Today's the first day of hunting season. This leaves me here on a Saturday with the house all to myself. I've had the chance to putter around at some little organizing projects, snuggle with my dog, and treat myself to a warm, decadent, but still Weight Watchers friendly lunch. I came up with the idea of putting pan seared flounder over apple and warm kale salad.
Looking for a snack to enjoy during tonight's Monday night game? Try stirring up a quick, easy batch of roasted corn and black eyed pea salsa. It is a tangy, savory, and delicious salsa that's got a very mild heat so even those who don't brave hot salsas will be sure to enjoy this treat. … Continue reading Roasted Corn and Black Eyed Pea Salsa
DIY chili seasoning is so simple to make. You can skip those little packets in the spices section and DIY to save tons of money. Plus, you will have control over how hot or mild you prefer your seasoning.
Want to protect yourself and your family from heart attacks and stroke? Then, here are 6 smart ways to ensure you turn to heart-healthy cooking for the good of your family. Heart disease is a serious killer in the developed world. It is especially fatal for women, for whom there are often no warning symptoms. This is why heart disease is called the silent killer of women.
The debate over which are the best college football snacks can be a lively one in my household. My husband and I are both avid football fans. I prefer the NFL (Go Steelers) and he's a die-hard college football fan (UNC Tarheels). The college football season starts next weekend already, and we are already planning our menu!
Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, as proven over and over again.When we rise up in the morning, our body is screaming out for energy. If we don’t have the time or choose to miss breakfast, we regret it all the way up to lunchtime. But what if you can’t have lunch either? In this day and age, food consumption can almost seem like an inconvenience because we’re so busy. Thank god for the Italian brunch then.
Drinking lemon water is a trend everywhere. From the lobbies of hotels to your local day spa, everyone's serving up this tasty twist on plain old water. As the temperatures climb as we head into the summer, it's a trend that's right on time.
There's nothing quite like the smell of hot and tasty fajitas. Zesty, seasoned steak meets freshly grilled onions and peppers. The aroma is tantalizing. Better yet, they are cheap, quick, and so simple to make. In fact, the prep time takes longer than the actual cooking. It's a fantastic and easy way to feed a crowd for cheap!
Simply delicious, pineapple rum cake is a current favorite around my house. It is moist, sweet, and satisfying.
Whenever I offer to bake for a fundraiser or to take to an event, I am inevitably asked to bake my Scottish Shortbread. These are light, not overly sweet, and buttery cookies that are as much in demand in the spring or summer as at Christmastime. Today I'm sharing the secrets of how to bake … Continue reading How to Bake the Best Scottish Shortbread Cookies Ever