sloppy joe corn cake sliders


The combination of cornbread and chili got me thinking that maybe corn cake (or cornbread muffins) and sloppy joes would make a good pairing. Oh my gosh! This turned out to be a match made in heaven. Super easy and the perfect, fast comfort food meal. Just make a little spinach salad as an accompaniment…

oat soup


“Mares eat oats and does eat oats and little lambs eat ivy. A kid’ll eat ivy too, wouldn’t you?” ~children’s lullabye by The Pied Pipers 1944 I just returned home from a fun weekend hanging out with friends. We had massages, went to dinner, played poker, and enjoyed an awesome Sunday brunch. I’ll share photos…

pizza omelette


Here’s an awesome recipe to try when you’re craving pizza for breakfast! It’s also a fun recipe for my Paleo friends to try; Just crumble a little yogurt cheese on it after it’s plated and skip the mozzarella. for one pizza omelette: 2 large eggs + 1 Tablespoon chopped onion + 1 Tablespoon water, beaten…

chinese quinoa chicken salad


Here’s a light, delicious, guilt-free dinner idea that is packed with flavor and protein. It’s a nice change from all of the heavy, butter-laden fare that I’m seeing in so many comfort food dishes online these days. Enjoy it over a bed of baby spinach if you like. I just roasted up a bunch of…

mayonnaise banana bread


There are a lot of banana bread recipes out there claiming to be THE best banana bread. I’ve made a lot of quick breads and banana breads and I’m not kidding when I say this is the easiest and best I’ve ever eaten. The “secret” ingredient is mayonnaise! I know it sounds kind of weird,…