Sweet

Crustless Pumpkin Pie

I love pumpkin so much. Pumpkin Spice Coffee Creamer, Pumpkin Spice Cheerios, Pumpkin Pie, Pumpkin Hot Chocolate, and the list goes on and on and on.  One holiday a next door neighbor made a beautiful pumpkin pie for my little family of three, and before my husband got home from work, I had managed to… Read More Crustless Pumpkin Pie

Smoothies

The Green Monster

I swore I’d never in my life drink a green smoothie, but this one changed my mind. First of all, if I ate all the green veggies I’m supposed to eat for fiber, minerals and nutrients that I need on a daily basis, I’d be #1 sick and tired of eating them the first day,… Read More The Green Monster

A Fresh Start

Milestone Birthday

Normally, September 11th would conjure up tragic memories for United States citizens like me. Over the years, I’ve learned to learn to incorporate my birthday into this memorable day because, after all, it was my birthday before terrorists made it a half-flag sort of day. Those with 9/11 birthdays understand what I am talking about… Read More Milestone Birthday

A Fresh Start

Ancient Asian Secret

(Written during the Winter of 2016 while living in Seattle) …Here we are right in the middle of flue season. After feeling a little puny recently, starting to get a sore throat and losing whatever energy I had left, I was eating some soup at a local restaurant that we love. I had asked for… Read More Ancient Asian Secret

Smoothies

Strawberry Banana Oatmeal Smoothie

I found the easy recipe on Love Bakes Good Cakes.  Simple and serves 2-made with strawberry Greek yogurt-I use plain lowfat Greek yogurt myself, and I use the frozen strawberries to make it cold, cold, cold. So good and refreshing, and with the oatmeal, it is the perfect breakfast!

Savory

Miss-Iss-Ippi

Her name is Robin Chapman. It happened about 15 years ago. It started with a chuck roast. Chapman says she shares credit for the recipe’s fame with her friend Karen Farese, who helped launch the recipe to stardom by putting it in her church’s cookbook. Now it’s become famous through Pinterest and pinned about 1… Read More Miss-Iss-Ippi