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Chocolate Chip Cookies with Caramel and Pretzels

Want a fun little variation of a the traditional chocolate chip cookie? How about chocolate chip cookies with caramel and pretzels? Yeah, they are just as good as they sound. The caramels So, caramel bits are ideal. I think they are so great to use in baked goods. Unfortunately, we only had the regular caramels…

Chocolate Zucchini Cake

Is there a better way to use zucchini than in a chocolate zucchini cake? I don’t think so either! With all the zucchini in there, it’s practically healthy too! Making the chocolate zucchini cake Start by grating your zucchini. You can also throw it in the food processor, that works as…

Campfire Nachos

Ready for another simple campfire recipe? Campfire nachos are just about as easy as it comes! Most of the prep work is done at home, so assembling at the campsite is a breeze! The Heat Generally I just start a fire with wood, and use the coals from there. For this trip, I wanted to…

Caprese salad with scallops

Want a great twist on tradition? How about Caprese Salad with Scallops? Yes, it is just as good as it sounds. Plus, it is so simple to make and so healthy! It is perfect for a light summer meal. Components of the caprese salad with scallops What is in this salad? Simple. Heirloom tomatoes, fresh…

Cherry Vanilla Floats

Remember those Roasted Cherries I posted the other day? Well, aside from making a really great topping for a variety of dishes, they also have another purpose…. Cherry Vanilla Floats. This is such a great summer ice cream drink. Basics of construction I start with the roasted cherries. Blend them well in the food…

Roasted Cherries

I love cherries. I will take them in just about any form I can get them. Roasted Cherries are definitely one of my favorites! They are simple to make, you can make them in big batches, and store in the fridge for up to a week. Plus, roasting them is a really great way to…

Visiting Glacier Mountain National Park in 2020

Visiting Glacier Mountain National Park in 2020 during quarantine is different than any other time. I would love to give you a few suggestions we used during our recent visit. We had 2 full days in the park. We actually took 4 days for this trip, but as it was a 9 hour drive. The…

Mushroom Burgers with caramelized Onions

These mushroom burgers with caramelized onions gave me all the feels!I haven’t had a big fat burger in awhile, not cutting out meat or anything, but for some reason some time has passed since I enjoyed one. So how about a big beef burger, caramelized onions, the mushrooms all topped with a…

Twice baked potatoes with broccoli

These twice baked potatoes are a slightly healthier version of the classic twice baked potato loaded with bacon….slightly. There is still plenty of cheese and butter, but the broccoli lightens it up just a bit! It is a little time consuming, but definitely worth the extra effort. Baking the potatoes Let’s…

Turkey and Sprouts on Ciabatta

This Turkey and Sprouts on Ciabatta is the perfect summer sandwich. I keep my house pretty warm. Because it is already so warm, I rarely turn on my oven in the summer. Sandwiches and salads are king in our house. I even buy my bread a lot of times…I know, I know. We…