Healthy Banana Waffles

Before I get to this recipe – weekend photos! On Friday night after dinner the family walked down to a popular ice cream spot – which locals call “A hole in the wall” The vestibule of this place is big enough for 2 people, you walk in, and everyone else waits outside for their turn…

Homemade Flour Tortillas! – Muy Beuno cookbook review

For Mother’s Day – one of the things I asked for was MUY BUENO COOKBOOK. Their cookbook spans 3 generations of cooking into 100 mouth watering recipes. I HIGHLY recommend adding this to your cookbook collection! I’ve read the whole thing and there isn’t one recipe I wouldn’t like – which I love. I hate…

Cooks Country Online County Fair!

I saw this on Pinterest today and wanted to share it. Many people are familiar with America’s Test Kitchen and Cooks Country shows (and magazines). Starting TODAY – through September 5th they will be hosting online cooking competitions, give a ways, free recipes, and virtual garden, livestock and dairy shows! I live in Chicago, so…

The Little Goat!

About a month ago, I found out my cousin Karen was going to be in Chicago for a conference – and since she’s here, we had to see her while she was in town. I haven’t seen her in person for almost 3 years! Kind of crazy it’s been that long. One thing we were…

Meet Janette – Weight Loss Super Star – 250+ pounds lost!

I found Janette on Facebook a few weeks ago. I’m always looking for people who are an inspiration to me and others. I especially like people who are able to change their lives and lose weight by working hard and eating better without having to resort to surgery. Since I liked her page, I’ve found…

South Carolina Mustard Barbecue Sauce

Over the weekend I was thinking about a jarred sauce that I bought on vacation in Nags Head, North Carolina – over 20 years ago. I couldn’t remember much about it, except it was like a vinaigrette, and it was green and I thought it was called SWAMP SAUCE. I remember buying 6 jars of…

Claire’s 1st 5k & Food TV

It was a busy weekend over the weekend. The highlight was my daughter Claire running her 1st 5k race with an organization called Girls on the Run. There are many chapters all over the country. Basically how it works is for the last 2.5 months, she’s been coached at school a few days a week…