Miracles do not, in fact, break the laws of nature. C. S. Lewis

The title of the post means that I finally found a job! After a year and 9 months of searching I am now working regular hours and loving it! As such I will be taking a 2 week break while my body and mind adjust to the new schedule. During that time I will be cooking and prepping new posts so I have a small stockpile of posts built up for times when I am working more overtime hours and less time to cook. I will be back to my regular 2 time a week posting on October 2nd. I love my blog, and sharing recipes with everyone and I promise you that I have some great recipes lined up to share when I get back. As always if you have a recipe you would like to see converted please send it to me and I will work it into the rotation. See you all soon!

Deviled Eggs

IMG_0580I love Deviled Eggs, and they are a wonderful quick and easy tasty treat. They are also really impressive to take to a get together. This is a smaller recipe that you can multiply easily if you are feeding more then 2 people for a snack.

Ingredients

4 large eggs

1/4c/60ml Mayonnaise or Miracle Whip

1 tsp/5ml yellow American style mustard (if using English Mustard or Dijon use 1/4 tsp)

Paprika

Salt

Pepper

1 small sandwich bag

 

 

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Champagne Salad

IMG_0213My mom found this recipe in an old cookbook of my grandmothers. After trying this we have decided that next time we will be replacing the cashews with a 1/2 cup of coconut shavings. We also weren’t fond of it in it’s frozen form, but loved it as a cool salad. If you do want to freeze some for later it does defrost well, though you may want to bulk it up a bit with more whipped topping once it is defrosted.This makes for a nice frozen treat, or a cool salad for those hot days.

Ingredients

8oz/250g Cream Cheese/Soft Cheese

2/3c/150 g sugar

20oz/432g crushed pineapple

10oz/270g thawed frozen strawberries

2 sliced bananas

1/2c/70g chopped nuts (I used cashews)

12oz/400g Cool Whip(Whipped Cream(I used the Spray Cream)

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Cherry Dream Salad aka The Pink Stuff

IMG_0208This recipe is a staple of my childhood, there wasn’t a family get together without this being part of the feast. I didn’t know it’s name until I call my mom for the recipe since it had always been called The Pink Stuff in the family. It is very simple to put together, I hope you enjoy this cool treat as much as I do.

Ingredients

1 can(14 oz)(397g) Sweetened Condensed Milk

1/3c/80ml lemon juice

1 can (21oz)(420g) Cherry Pie Filling/ Cherry Fruit Filling

15oz/432g Crushed Pineapple (drained)

8oz/225g Cool Whip/Whipped Cream(I used spray Cream)

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Banana Bread

IMG_0171This is my mother’s recipe, she picked it up from a friend who served this as a dessert at a dinner party accompanied with a scoop of vanilla ice cream. It has since been published in several Church Cookbooks and passed around among friends and family. I hope you enjoy it as much as we do.

Ingredients

2 cups/340g flour

1c/230g sugar

1/2 tsp salt

1 tsp baking soda/bicarbonate of soda

1 tsp baking powder

2/3 c/157ml vegetable oil

3 large eggs

1/2c/115g sour(ed) cream

1c/270g mashed banana

1c/100g nut of your choice ( I like walnut pieces, though pecan is very good as well)

 

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