Strawberry Chocolate Chip Bread Pudding

Strawberry Chocolate Chip Bread Pudding @createdbydiane

If you think chocolate covered strawberries are good, just wait until you get a load of this Strawberry Chocolate Chip Bread Pudding, it's warm and delicious and reminds me of chocolate covered strawberries, but different all at the same time. It's  easy to make and great when you have … [Read more...]


Peanut Butter Banana Bread

Galzed Peanut Butter Banana Bread @createdbydiane.jpg

I swear some days I think my cat gets into the peanut butter jar, really he smells like peanut butter. I don't know how that can be, but it's true. So if I pick him up, do you know what happens... YES, I want peanut butter! Well if you like peanut butter like I do then you are in for … [Read more...]


Gingerbread Chocolate Chip Banana-Bread

Gingerbread Chocolate Chip Banana Bread @createdbydiane

If you like gingerbread and chocolate together like I do you will really want to sink your sweet tooth into this delicious banana bread with a gingerbread and chocolate. I bought some extra bananas just so I could make this. If I didn't plan it out that way I was afraid the bananas would … [Read more...]


Scalloped Corn Bread

Scalloped Corn @createdbydiane

Holidays mean BIG meal full of all delicious food, right? Well they also mean it's time to break out the family recipes that have been served for generations. In our house it's no different. I break out this recipe for lots of Holidays, Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years....this is … [Read more...]


August Recipes @createdbydiane

August Recipes @createdbydiane

Here are the recipes I shared with you in August if you missed any, click on the recipe below and it will take you to the recipe Lemon Saffron Salad Dressing Lemon Cupcakes with Lemon Italian Buttercream Frosting Strawberry Lime Jalapeño Pasta Salad Chocolate Lavender Cookies Shrimp … [Read more...]

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Lemon Bread Pudding

Lemon Bread Pudding @createdbydiane.jpg this easy recipe is great with leftover Hot Dog Rolls!!!

Labor Day is quickly approaching and that means there will be lots of Grilling, BBQ-ing, Cookouts, Picnics and Parties. That usually means there are lots of hot dogs and hamburgers being consumed. I know over the years they have started selling packages of 8 hot dogs and packages of 8 buns, so … [Read more...]


Coconut Banana Cake

Coconut Banana Cake @createbydiane

Yes, I eat cake for breakfast... Every chance I GET! It has bananas in it, so it's breakfast food, right? And when you think about it, this is half the calories of all the cakes I see in my local coffee shop, so that right there means it's good for me in the morning. I like figures, … [Read more...]


Strawberry Banana Bread with Chocolate Chips

Strawberry Banana Bread with Chocolate Chips @createdbydiane

There are always so many items on our to do lists, right? Well this made it to the top of mine, and I'm glad it did. I attended Big Traveling Potluck a few weeks ago and really couldn't wait to bake with the beautiful California Strawberries I received. They were super … [Read more...]


Cheddar Biscuits with Refried Bean Gravy

Cheddar Biscuits with Refried Bean Gravy @createdbydiane

These are NOT your ordinary biscuits! These are biscuits and gravy Mexican Style. Fluffy and high these Cheddar Biscuits are perfect for this gravy. Truth be told about gravy. I LOVE it, I love it on french fries, mashed potatoes, it's so yummy I really like dunking stuff in gravy. Old … [Read more...]


Corned Beef and Cabbage Soup

Corned Beef and Cabbage Soup Recipe

Corned Beef and Cabbage Soup with Irish Soda Bread Muffins St. Patrick's Day is just around the corner and I don't know about you, but my family looks forward to me making my traditional Corned Beef and Cabbage Meal with Irish Soda Bread. If there is leftovers, or I have just one piece of corned … [Read more...]


Date Nut Bites with Cream Cheese Frosting

Date Nut bites with cream cheese frosting Easy-Christmas Treat

My mom has made Date Nut Bread for as long as I can remember, and I've always loved it. She would bake them in one pound coffee cans and they would look so wonderful topped with icing and sprinkles. I love being the helper and delivering them to neighbors and friends for her. When I got married I'd … [Read more...]


Homemade Gift Ideas: Flavored (Compound) Butters

orange honey butter gift

  Just about this time every year the question gets asked, "What gift are you giving?" whether it's for a teacher, friend, neighbor. This is a wonderful gift. If you don't believe me, make some send it to see and see if I all. Three great things about this gift: 1. it's easy … [Read more...]


Gingerbread French Toast with Gingerbread Butter

Gingerbread French Toast with Gingerbread=Butter

Oh the wonderful taste of Gingerbread, French Toast Style! Now that December is upon us the thought of Winter-y flavors is all around. This is French Toast with a twist. The wonderful aroma of ginger and molasses add to the classic French Toast. It's topped with gingerbread butter and let me just … [Read more...]


Savory Avocado Scones

Avocado-Cilantro-Cotija-Scones, savory-scones

Savory Avocado Scones When thinking of Avocados you may not think Avocado Recipes... Avocados are often used for guacamole and garnish on top of Mexican food, but don't think that is where they only belong, although I could really go for some chips and guac right about now. Avocados are … [Read more...]


Appetizers and Pull Apart Pepperoni Pizza Bread

pull apart pepperoni bread

    Bread, cheese, pepperoni. It's all GOOD! looks so good all that melted cheese I had sliced bread, although I wished I had a large round-ish loaf that was higher. But at least I had bread. I sliced the bread opposite of how it was sliced until half inch from the … [Read more...]