Cowboy Cookies

On today’s baking menu… Cowboy Cookies. Delicious little morsels of coconut, oatmeal, dark chocolate and pecans. They’re disappearing fast!  We’ve made them a few times this month already because they are just THAT good! What can I say? This kid lives topless and in pajama pants. Ingredients: + 1 cup unsalted butter, at room temp….

Cinnamon Crunch Banana Bread

Deliciously warm and filling, with just enough crunch and sweetness. This cinnamon Crunch banana bread has walnuts and dark chocolate morsels and is made with whole wheat flour, so you can say it’s somewhat healthier and have yourself another slice… believe me, you’re going to anyway! Ingredients: • 2 large eggs • 2-3 overipe bananas,…

Carrot Top Hummus

My carrots have gone crazy! But that’s a good thing. I’ve been picking them and we’re enjoying them as a snack, pickled and in salads. But we’re left with all of these beautiful greens. I’m a very waste not, want not type person and try to fill multiple purposes with items. So I researched and…

Crab Corn Chowder

The weather has been straight crazy around here… going from almost 80° to 31° overnight! So when it dipped, we needed something warm and hearty to fill our bellies. Thick and delectable crab corn chowder and pepper jack grilled cheese sandwiches did the trick! Ingredients: 3 large golden potatoes – cubed 2 Medium carrots –…

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…

Fun With Sight Words

The joy of homeschool is not being stuck at a desk or within four walls the majority of the day, and we try to take full advantage of that. Now, this doesn’t mean we don’t need some time to sit and write or read, but physicality runs deep in this household, so moving about or…

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…