Lemon-Herb Grilled Chicken

I don’t know about you, but I had a great Mother’s Day! I was greeted with breakfast in bed by my children and husband. My breakfast consisted of pancakes, sausage, eggs, and juice. My oldest son convinced my husband to put cheese in the scambled eggs and I have to tell you, they were the... Read More

Red Velvet Cake Balls

For Mother’s Day this year, I decided to make a gift from the kitchen. I had seen this recipe at mykitchencafe.blogspot.com (she actually got the recipe from Bakerella) and decided to give those a try. Personally these cake balls were average in taste to me, but my oldest son loved it and wants them for... Read More

Strawberry Sunrise Smoothie

Strawberry Sunrise Smoothie | realmomkitchen.com

One year ago, I joined Weight Watchers. While on their program, I discovered smoothies worked great for me for breakfast. Of course my next step was to find recipes for smoothies. I took ideas from different recipes and created several yummy smoothies. This happens to be one of my creations. It’s quick, easy, and delicious.... Read More

Sausage Oven Pancake Square

I found this recipe in a Betty Crocker magazine that I received. I thought it looked like a quick and easy recipe. I also love the taste of sausage and maple syrup together. I am a big fan of sweet and savory flavors combined, so I thought it was worth trying. My whole family loved... Read More

Laura’s Version of Cafe Rio Sweet Pork

Cafe Rio Pork | realmomkitchen.com

Our family is in love with Cafe Rio’s sweet pork. Doesn’t matter what it’s in, we will eat it. So in order to help feed our addiction and save some money, I have been on the hunt to try to find a recipe that tastes similar. I don’t think I’ll ever get it exactly the... Read More

Honey Lime Chicken Enchiladas

Honey Lime Chicken Enchiladas

If your haven’t figured out by now, my favorite food blog is Mel’s Kitchen Cafe. I have never been disappointed with any of her recipes. When I saw these enchiladas on her blog and knew I had to give them a try. My husband loves Mexican food and this recipe seemed so different from your typical... Read More

Ham Fried Rice

Ham Fried Rice | realmomkitchen.com

Recently, I have really been trying to use up any leftovers that we may have. I really don’t like things going to waste. So, I had some leftover rice in my refrigerator and I had some leftover ham in the freezer. I figured that I could make ham fried rice. Next, I went on a... Read More

Shockingly Simple French Dip Sandwiches

Shockingly Simple French Dip Sandwiches

I got the recipe from Mel’s Kitchen Cafe. Her cooking is always right up my alley. This recipe is now in my tried and true file under shockingly simple. I love it when I find a recipe that is just too easy, yet so delicious. My whole family gave this one a thumbs up. Now,... Read More

Laura’s Potato Salad

Laura's Potato Salad | realmomkitchen.com

Potato salad is an American classic in my book. Over the years, I was never really happy with the potato salad recipe I had. It never tasted like my mom’s when I made it. Then one day, I decided to try one that I saw on a television show. I thought it was good, but... Read More

Homemade Hot Dog/Hamburger Buns

So, today I decided to be a little ambitious and try making my own hot dog buns. I found a recipe on Mel’s Kitchen Cafe. The recipe is actually for rolls, but Melanie uses it for buns and several other people on pinchingyourpennies.com also recommended this recipe.             I liked... Read More