Easy Late Night Snack Ideas

apple slices

Once again, it’s late and you are wide awake! Don’t you just hate that, but you are up and hungry so what do you eat? You’re thinking quick and easy is the way to go so that maybe you can head back to bed soon. You don’t want unhealthy (really, you don’t) so I have […]

Crowd Pleasing Slumber Party Snacks

Slumber Party Snacks

My kids are still a little young for slumber parties  but I went to plenty when I was younger.  I know I have fond memories growing up going to slumber parties, staying up late, playing games and chatting. I cannot wait for the kids to start having slumber parties, being able to plan games and treats. […]

Spiced Tilapia With Sweet and Savory Relish

Spiced Tilapia

Spiced Tilapia With Sweet And Savory Relish Tilapia is a family favorite in my house. I’m always trying to find new ways to cook it, pan fried, baked, broiled or braised. This is a recipe for broiled Tilapia with lots of flavor. Since Tilapia itself has a mild flavor, it absorbs the flavors from the […]

Late-Night Snacks to Help You Sleep

late-night snacks

Do you ever have thoughts of food before you fall asleep? Maybe you’re waiting to fall asleep and you’re thinking about leftovers in the fridge. You are not alone in these thoughts.  Late-night cravings happen to everyone at some time or other.  Ignoring the snack attack doesn’t always work.  A trip to the kitchen is […]

Low Carbohydrate Diet Tips

Low Carb Diet Tips

If you are like most, you thought about a new diet or lifestyle change to start the new year. Quite a few people are interested in the Low Carbohydrate diets, such as Atkins and South Beach. How do you know if they are right for you and how do you make them work. Only you […]

Old Fashioned Harvest Root Vegetable Pot Roast

root vegtable pot roast

My family loves this recipe! Pot Roast is a comfort food at my house. I love that I can use the root vegetables to amp up the nutrition for the kids. Old Fashioned Harvest Root Vegetable Pot Roast Ingredients 2 Tbsp oil 1 beef chuck roast 1 small onion, peeled and thinly sliced 1 Tbsp […]

Grilled Garden Goodies Pizza

garden pizza

We celebrated Thanksgiving yesterday and I’m still stuffed! Thinking about all the wonderful veggies on this pizza and how light it will taste. Grilled Garden Goodies Pizza Ingredients 1 (12 inch) pizza crust 2 Tbsp olive oil 1 small eggplant, scrubbed and sliced into thin circles 1 small sweet potato,  peeled and sliced into thin […]

How to Politely Send Party Guests Home

I thought this was appropriate to share today, as it is Thanksgiving Day. When the party’s over, the party’s over… or is it?  If you’ve had trouble in the past getting your guests to pack it in for the night and go home, you may need a new approach, or two.  There are ways to […]

Tapas and Comfort Foods for Holiday Dinners


Back to choices for holiday dinners. Here are the other two choices that I started to talk about last week, tapas, or “little choices” and comfort foods. I would normally share this on Thrifty Tip Thursday, but since that is Thanksgiving Day, I thought you might want to use some of these tips!     […]

Blended Fall Fruit and Veggie Soup

Soups are so wonderful this time of year. This recipe has so many fall flavors, onion, sweet potatoes, pears and apples. Blended Fall Fruit And Veggie Soup Ingredients 2 tsp Olive oil 1 stalk celery, finely chopped 1 med onion, diced 1 tbsp curry powder 1/2 lb carrots, scrubbed and diced 1/2 lb zucchini, washed, […]