Category Archives: Home Made – Good and Simple

Fresh Peach Smoothie Like a Milkshake

Pin ItShare Have a Peach Smoothie and Fool Your Taste Buds into thinking you are having a Peach Milkshake. Peach season is here and I love homemade peach ice cream or a good ol’ peach milkshake. What I don’t like is 800 … Continue reading

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Lemonade like Chick-fil-A

Pin ItShare Full disclosure here before I go rattling off the lemonade recipe.  I have spent 9 years working in marketing for Chick-fil-A.  I know the exact recipe, made in large amounts.  However the division to make just one gallon at home doesn’t … Continue reading

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The Real Deal Homemade Pico de Gallo

Pin ItShare   Pico de Gallo, or what some might call Fresh Salsa or Salsa Fresh is one of my absolute favorite lite snacks. I have some Hispanic friends who taught me how to make this quick and easy snack. Pico de Gallo is different from the … Continue reading

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Easy as Pie, Ice Cream Cake

Pin ItShare Easy As Pie Ice Cream Cake This simple solution to a homemade ice cream cake is not only delicious, but also easy to make.  It can be a little time consuming, but it's well worth the time it takes to make it.

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How to make REAL Homemade French Vanilla Coffee Creamer

Pin ItShare Do you want to make REAL Homemade French Vanilla Coffee Creamer? Hubby enjoys French Vanilla Creamer in his coffee. Being the frugal one that I am, of course, I want to see if I can make a good … Continue reading
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How to Make Your Own — French Salad Dressing

Pin ItShare Make your own  — Homemade French Salad Dressing

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How to Make your Own — Homemade Thousand Island Salad Dressing

Pin ItShare Make your own Homemade Thousand Island Salad Dressing: Go ahead and mark Thousand Island Salad Dressing off of your grocery list, because it’s so easy to make your own.

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How to Make your Own — Homemade Vanilla Extract

Pin ItShare How to Make your Own — Homemade Vanilla Extract Never Buy Vanilla Extract Again  and make it Gluten Free if you choose Everything you need to make your own Vanilla Extract is in the picture. Except a little bit … Continue reading

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Ooey Gooey Butter Cake

Pin ItShare  Ooey Gooey Butter Cake Lately I have been reminiscing of recipes that my Granny often made.  Of course, I remember the desserts most often (oh, that sweet tooth).  Granny often made a dessert that she called Ooey Gooey Butter … Continue reading

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Pin ItShareCoconut Oil and Butter Mixed together – Good and good for you.       How often is it that something that taste really good is also really good for you? I know controversy abounds around coconut oil and butter, but I am a firm … Continue reading

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Ultimate made from scratch Chocolate Meringue Pie

Pin ItShare Ultimate from Scratch Chocolate Meringue Pie You can make a homemade pie – quick and easy – from scratch.

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Panko Crusted Oven “Fried” Chicken

Pin ItShare Panko Crusted Oven “Fried” Chicken Who doesn’t love good ol’ Fried Chicken?  Believe me, I know there is no true substitute, but for the Fried Chicken lover who wants to cut out most of the “fried” part of fried … Continue reading

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Pin ItShare  Are you craving a little treat?  Try this recipe. The recipe only makes a few, they are light and easy to make. Best Ever – Quick and Easy Coconut Macaroons      Ingredients: 14 oz. flaked coconut 1 … Continue reading

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Christmas Baking

Pin ItShareChristmas Baking makes the house smell so sweet that I think I gain a couple of pounds just from the aroma.  This year we are cutting back and baking just some of our favorites.  One of my girls loves baking, thankfully she … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Oatmeal Cookies

Pin ItShare Chewy Pumpkin Oatmeal Cookies 1 can Pumpkin  (not pumpkin pie filling) Before you get started you need to dehydrate 1 can of pumpkin in a pan over medium high heat to get most of the moisture out of … Continue reading

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