Apple Juice Granola

Granola…It’s delicious, nutritious, and easy to make.  It even makes a great gift.  Over the next few months we’re going to show you several ways to make it, serve it, and even give it away. This granola recipe is meant for anyone who may be trying to cut out added sugar to his or her […]

How to Roast Pumpkin Seeds (free printable recipe)

  It’s that time of year again!  What fun we always have carving our pumpkins. After the carving is complete, I am always asked to roast pumpkin seeds.  In the past, I would inwardly groan as I set about the task of trying to turn those slimy seeds into something my family would actually eat. […]

Pumpkin Spice Muffins

Not only are these muffins delicious, they are the easiest muffins I have ever made.  And to top it off they don’t contain eggs or oil. Here’s what you need: 1 box spice cake mix 1 can pumpkin (15 oz) 3/4 cup water 3/4 cup raisins (optional) Combine cake mix, water and pumpkin.  Mix until […]


What to say about popcorn?  We all know what it is.  We’ve all had some…from movie theaters and microwaves… both good and bad.  If you’re old enough you’ve had the jiffy pop kind that pops on the stove (do they still make it?)  We’ve had popcorn balls, made popcorn ornaments to go on our Christmas […]

Stir-Fry Chicken

What is the old saying…waste not, want not?  So what was I supposed to do with all the veggies I had bought for a luncheon that were never needed to refill the trays?  Stir-fry! It’s the perfect meal to use up those odds and ends in the vegetable drawer! What you need: 2 cup chicken […]

Avocado-Lime Salad Dressing

A quick internet search for ‘avocados‘ will render page after page of reasons why you should add avocados to your diet… they taste great, they help lower your cholesterol, they are high in fiber, and they are full of nutrients your body needs. Whether your an avocado-newbie or a seasoned consumer, this avocado-lime recipe is […]

How To Shred Chicken In Less Than A Minute

I love chicken and I love recipes that use chicken.  But I have always hated shredding chicken.  Using two forks on hot chicken (no, I never seem to cook it far enough in advance to allow proper cooling) is not my idea of a good time.  Then my friend Tammy told me about this nifty […]

Easy Egg Cups

What you’ll need: Low Sodium Bacon, fried and chopped Bagged fresh spinach – about 1 cup, chopped Diced veggies (your choice – onion, green pepper red peppers, mushrooms – the more the better) Shredded sharp cheddar cheese One container of egg whites 1 tablespoon butter (optional) salt to taste Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. […]

Spicy Shrimp Frittata

Frittatas are delicious, filling, and super easy to make. Here’s how I make this one: What you’ll need: Boiled Shrimp Bagged fresh spinach – about a cup chopped Diced veggies (your choice – onion, green pepper red peppers, mushrooms – the more the better) Parmesan – I usually use fresh – it seems to melt more […]

Easy High Fiber Chocolate Muffins

Who says high fiber can’t be full flavor?  These muffins taste wonderful and are very filling. What you need 1 box Devil’s Food cake mix 1 15 oz can pumpkin 3/4 cup water 1/2 cup mini chocolate chips (optional) Directions Preheat oven to 350.  Combine cake mix, pumpkin and water just  until blended – batter […]