Category Archive: Recipes

Sep 25

Christmas Morning Quiche

I love quiche! This is the recipe my mom always made for Christmas morning breakfast, and it’s the best. We would have it with muffins and juice. There are all sorts of variations you can do with it, but my personal favorites are the sausage quiche and the broccoli quiche. But they’re all good!     …

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Jul 17

Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Waffles

I came up with this recipe one day when I was trying to figure out a way to use up a little leftover pumpkin I had on hand, and it’s become one of our favorites. My kids love these. Hope you do too! Ingredients: 2 large eggs 1 3/4 cup milk 1/4 cup oil 1/4 …

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Oct 16

Grandma Gunn’s Famous Applesauce Oatmeal Spice Cookies

My Grandma used to make these all the time, and so this is a very nostalgic recipe for me. She was always very health conscious, and so these are her “healthy” cookies, made with whole wheat flour, applesauce, and nuts. What a lady!     Grandma Gunn’s Super Healthy Whole Wheat Applesauce Raisin Cookies:   …

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Oct 16

Easy! Light & Fluffy No-Bake Cheesecake

This is my favorite go-to cheesecake recipe. Been wanting to post this for a while. It’s super easy and yummy! I’m usually not a huge cheesecake fan— a little too rich and heavy for me. But I LOVE this recipe (it’s more light and fluffy). And it’s delicious topped with berries! Definitely one of my very …

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Sep 28

Italian Lemon Chicken (Freezer Meal)

I didn’t take any pictures of it, but this recipe was pretty good, so I thought I’d share!   Ingredients: (Sorry about the imprecise amounts – this is just what the recipe said) 1 lb. Chicken A little less than 1/4 cup lemon juice (or 1/2 of 1/4 cup….1/8 cup) A little less than 1/4 …

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Sep 26

Easy Coconut Chicken Curry (Freezer Meal!)

I love freezer meals. This is a recipe I came across that turned out really good. I’ve made it several times 🙂   Recipe: 1 lb. raw chicken, cubed 1/2 cup chopped zucchini 1 cup carrots, coarsely chopped (in sticks) 1 cup sweet potato, chopped (don’t substitute regular potatoes or it will get too mushy …

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Jan 07

Yummy Raspberry Jell-O Pretzel Cheesecake

  So my mom whipped this up for Christmas dinner, and oh my goodness, it’s a keeper! I knew I needed to post it here on the blog. You wouldn’t think that Pretzels & Jello would go very well together… but once you take a bite your tastebuds will prove otherwise! Delicious!   So here’s …

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Mar 20

Homemade Fajitas – Seasoning from Scratch!

I love fajitas. I recently learned how to make homemade fajita seasoning from scratch. Turns out it’s super simple and just as tasty as store bought! (without all the unhealthy stuff. Yay!) Ingredients for Homemade Fajitas: 1 red bell pepper 2 Poblano peppers (can switch out for more red/green or other mild peppers that you …

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Jan 03

How to Make Homemade Hummus (Without Tahini!)

Alex loves hummus. I had never tried it before I met him, but now I love it too. Recently I decided to try and make it from scratch to see if I can make it a little healthier, since the store bought kind contains soybean oil (one of the 3 oils you should avoid because …

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Dec 01

Puto (Filipino Rice Cakes)

Here’s another Filipino recipe! This time from my sister Lisa. Puto is a very popular snack in the Philippines. It’s usually made with rice flour, but this recipe just calls for regular flour. She made it a few weeks ago- it tastes pretty authentic! So here’s her recipe 🙂   Puto recipe Ingredients: 2 cups flour …

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Nov 15

Yummy Whipped Cinnamon Pumpkin Butter

I love making things with pumpkin around thanksgiving time. It feels me with glee! My ward relief society put on a waffle night a few weeks ago, and they had this cinnamon pumpkin butter as one of the options for toppings. It was so yummy! It’s kind of like honey butter but with a holiday …

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Nov 03

Melt-In-Your-Mouth Waffles

  I love homemade waffles! This the recipe my mom always used growing up. They’re a favorite at our house. Grandma calls them “melt-in-your-mouth” waffles because they’re so crisp & light. Hope you enjoy! Crisp Waffles 2 large eggs 1 3/4 cup milk 1/2 cup oil (or 1 stick of melted butter) 2 cups flour …

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Oct 11

Heaven in a Pan

This is my favorite dessert in the whole world, hands down. In my family, we call it “Heaven in a pan.” I don’t get around to making it very often- which is probably a good thing because I tend to eat way too much of it whenever the temptation is around. 🙂 Heaven in a …

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Oct 03

How to Make Spinach Your Kids Will Love!

I’m so excited to share with you the secret to making spinach delicious! My mom always made spinach this way when I was growing up, and as a result, spinach was always my favorite vegetable as a child. I would even request it for my birthday because I loved it so much. The first secret …

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Sep 10

Delicious White Chicken Chili Soup

I recently discovered one of my favorite soups ever! I’ve decided it needs to become a staple at our house. I got this recipe from my cousin, Heather Dixon. Hope you enjoy it as much as I did! White Chicken Chili First, you need: 1 lb chicken breast in pieces (can add more or less if …

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Jul 28

Chinese Chicken Noodle Salad

This is my favorite go-to recipe when I’m looking for something easy, cheap, and yummy to bring to a potluck or just something quick to whip together for lunch. My mom’s recipe. I love this salad! Chinese Chicken Noodle Salad Place on cookie sheet, and broil the following in the oven until golden brown: 1 …

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Jan 02

How to Sprout Wheat (Without a Sprouting Jar)

I recently learned how to sprout wheat. It’s so easy! I’ve heard that sprouting a kernel of wheat increases its nutrition by 600%. Wow, that’s a lot! I don’t know if that’s really true, but I sure do feel healthy when I eat them. I’ve tried doing it with hard red wheat as well as …

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Jan 01

How to Make Pansit Bihon (Filipino Rice Noodles)

Pansit Bihon is one of my favorite Filipino dishes. And it’s pretty easy to make. There are different types of Pansit (or rice noodles) in the Philippines. Pansit Canton uses noodles that are much bigger, kind of like spaghetti noodles. My personal favorite is the kind that uses finer noodles, or bihon.  Ingredients: 1 (16 …

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Oct 11

My Favorite Whole Wheat Bread Recipe

Pinterest tested! I’ve got to share this yummy (and healthy!) homemade whole wheat bread recipe. I tried it for the first time last week, and I’m hooked. We ate up a whole loaf within an hour after making it because it’s so good right hot out of the oven, especially with honey and butter (that was …

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Sep 01

Purple Chinese Chicken Salad (Red Cabbage Recipe)

I was looking on Pinterest looking for red cabbage recipes, and couldn’t find much. We’ve been trying to eat way healthier lately, in an attempt to move towards a more ‘whole foods plant based’ type of diet. Mostly I’m just trying to cook with more veggies and less meat. Last week I got a head of …

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