Melissa

amish mayonnaise applesauce snack cake

Oh my. This is one of those cakes that’s not too sweet, super moist, and totally addictive. I like to serve it warm with a pat of butter and a sprinkle of cinnamon and sugar. Amish Mayonnaise Applesauce Snack Cake would be a wonderful addition to breakfast, brunch, or tea. Because there’s no frosting, it…

101 romantic valentine’s day recipes & ideas

I’m happy to present to you my collection of 101 Romantic Valentine’s Day Recipes & Ideas! Below you’ll find links to breakfasts, salads, appetizers, main courses, desserts, cocktails, crafts, and gift ideas! From my home to yours… HAPPY VALENTINE’S DAY! HEART SHAPED CINNAMON ROLLS ROSE PETAL CREAM SCONES {JUST LIKE RITZ CARLTON’S} MAUI MACADAMIA WAFFLES…

grandma’s velvet chicken noodle soup

In my opinion, there’s no such thing as too many soup recipes. I was feeling a bit under the weather this past week and the only thing that sounded good was this chicken noodle soup. Upon first glance it might look pretty average, but the addition of a couple unique spices, garlic, and Kluski dumpling…

three ingredient peanut butter cookies

You aren’t going to believe how easy and delicious these peanut butter cookies are! And only three ingredients! They’re perfect, and with no flour added, they’re grain free! ~ preheat oven to 350 degrees F. ~ 2 cups creamy peanut butter 2 large eggs, lightly beaten 2 cups sugar In a large mixing bowl, combine…

{slow cooker} cream cheese ranch chicken sandwiches

Otherwise known as “crack” chicken… (That name bugs me. Not. Gonna. Lie.) This stuff is cream-cheesy, bacony goodness on a bun! These are so easy to prepare, and we love them for game day. As the original name suggests, they’re hard to stop eating once you start, so plan accordingly. These tasty little sandwiches are…

homemade snickers bars {in a cake pan}

What’s your favorite kind of candy bar? I have a few favorites, and Snickers Bars are definitely in my top three. I already have a couple recipes for candy bars on the blog. One is for healthy candy bars. It’s great for when you want to indulge without the guilt. Another recipe is for Salted…

crock pot cheeseburger sloppy joes

Cheeseburger Sloppy Joes! If you’re looking for something a little bit different to serve on game day, this is the recipe for you! It’s so easy and yummy. Different from the hum drum, tired, Sloppy Joe recipe you’ve made time and time again. Add cheese, and… magic! We like this recipe for potlucks and kid’s…

cabbage roll soup

We woke up to tons of beautiful snow this morning here in Red Wing. So, of course, I had to get busy making soup. This is one of my favorites. So delicious, healthy, and cozy. Serve with a scoop of cooked Basmati rice and warm, buttery baguette! ~ serves 8 to 10 people ~ 1…

planet hollywood’s cap’n crunch chicken {copycat}

Years ago, when The Mall of America first opened here in Minnesota, there was this awesome and amazing restaurant called Planet Hollywood that was my absolute favorite place to eat in the mall. Not everything on the menu was particularly stellar, but there was this one item that kept me coming back again and again.…

magic unicorn mug cakes

“A long time ago, when the earth was still green, There were more kinds of animals than you’ve ever seen; They’d run around free while the earth was being born, The loveliest of all was the Unicorn. There was green alligators and long-necked geese, Some humpty-backed camels and some chimpanzees, Some cats and rats and…