Category Archives: Recipes

Easter Help in a Allergy World

Easter Help in a Allergy World

I see a Robin, I see butter cups, I see Easter baskets in the grocery stores.  NO!  Nothing strikes terror in a Mom’s heart as quickly as realizing another holiday with candy is upon us.  If your child has dietary restriction or you choose to avoid certain additives in foods, you know what a battle…

Comfort Food – Making Gluten Free Pasta

Comfort Food – Making Gluten Free Pasta

It’s cold in Mississippi, the kind of cold we aren’t use to seeing, and I am stuck in the house. When I am house bound due to cold, I cook.  I cook because the heat from the oven helps to warm my home and I cook because, well, we are comfort food kind of people. …

Bird’s Blueberry Banana Bread

Bird’s Blueberry Banana Bread

I’m the type of person who loves blueberries in things, but I don’t just get them and eat them solo. I buy them to throw them into the crisper to wilt or I bag them into the freezer to collect frostbite. I would love them in a pie, but I never have enough to do…

Bird’s Fried Green Tomatoes

Bird’s Fried Green Tomatoes

Oh my one of my very favorite things about the spring is Green Tomatoes!! I’m serious here, hardly anything better than a Fried Green Tomato, am I right?! Now don’t get all intimidated on me now, they are super simple to make, and I know, I know they’re fried, but they are still a veggie…

Super Yummy Muffin Cookies Recipe

Super Yummy Muffin Cookies Recipe

Today I wanted to share with you my not-quite-famous-yet Super Yummy Muffin Cookies recipe. Healthy? Um….no, probably not. Nutritious? Sure…as long as you haven’t had your daily sugar allotment yet. Yummy? Of course!!! Now it’s no secret that the kitchen and I do not see eye-to-eye most of the time. (With as much time as…

Green Velvet Cheesecake Cake

Green Velvet Cheesecake Cake

There’s not a lot of things that say Happy Saint Patrick’s Day like this disturbingly green, sinfully rich, made from scratch, completely delectable, cheesecake filled green velvet cake. Based on a red velvet cake adapted by my hero, Recipe Girl , this cake will amp up the Irish of any St. Patrick’s Day dinner. If you…

Bird’s Basil Pesto

Bird’s Basil Pesto

With Spring approaching, I know many of you will have your herb gardens well underway, and I have a great recipe for just that: Pesto! Pesto is a commonly forgotten sauce that is really much easier to make than most might think. It is a very versatile sauce which can be made with a very…

Bean and Cheese Enchiladas

Bean and Cheese Enchiladas

I see more and more people these days switching to a Vegetarian diet, most notably because of an increased awareness of what it is they are consuming daily. Many people have chosen Vegetarianism because of a compassion for animals, some to receive the many health benefits of such a diet, and others to simply lighten…

Easiest Hot Chocolate EVER

Easiest Hot Chocolate EVER

Happy Valentine’s Day to All! Doesn’t LOVE make the world a better place? Ok, I know this day is a Hallmark holiday fest filled with over priced cards, stuffed animals and copious amounts of candy, BUT it’s also a day in which we can slow down, in fact stop, and say I LOVE YOU! We…