Wheat berries!

I bought this bag of Wheat berries a few months ago and they’ve been in my freezer ever since! So last night I decided I would cook some up to have on hand, and part of that went into my totally deluxe breakfast this morning! What are Wheat berries? The term wheat berry is used…

Biggest Loser + Worst burger in America!

So this year there are a lot of changes from prior seasons. One thing which I think is a good one, is that for now, each player is an individual, so you don’t have to rely on someone else doing poorly and be sent home because of that. In the end, 2 women were facing…

I’m hosting BSI this week + Guest recipe from Snack-Girl.com

I have to thank Sandhya at www.sandhyas-kitchen.blogspot.com for passing the BSI torch to me! For those of you who aren’t familiar, BSI stands for “Blogger Secret Ingredient” and whoever is hosting gets to choose the ingredient and anyone can enter (even if you don’t have a blog) and I choose the winner out of all…

Gourmet Chicago – My volunteer experience Part One!

I have so many pictures I’ll spread them out over a few posts! First of all, what a great day I had today! I was lucky enough to be able to volunteer for one of the biggest food and wine events of the year, Gourmet Chicago at Millennium Park, sponsored by Bon Appetit! I really…

Joanne – Weight Loss Superstar – 50 pounds gone!

I’ve known Joanne for a few years now and I always forget that at one time she struggled with her weight. She is a very smart young lady who is currently getting her MD/PhD and hopes to do Cancer Research when she’s done. AND, she is an awesome cook as well! If you’ve never been…

Doughnut Muffins – 175 calories each!

Last week I was reading Food Buzz’s Top 9 picks of the day and one of the recipes was for doughnut muffins!! I knew I had to make them but I did tweak the recipe to make it more calorie friendly for me. The recipe came from this site: Here is my version: Makes 12…

First time making stuffed peppers!

I know a lot of people make stuffed peppers all the time, but since I started trying more veggies, it turns out I love green peppers! So, when I read the recipe from Jeff @ He Cooks/She Cooks, I had almost all the stuff to make them, so I put it on the menu! His…