Chinese bbq pork crock pot recipe

One of my favorite things to get at Big Bowl restaurant is their chinese bbq pork. It’s tender, the flavors are amazing, and its just fantastic. I was trying to find a recipe for it, and I found one on Cooking Light. Since its still cold/snowy in Chicago, I’m not putting my crock pot away…

Cinnamon swirl bread

I am by no means an expert at making bread, I’ve only made it about 5 times before in my life, but I’ve been using a recipe as a base from Pete Bakes. He uses a recipe for European Peasant Bread from a book called Artisan Bread in 5 minutes a day. I made a…

BSI secret ingredient: eggs! Mini won ton quiche bites

There is a number of food bloggers who participate in a kind of cook off where each week there is a host, and they pick the secret ingredient, and you can submit a recipe for a small prize. I’ve always read from afar and never entered before, but this week I decided to give it…

Chicken tortilla soup #2/Avocado salsa!

The first thing I did when I came home from work was check the mail box, and I was happy to see this envelope in my mailbox! Kristina from Stonyfield Farm sent me coupons to try their yogurt! I haven’t tried their Greek yogurt, so I am excited to taste it. Thanks Kristina! This morning…

Susan Sarandon’s Banana Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

So after dinner, I really wanted to have something sweet, but didn’t have much in the house to satisfy that, so I went online and googled “healthy cookies”. Is there such a thing? I read a lot of recipes, and came upon one that I thought looked really good. I came across an article for…

Banana muffins/+ a new version of pasta with meatballs!

These were the muffins I pictured yesterday and I promised to post the recipe today, so here it is. I used a lot of the new different kinds of flours I bought yesterday and came up with a really tasty healthy muffin! 1/2 cup all purpose flour 1/2 cup oat flour 1/2 cup quinoa flour…

I love grocery shopping!

On Sunday I took one of my sons to get new gym shoes, because his pair from the beginning of the year were torn, and tattered and falling apart! We went to a strip mall and as we were walking back to the car, I see a sign for a grocery store I have never…

My favorite Cookbook

This is my favorite cookbook. It was made by members of my Mom’s side of the family back in 1997. My Aunt Martha spearheaded the whole thing asking members of the family to send their favorite recipes and she retyped them, made copies, and bound the cookbook together. As you can see from my copy,…

Morning Glory Muffins

Yesterday at work I decided to get a muffin at Great Harvest Bread by my office. I was trying to choose a healthy version…they had a Muffin that had cranberries, bits of carrot and it was just out of the oven. It smelled so good! So, of course, after I ate it, I tried to…

New camera/stove top mac and cheese

I got a new camera for my birthday!!  A Sony Cyber shot!  A much better upgrade from my digital camera that was about 7 years old and had only 2 mega pixels!  So, I took a few pictures at work.  The flower is out front in our lobby.  How pretty is that? This tree is…