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Creamy Tomato Soup

Creamy Tomato Soup

When there is a chill in the air, I crave a steaming bowl of soup. Creamy Tomato Soup is one of my family favorites! It’s perfect for lunch, dinner or a snack. Serve it up alone or with a grilled cheese sandwich on the side (the way my family likes it). It’s a super easy […]

Poor Man’s Sausage Supper

Poor Man’s Sausage Supper

When I was a kid, we shared a house with my maternal grandparents. My Nana Benford was a tiny little Italian lady with a big attitude and unmatched skills in the kitchen. She had six kids, my mom included. With so many mouths to feed, nana knew how to stretch a buck and “Poor Man’s […]

Roast Beef

Roast Beef

Who doesn’t love a melt in your mouth roast beef? When I first lost my vision in 2012, I was very afraid to cook red meat because I feared I would not know when it was cooked to the right internal temperature. Thankfully, my adult daily living skills (ADL) instructor gave me a Reizen Talking […]

Chocolate Graham Cracker Pudding Tarts

Chocolate Graham Cracker Pudding Tarts

My kids love pudding! In my pantry, I always have pudding mix and graham cracker shells. For a weekend treat, I will whip up these chocolate graham cracker pudding tarts. One tart is the perfect toddler sized treat!Empty one packet of pudding mix and 2 cups of cold milk into a small saucepan. On medium […]

Melt In Your Mouth Meatballs

Melt In Your Mouth Meatballs

There are countless ways to make meatballs. Considering my visual impairment, baking meatballs (as opposed to frying them) is the safest option. I also prefer to use dry herbs and seasonings whenever possible. For example, in this particular recipe, I use onion powder instead of chopping up an actual onion. My chopping skills are good, […]

Easy Blueberry Muffins

Easy Blueberry Muffins

Tiny hands like finger friendly food and these blueberry muffins are perfect for any busy mom. Both my children and my husband will eat a batch of these once a week. The recipe makes 8 large blueberry muffins. I prefer aluminum cupcake wrappers to hold the batter for this recipe. Double the recipe and freeze […]

Chickpea & Veggie Soup

Chickpea & Veggie Soup

I started trying different soups when I began dating my husband in 1998. He loves soup and would happily have it with every meal. Since having my children, I’ve experimented with different recipes that allow me to incorporate a variety of vegetables, proteins, and leafy greens that my entire family can enjoy. My chickpea, potato […]

Stegosaurus Waffle

Stegosaurus Waffle

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day! My daughter, Nuala, is usually ravenous when she wakes up in the morning. At two years old, she is quite capable of telling mommy what she’s in the mood to eat. As a lover of dinosaurs, Stegosaurus Waffles, are a home run in my house. They are super […]

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