Sunday, May 31, 2015

Pies for Every Occasion

Every couple of months my church holds a meeting at our pastor's house for people who are new to the church. Pie is the food of choice and recently our local Coco's closed, so I offered to bake and bring some pies. In order to do that I needed to find some awesome pie recipes and thought I would share them with you. When do you enjoy pie? For the holidays, after Sunday dinner, or whenever the mood strikes? I am definitely the latter and try to bake or make pies a couple times a month mixed in with some cake and cookies. I may have a bit of a sweet tooth!
Some of these pies look way too delicious, it's going to be hard to narrow my selection down to three, after all there are over 40 recipes to choose from! I will update you in June with the pies that are picked.



Saturday, May 30, 2015

Perfect Omelette

I am 25 and I finally learned how to make the perfect omelette, thanks to watching my sister-in-law make her over easy eggs. She put a lid on it! Whaaa?!? I had no idea it could be so easy, for the past 10 years I've been working way to hard on my eggs with all the watching and the flipping. But now I know the secret to the perfect omelette!

I also want to share with you what I use to grate my cheese because it's amazing! My husband bought it at Ikea for less than $10 and it makes grating cheese a breeze.

Recipe for the Perfect Omelette

Oil and preheat your pan on medium

Ingredients:

3-4 eggs
cheese
any ingredients of your choice (I used leftover carne asada fries with hot sauce on the side)

Directions:

1. Scramble your eggs with a bit of water, I used 4 eggs in a medium frying pan.
2. Add your eggs to the pan and put the lid on.
3. While the eggs are cooking, I like to add all the ingredients I am putting into my omelette into a 2nd pan to heat and melt with cheese. You can add the ingredients directly into the omelette while it's in the pan but I find it is too hard to plate it in one piece.
4. When the eggs finish cooking plate the omelette and add the heated ingredients before flipping it closed.
5. Enjoy!

Friday, May 29, 2015

Homemade Banana Ice Cream

I love ice cream but I don't want to feed my son too much sugar. My easy, healthy, and delicious alternative; frozen bananas mixed with a little bit of milk for banana ice cream, my son likes it plain and I added some nuts to mine.

Here is the finished product, it takes maybe a minute but probably closer to 30 seconds to blend together using a processor, I am pretty sure you could also do it in a blender. Now I want to see if I can do a sorbet with blue berries and maybe something with apple...


Homemade Banana Ice Cream 

Need a processor or blender

Ingredients:

2 Frozen Bananas (I like to peel and cut my bananas before putting them in the freezer)
2 T Milk (any kind)

Directions:

Place frozen banana chunks into the processor, process until it looks like tiny beads (think Dippin' Dots)
Add milk process into ice cream, add more milk if necessary.
Enjoy!

Do you get creative in the kitchen to lower the sugar intake for your kids?