Monthly Archive: January 2012

Quick Tomato – Stewed Zucchini with Basil and Garlic

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I was the only one home for dinner last night but I knew that the rest of the family would trickle in during the evening hungry, tired and looking for something easy to heat and eat! I wanted something “light” and frozen Tilapia tenderloins from Costco thaw out in about 20 minutes so I got …

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The Road Less Traveled / Olmstead Loop

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This past weekend hubby Tom and I decided to hike a new trail up in the foothills of the Sierra mountains. The weather forecast looked favorable with a slight chance of a drizzle so we packed our gear and headed out. On our way we stopped and purchased sandwiches to put in our backpacks. As we pulled into …

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Chicken Vegetable Soup WWPP 3

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The other day I was browsing through my old recipe box and came across a soup recipe that was given to me years ago by a sweet elderly lady at our church.  Immediately I remembered how delicious it was and I wanted to make it again. I made a few change like using chicken breasts …

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Chicken Vegetable Soup Weight Watchers PP 3

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The other day I was browsing through my old recipe box and came across a soup recipe that was given to me years ago by a sweet elderly lady at our church.  Immediately I remembered how delicious it was and I wanted to make it again. Only problem was I didn’t have the “secret” ingredient …

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No – Bake Thumbprint Cookies

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Daughter Katy saw this recipe on the Whole Foods web site and declared that she had to make them! The cookie base is much like a Larabar. Dates, oats, coconut and almond butter combine beautifully to create this slightly sticky, gooey, yummy concoction flavored with fresh orange juice and zest! A little cinnamon and nutmeg …

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