• Firecracker Cauliflower, Vegetarian Recipe, Firecracker Cauliflower recipe, cauliflower, Backyard Eden, www.backyard-eden.com, www.backyard-eden.com/firecracker-cauliflower

    Firecracker Cauliflower Recipe

    Firecracker Cauliflower How many times have you wanted something a little different but had no idea what to make?  That happens to me all the time – the struggle is real!  If you are anything like me – I like foods that have a great flavor and sometimes a little bit of kick.  I like heat!  This firecracker cauliflower brings both great flavor and some heat to the party. Firecracker Cauliflower: Great anytime It is that time of year again – yes, it is time for the March madness.  Are you having a party?  Do you want some light but delicious food.  This firecracker cauliflower is for you! It is…

  • Creamy Tuscan Garlic Chicken, Chicken Recipe, Tuscan Garlic Chicken, Backyard Eden, www.backyard-eden.com, www.backyard-eden.com/creamy-tuscan-garlic-chicken

    Creamy Tuscan Garlic Chicken

    Creamy Tuscan Garlic Chicken Have you ever wanted to make a delicious Italian dinner?  Do you like comfort food?  This creamy Tuscan garlic chicken is the best of both worlds.  We have a family of seven and when we want some delicious Italian food – we whip up a batch of this creamy goodness! This creamy Tuscan garlic chicken has incredible flavor from the rich heavy cream, the nuttiness of the parmesan cheese and the flavorful sun dried tomato.  There is just something about the Ingredients 1 ½ pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts, thinly sliced 2 tbsp olive oil 1 cup heavy cream ½ cup chicken broth 1 tsp garlic…

  • No Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter and Oatmeal cookies, no bake, chocolate oatmeal cookies, cookies, Backyard Eden, www.backyard-eden.com, www.backyard-eden.com/no-bake-chocolate-peanut-butter-and-oatmeal-cookies

    No Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter and Oatmeal Cookies

    No Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter and Oatmeal Cookies Have you ever wanted something sweet – but didn’t have anything that you could snack on without actually making something?  I have!  Our family loves to spend time together and we can be sitting watching a movie when we decided that we want something sweet.  We do not want to spend the time making something and then waiting for it to bake – so we make our go to no bake chocolate peanut butter and oatmeal cookies.  They are super simple and incredibly delicious! No Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter and Oatmeal Cookies: The perfect combination What goes together better than chocolate and…

  • Slow Cooker Fried Apples Recipe, Apple Recipes, Fried Apples, Backyard Eden, www.backyard-eden.com, www.backyard-eden.com/slow-cooker-fried-apples-recipe

    Slow Cooker Fried Apples Recipe

    Slow Cooker Fried Apples Recipe It is November and we’re coming up on Thanksgiving fast!  This one of my favorite times of the year! And while I love spending time with family and cooking a big meal, I don’t always love slaving away all day in the kitchen. So, I’m always looking for ways to make life easier around the holidays.  I look for easy shortcuts that still pack the same flavor punch of our holiday favorites. And that’s just the case with these slow cooker fried apples recipe! What’s better than fried apples in the fall?  I love fried apples! They are way easier to make than a classic…

  • Salted Caramel Apple Sheet Cake Recipe, caramel apple, salted caramel, Recipes, Backyard Eden, www.backyard-eden, www.backyard-eden.com/salted-caramel-apple-sheet-cake-recipe

    Salted Caramel Apple Sheet Cake Recipe

    Salted Caramel Apple Sheet Cake Recipe Everybody loves caramel, right?  I mean, who wouldn’t?  I absolutely love caramel! Caramel everything.  It can’t get any better – or can it?  If you haven’t had a dessert with salted caramel, then you are missing out.  The salted caramel makes this Salted Caramel Apple Sheet Cake recipe amazing! Every year around Halloween and Thanksgiving, I begin to search for a caramel apple.  I go to the state fair, local county fairs and even trick or treating to find them – just kidding on that last one. Use the harvest Seriously though, fall to me is about apples.  I always look for ways to…

  • Slow Cooker Apple Cider Recipe, Apple Cider, Apple Cider Recipe, Backyard Eden, www.backyard-eden.com, www.backyard-eden.com/slow-cooker-apple-cider-recipe

    Slow Cooker Apple Cider Recipe

    Slow Cooker Apple Cider Recipe What makes every cold night with family better?  A glass of warm apple cider.  We love to enjoy this slow cooker apple cider when we need a fresh and tasty pick-me-up on those chilly nights. Why buy apple cider at the store when you can make it at home? But, doesn’t it take forever to make? What if I told you that it can be made in the slow cooker?  It can be!  Just add the ingredients, set a timer and then wait for the delicious results. Slow cookers can make your life so much easier!  Here is a great slow cooker to use!  We…

