Quinoa Pancakes

I’m a big breakfast person. Well, I am now that I am a stay at home mom. I usually have two eggs, toast, fruit, juice and coffee. I’ll probably switch to egg whites (or...

Mini Mocha Cheesecakes

THESE ARE LOW FAT! I know, hard to believe from the title of the post. This recipe is from Everyday Food magazine and they state that each cheesecake has only 2 grams of fat...

Tip: Freezing Bananas

Freezing Bananas Do you have bananas that are getting past their prime? Don’t feel like making banana bread? (I have a great banana bread recipe, I’ll have to post it soon) Slice up bananas...

Mango Bourbon Pulled Pork (Slow Cooker!)

This mango bourbon pulled pork has the perfect combination of sweet and spicy – and the bourbon gives it that WOW factor!  I think this was the first time I ever bought a mango....

Butternut Squash Soup

Butternut squash soup is one of my favorites. However, most recipes I come across are cream based. While this is very tasty, it is not so helpful in my quest to regain my figure....

Sweet Pepper Rice with Sausage

This is from Martha Stewart’s Everyday Food magazine, one of my favorites. I believe this was from the “easy” issue, and it certainly is easy. Italian sausage isn’t my favorite food, but hubby really...

Roasted Vegetables

Roasting is one of my favorite ways to prepare vegetables. It makes the flavors come alive. I always experiment with different herbs and seasonings. I’m trying to get better about measuring things so I...

Cappuccino Brownies

I seize any opportunity that I can to make a delicious baked good. We had friends coming over last night, and this recipe had been on my mind ever since I saw it on...