Cakes and Cupcakes · Patriotic Recipes for Memorial Day and 4th of July

Oh-oh Say Can You Eat… Fabulous 4th of July Recipes!

A collection of my best 4th of July Recipes for next weekend. How about an appetizer to ge the party started? Guacamole! Or Caprese Appetizers! For the BBQ: Try my Skewers with Chicken & Pineapple or my BBQ Marinated Flank Steak Need a side dish? No problem… How about Alan Kimball’s Famous Potato Salad Or Easy… Continue reading Oh-oh Say Can You Eat… Fabulous 4th of July Recipes!


Homemade French Bread [Bread Machine]

Homemade French Bread I’ve been longing for a bread machine for some time now and my husband just bought me one for our anniversary.  Yay!  I started playing with it this weekend.  My first loaf, which I baked inside the bread machine was really dense, and I didn’t much care for it. I went out… Continue reading Homemade French Bread [Bread Machine]

Dinners · Healthy and Delicious

Turkey Veggie Meatloaf Cups (119 calories each)

Turkey Veggie Meatloaf Cups I found this recipe on allrecipes, and I decided to try it out because of the low calorie content, even though I’m not crazy about ground turkey.  These were surprisingly good.  The zucchini kept the meatloaf nice and moist, and two or three cups would be enough to fill up any… Continue reading Turkey Veggie Meatloaf Cups (119 calories each)

cookies · Girl Scout Cookie Recipes

Homemade Girl Scout Do-Si-Dos

Homemade Girl Scout Do Si Dos This recipe is a knock off of Girl Scount Do-Si-Dos.  Simply put– peanut butter sandwich cookies.  🙂  A sweet peanut butter filling is sandwiched between two delicious peanut butter oatmeal cookies.  These were quick and easy to make and I had all of the ingrdients available in my pantry. … Continue reading Homemade Girl Scout Do-Si-Dos

chicken · Dinners · Healthy and Delicious

315 Calorie Grilled Chicken Sandwich

Low calorie grilled chicken sandwich This low calorie chicken sandwich is a staple for me when I am dieting.  A grilled chicken breast is topped with American cheese, lettuce, onion, and tomato and sandwiched in between a soft English muffin.  Not only is it low calorie and very filling, it is also extremely yummy.  It’s… Continue reading 315 Calorie Grilled Chicken Sandwich

cookies · Girl Scout Cookie Recipes

Homemade Girl Scout Tagalongs

Homemade Girl Scout Tagalongs Tagalongs are one of my favorite girl scout cookies.  The crispy shortbread crust is a perfect vehicle for sweet peanut butter and a chocolate coating.  This cookie was 100 times better than any Tagalong I ever bought.  It reminded me of a peanut butter Twix candy bar.  Pretty much the best thing… Continue reading Homemade Girl Scout Tagalongs