Easy garlic bread

garlic bread

This is a great bread to serve alongside spaghetti, lasagna, and other pasta dishes. I like to make my own french bread when I can. I use my dinner roll recipe and bake the two loaves a little longer than rolls. You can see a picture of the pan I use below. But, some days […]

Sprouted lentils


This isn’t really a recipe, but we are so excited about sprouted lentils that we wanted to make sure you know how to make them, and what to do with them when you do. You can sprout several different kinds of seeds and beans, but lentils are one of our favorites, followed by mung beans. […]

Simple spaghetti


Need a quick, satisfying meal to feed everyone? This is how we do spaghetti at our house. It’s simple and very affordable. Spaghetti sauce 2 cans crushed tomatoes 28 oz. 1 can tomato paste 12 oz. 3 Tab italian seasoning 2 Tab salt 1 Tab minced garlic Stir all this together in a saucepan a […]

Crockpot refried beans

We love refried beans! We eat burritos every Friday, and canned refried beans are not only expensive, but the ingredients can be undesirable. There’s a little free kitchen tip for you! Do your best to replace canned goods with homemade to save money, and to keep your ingredients simple and healthy. In a home with […]

Versatile rolls or buns


This is a recipe I have used for years because of its tremendous versatility. This one recipe can give you 24 dinner rolls, 24 burger buns, 2 French bread loaves, 3 baguettes, etc. No, you don’t get all of those. You have to pick lol. This recipe is also great in the bread machine. Versatile […]

Simple flat bread recipe


This is my go to flat bread recipe. We use it for bread, pizza, burger buns, etc. It’s simple, straightforward and very versatile. Flatbread Recipe 4 cups flour (I use a combination of white and wheat) 2 tsp salt 1 1/2 cups water 2 TBS olive oil Mix the dry ingredients together in a bowl […]