Want an easy banana pudding recipe? I’ve got the quickest & easiest one ever! I make it ALL the time because it’s so simple. See my homemade banana pudding recipe, plus a fun variation: individual banana pudding cups!
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Here are 6 reasons I try to eat a banana every day. A list of banana health benefits… for your body and your wellbeing! Plus, my favorite overripe banana recipes – including homemade banana bread and strawberry banana smoothies.
After I’d heard nothing but great reviews about the meal delivery service called Dinnerly from my mother and sister-in-law, it peaked my interest as a chance to switch up our family meal menus. So I signed up and gave Dinnerly a try. Here’s what makes Dinnerly different, how it compares to other meal subscription boxes, what’s included & what’s not, what I like best about Dinnerly, and a word of warning before trying it.
Campfire Cones are the perfect sweet treat for kids of all ages — a great alternative to traditional Campfire Smores. Here’s my favorite Campfire Cones recipe and tasty Smores ideas that work well inside waffle cones. These can be made at home in the oven, on the grill, or on a campfire!
5 simple Halloween treat recipes that kids love. You can hand them out to trick-or-treaters instead of candy bars. Or serve them at your Halloween party!
One of my favorite dessert recipes is Marshmallow Fluff Never Fail Fudge. Here’s how to make this classic fudge recipe + My personal tips for the best results
I figured there had to be a healthier way to enjoy crunchy chicken… without frying it. The fried chicken recipe that I came up with leaves the deep fryer in the cupboard. It also eliminates most of the fat by removing the skin from the chicken pieces. Here’s my crispy — but not fried — chicken recipe that you’re going to love!
I’m diabetic. I also like spaghetti. Here are my best tips for turning whole wheat pasta into a diabetic friendly meal.
There is one type of flour that passes the gluten free test: buckwheat flour! Here are some gluten-free buckwheat pancake recipes, along with tips for making the best buckwheat pancakes. Plus, lots more gluten free buckwheat recipes — because there’s more to make from buckwheat than just pancakes!
Whether you’re looking for a party appetizer or a quick and easy meal, these Potato Skins are super simple and really quick to make. This potato recipe will be one that you refer to often!
I would never have thought you could do much with one deli chicken, but the mom in this video proved me wrong! These are all the ways you can use a single deli chicken (you know, the whole roasted chicken that you can buy already seasoned and cooked at most grocery stores) to save time and money.
15 different frugal recipes that taste great! They were all created with the intention to save you money!
Here are 2 mouth-watering ice cream recipes that can be prepared in just 30 minutes, plus videos and tips for making homemade ice cream yourself WITHOUT an ice cream maker!
It’s cheaper to buy potatoes in bulk, like in 20lb bags or larger sacks of potatoes. This sampler of fun potato recipes shows that no matter what meal you’re preparing, there is a way to include potatoes and make it unique!
On a cold, blustery day, there’s nothing better than a hot bowl of hearty soup to warm the soul! If you’re looking for a thick, creamy chowder that will stick to your ribs and satisfy a big appetite, this recipe for New England Clam Chowder fits the bill.
When it comes to the best mashed potatoes, my wife likes plain and simple whipped potatoes. I prefer hearty flavored smashed potatoes. See how we settled the whipped vs smashed potatoes debate once and for all.
Whether you’re a diabetic trying to keep your blood glucose numbers low, or you’re just trying to eat healthier these days… following are lots of great tips & videos for making healthy pizza using tortilla shells.
With these tips, quick healthy meals can be served up at home — even when you have no time at all! Plus, there’s a video that demonstrates some products that can make it even easier.
Condiments taste so much better when you make them at home without a lot of preservatives. Try these condiments recipes to add some zing your meals!
A collection of the best fried chicken recipes that you can make at home: pan fried chicken, oven fried chicken, deep fried chicken, and more!
If you’re tired of Ramen Noodles or Hamburger Helper, try Whole Chicken In A Can. Laugh if you like, but whole canned chicken makes a great soup or stew! It’s fully cooked, just reheat and add some fresh veggies for a wonderful meal.
Satisfy your desire for chocolate with a 3-minute recipe: microwave chocolate cake in a cup! I bet everything you need to make it is right in your pantry.
Crock pot apple butter is easy to make, tastes great on toast, and makes the whole kitchen smell delicious. Plus a few other recipe ideas for fall apples.
While there are 37,500,000 chef blogs online – give or take a million. There are 4 in particular that I find myself going back to read frequently.
Considering the season, and the games I’m watching, I thought I’d write about my favorite way to cook brats at a tailgate. I use a brat bath since it helps with a couple of tailgate challenges.
The $2-$3 you pay for a bag of processed hash brown potatoes can be replaced with this more satisfying, better tasting, homemade potato dish. It only costs pennies to make — especially when you buy your potatoes in bulk 20-lb bags! Here’s how we make our own breakfast potatoes from scratch.
