Easy Recipes

Turkey Panini Rustico

Turkey Panini Rustico | Mini Van Dreams

Recently, I tried the turkey panini at a local coffeehouse chain.  Loved it and wanted to try to recreate it at home.  With some trial and error, I created my Turkey Panini Rustico.  This delicious panini can easily be made in a skillet or in a panini maker.  The best part – you probably have most, […] Read more…

Low Carb Taco Pizza with Cauliflower Crust

Low Carb Taco Pizza with Cauliflower Crust | Mini Van Dreams

About two months ago, I joined MacroEd and began eating a macro-style diet.  While not for everyone, eating to my macro nutrients (fats, carbs, and proteins) and not just to calories has helped me lose 13 pounds in 8 weeks.  It has been eye opening the foods that have carbs in them that you normally […] Read more…

Memories of Grandma & THE Apple Dumpling Recipe

My Grandma (dad’s mom) died when I was six.  I don’t remember much of her, just bits and pieces.  I don’t honestly know how much I remember and how much has been told to me through the years.  The lines are rather blurry.  The one thing I do have of hers is the apple dumpling […] Read more…

Pepperoni Pizza Chili

Pepperoni Pizza Chili via Mini Van Dreams

Pepperoni Pizza Chili– the best of both worlds.  You can’t beat a good pot of chili or a pepperoni pizza.  This recipe for pepperoni pizza chili is both… perfect for football season or a cool fall day after raking leaves.  Definitely, make this one your own– throw in your favorite pizza toppings.  Black olives.  Mushrooms. […] Read more…