Never buy a packet of taco seasoning again! If your family enjoys taco dinners as much as mine, you will definitely want to make your own taco seasoning.

How to Make Homemade Taco Seasoning

Never buy a packet of taco seasoning again! It only takes a few minutes to make a big batch of taco seasoning and you may already have all the ingredients on hand. If your family enjoys taco inspired dinners as much as mine, you will definitely want to start making your own taco seasoning. I don’t cater to my kids taste when…

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Teriyaki Turkey Meatballs

If you like meat balls, foods with Asian flavors, quick family dinners, or you are just plain hungry – I think you will really enjoy these easy teriyaki turkey meatballs. I can’t believe we are more than halfway through September. Today is the first wet day we have seen in weeks. If it wasn’t for the earlier sunsets I would…

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Blackberry Balsamic Reduction

The popular gourmet condiment you can make at home

Blackberry balsamic reduction adds a tangy sweetness to just about anything. Drizzle over everything from salad to steak to ice cream. Noxious, thorny, and destructive Himalayan Blackberry vines are everywhere. For most of the year they are the bane of gardeners, property owners, and even pedestrians whose ankles have been attacked strolling past a vacant lot or hillside. People have gone to…

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Maple-Cranberry Granola

I use the word granola is a loose sense with this recipe. It contains neither oats nor nuts. It does have a generous helping of dried cranberries and some very hearty cereal flakes. Erewhon Buckwheat & Hemp cereal provides the base for this alternative granola. This fiber and protein filled cereal is gluten free making this recipe a potential alternative…

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Lemon-Lime Cream Pie Pops

I recently treated myself to a set of popsicle molds (link). Of all the new kitchen gadgets I have acquired this spring, these popsicle molds have been used the most. Our entire family has enjoyed making and consuming our homemade frozen treats. We have tried making our own fudgsicles with this recipe from Earth Mama’s World. The Little Helping spent a…

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