Yummy as a light breakfast or as a little pick-me-up snack, this simple fruit bowl has been a favorite of mine this summer. Try it out! Ingredients: Swap these 1st four ingredients out as desired to include your favorite fruits. Apples, raspberries, peaches, strawberries...whatever is fresh and in season. 1 chopped nectarine (pit removed, of course!)1/2… Continue reading Fruit and Yogurt with Walnut Date Topping
Chocolate Chocolate Chip Muffins
You really can't go wrong with any recipe that has "chocolate" twice in its name, can you? Well, this recipe is no exception. I originally found this recipe on About.com. The only thing I did differently was to use the extra muffin batter for a brownie-like cake.
Mango Cranberry Smoothie
The mango and cranberry in this smoothie provides the perfect blend of sweet and tang, along with a healthy dose of vitamin C.
Red Lentil Soup
Savory like chili, but not as spicy, this soup is both comfort food and health food all in one delightful bowl. Lentils' health benefits include fiber, of course, but they contribute significant amounts of folate, iron and magnesium, too. What I like best about lentils? They are super easy to prepare. No long pre-soaks like… Continue reading Red Lentil Soup
Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars
These decadent treats taste just like the brand name peanut butter cups, only butter I mean, better! This is one of those recipes that I feel necessitates a disclaimer. These are so, so good, but...the butter. Oh, so much butter. How could they not be good, right? I make these on special occasions (Christmas, Father's Day,… Continue reading Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars