• Garlicky Potato Soup Mix
  • Lemon Garlic Chicken Bake
  • Cajun Sausage and Peppers over Rice
  • Ciambotta Bruschetta with Capers
  • Boudain Cheddar Stuffed Bacon Wrapped Jalapenos

Churro Coffee Cake Muffins

Cinnamon Sugar Muffins

Hop on over to our Sweet Hersey Living’s Facebook Page and give us a “like”! These are my favorite muffins ever. Well really they are coffee cake, but in a muffin form. Either way I love them and so does any other human being that has ever tried them. That I have witnessed. I first made [...]

Garlicky Potato Soup Mix

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Coming at you with another recipe I created for Living Litehouse! The kids really loved this one piled high with scallions, cheddar cheese, and bacon bits! Who doesn’t love Loaded Baked Potato Soup?This soup mix is great because it doesn’t matter what you’re in the mood for , this one has got you covered. Leave [...]

Lemon Garlic Chicken Bake

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Every parent needs a quick and easy one pot meal that will satisfy the kids, keep dirty dishes at a minimum, and give us a freaking break come dinner time. This Lemon Garlic Chicken Bake is just that dish! It is a complete meal and is absolutely delish! I’ve seen something very similar floating around [...]

Cajun Sausage and Peppers over Rice

Cajun Sausage

So earlier in the week I shared with you a Cajun Stuffed Jalapeno recipe that I got from my Brother In Law while at a Cajun Sunday Supper. Now let me share with you the dish that I made for that Cajun potluck. It was a lazy cooking day for me and after discussing cooking [...]

Ciambotta Bruschetta with Capers

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A mix of my two favorite Italian foods, Ciambotta and Puttanesca. A simple blend of eggplant, tomatoes, and garlic magically turns into a ridiculously flavorful bruschetta topping. A few borrowed ingredients from the classic Italian pasta sauce, Puttanesca, just sets things off! I only recently discovered a love for Italian food and took the opportunity [...]

Boudain Cheddar Stuffed Bacon Wrapped Jalapenos

Bacon Wrapped Jalapenos

Every Sunday we have a big family dinner after church. My parents, my siblings, their spouses, and their kids are usually all present. The second I get home from church I fix a cup of coffee and get my a** to cooking, it takes a lot of food to feed this crowd! Every week food [...]

Spring Ranch Chicken Flatbread

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Have any leftover chicken you just don’t know what to do with? Maybe you roasted a chicken last night, perhaps you threw a BBQ and every guests avoided the grilled breast meat like the plague. No matter how that day old bird ended up in your fridge, I have the perfect meal for those leftovers! This [...]

White Chocolate Blueberry Cookies

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For more cookie ideas follow our Dessert Board on Pinterest! Ava and I have gathered a great collection of cookie recipes we want to try… Someday. Today I wanted some cookies. This is a pretty big deal because I don’t usually have a sweet tooth. Today was different. I wanted some big ole’ crispy on [...]

Buffalo Chicken BLT Tacos

Buffalo Chicken BLT Tacos

Looking for more easy dinner ideas for the family? Be sure to like Sweet Hersey Living on Facebook for weekly dinner updates and photos of the family! Like many other families across the country the Hersey family has a weekly celebration revolving around Tuesdays… Taco Tuesday that is. Yes we have joined in the fun [...]

Litehouse Herbs Giveaway


Giveaway Time! As promised I am throwing a Giveaway in celebration of our Facebook Page hitting 900 likes! I really do appreciate every bit of support my readers show the blog so I’d like to give a little something back to ya! Never in my life did I think that the blog would make it [...]

Hearty Chicken and Black Bean Enchilada Soup

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Is it cold enough for ya out there? My latest recipe for Living Litehouse will warm you up in a jiffy without slowing you down. This Hearty Chicken and Black Bean Enchilada Soup  has all of the flavor of a slow cooked grade A Enchilada Soup, except it only takes 30 minutes to make and [...]

Jon’s Famous 30 Somthin’ Chili

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Today I’m not cooking! Jon is doing the cooking and in honor of this I am featuring his famous chili recipe. He has never actually made this chili at home and I’ve had to listen to how incredibly delicious it is from those who have gotten the chance to try it. Not anymore! The second [...]

Mediterranean White Bean and Tuna Salad

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It’s time for another low calorie lunch idea! I’ve mentioned before that my resolution for this new year is to make sure I eat healthy lunches, even on days when I’m away at work! Here is another quick and easy lunch that is low in calories and high in protein. Of course it would be [...]

Spincy Ginger Chili Beef Jerky

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Oh my goodness where do I begin? About a year ago I came across a technique for making Beef Jerky in your oven. I pinned it immediately because in this house we love us some beef jerky. I live with 4 creatures of the male species who gobble the stuff down. Ava and I? Well [...]

Supreme Pizza Hummus Dip

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I have seen so many recipes for these ultra cheesy Pizza Dips all over Pinterest. Unfotunately I neglected to make the darn dip before the New Year, now I feel to damn guilty indulging in such a way. Over the last week I have been racking my brain for ideas on healthier/lighter dips and munchies that [...]

Quick Mediterranean Chickpea Salad

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When I set my mind to it I find it quite easy to make the transition from eating like crap to eating nice and clean. Breakfast is a sinch. Dinner? I got this under control! My biggest downfall is lunch. Freaking lunch! I’m usually at work during the lunching hour and I am almost never [...]

Smokey Steak Salad w/ BBQ Vinaigrette

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I’m always trying to find ways to use up leftovers from previous dinners. I live in a house full of leftover haters (even though they LOVED the dinner) so making it look like something totally new and different is usually necessary. Today I had some fun leftovers to work with and was able to make [...]

30+ More Delicious Recipes To Help You Lose Weight On A Budget

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Last year I put together a collection of my families favorite low calorie recipes! You can find last years list of 40+ Delicious Recipes To Help You Lose Weight On A Budget here. Guess what? We still eat on a budget and we have NEW favorite recipes! As I sit here putting together my recipe [...]

Warm Steakhouse Salad w/ Gorgonzola

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Another recipe of mine coming at you from Living Litehouse! My latest recipe developed for the Litehouse Foods blog is this incredible steak salad topped with balsamic, kick ass Gorgonzola, and a fried egg… Yes a fried egg. Don’t knock it until you try it! This is a super filling, warm, hearty, Man Salad. Nothing [...]

Ham and White Bean Soup

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After the big Holiday meals freezers all over America are housing carcasses. How many of us actually put those bones and scraps of meat to good use though?  I wrap and freeze my leftovers with the intention of making something spectacular, but usually it just sits there for months until I get tired of it taking up my [...]

Southwestern Chipotle Tomato Soup

Southwestern Tomato Soup

When I’m looking for a quick and easy dinner that will warm me up, fill me up, and keep my mouth happy I turn to Grilled Cheese and Tomato Soup. I mean really, is there anything better than soup and an ooey gooey grilled cheese on a cold rainy day? While I do love the [...]