With the holidays upon us, there are some staples that one cannot live without this time of the year. Unfortunately, allergies, food sensitivities and auto-immune syndromes can often lead to feeling like we have to miss out on many of our favorite foods. Not so, I say! With the exception of baklava, there are few […]
Is it just me, or as this year goes on, do the months seem to get shorter? Can you believe tomorrow is Ingredient Challenge Monday-November?!? Yeah, me either! Even with more than 30 days to sample all of the wonderful Winter Squash recipes in October’s Ingredient Challenge, it just did not seem like enough time […]
With cold mornings and a plentiful squash harvest, my mouth has been watering at the thought of pumpkin bread, pumpkin pies and more; but sometimes I just want something warm and sweet that will satisfy my pumpkin craving without taking a lot of time. This Pumpkin Spice Steamer is a delicious solution to those sugar-laden […]
ICM July Winning Recipe: Berry Almond Crunch by Heather, the Gluten-Free Cat and Challenge-Ingredient Announcement!
I can’t believe we haven’t had an Ingredient Challenge Monday since July, but with the Healthy Lunchbox Series overlapping the 2nd Monday in both August and September, missing those months just couldn’t be helped! That being said, with Bountiful Baskets offering blueberries in bulk this summer, I enjoyed the extra time to review and re-review […]
Happy Ingredient-Challenge Monday, everyone! I hope you are brimming with excitement…if the recent entries are any indication; I cannot wait to see what you have for us this month. I don’t know about you, but I have had a great day! Yes, I know it’s Monday, but this really was a great day. Why you […]
Ingredient Challenge Monday Featured Recipe- Strawberry Arugula Salad with Sweet Cilantro Honey Dressing from Heather, The Gluten-Free Cat and ICM Challenge-Ingredient Announcement!
Months that begin on a Sunday or a Monday seem to mess with me. Here it is, July 8 and it’s already the second week of the month. What does that mean? That means tomorrow is Ingredient-Challenge Monday! And I almost forgot. Before I go on and tell you what ingredient we will be playing […]
Welcome to Ingredient Challenge Monday!! As announced yesterday, this month I am challenging you to bring your best strawberry recipe to the table. Some things you should know…I.love.strawberries. I do! In fact, now that they are in season, I have purchased more than 20 pounds of strawberries in the last month alone (no joke!). Some […]
May ICM Winner: Coconut Secret Bars from Tessa the Domestic Diva and June’s Challenge-Ingredient Announcement!
First, I want to congratulate everyone who participated in last month’s Ingredient-Challenge Monday, your coconut recipes were simply amazing! If you haven’t been by to see everything shared, please do…in addition to the several that were linked in, there were two- late arrivals, one from Kate at Eat Recycle Repeat that is vegan, sugar-free, and […]
April Ingredient Challenge Monday Featured Recipe-Pineapple and Cucumber Guacamole from The Taste Space and ICM Challenge Ingredient Announcement!
So, I could give you a million excuses why this post is so late… I mean, this weekend was Mother’s Day weekend, and as the mother of five amazing kids and one superb husband, they spoiled me and took care of me all while keeping me away from my computer (although I did sneak in […]
Welcome to the April Ingredient-Challenge Monday! As announced yesterday, this month we feature the mouth-watering pineapple as our challenge ingredient. In spite of its natural sweetness, pineapples are not only low in calories (82 calories per cup of pineapple chunks), they are also a good source of fiber, Vitamin A, Calcium, Iron and Vitamin C. […]