Lemon Yogurt Poppy Seed Muffins

lemon yogurt poppy seed muffin

You will see quite a few lemon recipes on here.  They are all different from one another in some way. You would think I would just keep things simple and use the same recipe for both a lemon poppy cake and muffins. But I don't.  I have to continuously push the envelope. And so ... I bring … [Continue reading]

Carrot Cake Muffins

carrot cake muffin

The taste of traditional carrot cake in a muffin!  Brilliant if you ask me because carrot cakes can be a whole lot of work. These carrot cake muffins have been healthified by reducing the sugar and flour and increasing the carrots and raisins. You can make them in a variety of ways, depending … [Continue reading]

Southwestern Black Beans and Rice

southwestern black beans and rice

If you are looking to cut back on the amount of red meat you and your family are eating, but still get the protein that our bodies need, then beans … [Continue reading]

Flourless Peanut Butter Cookies

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I've seen recipes for flourless peanut butter cookies on the internet for a while now, and it's exactly the same wherever you go, so it's real hard to … [Continue reading]

Sweet (or spicy) Italian Sausage and Peppers over Pasta

sausage and peppers over pasta

This recipe can be custom made to satisfy the pickiest of pallets. If you like your sausage and peppers on the sweeter side, use sweet sausage and … [Continue reading]

Lemon Yogurt Cake

lemon yogurt cake

A light, lemony cake made with whole organic yogurt, white whole wheat flour, eggs, sugar, lemon zest. Freshly squeezed lemon juice gives this … [Continue reading]

Smoked Paprika Chicken with Green Olives

smoked paprika chicken with olives

This chicken dish has a nice Mediterranean flair with the olives.  Don't use jarred olives, get good, big, fresh green olives from an Italian store or … [Continue reading]

Make THIS! Not THAT! Beef and Bean Burritos


MAKE THIS! If you have kids (or even if you don't) you can appreciate how hard of a pull frozen hand held snacks can have.  As moms, there is this … [Continue reading]

Raspberry Flavored Green Tea

raspberry flavored green tea

I am an avid water drinker.  I am one of those people who doesn't tire of it.  I drink it all day long.  But I know there are a LOT of you who fall … [Continue reading]

Ratatouille over Brown Rice


I got this recipe from the cookbook Choosing Raw by Gena Hamshaw.  Her cookbook is about eating a clean raw food and vegan diet.  I did a post on her … [Continue reading]