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Spooky and sweet, salty and scary: These snacks are perfect for Halloween! Halloween is just around the corner! I have put together a healthy Halloween treat around up! What are your favorite Halloween Treats? Do you like candy corn? YES OR NO? This is a hot topic! Halloween Frankenstein Grape […]

Healthy Halloween Treats   Recently updated !


Carved Golf Ball Watermelon 4 comments
My Dad retired this month! Yay!! Congratulations to my Dad! He has worked so hard and had a long commute each and every day!! Hope you enjoy your retirement Dad!! Love you! To celebrate this great accomplishment we had a Golf Themed party! My contribution to this party was to […]

Golf Ball Watermelon


With Summer just around the corner its time to start thinking about healthy health travel snacks! Below I hvae posted a few of our favorite travel snacks! Peanut Butter Protein Balls Looking for an on the go snack? These energy balls are so simple to make. They are great for […]

Healthy Travel Snacks



Homemade Bread 4 comments
In the United States, we waste between 30 to 40 percent of our food supply, according to the United States Department of Agriculture. As a family we are guilty of this as well but we are trying our best to cut back on our food waste. What we have been […]

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Spearmint Chocolate Chip Cookies
Spearmint Chocolate Chip Cookies Playing around in the kitchen with new recipes can always be a tricky business, these scrumptious cookies however, do not disappoint. Ingredients½ cup coconut oil ½ cup butter ¾ cup raw sugar ½ cup honey 1 teaspoon cocoa 1 tablespoon molasses1 egg 1 ½ cup spelt flour 1 ½ cup soft white wheat […]

Spearmint Chocolate Chip Cookies


The Academy Awards February 24 do you watch and have a viewing party? I remember the first time I ever watched the Oscars. I was in High School and my sister and I went to our friend’s house for dinner and to watch the Oscars. We had so much fun […]

Oscar Night



Tangerine Paradise Punch
Take yourself to an oasis of flavors with this sweet, yet tart, tangerine punch. It’s so delightful, you might find yourself on a beach in paradise. Ingredients 1 quart lemonade 3 drops Tangerine oil 1 cup orange juice 2 cups tropical frozen fruit Instructions Put all ingredients in a blender. […]

Tangerine Paradise Punch


Peanut Butter Cookies Close Up 1 comment
Decembers Recipe Redux Challenge/Theme was to grab the nearest cookbook and “ReDux” the recipe on page 201, 18, 218 – or any combination of the number ‘2018.’ I grabbed my trusty Better Homes and Garden Cookbook my Grandma bought me after I moved out of my parents home.  So to […]

Peanut Butter Cookies


Healthy Butternut Squash & Apple Soup It’s soup season and I have to say my family and I love soup! Especially on cold snow days. I made this butternut squash and apple soup last year and it was a huge hit. I decided to make it again. This time we not […]

Healthy Butternut Squash & Apple Soup



Do your kids help you out in the kitchen? I love to have my kids help me cook! They have been helping me since they were very young! And know my kids love to cook and they just start cooking meals when they are hungry. They did this almost daily during […]

Cooking with Your Kids!


Disclosure:  By posting this recipe I am entering a recipe contest sponsored by Potatoes USA and am eligible to win prizes associated with the contest. I was not compensated for my time and as always!  Thanks for supporting the foods that keep this website running!  Hi Friends! Today I have […]

Paleo Loaded Crispy Potato Skins


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Spicy Roasted Almonds This months Recipe Redux Challenge was to create a crunchy recipe. The first thing that came to mind was spicy roasting almonds. I’m actually been wanting to make these for a while now but just haven’t made time to do so until now.   With hunting season here […]

Spicy Roasted Almonds