Banana Nut Chocolate Chip Loaf

You all know how it is. You buy bananas to have for the family throughout the week but for whatever reason they aren’t gobbled up as quickly as you thought and suddenly they are brown and overripe. Time to toss them, right? Wrong!  You can throw together some wonderful and delicious foods with those overripe bananas. Peel them and freeze them to use in a smoothie in the coming weeks. Slice them and eat them with ice cream or mash them and mix them into your morning oatmeal, you can even make pancakes with them! Or follow the Hungry Household example and make banana nut bread with them (or muffins)! Continue Reading

Creamy Tomato Basil Soup

When I was little my mom would sometimes warm and enjoy a bowl of Campbell’s Tomato Soup. I hated the stuff and would not have anything to do with it. For this reason I spent years  thinking that I did not like tomato soup. Eventually I decided this did not make sense because I do like tomatoes. How did I rectify this conundrum? I started making my own tomato soup and I’ve loved it ever since. It is my favorite food on a chilly day. Continue Reading

By special request, Pumpkin Pie Cupcakes

Fall is here and it is time to fill the house with fragrant pumpkin pie spices. The kids are back in school so that also means parents are busy with fundraisers and school events. Last fall my Pumpkin Pie Cupcakes were a huge hit at bake sales, school events, and get-togethers. Recently a loyal follower of mine asked if I would please blog about these delicious cupcakes and share the recipe. So this blog post comes to you by special request!

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