What Mom Never Told You About Ambrosia Salad

Ambrosia is sweet magic stuff that was eaten by the gods! No, it is! Historically, ambrosia was the sweet stuff that Greek gods ate to stay powerful and immortal. Without it, they became weak and human-like. When most of us think about ambrosia, we think about Ambrosia Salad. But, here’s something you probably didn’t know. […]

Creamy Mashed Sweet Potatoes Recipe

I love mashed potatoes, but I tend to choose sweet potatoes over traditional potatoes. Overall, sweet potatoes tend to be lower in calories and carbohydrates than traditional potatoes. They also tend to be higher in fiber than white or red potatoes. Sweet potatoes are also loaded with Vitamin A which promotes growth, the immune system, […]

Puff Pastry Vegetable Tart Recipe

This post has been sponsored by Hood. I’ve mentioned before how much I hate rolling out dough of any type. It’s a skill I’ve never mastered, and I have no patience to learn. My solution is to begin with a ready-made pie crust or puff pastry instead. It saves time, and I think tastes just […]

Roasted Radishes with Honey

I hate radishes. Yes, you heard me right. I hate them and always have. After I had learned that radishes are one of the foods that may help your pH level, I decided to give them a try one more time. Not only may radishes help your pH level, but they also are high in […]

Baked Eggs in Portobello Mushroom Caps Recipe

You are going to love these baked eggs in portobello mushroom caps! I’m almost past the stage where I need to worry about back to school. I admit that after years of backpacks, crayons and stacks of forms to fill out, I’m almost ready for it. David graduated high school last year and he’s searching […]

Sweet Corn Salsa Recipe with Black Beans and Cilantro

Yesterday, I seriously considered feeding everyone cereal for dinner – that’s how hot and humid it was. I really don’t like turning on the oven when it’s this hot. We have a small home with no air conditioning and adding the heat of the oven to the already oppressive heat wasn’t going to happen. Of course, […]

Healthy Broccoli Salad with Bacon

I love salads in the summer time. They are the perfect choice for lunch or a light supper. There’s no need to heat up the house or spend hours in the kitchen. Salads are quick to prepare and this healthy broccoli salad with bacon is high in fiber to fill you up. The information and […]

Caramelized Onion Crock Pot Recipe for Burgers

My family has pretty traditional food favorites. While I can occasionally get away with something different for dinner (like my Unstuffed Cabbage Rolls), most of the time they want your typical American meal choices.  Cheeseburgers, macaroni and cheese and spaghetti are the most commonly requested meals. This post contains affiliate links, and I will receive compensation […]

Easy Asparagus Appetizer: Asparagus Tomato Parmesan Squares

This easy asparagus appetizer is perfect for the holidays or even for a light lunch. I first made these Asparagus Tomato Parmesan Squares when I was looking for an easy way to encourage the kids to eat more vegetables. While my kids generally eat veggies, they’d much rather graze on them than sit down to […]

Mango Shrimp Ceviche Recipe for an Easy Appetizer

We’re having Christmas at my house so I feel the need to find healthy holiday recipes like this Mango Shrimp Ceviche recipe. I know that most people don’t think of Christmas as a time to enjoy healthy holiday recipes but it’s totally possible to make something that’s healthy that will also wow your guests. Stay […]