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Burlap Tea Bag Jars

DIY Burlap Tea Bag Jars and flowers

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #TeaProudly #CollectiveBias It’s time to make some Burlap Tea Bag Jars. There is nothing quite like a good cup of tea, particularly when the weather is cold like it is right now. Drinking tea is so much more than…

11 Food and Drink Substitutes for Weight Loss and Health

There are lots of small changes that you can make to add up to big losses for weight loss. These 11 substitutes will help lose weight and gain better health. #Trop50FreshStart #ad

I had a scare late last year that had me in the hospital for a few weeks worrying about my heart and my health.  In the end, untreated high blood pressure was the culprit. I am managing it now with medication and diet, but it was a big wake up call for me.  All of…

Pumpkin Cake with Toasted Coconut Frosting

This pumpkin cake is moist and delicious and has a crunchy toasted coconut frosting.

My mother died a year ago so she missed out on our last Thanksgiving and Christmas. One of her time honored traditions was to serve a pumpkin cake each year, for both of these holidays, with her special toasted coconut frosting.  She is not here this year, but that does not mean the cake will…

10 best Bars Recipes to tempt your sweet tooth.

10 of my favorite bars recipes

My favorite type of desserts to make are bars and squares.  The main reason is the simplicity of making them.  Many bars recipes are no bake, and even the ones that require time in the oven are still easy to put together. They are also “forgiving” in that you can substitute one ingredient for another…

Tuna Lettuce Wraps – Healthy and Gluten Free

Healthy and tasty tuna lettuce wraps

If you are looking for a healthy, gluten free alternative to high carb wraps, try these tuna lettuce wraps. They are very tasty, packed with nutritious ingredients and so easy to make.  I love that I can have several of them without breaking my calorie bank.  You can’t say that with a normal wrap, can…

10 Breakfast Kitchen Gadgets to Make Mornings Fun and Easy.

Breakfast kitchen gadgets

Are you a breakfast fanatic?  These 10 breakfast kitchen gadgets may be just the thing to revolutionize the way that you manage your mornings. Breakfast is my favorite meal of the day.  Even though this is a very busy time in most homes, it’s important to me to make sure that I start my day…

Bacon Jalapeño Cheese Bread

Bacon jalapeno cheese bread

This delicious bacon jalapeño cheese bread is soft, buttery and just full of the flavor of pepper, bacon and Monterey Jack Cheese. The bread is a very versatile, all around recipe.   Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Tyson Foods, Inc. The opinions and text are all mine. It’s time for some bacon jalapeno…

Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Muffins

chocolate chip oatmeal muffins

There are some mornings when I go all out and have a cooked breakfast, and then other mornings when I am looking for something quick, easy and tasty that I can grab and go.  On days like that, muffins are my go-to choice. But muffins can be just loaded with fat and calories.  These chocolate…

Peanut Butter Banana Belgian Waffles with Dark Chocolate

Yummy peanut butter banana Belgian waffles

I have discovered a love of all things waffles lately.  There is nothing quite like the taste of these delicious, toasty treats with wells that just scream out for something to fill them.  My latest excursion into waffle kingdom are these wonderful peanut butter banana Belgian waffles with dark chocolate and whipped cream. HEAVEN for…

Paleo Hazelnut Butter – AKA Nutella – 12 Ways to Use it.

13 Ways to use Nut Butter - AKA Paleo Nutella - thegardeningcook.com

Paleo Hazelnut Butter is a wonderful substitute for Nutella. Did you know that February 5 is considered Nutella day?  If you love chocolate and hazelnuts, you have likely tried Nutella.  But what happens in you wish to follow a Paleo diet?  Is Nutella a thing of the past for you? Thankfully, that is not the case.…

Eggnog Muffins – A Holiday Favorite

Eggnog muffins - make a great Santa treat

 Christmas morning is always special at our house. We open our Christmas gifts throughout the day, not just in one mad rush, and we stop mid morning for a nice Christmas breakfast or brunch. These eggnog muffins will be sure to become one of our holiday favorite brunch additions in years to come. It’s Christmas…

Pecan Pie Cookies – A Holiday Treat

drizzled pecan pie cookies

My husband is a pecan pie fanatic. He loves everything about it.  Except for the calories, that is.  He’s been trying to lose a bit of weight and having a whole pecan pie on the table for the holidays might be just a bit more than he can resist.  Enter my recipe for pecan pie…

My Mum’s Butterscotch pie with a Torched Meringue Topping

My Mum's butterscotch pie

One of my fondest holiday memories, for both Thanksgiving and Christmas, is my mum’s butterscotch pie.  The pie is rich and creamy, sweet and mum use to make batches of them every year.  (She had to make extras, or there would be none left after my brother got started on them.) Celebrate the Holidays with…

