Author Archives for Laura

Easy Garlic Spread |

Easy Garlic Spread

September 14, 2017 8:50 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Garlic bread is a frequent side used with Italian meals. My family loves it and it’s a side that I use often. My go to version was the recipe I have for herbed garlic bread. It’s fabulous and the family loves it, but I recently have been using this recipe that I am sharing with... Read More

5 Cheese Marinara Sauce |

5 Cheese Marinara {Olive Garden Copy Cat}

September 13, 2017 7:50 am Published by Leave your thoughts

I have a new favorite pasta sauce! It tastes amazing and is super simple to make. I am more than happy to just have some good old cooked pasta if it’s topped with this sauce. This is suppose to be a copy cat version of Olive Garden’s 5 cheese marinara sauce. I haven’t ever had... Read More

Confetti Beef Tacos |

Confetti Beef Tacos

September 12, 2017 9:32 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Tacos have been a staple in the meal rotation since I was a young girl. My mom made them on a regular basis. Then when it was time for me to be an adult, tacos were a regular on my menu. Tacos are just one of those meals that almost everyone seems to be happy... Read More

Easy Pizza Dippers |

Easy Pizza Dippers

September 7, 2017 6:12 am Published by Leave your thoughts

School is back in session for most kids now, which means it’s time for homework and packing lunches. Figuring out what to pack in those lunch boxes and how to keep kids happy with their lunch choices is one of those challenges all moms experience. So, I decided to create a fun lunch idea for... Read More

Whipped Chocolate Ganache Frosting |

Whipped Chocolate Ganache Frosting

September 6, 2017 7:31 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Since I shared a cupcake recipe with you yesterday, I had to share a frosting recipe with you today! And in my book, yellow cake is awesome with chocolate frosting. This frosting is a ganache based. So it starts with chocolate melted with cream which then gets cooled. Once cooled, some vanilla gets added and... Read More

Homemade Golden Vanilla Cupcakes |

Homemade Golden Vanilla Cupcakes

September 5, 2017 7:34 am Published by Leave your thoughts

For a while now, I have been on a quest to find a good vanilla cake recipe. However, I wanted it to be easy enough and one that could be made in one bowl just like the one bowl chocolate cupcake recipe that I have shared before. I think I finally found it with this... Read More

Tangy Tuna Croissants |

Tangy Tuna Croissants – Flashback Friday

September 1, 2017 9:29 am Published by Leave your thoughts

A sandwich can be brought to a whole new level just by what bread you serve it on. There are so many fun options. This sandwich uses a croissant which is always a winner in my book. Plus, the tuna on this has some different ingredients than you would normally think of, but it so... Read More

Honey Garlic Grilled Chicken |

Honey Garlic Grilled Chicken

August 31, 2017 6:54 am Published by Leave your thoughts

So Monday is labor day, which tends to be that last weekend of the summer. It’s the last guaranteed weekend for a nice old bbq in the backyard. It’s also the last holiday that a lot of people get off until Thanksgiving. It’s one weekend that must be enjoyed. So as you go to fire... Read More

Grilled Cheese Hot Dogs |

Grilled Cheese Hot Dogs

August 30, 2017 7:35 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Kids are infamous for having some favorite standard foods like chicken nuggets and grilled cheese. That’s why most restaurants carry those standard foods on their kids menu. Well, today I have a recipe that combines two of those kids favorite meals – hot dogs and grilled cheese. The hot dog bun actually gets used backward.... Read More