Amazing Crockpot Butternut Squash Soup Recipe

  This week's food theme at our pitch in Bible study was soup, in honor of the onset of fall.  It doesn't get much more fall than butternut squash, right?  This was my first time cooking with this squash.  It was difficult to peel, but other than that, the recipe was easy and the outcome was … [Read more...]

Easy Avocado Egg Salad Recipe

  Avocados not only taste great, but are one of the only fruits that contain heart-healthy monounsaturated fats.  They help lower bad cholesterol, elevate good cholesterol and can be used in place of butter in your favorite recipes to cut back on saturated fats. Today I am sharing a yummy, … [Read more...]

Easy Fried Green Tomato Recipe

 This year my tomatoes are taking their own sweet time ripening to the red that we all know and love.  That, combined with the fried food theme at last week's Bible study pitch in, prompted me to make fried green tomatoes for the first time ever.  I would make them everyday if eating fried food … [Read more...]

Aldi Ingredients Only Spicy Peanut Chicken Recipe

Today I am sharing a dish I whipped up for a recent asian themed potluck dinner.  After all the american fare with the Fourth of July celebrations, our bible study went with oriental cuisine.  I took it a step further and challenged myself to use all Aldi ingredients for a budget friendly, tasty and … [Read more...]

Delicious Red White and Blue Easy Salad Recipe

[pinit][pinit] Our small group meets weekly for a potluck dinner, with a food theme that determines what we bring.  In light of the upcoming 4th of July holiday, this week's theme was red, white and blue recipes.  We found a wonderful Red, White, & Blue Watermelon Salad with Watermelon … [Read more...]

Low Carb Chicken Parmesan With Spaghetti Squash

[pinit] [pinit] I am so excited to share with you my version of Low Carb Chicken Parmesan with Spaghetti Squash.  This has got to be one of my favorite dishes ever.  I love every bite, and can't believe it weighs in at only 400 calories per serving.  This recipe serves 2.  If you aren't full … [Read more...]

Healthy & Low Carb Buffalo Wing Cauliflower Recipe

[pinit][pinit] Our whole family is on a big health kick, so low carb recipes are on the dinner menu each and everyday!  Today I am sharing with you my version of an Atkins Low carb Buffalo Wing Cauliflower Recipe!  It was such a hit, we had it two nights in a row, but I varied it the second time … [Read more...]

Over 50 Popcorn Treats to Make

[pinit][pinit] Popcorn... yum!  This house consumes it's share of this versatile treat, that is for sure.  Did you know popcorn has only 33 calories per cup?  Well, not when you combine it with things like chocolate, peanut butter and caramel, but it is healthier than other things you might … [Read more...]

Over 50 Superbowl Party Recipes

[pinit][pinit] Are you ready for the Superbowl?  I will be honest, I couldn't really care less about the game, but parties are my thing.  This collection of over 50 superbowl appetizer and game night recipes will help make yours a hit!  Enjoy. Cranberry Chipotle Cocktail … [Read more...]

50+ Delicious Things to Make With Peanut Butter

[pinit][pinit] Peanut butter is my absolute favorite food.  I prefer crunchy over smooth, but smooth over none for sure.  While it is high in fat and carbs, I try to focus on the protein content!  That is high too, so it all balances out, right?!  Here are 50+ delicious peanut butter recipes you … [Read more...]