As in a family with a small child, Finding tasty but healthy snacks can be tough to find a common ground where both the parents and kid is happy. Granola bars a a popular choice with the ease of serving, somewhat healthy and they love them. In these homemade granola bars, the flavors are endless and they are delicious period. My favorite combination is mixing in coconut, mini chocolate chips and M&M's. The bars are made with in minutes and are very easy to make. They travel very well and will energize you when you need a little something to get through the day. After making these, you will never go back to the store bought granola bars.
For birthdays , I enjoy making people some of their favorite desserts or meals. I feel like its a more personal gift that they really enjoy. With my moms birthday this week I decide to make one of her favorite deserts a pecan pie. This time I decided to make this bourbon pecan tart to make it something different. The sweetness of the filling and the smokiness of the bourbon really bring out the flavor of the pecans. I mean who doesn't like a little bit of booze in there dessert!! The tart can be made booze free with the substitution of apple juice for the bourbon.
With the temperatures going down, its time to buckle down with some great fall meals. Shepard's pie is a great hearty meal that is typically made with lamb, but ground beef is a great replacement if ground lamb is not available. In this easy and delicious sweet potato shepard's pie, the meal packed with meat and vegetables and topped with a sweet and delicious sweet potato topping. The dish is very easy and healthy meal that is perfect for any family. The ingredients are very simple and easy to find anywhere.
When it comes to weekday meals, everyone thinks you can have a restaurant-style meal at home within minutes. This Italian stuffed chicken breast is a super quick and easy recipe that is overflowing with flavors that takes minutes to prepare and cooks in under 15 minutes. The chicken comes out juicy and tender and pairs amazing with the mushrooms, sun dried tomatoes, spinach and of course the gooey mozzarella cheese.
As fall starts to creep in, one of my favorite fruits become ripe, the apple. Apples are an amazing ingredients to cook and bake with all of the sweetness and great texture. These homemade apple pancakes are a great easy breakfast for these upcoming fall mornings. The pancakes come out light and fluffy and the apple topping adds a great apple flavor and sweetness with the butter and brown sugar sauce. It's a great fruit filled breakfast that even kids will love.
A taquito is type of rolled taco that is filled with meat and fried crispy. In these barbecue taquitos, they are baked in a hot oven quickly oven instead of deep fired making them a healthier options and still come out crispy and the chicken is tender and moist. The chicken mixed with the cheese and barbecue sauce fills each of the taquitos with plenty of flavor and makes a great game day snack or anytime.
I know the sound of potato chips in cookies does sound a bit odd, but they are a classic old fashion cookie that pack a great balance of flavor with every bite. The preparation is very easy and only a few ingredients that are even easier to find. Potato chip cookies have a great sweet and salty flavor that will please everybody. The cookies are full of butter flavor and crunch from the walnut and potato chip pieces.
If there is one baked dessert that defined summer, the peach cobbler would be a strong contender for that spot. The fresh peaches baked into a soft tender cake served with a big scoop of vanilla ice cream is picture perfect on a hot summer night. In this classic peach cobbler, the peaches are tossed in a cinnamon sugar spike with bourbon that really brings out the flavor of the fresh peaches. then the batter wraps around the peaches hiding them in every bite.
As it goes These crab fluff balls are similar to the classic crab cake, but are lighter and fried to a light crispy crust wrapped all around. Each one is packed with delicious fresh crab and flavorful. The preparation is easy and simple and they fry up within minutes and come out light, fluffy and perfect for any occasion.
Hey everyone, I am Dan and Live in Minnesota. I am here to show you the wonderful world of cooking and baking. As being a young boy in the kitchen to being a chef for over 10 years, I will show you the great recipes I have used over the years and what I do next. Please stick around and Enjoy!!