Homemade Applesauce

What is it about fall that just makes you want to stay inside baking and cooking? I just love cozy fall recipes! Here in Alaska we are already feeling the chill in the air, so it’s the perfect time to spend some time in the kitchen. I just love all things pumpkin and apple and…

Banana Bread

The next time you have an abundance of overripe bananas sitting in your fruit bowl, make this healthy banana bread! The secret ingredient that makes this banana bread different from most is the bran. The bran makes it tasty plus it adds fiber to our diet which we sometimes do not get enough of. This…

Beef & Broccoli

Are you looking for a super quick and easy recipe that your whole family will love? This recipe for Beef & Broccoli is especially great if you are trying to stretch your grocery budget. I purchased my steak in this recipe for under $5.00! You can easily add different vegetables etc. to prepare it perfectly…

Cream Puffs

These homemade Cream Puffs are DIVINE! They may take some time to make but they are worth the effort and a crowd pleaser for sure. We have 5 children and we sent them to a private Christian school. Every year they would have a huge dessert auction and I always made these cream puffs! They…

Chicken Divan

This recipe for Chicken Divan is a delicious family favorite! What is really great is that kids love it also. My daughter called me last week wanting the recipe for her family, so it held a lasting tasty memory for her also. WIN WIN! We raised 5 children so I became a pro at stretching…

Plant-Based “MeatLoaf”

Here is a wonderful plant based recipe that is a great one to add to to your family menu plans. This Plant-Based Meatloaf is filled with healthy ingredients and sure to please! My husband and I were recently invited to go to a local restaurant that holds a monthly vegan potluck. Anyone is invited as…

Super Healthy Muffins

These muffins truly are at the top of my all time favorites! I call them Super Healthy because the ingredients are awesome plus they contain no OIL. Healthy ingredients like carrot, apple and banana keep them moist and so delicious. I know you will LOVE them also. Serve them for breakfast, an afternoon snack or…

Rotini & Fresh Vegetables

I Love this easy dinner recipe because it is a perfect way to add vegetables to your meal in a delicious way! Plus Rotini & Fresh Vegetables is an easy healthy dinner if you are trying to lose weight. This meal is fast and easily served with any protein you choose, chicken, fish etc. I…

Vegan/Gluten Free Macaroni & Cheese

    Vegan? Gluten Free? Hungry for some Macaroni & Cheese? Here is a recipe for you to make that is vegan and one I’d love for to to try. My husband eats vegan much of the time for health reasons, so I have had to work on some vegan recipes that we can all…

Easy Stovetop Macaroni & Cheese

I just finished a video on my YouTube cooking channel Dawn of Cooking making Vegan Macaroni & Cheese but then I decided to also add a non vegan version also. So now you can learn how to prepare both! This is a really easy recipe and just as good as the prepackaged but without any…

Family Size Cinnamon Roll with Cream Cheese Frosting

Don’t you just love the smell of freshly baked cinnamon rolls? I truly believe they are on the list of comfort foods. Eat in moderation of course! We have a large family so I decided to make a giant one just to feed everyone for breakfast. I topped it with my delicious homemade cream cheese…

What to Make for Dinner VEGETARIAN

Are you ready for a great dinner???? Well here it is! This meal is great if you are trying to lose weight, eat more whole grains, and just plain try and eat healthy. We will be making a delicious vegetable quiche with a twist! The crust is make from brown rice! Rice is gluten free…