  • Caramel Apple Cheesecake Bars Recipe, Cheesecake Bars, Caramel Apple Cheesecake, Backyard Eden, www.backyard-eden.com, www.backyard-eden.com/caramel-apple-cheesecake-bars-recipe

    Caramel Apple Cheesecake Bars Recipe

    Caramel Apple Cheesecake Bars Recipe For me, fall is all about harvest time.  Harvesting fresh apples and pears by the bushel! The warm smell of apple pie or pear tarts fill our house as Thanksgiving approaches. This Caramel Apple Cheesecake Bars recipe will not disappoint! What’s better than caramel apples this time of year?  Every fall festival around has them for people to enjoy.  It combines two good things into one really great thing! That was the inspiration for this Caramel Apple Cheesecake Bars recipe.  It brings the sweetness of the caramel, the fresh flavor of the apple and the creaminess of the cheesecake filling. It is amazing! It is…

  • Traditional Chimichurri Sauce Recipe. Recipes, Chimichurri,, Backyard Eden, www.backyard-eden.com, www.backyard-eden.com/Traditional-Chimichurri-Recipe

    Traditional Chimichurri Sauce Recipe

    Traditional Chimichurri Sauce Recipe This traditional chimichurri sauce recipe includes parsley, oregano, garlic, onion, red pepper, vinegar and oil. A great chimichurri sauce is packed with herbs, garlic and just the right amount of acid.  It is amazing on steak!  It will change your life.  This recipe is sure to please! Traditional Traditional chimichurri sauce is usually made by using a mortar and pestle or by chopping the herbs very finely. The mortar and pestle mashes and combines the flavor of the herbs with the garlic and chile. If you do not have a mortar and pestle (here’s the mortar and pestle I use), you can chop the ingredients by…

  • Turmeric Roasted Carrots Recipe, Roasted Carrots, Recipe, Backyard Eden, www.backyard-eden.com, www.backyard-eden.com/turmeric-roasted-carrots-recipe

    Turmeric Roasted Carrots Recipe

    Turmeric Roasted Carrots Recipe One of our family’s favorite things to grow on our farm is carrots.  Carrots that you pick from your garden are always sweeter! We love them roasted! This turmeric roasted carrots recipe is a simple side dish that wins every time! A recipe for everyone Whole roasted carrots prepared the Mediterranean way–with extra virgin olive oil, lime juice, garlic, and spices like turmeric and coriander. Vegan and Gluten free! Simple but delicious Today’s roasted carrots recipe challenges everything we know about cooking carrots. No slicing. No cutting into pieces. No boiling. We’re going for whole roasted carrots, which make a wonderful statement on the dinner table…

  • Southwest Chicken Alfredo, Southwest Chicken Alfredo Recipe, Recipe, Backyard Eden, www.backyard-eden.com

    Southwest Chicken Alfredo

    Southwest Chicken Alfredo..wait, hear me out.  Who wants to eat the same thing over and over?  — The answer is no-one!  I feel like sometimes when we are going about our week dealing with our busy schedule of softball, blogging or gardening among other things, we can often fall into the habit of eating the same old “go-to” meals In our house those meals are Spaghetti, Tacos (which I am not too sure you can ever have enough), Sloppy Joes, meatloaf and too many other choices to list. Don’t get me wrong–we love our favorites but sometimes we want to try new things. So, we love trying to find new…

  • Easy Restaurant Salsa, salsa, spicy, backyard eden, www.backyard-eden.com

    Restaurant Salsa Recipe

    Restaurant Salsa: Our Favorite In our house there are few things that we like more than a bowl of fresh made restaurant salsa and some tortilla chips.  It does not matter what the occasion; football party, church group get together or just a game night with the family, chips and salsa is definitely the way to go. A top the condiment mountain Salsa is one of those things that everyone likes his or her own way.  It can be chunky or smooth, mild or hot and even red or green; but no matter your preference, it is always fun and delicious to try them all.  I have been to many…

  • Recipes, Slow Cooker Recipes, Crock Pot Recipes, Chicken Enchilada Soup, Backyard Eden, www.backyard-eden.com

    Chicken Enchilada Soup

    Winter is officially here It is Sunday evening, it is cold and windy outside, it has been snowing outside this weekend and all I want to do is stay snuggled up inside.  When it is winter time and it is cold outside, it is always great to have some great family favorite recipes that are easy to make and delicious.  One of our favorite dishes that we make when it is cold outside is a big batch of Chicken Enchilada Soup.  It never disappoints our family and it is comfort food at its best. Inspiration My family absolutely loves Mexican food.  Tacos, Tostados, Tamales and Enchiladas are among the favorites. …