Menu Plan Monday – March 24

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Did you see my new recipe for Cucumber Ranch Dressing at the end of last week? It was a big hit at our house this past weekend as we had some play dates and all of the children enjoyed dipping their veggies in it. And I finally got around to trying my hand at making my […]

Pumpkin Apple Breakfast Cookies

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I don’t know about you, but our mornings are often chaotic trying to get one or two little ones off to school (depending upon the day) and my husband out the door to work. Luckily I don’t commute very far to work most days! But having time for more than a quick breakfast on the […]

Recipe Redux – No Bake PB Graham Chocolate Bites

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This month’s Recipe Redux theme is No Cook Desserts, which have been quite popular on Pinterest and foodie blogs lately. And it makes perfect sense, who doesn’t want a wonderful treat that comes together in mere minutes?! This month’s theme finally pushed me to try out a recipe I have been mulling over in my […]

Chocolate Cherry Avocado Muffin Recipe

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I created this recipe for Primrose Schools’ blog, 360 Parenting, in honor of American Heart Month, which is February. While it is no longer February, eating heart healthy should be done year-round. Lucky for us that dark chocolate, avocados and tart cherries contribute to a heart healthy diet. And really, how could you possibly resist these delicious […]

Healthy Twist on Super Bowl Favorites

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   The Super Bowl is almost here! And I love a good excuse to put together yummy food with a theme. Football provides the perfect opportunity, there are so many ways to spin it. The team colors are always fun to play up in food with fruits and veggies. But you can also honor the […]

“Tricks” for Tasty Halloween Treats

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This morning I was on CBS Better Mornings Atlanta discussing Healthy Halloween Treats. Of course Halloween and candy go hand in hand. But you can change that by shifting your focus from the candy to the other fun things that Halloween brings such as dressing up in costumes, decorating the house or table, and pumpkin!! […]

What’s poppin’??

A while back a friend of ours had my husband and me over for dinner. For dessert, we had freshly popped popcorn on the stovetop. What a delicious treat! And so ensued our love affair with freshly popped popcorn. Never again will we eat microwave popcorn. And the best part, it is SUPER cheap! Each […]