10 Simple Chocolate Candy Recipes

Chocolate Almond Bark Recipes This is a recipe post from the Holiday season two years ago before I stopped eating most chocolate. I now use raw chocolate in my recipes along with raw honey. But for those of you who eat any and all chocolate; these recipes will make your taste buds happy! Maybe you heardContinue reading “10 Simple Chocolate Candy Recipes”

7 Meals From 1 Pork Shoulder Roast Recipe

I found Huppie Mama on Pinterest when I was looking to prepare pork shoulder/pork butt with a new twist and she provided the twist—of lemon and orange. I tweaked the recipe a couple of times and came up with my own Tex-Mex version. I buy the pork shoulder or pork butt at SAMS Club for underContinue reading “7 Meals From 1 Pork Shoulder Roast Recipe”

Black Bean Salsa for Your Labor Day Weekend

This Labor Day Weekend provides the perfect opportunity to use which ever fresh tomatoes you’re still harvesting from your garden. I usually plant a variety of tomatoes so I have optimal continuous harvesting through the summer season. The best time of year to eat this Black Bean Salsa is when you have fresh Roma tomatoesContinue reading “Black Bean Salsa for Your Labor Day Weekend”

Creamy Serrano Ranch Dip Recipe

Creamy Serrano Ranch Dip (A.K.A. Creamy Jalapeño Ranch Dip) Last year I traveled to Nashville, Tennessee, and visited my dear friend, Michelle, from years past. Once upon a time our families lived in Stillwater, Oklahoma, at the same time where I taught her youngest daughter at a local Mom’s Day Out program. We later belonged to theContinue reading “Creamy Serrano Ranch Dip Recipe”

Fresh Pico De Gallo Recipe

Do you have an abundance of fresh tomatoes from your garden? Then I have a recipe for you! Fresh cilantro is a must so go pick a bunch. Ah, the scent—the taste of fresh cilantro! ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ Today I am sharing how I make my favorite Pico De Gallo recipe. Some cooksContinue reading “Fresh Pico De Gallo Recipe”

Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bread: Gluten Free

It’s fall.
The air smells like it, the rustling leaves sound like it, and the chilly outdoor temperature confirms it.
This means one thing in our home: Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bread baking time. Since we have a bon-fire to go to this weekend, and we committed to bringing this bread, our home is about to smell like the glorious scent of chocolate harmonizing with pumpkin. Our taste buds are preparing to dance!

Tex-Mex Crock Pot Pork Shoulder

I tweaked the recipe a couple of times and came up with my own Tex-Mex version. This recipe can be cooked, divided into 5 portions, and frozen in freezer bags.
Here are seven meals I have made with the recipe.

Tex-Mex Black Bean Salsa

My favorite time of year to eat this Black Bean Salsa is when I have fresh Roma tomatoes from my garden which usually places this salsa around the 4th of July. My daughter and I make this salsa throughout the year but tonight was the first batch with homegrown Romas.

Tex-Mex Creamy Serrano Enchiladas

I like flavor—bold—can’t miss it flavor. These enchiladas are full of flavor but not heat.

Pico De Gallo Recipe: My habit

In my house we consider Pico De Gallo a nutritious meal for breakfast, lunch or dinner and it is eaten as such; with tortilla chips. Yep, that’s it—nothing more—just Pico.

Eat plain with chips or as a topping on your favorite Taco, Fajita, Burrito, Quesadilla, Chalupa, salad, meat or casserole. ~Enjoy!

Creamy Serrano Ranch Dip

“I figured out a long time ago, that when several God-fearing women walk into God’s throne room together…whatever they are praying about…better watch out!” – #moveoversatan #nottakingGod’sglory #getunderourfeetwhereyoubelong -Michelle Teague


I made this cake for A.J. when he was two or three years old and he has continued to request it every year.

Peanut Butter Cup Bars Recipe

Peanut Butter Cup Bars will make your taste buds happy! Gluten Free taste buds will be super happy!

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