Carrot Cake

What goes better with Spring than a carrot cake? There are so many recipes for carrot cake. I found several that looked promising and of course I altered the ingredient list to use what I had in my pantry. I tried to make it lighter and a bit healthier by using whole wheat pastry flour …

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Grilled Lemon Garlic Chicken

It doesn’t get any easier than chicken breasts cooked on an outdoor gas grill! What I like about this recipe is the chicken only needs to marinate for 30 -40 minutes. Not a lot of pre-planning or waiting required. I love that! The marinade was borrowed from a chicken dish I make in the oven. …

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Chewy Pecan Bars

If you have followed my blog for very long you know that I believe in eating healthy 80% of the time and allowing a little room for sweet treats now and then. If I am going to indulge I want it to be something incredible and worthy of those extra calories.These pecan bars fit all …

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Easy Tomato-Basil Pizza With Kraft Cooking Creme

I love trying new food products and new recipes! While shopping the other day I picked up boneless skinless chicken breasts that were on sale and there was an additional coupon on the package for $1.50 off Kraft Philadelphia Cooking Creme. Well you know I had to check out what this Cooking Creme was. I …

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I’ve Moved!

Welcome to the new and improved Nutmeg Notebook! The move is done and I am happy to be here. Just like any other move I still have some unpacking to do, and maybe a little rearranging, as I figure out exactly where everything should go. Of course I couldn’t have made this transformation with out …

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