Category Archives : recipes


Not Your Ordinary Broccoli Rice Casserole 4

There’s a certain famous restaurant who serves the most amazing Broccoli Rice Casserole as one of their sides. It’s a favorite in our family. I could make this side my main course, and so could my grown son. As a surprise for him, I thought I’d try replicating this recipe last week. I found a […]

Not Your Ordinary Broccoli Rice Casserole

Healthy, Slow Cooker, Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal 2

I’ve been adapting and updating some of my favorite recipes to make them more healthy. My Healthy, Slow Cooker, Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal is one of these recipes. It’s delicious! I enjoy oatmeal for breakfast. Real oatmeal. Not the instant kind in packets. I especially like making it with steel cut oats. They are less refined, and […]


Delicious Flourless, Sugarless Muffins 2

I’m cooking and baking with much less flour and sugar these days, and recently I was craving some sort of muffins that would land on the healthier side without these two ingredients. Is there such a thing as flourless, sugarless muffins? Yes! After a couple attempts, I tweaked the recipe, and added my own special […]


Turkey Meat Loaf 10

I’ve been prompted to share some new recipes I’ve made recently. Changing my eating habits since January 1, has caused me to learn a different way to cook with lots of new recipes. One is Turkey Meat Loaf. In it, we’ve found our new favorite meat loaf! Not only is it delicious, it’s healthy too. […]


No Bake Peanut Butter Chocolate Protein Bites 4

Sometimes you just need peanut butter and chocolate. Together. Am I right? But for those of us are trying to cut calories, and who desire to eat a little more healthy, this kind of craving can be disastrous. (At least for me.) Until now. I looked all over for an easy, quick, and not-so-bad-for-you recipe. […]

No Bake Peanut Butter Chocolate Protein Bites

Chocolate Drop Cookies 6

One of my favorite cookies as a child is still one of my favorites today! These are quick, easy and delicious. If you like chocolate, peanut butter and oats, you’ll love them! No baking is a bonus! Chocolate Drop Cookies 2 cups sugar 1/2 cup milk 1/4 cup cocoa 1/2 cup margarine salt 1/2 cup […]


The Perfect At-Home Summer Pedicure 2

This is such great treat for your feet, I’m stealing it from my Live Laugh Linger blog. Why not pamper your tootsies this weekend with this easy, at-home pedicure?! Enjoy! Take a moment to glance down at your feet. Summer is a perfect time to show off those tootsies! However, dry, dead skin and cracked […]