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Paleo Granola – A Healthy Breakfast Treat

Start your day in a healthy but delicious way with this Paleo granola recipe.

Start your day with Paleo Granola. Paleo eating seems to be all the rage right now.  It is hard to open a magazine, look on a Twitter feed, or log into Facebook without hearing something about the diet and how good it is for you.  Some think that it is very restrictive, while others embrace…

Savory Roast Chicken – A Meal Time Treat

Savory Roast Chicken and Vegetables

Treat Your Family to My Savory Roast Chicken I love roasting chicken or any other type of protein.  The end result is a meal that seems like you spent hours making it, – which you may have done but the oven does all the work.  The actual prep time is very low.  This savory roast…

Home Made Almond Joy Candy Recipe

Home made Almond Joy Candy. Super easy to make and so delicous

Home Made Almond Joy is Easy to Make One of my favorite candy bars is an almond joy.   I’m pleased to say that home made almond joy candy is very easy to make, so you can have it as often as you want, without a trip to the grocery store. The recipe couldn’t be more…

8 Health Benefits of Turmeric

8 health benefits of turmeric and 10 ways to add it to your diet.

The Health Benefits of Turmeric Date Back Thousands of Years. Turmeric is an often used spice in curry recipes and is a healthy way to add flavor and color to an Indian inspired home cooked meal like Tikka Masala. But Turmeric is not just used for making Asian and Indian foods.  There are also many…

35 Tips to Save Money on Food

35 creative ways to save money on food.

It is Easy to Save Money on Food if You Follow these Household and Shopping Tips. Most people know that living on a budget means that some things have to be skimped on or left out all together. But this does not have to be the case with food.  There are so many ways that…

Oven Baked Cod and Shrimp with Lemon Mustard

Oven baked cod and shrimp with lemon mustard sauce

This recipe for oven baked cod and shrimp with a lemon mustard sauce is perfect for a busy weeknight when time is at a premium.  Best of all, the dish is low calorie and also Gluten Free. Treat your Family to Oven baked Cod and Shrimp with Lemon Mustard Sauce My husband is English and…

Review: Ebook – 101 Healthy Vegan Food Recipes – #Jonathavine

Ebook - 101 Healthy Vegan Asian Food Recipes

101 Healthy Vegan Food Recipes Ebook by Jonathan Vine Review I just downloaded a great ebook from Amazon called 101 Healthy Vegan Food by Jonathan Vine. If you follow a vegan diet and also love Asian food, this cookbook is a must read.  It is made for Kindle, but I simply downloaded the free Kindle…

23 Favorite Holiday Fudge Recipes to Celebrate in Style

The holidays are the one time of the year when I love making fudge and have it on hand all the time. I love it all year round, but my waist line won’t let me keep in handy. Or rather, I have no self control when it comes to fudge. ..hanging head in shame!  This round…

Snowman Christmas Cake

Sweet Snowman Christmas take - picture tutorial!

Your kids will love to make this sweet snowman Christmas cake.  The cake will be the hit of your Christmas buffet.   He is made of a chocolate base and covered in butter cream frosting and then decorated. Amazon.com Widgets Make your cake by following the recipe below.  While the cake is cooling make the butter…

Best Dessert Recipes – A Taste Sensation Overload

12 Days of Delicious Desserts

I admit it.  I love desserts much more than I should.  I’ve gone through just about every phase of dessert cooking there is from light fruit desserts to rich decadent treats that no dieter would be able to look at without gaining a few pounds.   Since I love sweets so much, it is only…

Spooky Witches Brew Halloween Cocktail

Spooky Witches Brew Cocktail

It’s Halloween and that means that it is time for some spooky cocktail recipes.  The leaves are falling, the temperatures are getting colder and the holiday season is approaching again. Where on earth does the time go? This Witches Brew Halloween Cocktail is the perfect way to get your holiday party started. Set the Scene…

Witch Brew Cocktails – Halloween Witches Brew Recipes

Witches brew cocktails

I love drinks that really set the mood for a Halloween Party. These witch brew cocktails are spooky and eerie and downright fun. They make use of color to tell us in no uncertain terms that Halloween is here.  Time for a witches brew! The song of the witches by William Shakespeare from Hamlet Act IV…

Best Breakfast Recipes – Treat Your Taste Buds Delicious Morning

Round up of a baker's dozen breakfast ideas to start your day in style.

