Category Archives: Recipes

Banana Corn Muffins

I can’t take credit for this one, but I can point you in the right direction. Check out these Banana Corn Muffins. Quick, easy and healthy. Only three ingredients!! I substituted vanilla soy milk for the 2% milk, and no … Continue reading

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Great Summer Snack: PB & G crackers

This post was originally published in July 2008. Well, I thought of this a week too late for the “Five Ingredients or Less” WFMW, but it’s a good idea that works for me! I came up with this last year … Continue reading

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New & Improved Banana Boats

This is a repost from last November. BUT I’ve made an improvement to the recipe (bolded)…check it out! Okay, I have to admit, this idea isn’t original. I got it from my friend Gretchen when she hosted a playdate a … Continue reading

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Slow Cooker Steel Cut Oatmeal

This is my first time participating in Tempt My Tummy Tuesday. I tried this recipe this morning after reading about the health benefits of steel cut oatmeal, then breaking down and buying some. I used Bob’s Red Mill brand. Crockpot … Continue reading

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Easter Redux

After traveling to visit relatives in Chicago last weekend for Easter, I felt guilty for ditching Mom. So I promised her I would re-do the holiday for her this weekend. I had grand plans: Easter egg coloring, egg hunt, a … Continue reading

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Grilled cheese with tomato soup

Okay. It’s a simple tip today. But simple is good. It’s cold and rainy today. It’s lunchtime. Enter Campbell’s Tomato soup (made with skim milk for extra calcium) and a grilled cheese sandwich: deli American cheese and a little sharp … Continue reading

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Busy Saturday

Today’s to-do list: Grocery shopping, even though I did it yesterday (because I need to…) Go to Mom’s (and…) Begin making Fried Ice Cream Balls for Big Sis’ Girl Scout Thinking Day (which I didn’t buy the ingredients for yesterday … Continue reading

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WFMW: Broccoli and Cheese Soup

I’ve been making an effort to cook more, both to save money and to eat more healthily. I stumbled across an oldie but a goodie this week, and had to share it. It’s a perfect quick weeknight meal. It tastes … Continue reading

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WFMW: Banana Bread

So I’ve been staring at eight bananas all week that have been turning blacker by the minute. I could have peeled them and frozen them, but I already have a stockpile of about ten frozen bananas (they’re perfect for smoothies, … Continue reading

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WFMW: BBQ Pulled Pork

Here’s a great go-to dinner idea. It’s great for (nearly) effortlessly feeding your family or a crowd. So easy, I’m ashamed of myself (You Can’t Do That on Television [0:48 sec]? Anyone?). Take a 3 lb pork roast (I’ve used … Continue reading

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