Crockpot French Dip au Jus

Crockpot French Dip au Jus is thin sliced, tender beef, on crusty French bread, with a tasty dipping juice for a fun easy sandwich.

Crockpot French Dip au Jus is thin sliced, tender beef, on crusty French bread, with a tasty dipping juice for a fun easy sandwich.

Is there any sandwich quite like a French Dip au Jus?

Now sometimes sandwiches get their fame from loading up on toppings, like these loaded chicken burgers.  But a French Dip Sandwich is more like simple perfection–on a roll!

And it’s a sandwich that crosses the generation gap. Adults will love the flavor and kids will think that dipping is the most fun ever!   Read more


Baked Salmon in Foil (with Green Alternatives)

Is eating more healthy salmon on your to do list? If so, how would you like a super easy recipe for this Baked Salmon in Foil that can help? Even on a super busy day!  Baked Salmon in Foil

This post is sponsored in conjunction with #BBQWeek.  The sponsors, Rainier Foods and Intensity Academy generously provided samples to participants to aid in the creation of the #BBQWeek recipes and prize packages to give away to the readers.  However, all opinions are mine alone.

When I started eating more seafood, the first thing I did was to go on the lookout for recipes. After a whole big research project and many trials, we went to visit our daughter and son-in-law. There, he made Baked Salmon in Foil.  By just topping it with olive oil and a rub, then baking!

And as simple as it was, it was delicious. Read more


Peanut Butter Rice Krispie Treats

Crunchy, creamy, chocolatey and easy, Peanut Butter Rice Krispie Treats (aka Scotcheroos) are a summer staple for picnics and BBQs.  Crunchy, creamy, chocolatey and easy to make, Peanut Butter Rice Krispie Treats (aka Scotcheroos) are a summer staple for picnics and BBQs.

This post is sponsored in conjunction with #BBQWeek.  The sponsors, Rainier Foods and Intensity Academy generously provided samples to participants to aid in the creation of the #BBQWeek recipes and prize packages to give away to the readers.  However, all opinions are mine alone.

Growing up in the 60s and 70s, these treats were everywhere. Nary a BBQ, potluck or bake sale went by without the appearance of Peanut Butter Rice Krispie Bars, sometimes known as Scotcheroos.

And it’s not hard to see why. They are easy to make, vegan, gluten-free, no-bake and to top it all off, have a mere 6-ingredients. Yes, clearly a cookie before its time.  Read more


Spicy Hummus Dip

If you’re looking for an appetizer that’s healthy, delicious and ready in minutes, this Spicy Hummus may be just what you need. Or go rogue and spread on sandwiches or pizza!

If you’re looking for an appetizer that’s healthy, delicious and ready in minutes, this Spicy Hummus may be just what you need.

This post is sponsored in conjunction with #BBQWeek.  The sponsors, Rainier Foods and Intensity Academy generously provided samples to participants to aid in the creation of the #BBQWeek recipes and prize packages to give away to the readers.  However, all opinions are mine alone.

I love hummus. The versatile and nutty dip is a staple at my house and I’d always run to the store any time I was out.

But for a gal who likes to go homemade, people were surprised. Because everyone knows that homemade hummus is easy!

Well, that’s as long as you don’t care if it’s bland.  Yes, adding some of the great flavors that commercial hummus has was always my problem.  Read more


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