Here are some of my favorites breakfast ideas from some very talented bloggers.  The recipes range from from a simple breakfast of scones with cream cheese and fruit, shown here to a crustless egg white quiche to help you watch your weight.  Some of my Favorite Breakfast ideas There is something for all taste buds…

My Favorite Fudge Recipes – Indulge your Sweet tooth

Favorite fudge recipes

I admit it.  I adore making fudge….pretty much any kind of fudge.  My favorite is peanut butter, but I still love them all.  This is a collection of a few of my favorite fudge recipes. One of the great things about making fudge is that the portions are controlled and the taste is quite sweet.…

Best Cocktails and Drinks

Round up of refreshing cocktails

Searching the Web for the Best Cocktail and Drink Recipes I admit it.  I love cocktails and refreshing drinks.  And if they are great looking, so much the better.  So, it is only normal that I would be looking online for the best drinks recipes to share with my readers. Some recipes are alcoholic.  Some…

Samoas Bars – A delicious home made Girl Scout Treat

Samoas bars

When my daughter was much younger, I used to wait anxiously for the month when the Girl Scout cookies were ready to be sold.  I bought boxes of Samoas cookies and Thin Mints and froze them so we could enjoy them during the year.  This Samoas Bars recipe takes me right back to those days. …

Slow Cooker Vegetable Curry with Chick Peas

slow cooker vegetable curry

Slow Cooker Vegetable Curry with Chickpeas is a perfect recipe for a busy week night. It is warm, comforting and packed with nutrients.  The recipe will work with just about any vegetables you have on hand. I make this dish all the time and rarely make it with the same ingredients twice for that very…

No Bake Peanut Butter Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies

No Bake peanut butter chocolate cookie

What is not to like about peanut butter and chocolate?  Oh yes…the calories.  Well, I can’t do too much about the calories,  but I can at least adapt the recipe so that it is suitable for vegans as well as vegetarians and those with normal diets. These peanut butter chocolate oatmeal cookies will not last…

Crock Pot Vegetable Curry with Apples

Crock pot vegetable curry

I love the smell in my house when a curry has been cooking all day long.  The aromas are fragrant and so inviting.  This recipe for crock pot vegetable curry is a remake of one that recently tried our on my meat eating husband and he loves it.    The recipe is vegan, vegetarian, gluten…

Peanut Chicken Pasta with Fresh Vegetables

Thai peanut chicken with fresh vegetables

Here is another of my short cut recipes.   (as in full of flavor but short on time)   This time I am using a great time saver from A Taste of Thai – their peanut sauce mix. This mix makes great tasting stir fries, is super on baked chicken and can be used in a host…

Today’s Featured Recipe: Olho de Sogra – Brazilian Sweet

Olho de Sogra - Brazilian sweet with prunes and coconut

My friend Regina over at Molly Mell is the star of today’s featured recipe.  Regina has been experimenting with Brazilian sweets lately and came up with this scrumptious looking dessert called Olho de Sogra. Olho de Sogra is basically dried prunes with a sweet coconut filling.  Regina says it  is yummy and so easy to…

Healthy Cookie Dough Bars

Healthy Cookie Dough Bars

Today’s featured recipe comes from  Angela at Untrained Housewife. Angela says she is happy to provide seconds because these cookie dough bars are very healthy and inexpensive too at only 40c a bar! What a great breakfast on the go! Cookie Dough Bars that are actually Healthy The recipe has just five ingredients dark chocolate,…

Macadamia Nut Bars – High End 8 Layer Bar

8 layer macadamia nut bars

These 8 layer macadamia nut bars are a high end version of Hello Dolly bars. They are super easy to make and taste just amazing. Making these High End 8 layer Macadamia Nut Bars One of the most common desserts that we had when I was growing up was a bar type of sweets. My…

Savory Barbecue Pork Ribs

Savory pork spare ribs

This recipe for barbecue pork spare ribs is an easy as them come.  Just cook the ribs in the oven, then marinate with the sauce and barbecue on the grill.  You can even cook them the day before and then quickly grill the next evening for a fast and easy meal. It’s Grilling Time! Try…

Breakfast Pastries – Muffins Cakes and Bars Galore

For breakfast on the go, try one of these muffins, bars or cakes.

Sometimes I want a hearty breakfast and sometimes I just want to grab something when I am on the run. Coffee cakes, breakfast pastries made of oatmeal and other healthy fillings and muffins fit the bill just fine in a case like this. Grab yourself some fast Breakfast pastries Here are some of my favorite…

Pestiños – Traditional Spanish Cookies with a Wine and Cinnamon Flavor

Pestinos cookie

These Pestiños pastries are citrus, wine and cinnamon.  If you are looking for something special to take to a cookie swap, this recipe will delight the party guests with their delicate texture. The holidays are a time for getting out your more “special recipes” to share with family and friends.  Nothing shows love quite like…