Cookie Dough Pops

Thanks to Risa at www.bakedperfection.com who shared this great recipe for a kid friendly after dinner treat! I have been wanting to make these for the longest time, but haven’t found the time until tonight! The best part? You don’t need to turn on the oven. And the cookie dough is made without eggs, so…

My farmer’s market

After several weeks of not making it to my local farmer’s market, I finally went today! I love going there and of course, my three kids came along for the ride! We had a great time! I’ll share what we saw/got there: Our first stop is always the donuts! The church parking lot that houses…

Brocolli cheddar brunch bake

I didn’t get a chance to work on the 5 minute cake in a mug recipe that I posted yesterday….my family and I went to the pool last night and stayed until it closed at 9:00 p.m! It was so much fun! It was still in the mid 80’s when we left, so a perfect…

5 minute chocolate mug cake

So when I was checking my e-mails this morning, my friend Tracy knows how much I love getting recipes, so she forwarded this one to me. I actually had never heard of such a thing! How clever! This is going to be fantastic! Then, I read the ingredients: 4 TB flour 4 TB sugar 2…

Beef Stew

When I was on my way home from work last night, the clock at a bank near my house said it was 99 degrees! So hot! That is why I was so glad I took the 15 minutes before work to make this yummy beef stew in my crock pot. I’ve posted this a long…

Summer time pasta salad

I haven’t made pasta salad in the longest time! I don’t know why either, when its so easy! This was my version of put whatever veggies I have left in the pasta salad! I used: cheese tortellini carrots red onion edamame celery Italian seasoning salt and pepper Few slices deli salami, chopped Paul Newman’s Light…

Thai Beef Salad

Did any of you ever watch a show that used to be on Food TV called “Cooking Thin” with Kathleen Daeleman’s? I used to love watching that show, because she met with a person who was struggling with good food choices and helped them make great meals that were totally healthy. I don’t know whatever…

Asian/Mexican Fusion Fajitas

One thing I cook several times a week is chicken. I have been trying to broaden my horizens a bit, so my kids don’t say “Chicken again?” That’s when I happened to come across www.bonelesschickenrecipe.com. For those of you who don’t know, I hate eating chicken with bones in it. And, I don’t like eating…

Cinnamon chip muffins

When I got home from work last night, I was getting my mail and saw a flyer for Penzey Spices. If you aren’t familiar with Penzey Spices, they have an awesome retail store, plus great on-line catalog of virtually every spice on the planet! The good thing is they sell them in all different size…

Guacamole with a twist

My friend Kathy gave me a great cook book for my birthday last year that’s called the “Eat-Clean Diet Cookbook” by Tosca Reno. For those of you who don’t know who Tosca Reno is, she was a yo-yo dieter for years and after changing her eating habits, lost 80 pounds and has kept it off…