That was 16 year old me. And 20 year old me. And really 24 year old me. I'm now still
barely in my twenties and all I can think about is babies!! I owe my new thought process to my wonderful husband. It was about six months into our relationship when I finally woke up and realized being a Mom is the only thing I want to do. It's the one thing in this world I want more than anything. It's why God put me here. The reason I "woke up" was because I finally had someone in my life that meant more to me than anyone or anything else. And all I wanted was to spend the rest of my life with him and make a family with him!
Obviously six months into a relationship isn't really the time to tell a guy all of that. :) So I kept it to myself and prayed to God to give me patience and to let me know when the time was right. Fast forward four years and here we are happily married and finally ready to get started. The time is right now...and I am so happy.
So what does all of that have to do with today's recipe? I'll tell ya.
All I keep hearing about being pregnant is the cravings! They take over your mind. You can't think about anything else until you can eat whatever it is you want right at that moment and no one can stand in your way of eating that 1 pound chili cheese footlong hot dog!! Ok, that sounds extreme, but that's what I hear. I know there's no way of knowing what kinds of food I'll crave when/if I do get preggers, but I do know I won't feel bad about eating all of the awesome things I usually steer clear of at that point. And since I'll be able to eat whatever I want (within reason...I know I can't eat fish or caffeine or anything that would hurt my baby), I want to start learning how to make my favorite foods at home instead of paying the expensive prices of ordering food. One of my absolute most favorite foods is Papa Johns cheesy bread. At $5 a piece plus tip, it's not the most expensive dish, but if I eat one a day it'll start to add up. So I decided to try and make my own version. Thus the creation of the Easiest Homemade Cheesy Bread!
I mean this was seriously so simple and it took less than 20 minutes start to finish. I just melted some butter, added in my favorite seasonings, spread it on my premade dough, threw on about a pound of cheese, baked and done. I would've made my own dough but I was out of flour and didn't feel like running to the store...hence the easy part :)
I am so excited to know I can make those same cheesy garlicy awesome cheese sticks the good Papa makes. It's going to save us so much money!
So let's see...homemade Reese Cups? Check. Homemade juicy Bacon Cheeseburgers? Check. Super awesome cheesy bread? Check. Now if I can just learn how to make Starbursts and Air Heads I'll be set! Hmm maybe I should add watermelon to the list of things I want to grow in my first garden this year. I'll be back soon to tell you all about that!
2 Tbsp butter, melted
1/2 tsp garlic powder
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp pepper
1/2 tsp Italian seasoning
1 clove minced garlic
1 premade pizza dough (I used Boboli, thin crust)
1 Cup Italian cheese, shredded
1 Cup Mozzarella cheese, shredded
Grated Parmesan cheese
Preheat the oven to 450 degrees. Get out your pizza stone.
Mix the melted butter, garlic powder, salt, pepper, Italian seasoning and minced garlic together in a small bowl.
Brush butter mix all over the pizza dough, including the crust. Sprinkle cheese all over the dough and top with Parmesan cheese.
Bake for 8-12 minutes, or until your desired golden brown. Let cool. Cut up. Eat.Eat.Eat. It was hard for me to stop! Ha I just realized I spent about $4.40 on this recipe, so not a ton of savings but when I get flour I'll be saving a ton :)
Thank you for letting me share a little about me today. Wish us luck on trying to become parents! If you have any advice, I'd love to hear it!
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Pampered Chef Medium Round Stone with Built In Handles
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