Sweet and Moist Honey Cornbread

moist cornbread recipe

Cornbread always seems to be the perfect compliment to any meal.  I knew we needed something to go with our Mexican shredded chicken salads and thought that sweet cornbread was it.  But my usual cornbread recipe calls for buttermilk, which I didn’t have on hand.  Thankfully, you can find this easy cornbread recipe on the back of your Quaker corn meal container.

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Peanut Butter Sandwich Cookies

peanut butter sandwich cookies

What’s better than a peanut butter cookie? How about two peanut butter cookies with peanut butter icing sandwiched in between!!

If you like peanut butter cookies, than boy are you in luck!  These sandwich cookies are to die for.  The cookies are nice and soft while the peanut butter icing in the middle is smooth and not too sweet.  I was surprised at how many cookie sandwiches you actually get from this recipe.  I think I got about two dozen but they disappeared so fast that I never got to count them!

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Mexican Shredded Chicken

mexican shredded chicken recipe

One of my favorite quick and easy dinner recipes is a basic chicken salad.  Not a lot of thought or hard work but still tasty and filling.  So the other day I was hungry for a good chicken salad but wanted to do something other than my standard grilled chicken on top.  That’s when I thought of making a delicious Mexican taco salad.

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Homemade Taco Seasoning Mix

homemade taco seasoning mix recipe

Recently I was pleasantly surprised to find that I could start making my own homemade taco seasoning mix instead of using the store bought packets full of preservatives and sodium.  So on my continued quest for healthier eating, I decided I’d prefer to be able to pronounce everything in my taco seasoning mix instead of the artificial ingredients found in the packet versions.

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Honey Chipotle Grilled Potatoes

honey chipotle grilled potatoes

Another summer day, another awesome grilling recipe!  Once again it’s way too hot here to cook inside so I took to the grill for these yummy potatoes.  The honey adds a nice sweetness to these potato slices while the spices add some heat in the background.  I’ll be making these potatoes again, they were the perfect side dish to our grilled chicken and fresh corn on the cob.  Yum!

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