Make THIS! Not THAT!: Crispy Rice Treats


MAKE THIS! Rice Krispie Treats are a hug hit with kids.  I know mine used to love them.  But since I've discovered  that it takes Kellogg's over 70 ingredients to make them, including artificial colors and BHT .... well, you know the answer.  I haven't bought them in quite a while to say the … [Continue reading]

Blackened Chicken

blackened chicken

  Blackened chicken is NOT the result of burning your chicken ... or cooking it too long.... or from it sticking to the pan. The 'blackened' part of the chicken is the result of a medley of spices, usually Cajun, that when put to high heat, gives the chicken an outer char. A … [Continue reading]

Easy Basil Pesto

basil pesto

To say I have an abundance of fresh basil in my garden would be an understatement, so I decided to do something with it before I lost it all to the … [Continue reading]

Lasagna Soup

lasagna soup

If you like the flavors of lasagna, then you're sure to like this soup. It is a wonderful combination of meat and onions and garlic and tomatoes … [Continue reading]

Open Faced Egg, Tomato and Avocado Sandwich

egg avocado sandwich

If you're looking for a fast and easy breakfast you've found the right place. This is a simple breakfast that takes about as long as it takes to … [Continue reading]

French Hors d’Oeuvres and Wine

french hors d oeuvres and wine

The simple things.  There is a vast difference between how Americans eat and how the French eat.  They have a much slower pace where we commonly … [Continue reading]

Our take on Cheese


We've been getting a lot of reader comments lately about cheese and other dairy products that we use and what our feelings are regarding … [Continue reading]

From 160~130: 8 Reasons You Aren’t Losing Weight

from 160-130 sept 11

Well hello everyone!  Boy it's been a while since I did a From 160 ~ 130 post!  Wanna know why?  Take a look at this!: Yup!  What goes down … [Continue reading]

Organic Annie’s Sells Out to GMO General Mills

pic source: Annie'

  The title says it all, don't you think?  There's a bit of a .... oh shall we say ... SELL OUT here? A LITTLE ABOUT ANNIE'S … [Continue reading]

Healthy Blueberry Blast Yogurt Smoothie

healthy blueberry yogurt smoothie

I can't express strongly enough how beneficial smoothies can be in your diet! Especially green smoothies. This Healthy Blueberry Yogurt Smoothie … [Continue reading]