Easy & Refreshing Cucumber Salad Recipe

{Cucumber Salad shown with shrimp scampi and creamy parmesan rice; a gluten-free meal} Janelle from Comfy In the Kitchen is here with a refreshing Cucumber Salad Recipe! Janelle writes: I make this simple Cucumber Salad as a side all the time. It’s easy, refreshing, delicious and my entire family loves it! This makes a great dish for picnics…multiply the recipe as needed! Peel an English Cucumber like so; Why? Because it’s pretty. Slice in thin slices. Slice a sweet Vidalia onion into thin slices. Mix water, white vinegar and sugar together. Pour over cucumbers and onions and let marinate for at least […]

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New York Strip Steak on the Grill

Quick & Easy Summer Dinner

  Have you fired up your grill yet?  My husband got me a new grill for Mother’s Day so I’m excited to try all the grill recipes I’ve been pinning on Pinterest! Lol! Janelle from Comfy in the Kitchen has the perfect summer meal:  New York Strip Steak with onions, Corn on the Cob, Smashed Potatoes, and Watermelon. Mmmmm this makes my mouth water! Janelle writes: I purchased the New York Strip Steaks from a local butcher. Can’t you see the difference? These steaks have slight marbling, but mainly the fat is on the outside-which cooks and adds flavor and and makes […]

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Fancy but Easy Wedge Salad

I’m so thankful for Janelle from Comfy in the Kitchen’s posts each Wednesday.  I love how fancy this salad is! Janelle writes: This beautiful salad is a”little” fancy..but a “lot” easy (less cutting means more time to make the main entree!). Impress your guests with a drizzle of homemade blue cheese dressing and we are taking this salad to the next level of deliciousness! YUMMMmm. With Iceberg lettuce, I always take off the first layer of lettuce and throw it away.   Then, I cup the lettuce in one hand and “bang” the core on the side of the sink- […]

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How to Make a Beautiful Fruit Salsa

I am so excited to share this beautiful Fruit Salsa with you!  Janelle from Comfy In the Kitchen is here to show us how to make this in a snap!  Janelle writes: Mmmm….doesn’t this look so refreshing, so juicy, so irresistible?! Something special happens when ordinary fruit is washed, diced, and combined with other delicious fruits {fruit salsa, if you will}. I can’t explain how addicting it is…but I can give testimony that this very triffle is sitting on my lap right now, haha. I keep taking 1 min breaks to scoop in a mouthful as I post this simple, […]

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Rainbow Rice Krispie Treats

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Janelle from Comfy in the Kitchen has the perfect treat for your little ones!  Janelle writes: We sure are a rainbow lovin family. So, of course, when I saw Rainbow Rice Krispies Treats on Pinterest- I just HAD to make them for the kidos! Ladies, SAVE this recipe for St.Patty’s Day for a fun {gluten-free} and festive treat! Melt butter and marshmallows -add food coloring. Take off heat and add Rice Krispie cereal {I use GF}. Spread this color in a glass 9×13 buttered pan. Repeat this process with all the colors of the rainbow! Keep on layering! I actually just wet my {clean} […]

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Pistachio Marshmallow Salad

  Here’s a fun spring/summer recipe from Janelle at ComfyInTheKitchen.com. Janelle writes: Can anyone tell me why this is called “Watergate Salad”? Hehe…I decided to change it to “Pistachio Delight” because, well….Watergate was a scandal, and this is more…delightful! This is an especially sweet Spring treat for the kidos…they love all the colors. Serve as a side or dessert, it will be sure to please the little ones {and bigger ones} at your table. Pour 1 pint whipping cream and 1/4 cup sugar in a large mixing bowl. Beat on high until soft peaks form like so…you can over beat, so be […]

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Easter Dinner Menu

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Is Easter at your house this year? Then Janelle from ComfyInTheKitchen.com and I have the perfect Easter Dinner Menu for you! Simply click on the links to get our recipes below. First, this is what I take every year to my mom’s house for Easter Deviled Eggs (that I prefer to rename – Angelic Eggs!) Classic Green Beans Bacon Wrapped Asparagus  Sweet Potato Casserole Homemade Mashed Potatoes with Sour Cream  Crock Pot Macaroni and Cheese – while your oven is filled with the main dish and sides – make this side in your crock pot! It’s a family favorite here in our […]

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How to Make Spring Chicks Cake Pops

Alexis with cake pop

  My daughter Alexis went to a birthday party and came home with the most adorable Chick Cake Pop (and a boatload of other goodies!).   Guess who made it?  Janelle from Comfy In the Kitchen! Janelle writes: My dear friend Mem loves cake pops. Whenever we go out for coffee, she’s sure to add one of these little balls of goodness to the order. Being raised in Thailand, she didn’t grow up around a lot of baked goods. Which I honestly never thought of until she mentioned it to me! So, the other day while we were talking, she asked if I […]

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Oven Fried Chicken Recipe

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If you are new to Women Living Well – then please welcome our Wednesday cook.Janelle from Comfy In the Kitchen is a permanent resident here at WLW and every Wednesday she provides real recipes that real women can cook!  I love that her recipes are doable, delicious and PERFECT for delivering to families who need ministered to with a meal!  Janelle writes: This “baked” fried chicken is a delicious alternative to traditional fried chicken. I bet you already have most, if not all of the ingredients on hand! The pictures do not do it justice-it is very moist on the […]

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How To Make Homemade Cinnamon Rolls

THIS is what I will be serving my family on Christmas morning!  Thank you to Janelle from Comfy in the Kitchen for this Homemade Cinnamon Rolls Recipe!!! Janelle writes: Ohhhh Dear…would you look at this. THIS is pure torture for a gluten-free gal. I just can’t think of anything I would rather sink my teeth in, Ladies! Ha! It’s the yeasty, gooey, warm, cream cheesy, cinnamony combination that can send a GF girl like me over the edge…lol. One of my family traditions is hostessing Christmas morning breakfast for Geoff’s and my family. These cinnamon rolls have been on the […]

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Easy Cracker Toffee

Janelle from Comfy in the Kitchen is here with a delicious, quick and easy homemade Cracker Toffee recipe for us all.   Janelle writes: Ladies, have you ever had these? They won’t win the award for “most beautiful presentation”, but WOWSA are these EVER GOOD!!!  I made them the other day for a ladies bible study and my son asked “Ma, what on earth are you making!” I told him “Cracker Toffee- want to try some?!” He held a small piece with his hand and with a scrunched up nose and eyes tightly shut he hesitantly opened his mouth and […]

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Snowman Cheese Ball Recipe

Janelle from Comfy in the Kitchen is here with a really fun recipe that can be made in under 15 minutes to take to a party! Janelle writes: I’m making some appetizers for a family Christmas party tonight and wanted to bring something a little more “cheerful”….I typed in “Snowman Cheese Ball” and Voila! A winter wonderland appeared right before my eyes! Serve with crackers and/or veggies! Frosty- you ARE adorable. Snowman Cheese Ball Recipe Prep time:  15 mins Total time:  15 mins Serves: 15 Ingredients 2 8 oz cream cheese ½ cup chopped green onions ½ cup sliced almonds 4 cups freshly […]

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