Party Panache, Hawaiian Party Bites

  This is going to be my go to summer appetizer 4 ingredients, 5 minute prep sweet and savory pineapple kielbasa mini skewer         There are lots of versions of this on Pinterest that were my inspiration each with a variety of flavor components I ultimately combined 2 of my favorites, Asian … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Slow Cook BBq Chicken & Pineapple with Speedy Squash Bake

  I hope you had a wonderful Easter or Spring weekend!       We had a very non traditional Easter, with temps in the mid 60’s it was chilly enough to light the fire and we gathered with family and special friends for ribs, smoked chicken, a variety of apps and an Easter Egg … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Loaded Thai Salad with Orange Peanut Dressing

  This is a “semi-homemade” salad made with the help of Chick-Fil-A and Trader Joe’s         Quick, Easy and Satisfying         A prepared cabbage and carrot slaw mix and fresh spinach are the base The salad is topped with cucumber slices, pineapple, green onions, cashews, chicken nuggets Vegetable pouches … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Crazy Good Broccoli Salad

  This salad is a MUST MAKE! It has a little bit of everything…         2 vegetables, broccoli and onion 2 fruits, grapes and pineapple plus 4 sources of protein, cheese, bacon, nuts and Greek yogurt! Winner winner Tuesday dinner!             Crispy bacon and fresh pineapple   … 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

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

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

The Organized Life, February Paint Bucket

  Here we are, February 2019! What are your plans this month, will you be celebrating Valentine’s Day, or perhaps the Chinese Year of the Pig? We will be celebrating a Valentine birthday, and I have some plans for a special piggy table… What do you think would be more appropriate for the Flavor of … 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

Take-out Tuesday, Oodles of Noodles with Peanut Sauce

  I tend to stay away from recipes that have to be prepared at the last minute because at the end of the day, sometimes the last thing I want to do is cook I prefer to make things earlier in the day and just pop them in the oven         But … Continue reading

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