Banana Blueberry Muffins

Easy to make, kid friendly Blueberry Banana Muffins from Thirty Handmade Days

After I made some Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Muffins , my 12 year old requested blueberry muffins.  I happened to have fresh blueberries and bananas so I made these super easy muffins.  It’s a little of this and a little of that, mix, mix and pour.  I love recipes that don’t take much work and taste delicious.  (anyone with me on that?) Print Banana Blueberry Muffins Ingredients3 large ripe bananas 3/4 cup sugar 1 [Read More...]

Sweet and Tangy Marinated Grilled Chicken

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I have enjoyed following along with Mique’s health and fitness journey.  I loved hearing all about her adventures and her efforts to eat more consciously.  We have a lot of various  “food issues” in our family and we have eliminated a lot from our diet in our efforts to feel better and eat better.  So today I thought I’d share a recipe we have enjoyed this summer that is healthy [Read More...]

Bacon Macaroni and Cheese with a Kick

Bacon Macaroni and Cheese with a Kick! Thirty Handmade Days

I am feeling extra cheesy! Sorry I couldn’t resist. Our family loves cheese. We don’t discriminate – cheddar, mozzarella, American, cream cheese.. we like it all. It helps that my Mother-in-law is from Switzerland, the land of watches, chocolate and cheese. Today’s recipe is a spin on an old classic- Bacon Macaroni and Cheese with a Kick. I took our favorite BAKED mac and cheese (because we love it that [Read More...]

Raspberry Almond Cream Cheese Danish

Raspberry Almond Cream Cheese Danish

I cannot begin to tell you how much I love breakfast! Eggs, toast, bacon, waffles and pancakes and…PASTRIES! These easy Raspberry Almond Cream Cheese Danishes are so flaky and good, your friends and family are going to think you picked them up from an upscale bakery. They are THAT good! We start with pre-made Puff Pastry dough, which you can find in your grocer’s freezer section. Lay out the thawed [Read More...]

Chocolate Cola Cake

Chocolate Cola Cake

Have you been looking for the most divine chocolate cake recipe on the planet earth? Well then my lovelies, look no further. Not only will this Chocolate Cola Cake blow your mind, but it promises to blow the mind of your cake loving friends. Hey it might even blow the mind of your non cake loving friends. I know my not-a-fan-of-cake husband enjoyed himself a couple of pieces. So what [Read More...]

40+ of the Best Pumpkin Recipes

40+ of the best Pumpkin Recipes

We are coming up to one of my favorite seasons…Fall! This means beautiful colors on the trees, boots & scarves and all things pumpkin! I’ve rounded up some of the best pumpkin recipes around. Some sweet. Some savory. Pumpkin recipes for every meal of the day, including desserts and beverages. Enjoy! BREAKFAST & QUICK BREADS Easy Autumn Pancakes by Yellow Bliss Road Light Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Muffins by Thirty Handmade Days Pumpkin [Read More...]

Simple Tomato Pasta

Simple Tomato Pasta at thatswhatchesaid.com

Hello everyone!  I do hope your summer has been fantastic!  I am so thrilled to announce that I added a new member to my family this past July!  He is just the most precious little guy and I am such a lucky girl to call him mine!  I post a million pictures of him and my older boys on Instagram if you ever need a baby fix, come on over [Read More...]

A Month’s Worth of After School Snacks

Over a month's worth of after school snack ideas from thiirtyhandmadedays.com

We’ve been back in school for almost a month now.  My kids have great teachers and are having an awesome year so far.  There is one guarantee every day when they get home from school.  They are famished!  They raid the pantry and fridge like they haven’t eaten in 4 years every day.    Anyone else have this problem?  I gathered some delicious looking after school snacks to share with [Read More...]

Easy Cheesy Penne Casserole

Easy cheesy penne casserole - tastes great and a healthy take on casserole www.thirtyhandmadedays.com

We’ve made a valiant effort since I’ve been back from my trip to eat more consciously.  We’ve had salads and wraps and all kinds of good stuff.  But I was missing out on a good ol’ casserole.  So I found some recipes that looked doable and delicious and got busy in the kitchen. This is an updated casserole that is a little healthier and not so heavy.  I used whole [Read More...]

Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Muffins

Secret Ingredient Chocolate Chip Banana Muffins from www.thirtyhandmadedays.com

I’ve been holding off on all things fall but since Labor Day has come and gone I can’t wait any longer.  Get ready for orange and pumpkins and leaves and boots and sweaters.  My favorite season of the year! I know it’s not technically fall yet but it’s inching closer and closer.  I’m sharing a super delicious recipe for Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Muffins.  And shhhhhh…. they have a secret ingredient. [Read More...]