Chicken, Provolone, Tomato, and Basil Appetizer

Before the cold air started blowing here in Minnesota, I trimmed my basil plant.  Nothing usually grows (besides weeds) by my black thumb, so having too much basil was a really awesome and surprising problem to have. After looking at the things in my fridge/pantry, I came up with this recipe. Here’s what you’ll need…

Almond Granola

Have you ever made granola from scratch?  If not, I’m crying for you right now. If you have, then you know the crunchy goodness I speak of. [A while back I shared a recipe for granola using pecans, but this time I used almonds] I bet you’re thinking this is ridiculous.  Why would I make…

Homemade Croutons

These croutons make a perfect addition to any salad.  They are the right amount of crunchy while leaving a subtle hint of garlic.  If you got stuck with bringing the boring old salad to Christmas dinner, these croutons will certainly raise your family’s opinion of your cooking.  The great thing is that these croutons are…

Veggie Pizza

  1. Preheat oven to 350. Take out crescent rolls, and lay them on a cookie sheet. Spread them and pinch together to make a rectangular pizza crust. Bake for 8-10 minutes or until it starts to get golden on the top. 2. Mix the sour cream and cream cheese together in a small bowl….

Smashed Potatoes

You won’t ever catch me apologizing for my carb filled recipes!  Life without carbs (here and there) is no life for me.  Plus, this pregnancy I have been craving baked potatoes like crazy, and bacon…lots of bacon. These are the kind of potatoes that you’ll see in restaurants.  They take a little time to prepare, but…