The Best Healthy Granola Is Homemade!


Remember last week when I posted about how easy and inexpensive it is to make your own hummus? If you missed that post check it out here. Granola is another food item that is expensive to buy but very cost affective if you make your own. The commercial varieties of granola are so full of …

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Breakfast Berry Cornbread a Weight Watcher PP Recipe


Happy Holiday week everyone! I bought that new Weight Watcher Points Plus cookbook and there are many great looking recipes I want to try. This morning I made the Breakfast Berry Cornbread. What a nice way to start the day.  It was slightly sweet yet hearty with the whole grain goodness of cornmeal. Katy and I …

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Hot 100 Challenge Week 12 Update


HOT 100 CHALLENGE UPDATE WEEK 12 MY HOT 100 CHALLENGE GOALS 1. Work out with weights 2 times a week concentrating on upper arms. 2. Eat 2 fish meals a week with a focus on getting Omega 3′s. 3. Take vitamins and supplements every day as recommended by my doctor. Results 1. Nope! Not even once! I will do …

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Elegant Baked Pears With Cranberries and Freshly Grated Nutmeg


If you want a different way to serve a fruit dessert that is easy yet elegant, this recipe is the perfect choice. We have all heard that saying that we eat with our eyes first. So true! This baked pear with cranberries is a visual treat and then you take that first bite and find …

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Caramel Chocolate Dipped Pretzel Rods & Food Gift Giving Ideas


Katy and I have been making these delightful treats for gift giving for several years. They are always a huge hit for bakes sales too! Sometimes it is nice to have something other than cookies on your holiday dessert tray. These treats give you that crunchy, salty yet sweet sensation that is so pleasing! Get …

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