Every so often I’m in the mood for a fancy breakfast, so I break out my crepe pan and serve my family a breakfast worth remembering. I’m sorry, but if you’re looking for an expert crepe maker, you won’t find her here. But you will find someone who has fun making odd shaped, sweet banana […]
I’m a snacker from way back, and the habit can sometimes be the downfall of my diet. Since I’m not a fan of fruit, and get tired of veggies and hummus, I often opt for an energy bar. I read labels and choose the healthiest bar I can buy for the calories, but at $1.50 […]
There’s a reason why you won’t find me in the kitchen baking cookies, cakes and breads. For the most part, I’m not good at it. Baking requires precision. I prefer to chop, drop and plop – not measure tiny spoonfuls of this and that to ensure my creations turn out light and fluffy.
I’m a calorie watcher. Keeping track of what I eat has been a part of my life since I lost a few pounds several years ago. I’ve been calculating calories in my head for so many years now, it’s not often that I put those numbers down on paper. However, there are times that I’m completely […]
These days even folks who don’t have health issues are opting to eat gluten free, and with company coming for breakfast, I wanted to make sure I was pleasing everyone. Flipping through the pages of The Everything Eating Clean Cookbook, I found exactly what I was looking for.
One of the benefits of having adult children is that we’ve long since given up Saturday morning sporting events for coffee and a treat. In the days of Saturday morning games and practices, breakfast would have been a bowl of cold cereal and piece of fruit (if I could get the kids to eat the […]
When Tropical Traditions sent me a jar of their organic coconut oil, my first inspiration was to make spiced nuts. My second thought was to amp up my favorite oatmeal cookie recipe. I wanted a healthy oatmeal cookie I could eat for breakfast with that first cup of steaming coffee.