All Posts by Brittany McEnnis

Cinnamon Sugar Muffins

Ingredients 1/3 cup butter, softened to room temperature 1/2 cup sugar 1 egg 1 tsp vanilla 1/2 cup milk 1 1/2 cups flour 1/2 tsp salt 1 1/2 tsp baking powder 1/4 tsp nutmeg 2 Tbsp melted butter for topping Cinnamon sugar mixture Instructions Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Cream butter and sugar till fluffy. [...]read moreCinnamon Sugar Muffins

Simple Cheesy Breakfast Bites

INGREDIENTS 1 can Butterflake Pillsbury Crescent Rolls 7 eggs 12 slices of bacon cooked and cut into thirds 1 cup cheddar cheese divided 1/2 cup milk salt and pepper INSTRUCTIONS Preheat oven to 350. Roll out crescent dough and press seems together. Cut into 12 squares. Grease pan really well and place 1 crescent square in each muffin cup. Place 3 small pieces of bacon along the [...]read moreSimple Cheesy Breakfast Bites

Banana Muffins

Ingredients 1 1/2 cups flour 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 cup mashed bananas about 3 1/4 cup sugar 1/4 cup brown sugar 1 egg beaten 1 teaspoon vanilla 1/2 cup melted butter Instructions Preheat oven to 375°F. Line a muffin pan with paper liners. Whisk together flour, cinnamon, baking soda, baking powder, and salt in medium bowl. In a separate bowl, combine bananas, brown sugar, white sugar, beaten [...]read moreBanana Muffins

Soft Christmas Sugar Cookies

Super soft cut-out sugar cookies decorated with an easy icing. These Christmas Cut-Out Sugar Cookies are so fun to decorate and perfect for the holidays! INGREDIENTS For the cut-out sugar cookies: 3 cups (375 grams) Pillsbury BEST™ All-Purpose Flour*, spooned & leveled 2 teaspoons baking powder ½ teaspoon salt 1 cup Crisco® All-Vegetable Shortening or 1 Crisco® All-Vegetable Shortening Baking Stick* 1 cup (200 grams) sugar 1 large egg room temperature 2 tablespoons (30ml) milk [...]read moreSoft Christmas Sugar Cookies

Slow Cooker Cranberry Apple Cider

INGREDIENTS 1 (64-oz) bottle Ocean Spray Cran-Apple Juice 2 cinnamon sticks 5 whole cloves 2 star anise pods Apple slices, I use Gala ½ cup fresh cranberries INSTRUCTIONS Add everything to a 4 quart or larger slow cooker. Cover and cook on HIGH for 2 hours or until heated. Serve and enjoy! *Recipe courtesy of https://www.themagicalslowcooker.com/slow-cooker-cranberry-apple-cider/

Rosemary Dinner Rolls

Ingredients 2 1/4 tsp active dry yeast 1/2 cup warm water , 110 degrees 3 Tbsp sugar , divided 3/4 cup milk , warmed to about 80 degrees 1 large egg 3 Tbsp unsalted butter , softened 3 1/2 Tbsp chopped fresh rosemary 1 1/2 tsp salt 1 Tbsp whisked egg , for brushing rolls 3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour , then more as needed Good quality extra-virgin olive oil and freshly ground black pepper Instructions In the bowl of [...]read moreRosemary Dinner Rolls

Chili Lime Chicken Tacos with Grilled Pineapple Salsa

*Recipe courtesy of CarlsbadCravings.com Taco Ingredients: 1 Recipe All Purpose Chili Lime Chicken 1 Recipe Grilled Pineapple Salsa 4 flour tortillas or 6-8 corn tortillas 1/2 cup favorite cheese, more or less Avocado Crema Ingredients: 1 medium avocado 1/2 cup sour cream 2 tablespoons mayonnaise 1 tablespoon lime juice 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder DIRECTIONS: Prepare Chili Lime Chicken And Grilled Pineapple Salsa according to directions. To make [...]read moreChili Lime Chicken Tacos with Grilled Pineapple Salsa

Classic Kid-Friendly Halloween Movies

THE ADDAMS FAMILY That creepy, gothic, Addams family is up to their normal hijinks. Not technically a Halloween movie, but October seems fitting for a family that has a severed hand for a maid. CASPER Kat and her father move into an old abandoned mansion which ends up being inhabited by 4 ghosts, one of which [...]read moreClassic Kid-Friendly Halloween Movies

Burrito Bowls w/ Grilled Chicken

INGREDIENTS: For the chicken: 1 1/4 pounds NatureRaised Farms Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts ¼ cup olive oil ⅓ cup lime juice 1 teaspoon sugar 1 teaspoon kosher salt ¼ teaspoon ground cumin 2 cloves garlic minced ¼ cup water 1 1/2 teaspoons smoked paprika 1 teaspoon onion powder 1-2 tablespoons chili powder depending on the heat level of your chili powder. I use a mild chili powder so I do the full 2 tablespoons. 3 cups cooked white or brown rice [...]read moreBurrito Bowls w/ Grilled Chicken

Million Dollar Baby

Let’s face it. Talking about money isn’t easy. Until you meet Trudi Kayser. She’s a financial educator with Life Made to Order Financial in Phoenix, a division of Five Rings Financial. Her company’s workshops offer guidance about everything from saving for college to retirement. She tries to remove the shroud of secrecy from the “M” [...]read moreMillion Dollar Baby