Pumpkin Swirl Mini Cheesecakes

These pumpkin swirl mini cheesecakes are the perfect size for your Thanksgiving guests. They are a delicious blend of cream cheese, pumpkin puree and seasonal spices. thegardeningcook.com

One of my mother’s favorite desserts at Thanksgiving is pumpkin pie. I’ve never been much of a fan of a whole pie, (I usually eat just the filling of the pie and leave the crust – I’m quirky that way…) and my husband doesn’t like pumpkin pie all at so I have to improvise a bit.…

Apple Cake with Caramel Honey Glaze – Perfect for Fall

Apple cake with caramel honey glaze

What do all these have in common:  falling leaves, hoodies, carving a pumpkin, corn stalks, decorating, apples?  Of course!  It’s fall.  My favorite time of the year. And what could make it more perfect than this honey apple cake with its delicious caramel honey glaze?  It’s a keeper! Make the most of fall by treating…

Vanilla-Flavored Custard with Homemade Fruit Sauce

Vanilla custard with homemade fruit sauce. Sometimes simple is the best taste!

Yum….fresh fruit.  This time of the year, the choices are so wide and the flavor is sublime.  My friend Regina, over at Molly Mell, has shared with me her favorite way to dress up custard – with a seasonal homemade fruit sauce!  Sometimes, less is more. This recipe shows that to perfection.  The dessert is…

Mandarin Orange Cake

Mandarin Orange Bundt Cake

Summer time, for me, is all about recipes using fruits and vegetables.  I love the light, fresh taste that they give to recipes.  This mandarin orange cake has a summer time freshness that will delight your family members just like it did mine. Delight your Family with This Delicious Mandarin Orange Cake. Start by assembling…

30 Tips for a Great Vegetable Garden Harvest Plus 6 Garden Recipes

Do you have a great vegetable harvest, or is yours just so so this year? Follow my 30 tips for a great vegetable garden harvest, and you will be bringing in baskets of fresh vegetables all summer long this year. This vegetable gardening post brought to you by Gilmour. The content and opinions expressed below are…

Burlap Wreath Tutorial – DIY Home Decor Project

Burlap wreath tutorial

I love the look of a front door that has been decorated in some way.  Many of us do this at Christmas or for Thanksgiving but why stop there?  The entry is the first look that someone has when they approach your home.  Dress it up for the best impression. This burlap wreath tutorial shows…

20 Surprising Uses for A Cheese Grater

I have about 10 graters in my kitchen. All of them are useful in some ways, and can be used for much more than just grating cheese. Graters are so versatile too. I’ve put together a list of 20 surprising uses for a cheese grater or microplane. A Cheese Grater is not just for Cheese. See my…

Blueberry Streusel Muffin Top Muffins

Muffin tops blueberry muffins

If you are looking for a really tasty breakfast on the go for those busy mornings, try one of these blueberry streusel muffin top muffins. Blueberry Streusel muffin top muffins make a great breakfast treat. I made these muffins as a bakery store super sized recipe because I wanted to make them in a new…

20 Creative Uses for Extra Large Silicone Ice Cube Trays

20 creative uses for extra large silicone ice cube trays

Extra Large Silicone Ice Cube Trays.  Not Just for Ice! If you eat and drink out much, you may have noticed a new trend that has taken over the food and drink industry.   The ice cubes are getting larger and larger.  Large ice cubes are perfect for any drinks because the ice melts more slowly,…

Savory Banana Chocolate Cupcakes

Banana Chocolate Cupcakes

My husband and I are both trying to lose weight right now, but we also have a sweet tooth that we don’t want to deny.  These banana chocolate cupcakes give us the sweet treat we are looking for without a lot of calories. These Banana Chocolate Cupcakes Won’t Break the Calorie Bank. The secret to…

8 Health Benefits of Turmeric

8 health benefits of turmeric and 10 ways to add it to your diet.

The Health Benefits of Turmeric Date Back Thousands of Years. Turmeric is an often used spice in curry recipes and is a healthy way to add flavor and color to an Indian inspired home cooked meal like Tikka Masala. But Turmeric is not just used for making Asian and Indian foods.  There are also many…

Gluten Free Peanut Butter Oatmeal chocolate chip cookie

Gluten Free peanut butter oatmeal chocolate chip cookie

This recipe for a gluten free peanut butter oatmeal chocolate chip cookie has all of the ingredients that I normally love in regular baked goods, but they have no refined sugar, and are wheat free. These gluten free peanut butter oatmeal chocolate chip cookie – a Healthy alternative I have recently adopted both a sugar…