal

    Instant Pot Apple Pie Steel Cut Oatmeal If y’all follow us on Facebook you know that I have been very interested in the Instant Pot . Well, I finally decided to see what all the hype was about and purchased one.  Let me tell ya, Instant Pot ROCKS!! I will be giving a review of the Instant Pot in the upcoming days, however, I just couldn’t stand it any longer. I had to get out some recipes to use with it. I’m pretty sure that I’m going to need an entire category just for Instant Pot recipes. (Yes, there really are that many and this really is that great!) Ok, on to…

  • Health,  Recipes

    Garden Vegetable Soup

    Garden Vegetable Soup This simple garden vegetable soup is a take on the Weight Watchers Zero Point soup ( Now known as WW). Not only does it help to fill you with flavorful, fiber filled vegetables to keep you from being hungry, but it really is a warm delicious meal! I absolutely love this garden vegetable soup! If you’re like me, you probably have a lot of veggies hanging out in your refrigerator. Even though I use the tips from our blog post How To Make Your Groceries Stay Fresh Longer And Stop Throwing Away Money, I do still to tend to have some vegetables that seem to not get put into…