Chocolate coconut almond cookies

 These chocolate chip coconut almond cookies are the best! They are super soft, easy to make and taste like a combination of a macaroon and an almond joy bar!  Ingredients 2 cups almond flour 1/4 tsp baking soda 1/4 tsp salt 6 tbsp melted coconut oil 2 Tbsp water 1/4 cup honey 1/4 tsp vanilla…

Vegetarian breakfast burrito

I won’t lie when I say, I don’t like some vegetables. However, I am always open to trying new things. This weekend I tried sweet potatoes in a breakfast burrito and can I just say…”hot damn”. This is new recipe is budget friendly, easy to make and can be easily turned vegan! This recipe makes…

Midwest Apple Butter

I was 30 years old when I discovered apple butter doesn’t contain butter… This recipe is super easy, you can make it while you work or while you’re enjoying a lazy Sunday. You can use right away or can what you make. Apple butter not being canned should be good for about a week in…

Banh Mi chicken lettuce wraps

Not all sandwiches transfer perfectly into a lettuce wrap but this banh mi sure does! Instead of the traditional pork, I used seasoned chicken and then stayed with the traditional pickled veggies. Pickling your own veggies seems a little intimidating but it honestly takes like 10 minutes to do and a quick overnight marinating. This…

Mamaw’s cabbage soup

As a child I was very picky and the idea of eating cabbage was the furthest thing from my mind. However, my Mamaw made this and it’s now one of my favorite things to eat! It’s a perfect comfort food and very low in calories! Simple and delicious!       Ingredients Small head of…

Midwest Poor man’s Beef Wellington

If your’e a food show binge watcher like myself, you’ve probably seen cooks make the Gordan Ramsey famous beef wellington! One evening, I decided I want to try to make this! However, from all the recipes I looked up, one thing stayed in common for all—its expensive! A beef tenderloin is an expensive cut and…

Carmel Apple Cinnamon rolls

This…this recipe…is just..ASTOUNDING. Impress your family, coworkers, your neighbor…like beyond delicious! This recipe takes a little time due to dough rising, like a few hours..but they keep well and warm up perfectly. Ingredients Cinnamon roll dough 1 package active dry yeast 1 cup milk (warmed) 1/2 cup sugar 1/3 cup softened butter 1 tsp salt…

Kaitlyn’s family famous sausage roll

  This is technically not a roll, more of breakfast hot pocket of sorts. Anyway this is one of my favorite breakfast dishes and is the ultimate crowd pleaser! It taste what I’ve been told as biscuits and gravy but better. It’s super simple, delicious and cheap to make! Serves 8. Ingredients 2 rolls of…

Midwest French Onion Soup

I love French Onion soup…but I have never tried to make it. One of those things where I always thought this will be too difficult and take too much time. Well I proved myself wrong, I made it after work starting at 7:30pm and finished by 9:30pm…so if I had started it at 5pm like…

Old Fashioned Banana bread

This banana bread recipe was given to me from my Mamaw (oh yes very midwest) and as you can see in the photo above the recipe is pretty old. The recipe itself is easy and the bread comes out super moist and delicious.   Ingredients 1/2 cup butter or oleo 1 1/2 cup sugar 1…