May 28th, 2015

Grilled Avocado with Mango-Pineapple Salsa


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Memorial Day usually officially opens Grilling Season; however, the relentless rain we have been experiencing in Texas is putting a damper on our grilling season! When you have the chance, and your grill is hot, you must make these Grilled Avocados.  They are so simple, but they incredibly yummy and go with just about anything you’ve got on the grill.

All you need to do is season them with a little olive oil, lime juice, and salt and pepper.


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Next just place them on the grill for 5-6 minutes.


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May 14th, 2015

Banana Crumb Cake

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I tend to always go to my favorite banana recipe when I find those extra bananas turning dark – I’m sure you have your favorite too; however, if you want to bump things up a notch, this Banana Crumb cake adds an extra layer of crumb filling and topping plus a drizzle of frosting to make an incredible banana delight!


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This cake is perfect for breakfast, brunch, dessert, or just a fabulous afternoon snack.


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Banana Crumb Cake


2 cups flour
3 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
3 ripe bananas
1/2 cup

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April 23rd, 2015

Overnight Sausage French Toast Casserole

April 16th, 2015

Crock Pot Balsamic Roast Beef

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I watched this recipe make the rounds on the internet and just knew I needed to try it, and I am so glad I did!  This roast beef is the easiest thing you will ever make and it is so incredibly good- it’s a regular at our house now.

Just put your roast in the crock pot, stir together a few ingredients, pour it over the top, and let the crock work it’s magic.  The end result is moist and flavorful beef that you can’t resist.

Serve it with potatoes and your usual sides, or our favorite is to toast

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April 7th, 2015

Lemon Brownies

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There’s no better way to celebrate Spring than with the taste of fresh lemon! These Lemon Brownies are so simple to make and have that burst of spring in them! Perfect for parties or a lazy weekend afternoon!


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Lemon Brownies


3/4 C flour 3/4 C sugar 1/4 t salt 1 stick butter, soft 2 eggs 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice 1 teaspoon lemon zest


Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  Spray an 8 x 8 pan or line with parchment paper.

Use your electric mixer to combine the flour, sugar and salt.  Mix in the softened

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Caramel Potatoes

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