Products I Love!
Avocado Feta Salsa with Whole Wheat Pita Chips
Print Avocado Feta Salsa with Whole Wheat Pita Chips Chips and salsa is one of my favorite snacks. I like to find ways to mix it up a bit. I try different tomatoes, add-ins and dipping treats. This is my spin on salsa, mediterranean style.Ingredients4 organic roma tomatoes, chopped 1/4 cup red onion, finely chopped
Cannellini Bean Italian Wedding Soup
My spin on Italian Wedding Soup!! I love a white bean and Cannellini is one of my favorites. Cannellini beans have twice as much Iron as beef and no saturated fat!!! Cannellini Bean Italian Wedding Soup Serves: 6 6 links chicken Italian sausage,browned and sliced 2 tsp olive oil 1 T. unsalted butter 1 onion,
Why I LOVE Pomegranates
Pomegranates! When I think of Pomegranates I am flooded with childhood memories of sitting on the sidewalk in my grubby clothes enjoy every last bit of that messy fruit. Now as an adult with children of my own I am helping them create their own fun memories!! I have recently discovered that these fruits are
Protein vs. Carbs
Protein vs Carbs One of the most common questions I get is, What is the scoop on proteins and carbs? Why do we need both and do we really need both? Is low carb a good idea? So here is the deal….. Protein: Proteins are the machine that makes all living things function. Every
The Doug Lunch!
So lets get to it! Being a mom of two crazy boys and a real foodie means life is always interesting in our house. When you live the life of real food your ideals do not always match up with the ideas of a 4 or 6 year old. I am constantly faced with the
Green Tea Cranberry Cooler
Print Green Tea Cranberry Cooler Yield: 5 cups I am always trying new mixes to bring a little sparkle to my everyday green tea. This is a favorite not only for flavor and color but it is also a body friendly beverage.Ingredients Brew 16oz of your favorite green tea 12oz 100% pure cranberry juice crushed
School Lunch! Ugh!
I do not know about you guys but why is buying school lunch so freaking cool to kids?Why are they dying to eat a chicken patty, corn, salad, and a roll at school but will not even meditate on the idea of eating that at home?The only answer I can come up with is that
Deep South Chicken & Sausage Gumbo
Deep South Chicken & Sausage Gumbo Crock pot Style! Serves: 6, Cook Time: 6 hours (High) 8-10 hours (Low) 1 pkg Open Nature smoked andouille chicken sausage, sliced 2 boneless skinless chicken breasts, chopped 1 large yellow onion, chopped 1 green bell pepper, chopped 1 cup celery, sliced 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 tsp
Candied Pecan Upside Down Pumpkin Muffins
Print Candied Pecan Upside Down Pumpkin Muffins Prep Time: 30 minutesCook Time: 30 minutes Yield: 36 muffins This recipe was inspired by a yummy Southern Living recipe titled Sticky-Bun Pumpkin Muffins. While I loved their recipe it needed a little “cleaning” to fit our lifestyle.Ingredients2 cups pecan halves and pieces 1/2 cup unsalted
I often get asked how I handle the eating at the endless stream of kiddie parties we must attend due to our current season of life. Just like any other family our weekends have become filled with birthday party after birthday party. As all of you know these parties are often filled with pizza, hot