La Belle Vie

So I said I was changing up this blog. First is with more friends and restaurants. Second, I LOVE writing and don’t want to give it up. I love telling my story, and if no one wants to listen or read it, I don’t care. I love it, and that is all that matters. Today…

New Adventures

Hello family and friends! I started this blog when Lizzie was sick and cooking made my soul feel better. It blossomed into something I loved to do and continue to be obsessed with. The girls have gotten older and our family food adventures have changed. I will still randomly post recipes, but maybe more restaurants…

Easy Peasy Chicken Pot Pie

Hey friends! So sometimes you just have an idea that might work, but you are not sure. I have made random chicken pot pies over the years, usually using leftovers. Sometimes I have made them from scratch, which in my opinion, using leftovers to make a new dish is by scratch. In this case, I…

Cast Iron Giant Pancake Cake

I wanted to try to make a giant fluffy pancake, and I did! Super easy! 2 cups of premade pancake batter. I always use Krusteaz or Bisquick. 2 cups 2% milk. 3 eggs. 3 tablespoons sugar. 2 tablespoons vanilla. 2 tablespoons butter. Blend together. I actually used a blender, but a hand or stand mixer…

Cheesy Vegan Hamburgers

I don’t define my eating habits, but I’m partial to vegetarian and vegan. Here is my vegan burger covered in Swiss cheese 🙂 The rest of my family ate beef burgers.