Jalapeño Pimento Tater Tot Breakfast Casserole

Post-holiday meats tend to take up space in the fridge, and there’s only so many ham sammies we can bear! So I try to mix things up when it comes to using up all the meats and leftover goodies. If you haven’t caught on, I like to make one-dish or one-pot meals here at Joyfullydwell….

Breakfast Bread Pudding

Sometimes, we just need something sweet for breakfast or brunch… or we want to have something impressive for a get together.  Sometimes, we just have a whole bread assortment from the holidays that we need to use up before it goes bad. The latter would be my predicament. Ingredients: 6 cups worth of day-old bread buns,…

Leftover Turkey Ideas

You’ve had your day of thanks… and you still have a ton of that beautiful bird left. You don’t want to get stuck eating the same Thanksgiving plate over and over until you’ve finished it all up. It gets boring, fast! So, what do you do? Here are some great easy fixes to use up…

Pumpkin Spice Scones

I made scones for the first time and they are quite delicious! They may not look pretty and uniform, but isn’t that kind of the beauty of scones? These pumpkin spice scones are great for holiday guests or brunch. It also just looks impressive to your guests that you baked a homemade treat that looks…

Meal Prep English Muffin Sammies

Anyone else get in those prepping moods? We try to prep foods for the week on Sunday evenings, but we got a tad behind and that didn’t happen… life, ya know. This morning I put together some freezer English muffin breakfast sammies. Bacon and a cracked egg in a muffin tin for 30 minutes at…

Shrimp and Grits Chowder

Our family loves hearty soups and chowders in the Fall. Belly warming one-pot meals are my jam, if y’all haven’t quite noticed. So, I was hoping to make a yummy shrimp and corn chowder, but realized we had no corn. No canned corn… frozen corn… fresh corn on the cob… NADA! And I already had…

Crockpot Pumpkin Butter

Fall is here! One of my favorite times of the year. Belly warming meals, friends and family gatherings. It all makes me happy. One of our favorite things during the season is pumpkin butter in the morning. We enjoy it on toast, waffles, English muffins. It’s yummy and hearty and great with a cup of…

Easy Figgy Jam

It’s Summertime and our garden is in full bloom.  Hooray!  Which can also mean an abundance of things that we can’t quite eat through (double hooray!). Included in this category is our figs. Our tree keeps on giving and we’ve been eating away. If you don’t eat them within a few short days they start…

Trader Joe’s 7 Day Mealplan

Who doesn’t love quick and easy meals? I know I sure do! Now, who loves quick, easy, healthy AND low cost meals??? MEEEEE!!!!! With our busy weekdays of homeschool field trips, music lessons, baseball practice, art, etc. I’m all for meals that require minimal ingredients and minimal effort. Who’s with me? Here’s my 7 Day…

Kabocha Coconut Custard

This past Thanksgiving, I wanted to try to make something other than the standard pumpkin or sweet potato pie. We went to a Thai restaurant for my birthday and they had a delicious seasonal dessert the waitress said we must try. Coconut custard in a kabocha squash.  She was correct, it was a must try!…