Texas Caviar

This recipe is not only delicious but healthy!  Who knew such a thing could exist?  It is vegetarian and vegan.  This dish was actually brought to my high school graduation party by a family friend of ours and once I tasted it I knew we needed the recipe.  It is so easy to make and…

Double Chocolate Banana Muffins

Chocolate is one of my favorite comfort foods.  And this recipe is loaded with chocolate and bananas.  To be honest you really don’t taste the bananas but the bananas add a lightness to the batter that is very nice.  I found this recipe through Oh Sweet Basil website.  I have also tried variations on the recipe…

Baking Powder Biscuits

When the strawberries are in season this is my family’s favorite recipe to make our version of strawberries on angel food cake.  I love these so much more than angel food cake because the whole house smells like a bakery and summer. Ingredients: 1/3 cup shortening 1 3/4 cup all-purpose flour 2 1/2 teaspoons baking…

Pretzel Bites

This recipe is not a recipe that I had growing up.  This is actually a recipe I found on another blogger’s website before this past Superbowl.  I found it on Budget Savvy Diva’s website and decided to give it a try with my homemade pizza dough recipe instead.  Her recipe calls for store bought pizza…

Pizza Dough

As a kid my older brothers and I were not allowed to drink soda or eat in front of the TV.  However, on Friday nights we were allowed one soda with our homemade pizza and we could watch our Friday night shows while eating. The best part about making our pizzas was we could help…

Homemade Noodles

My ultimate comfort food recipe would have to be this one. When I was a kid my mom would always make this recipe when the weather was cold and rainy. It is not the healthiest of recipes but it is sure to warm your tummy and make you feel full.   Ingredients: 2 Eggs Milk…