Tag Archives: healthy

Roasted Vegetable Tart

  A delicious & healthy summer side-dish that will steal all the attention at the next backyard barbecue!   Convincing the men in my life to eat vegetables is almost as difficult as convincing myself to stay away from chocolate. My mom makes a wonderful tomato pie that the boys love (recipe to come)! We wanted to give the pie …

One-Pan Paprika Roasted Chicken

  As the snowy cold air makes its way to Indiana, a spicy dinner dish sounded like the perfect warm-me-up! This one-pan paprika roasted chicken with roasted carrots, mushrooms and red potatoes is super healthy yet full of flavor! It’s even good enough (& fail-proof enough) for company! So go ahead, throw a dinner party. …

Chicken Brunswick Stew

Cold and snowy winter days in my house are meant for wearing my Christmas jammies, sipping endless cups of french-press coffee and dancing to the Charlie Brown Christmas soundtrack while I try out new recipes.   After being snowed in for days, living on coffee and homemade cookies, something warm and healthy started sounding delicious.   This soup was the …

Grannie Hudson Pie Crust (Peach Cobbler)

My great grandmother, Grannie Hudson, taught my Papaw how to make this crust when he was a boy, who then taught my mom. Every Thursday night while my Grandma was getting her hair done at the beauty shop, my mom and her dad would bake a pie using Grannie Hudson’s crust.     Through every holiday …

Carrot Cinnamon Oat Cookies

Carrot Cinnamon Oat Cookies with Golden Raisons + Toasted Walnuts   Ingredients  1 Cup Rolled Oats  2 Ripe Bananas, mashed  1/2 C. Unsweetened Natural Applesauce  2 C. Carrots (shredded in food processor)  2.5 tsp. Cinnamon  1 tsp. Baking Powder  1/2 tsp. Baking Soda  1/2 C. Golden Raisons (add more if you’d like!)  1/2 C. Toasted Walnuts …

Lavender Shortbread with Milk Chocolate Ganache

Lavender Shortbread

  Fresh lavender from our Indiana garden   Print Lavender Shortbread with Milk Chocolate Ganache Ingredients 2 Sticks Unsalted Butter (Room Temperature)  1/2 Cup Sugar (plus 3 Tablespoons for dusting)  2 Cups  All-Purpose Flour  1/2 Cup plus 2 tsp.  Cornstarch 1/4 heaping teaspoon Salt  1 1/4 Tablespoon Fresh Lavender leaves  (if using dried, use 1 …