Recipe Box, Roasted Rainbow Dinner Bowl

    I am enjoying some beach time this week, my family is arriving today for Spring Break fun, but I got away early for a few days by myself       Our resident blue heron, Freddy, flew up to the porch to greet me…         He wanted to let me … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Lemon Sugar Biscuit Bubbles

  I made these for the boys for a St. Patrick’s Day breakfast treat, but they could be iced and decorated to represent any special occasion or holiday         These little pillows of lemony heaven will definitely brighten your day!         You can make a lot or a little~ … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Spring Thanksgiving

  Here’s a fun way to celebrate the arrival of Spring, Have a Spring Thanksgiving! Come on in, I’ll show you the menu…           HHjr smoked a turkey breast and paired it with white BBQ sauce ๐Ÿ˜‹         We used a bottled local sauce, but it’s super easy … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Asparagus Tortellini Alfredo

  Last week HHjr said, “Let’s have a pasta bake for dinner Tuesday, I’m in the mood for some creamy tortellini…”         We take turns cooking, and while he was busy getting his boys to baseball practice and rock climbing after school, I threw this together for supper       Only … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Lemon Parmesan Broccolini & Roasted Radishes

  Spring is springing around here I was in the mood to enjoy healthy fresh vegetables       Roasted vegetables are my go to side dish simple to prepare, healthy and oh so flavorful       I decided to try broccolini and radishes         They are both drizzled with olive … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Modern Waldorf Salad

  Today’s recipe is an updated version of an old classic, Waldorf Salad         Waldorf Salad was created for a special event held at the famous Waldorf-Astoria NYC hotel in 1896         Originally it was just apples, celery and mayonnaise, but over the years, nuts and grapes came to … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Lite Cannoli Dip

  How about a dessert than is a little less guilty         A sweet treat that feels indulgent         Yet made with low fat ricotta and whipped cream cheese,       Served with low cal dippers           You’ll feel like you had a slice … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Take-out Pizza and Amped up Mac & Cheese

  As much as we love to cook around here, we have our favorite short cuts too..   For this week’s Take-out Tuesday, I am recommending several really good take-out foods, that you can pick up and cook at home As I write this, on Sunday, the forecast on Tuesday is snow…       … Continue reading

Party Panache, Easy Appetizers for Super Bowl

  Only 1 more football game before the season is over, and since it’s the Super Bowl, you’re going to want some super great noshes!       I have 3 easy peasy delicious new bites to share with you today, plus a round up of past favorites The printable recipes can be found at … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Broccoli Carrot Slaw with Creamy Yogurt Dressing

  This Broccoli Carrot Slaw has tons of flavor without a lot fat and calories, yet nutrients from the broccoli and carrots, and protein from the yogurt         The dressing is made with non fat Greek yogurt, a touch of light sour cream, vinegar and a dash of maple syrup or honey … Continue reading

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