Nothing says springtime like strawberries and nothing screams springtime and summer dessert more than strawberry shortcake.Strawberry shortcake has been a classic favorite for generations and I think it’s because there is something a bit old fashioned and nostalgic about...
I Sometimes people will ask me, “What’s your favorite food?”That is a pretty challenging question for me. I love so many different kinds of food from different cultures all over the world. I love that a lot of times...
One of the favorite and most requested meals in our house is tacos. They’re so easy and I’ve never met a person that didn’t like a taco.My husband’s favorite tacos are always steak tacos and we probably either eat...
Chicken Enchiladas Verdes are easily one of my favorite Mexican dishes. How can you not love chicken smothered in delicious cheese, tangy green salsa all wrapped up in a warm tortilla with some sour cream added in? Although, I must...
Some nights, simple dinners are the best dinners. Sheet pan dinners are an easy way to make delicious, fresh meals that are packed with vegetables and make cleaning easy too. This Sheet Pan Sausage and Veggies dinner is one...
Sometimes I find that breakfast dishes don’t contain enough vegetables.With bacon, sausage and eggs, I can easily get my fill of protein before the day gets started. But what if I wants a few colorful veggies thrown into the...
There are a few flavors to me that just scream springtime and warmer weather in each and every bite.  Two of those flavors include lemon and blueberry.Oddly enough, winter is citrus season here, but I always feel the need...
With Easter just around the corner, and my house being the designated “host” house this year, I have been thinking up ways to add extra, special touches to the holiday celebration. We rarely get to stay home for a...
Spring is in the air and that means that people are coming out of hibernation and spring holidays are about to begin. With Easter, Mother’s Day and sunny weekend days ahead, I thought you might need a few breakfast...
You know how you sometimes just get cravings for something minty and indulgent? Other people get these right? Especially around St. Patrick’s Day when you know minty, green food is around every corner? It’s literally around every corner when...
Get your green out this week and add some of it to your foods too.  Just adding a bit of green food to the mix can help make St. Patrick’s Day a wee bit more fun for the important...
This week we have been covered under a layer of ice on our little farm and temperatures haven’t been above freezing. We’re in the part of winter that’s hard. It’s grey all day, it’s cold and with Christmas way...
When I was younger, I was never really into St. Patrick’s Day. Unless a shamrock shake was involved, I could take it or leave it.However, since having kids I try to make each holiday, big or small, a little...
I just don’t have the kind of stomach that likes to eat first thing in the morning – unless it’s coffee. Around 10 a.m. my stomach decides to wake up and starts growling at me. By then I’m famished...
Most of the time, I try to eat a lower-carb diet. Don’t get me wrong, I love carbs, but carbs love my thighs too.One of the easiest ways for me (and everyone) to cut out carbs is to replace...
Who needs diamonds for Valentine’s Day? Give me cookies any day. Specifically, I’ll take these delicious, Ombre, cut out sugar cookies. My kids will probably prefer them over anything else too.If you follow me on Instagram at either @rachelquenzer...
I don’t like mushrooms. In fact, I go out of my way to pick them out of things.You’ll sometimes see me put them into recipes because I do believe they contribute a good flavor, but usually, I leave them...

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