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Quick Last Minute Gift: Ranch Pretzels

easy last minute snack gift idea

If you need a last minute gift idea for teachers, co-workers, neighbors or friends or an irresistible snack for the party table, check out this recipe I have borrowed from a good friend of mine. I added a Christmas touch   Read More »

Easy Paleo Un-Egg Roll Bowls

It’s time for a diet reset. This spring I did so well, eliminating sugar, dairy and grains from my diet and as a result I lost 30 lbs and felt AMAZING. Enter summer – sending a child off to college,   Read More »

Cinnamon Dolce Latte Protein Shake with the Nutri Ninja

Cinnamon Dolce Latte Protein Shake

When I was at the blogging conference, BlogHer, this summer, one of the companies in the Expo Hall was Ninja – the makers of my favorite blender – the Ninja. Before I had a Ninja, I managed to break literally   Read More »

Simple Ham and Potato Soup

Simple Ham and Potato Soup

¬† Have you ever had a soup that you just couldn’t get enough of? I set out to make a ham and potato soup last night and after checking out a few recipes online, I decided to make my own   Read More »

Gardiner Shortbread Recipe

Gardiner shortbread cookie recipe

My favorite shortbread cookie recipe is the one my best friend’s Mother has used for years. It is so easy to follow and make and the best part is when I want the cookies I just slice and bake! No   Read More »

Quick Summer Squash Saute

More than one of my friends has an abundance of yellow squash and zucchini in their gardens right now and I am more than happy to take any and all extras! One of the easiest and tastiest ways to cook   Read More »

Quick Valentine Dessert – Cupids Cloud

After a recent swim meet where they were serving “Dirt Cups”, my daughter has become obsessed with creating her own gelatin/pudding creations and giving them crazy names. Here is her creation from yesterday – Cupid’s Cloud. What you need: Clear   Read More »

Menu Plan Monday – October 5

It occurred to me that I have not posted my Menu Plan for a few weeks and while I had it scratched out on a piece of paper, it just isn’t as good as getting online. We are back into   Read More »

Sabra Mediterranean Meal Prepared By A Personal Chef

Back in July I entered a giveaway at as part of her SavvyAuntie Day celebration week. The giveaway was sponsored by Sabra – makers of yummy hummus and other Mediterranean dips, spreads and appetizers. The prize was a Mediterranean   Read More »

Super Easy Unstuffed Cabbage

One of my husband’s favorite dishes is Stuffed Cabbage (or if you are from a certain part PA, Pigs in a Blanket) but every time I make them, they are a disaster. I can not roll the cabbage leaves around   Read More »