I’m so glad I found this amazing step-by-step guide to bread making on Epicurious! You CANNOT make bread wrong when you follow these thorough instructions
Here are the top 10 food websites people are searching to find something to put on the table.
I personally love my crockpot and use it at least 2 or 3 times per week. As a freelance writer who works from home, using my crockpot makes it possible for me to be able to stay at home and eat healthy, rather than eat all those convenience foods which aren’t so good for you. Here are the best reasons for using a crockpot over other methods of cooking, or eating out…
On Shameless Chefs, Shameless Dave and Shameless John show up at a house where only the person who invited them knows they’re coming. They surprise the other guests and then get to work in the kitchen — sometimes pulling the guests in with them. Don’t miss their videos… and recipes!
The Guy Grub Guy has a kitchen that looks more like a hardware store. He cooks in a shop apron and wears a hard hat. And he uses the tools you have in your garage in his kitchen when preparing recipes. That’s what most of his videos are about too: how to use things like pliers, saws and hammers as cooking utensils. Don’t miss this!
Fix My Recipe is where regular, everyday home cooks can submit to the website recipes they may have once had right, or recipes that might have been handed down from a relative, but when they cook them now they come out all wrong. You know you have a few of those. Chef Billy Parisi then turns your recipe into a cooking video!
Chances are you’re not going to find a cooking video that will have you laughing like Average Betty’s will. Average Betty does for cooking what Saturday Night Live does for the nightly news. The meat of the recipe is there, but the video is really more of a comedy sketch. The result has made Average Betty an Internet celebrity of sorts.
The iPhone can now help you make dinner. Or lunch. Or a snack! Kraft has released iFood Assistant. It cost 99 cents and has quickly become one of the top 100 apps for the iPhone!
Homemade egg drop soup is one meal that is both satisfying and tasty. At the same time, it will help keep your blood glucose monitor reading well within the safe range if you are diabetic. Here’s how I made my own egg drop soup recipe.
I like to get creative with recipes and ham is such a great meat, you can add it to just about anything and have it taste good. Here are some fun things you can do with leftover ham, including lots of great and tasty ham recipes.
Here are LOTS of ways to improve on the traditional Campbell’s green bean casserole recipe. More variations and modifications than you can imagine — to make this year’s green bean casserole even better!
Here are some ways to use leftover turkey in creative, fun, and appetizing ways… Lots of turkey recipes that will put your leftover holiday turkey to good use!
Here are some fun ways to flavor plain popcorn and keep it healthy, plus lots of flavored popcorn recipes that are also healthy.
Making really good pancakes from scratch is very easy, takes only a matter of a few extra minutes and creates no more of a mess to clean up than making them from a mix.
Chicken soup warms you inside and out — especially during the colder winter months. Plus, when it comes to feeding a group, chicken is about the most cost-effective meat you can buy. You have some choices with this recipe… Do you want soup? Or do you want stew? And dumplings are always a family favorite.
Taco salad can be one of the most unhealthy dishes around when it comes to the fat content alone. But once I applied the following tips to my own taco salad recipe, I not only felt better, but when applying the same principles to other recipes I also began to lose weight — a real plus for me!
We like these glazed carrots so much, we’ve been eating them practically every day for a couple of weeks now! You can’t eat too many carrots, can you? I mean, your skin doesn’t start to turn orange or anything, does it?
Tonight, I wanted to make spaghetti, but I didn’t have any spaghetti sauce. I also didn’t have all the things I needed to make it. So, I put together some things I did have and came up with a pretty good dinner. It is gluten free, and low in fat and sugar, so it was good for both of us.
I learned to prepare lots of Mexican and Tex-Mex dishes when I was living in south Texas. I also learned to love the chipotle flavor there. Chipotle is a fully ripened and smoked jalapeno pepper, so adding it to your food gives it a warm, smokey flavor. Here is my recipes for homemade gluten-free enchiladas using Knorr Mini Cubs Chipotle Seasoning.
Here is a list of ingredients that you can mix & match to make a variety of different fruit Smoothies.
Who knew that a cooking channel could be so much fun. But watching the steps they go through… the tools they use… the cookware they prefer… and why… and the many quick tips & tricks they share on TV have really made things ‘click’ for me. Here’s why I’m addicted to The Food Network.
My aim is to remove the intimidation factor I associate with cooking simply by making the recipes adapt to my pantry …rather than making my pantry adapt to the recipes. Here are some websites that help you find recipes based solely on ingredients.
After picking strawberries last spring, we became addicted to strawberry fruit smoothies! They’re extremely easy to make. And somewhat healthy too. Here’s how to make a smoothie…
In keeping with the Caribbean theme going on in my house this weekend, I dug deep into my memory bank to come up with an all-new, low-cal (and fat-free!) refreshing beverage. Actually, it was lunchtime, and we were all out…