Chicken and Apple Panzanella Salad

Chicken and Apple Panzanella Salad

Hi Everyone, Happy Saturday to you! Well the cool weather is kicking in here in Northern California. They are predicting rain and possible thunderstorms, which is pretty rare. Not that I like rain on the weekend, but we need it, plus it will be nice to just stay inside. My day is planned on cooking […]

Louisiana Creole Shrimp with Brown Rice #PANWITHAPLAN #IMAGINENATION

Louisiana Creole with Brown Rice #PanWithAPlan  #ImagineNation #ad

This is a sponsored Post for Imagine® Organic Culinary Simmer Sauces Hi Everyone, I have to admit life has been pretty busy lately. I used to have the basic schedule, go to work at 6am and come home at 2pm, exercise, make dinner and blog. That was pretty much my life. Then work started to get […]

Halloween Round Up

candy corn cookies

Hi Everyone! I can’t believe that next week is Halloween already.  Time goes so quick.  My hair dresser actually said to me, have a nice Thanksgiving.  Really?  It just seems too soon and I am not ready.  But one thing I am ready for is Halloween goodies.  I thought I would share with you today […]

Sweet & Spicy Squash

Sweet & Spicy Squash

Hi Everyone, Today I have the perfect Fall recipe for you; Sweet and Spicy Squash.  It’s so easy to make, low-calorie, healthy and simply delicious.  I love squash and it’s one of my all time favorites this time of year.  I can honestly not get enough of it. For my squash I used Carnival Squash […]

Ocean Spray PACt Cranberry Extract Water / Giveaway #EvenBetter

Ocean Spray Pact Extract Water Giveaway

Hi Everyone, Today I teamed up with my friends at Ocean Spray to share with you the newest product on the market; PACt™ cranberry extract water. I am pretty stoked about PACt™ cranberry extract water. It’s light, refreshing, deliciously hydrating and it has a slightly tart, yet a refreshingly robust fruit flavor. Each bottle only contains […]

Individual Baked Pumpkin Pie Oatmeal Cups #SundaySupper

Individual Baked Pumpkin Pie Oatmeal Cups #SundaySupper

Hi Everyone, Today for #SundaySupper our mission was to create a budget friendly meal. After a lot of thought, I thought the most budget friendly meal was breakfast. After all breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but it also can be the least expensive to make. With the Fall season upon us […]

Soups On Round-Up

Soups On

Hi Everyone, I want to give you a BIG THANK YOU!  I don’t know if you have heard, but my Corn Chowder with Wild Rice won 2nd place in the Switch to Whole Grains Recipe Contest hosted by The Whole Grain Council.  From your votes, I was in the top 5 and the next step […]

Caramel Apple Snack Cake

Caramel Apple Snack Cake

Hi Everyone, You know it’s apple season and I couldn’t resist making some kind of treat using apples.  Plus what goes with apples?  Normally I would say cinnamon, but today it’s caramel.  Ohhh, how I love caramel and apples.  I remember as a kid my Mom used to but the pre-made caramel that wrapped around […]

AeroGarden / Giveaway

AeroGarden 3SL

Hi Everyone, I have a fun and different post for you today. Normally I like to post something about food, like a recipe or my traditional Yum Yum Wednesday product reviews. Well today I am covering both of those ideas. I have a fun product for the whole family to love and it grows food. […]

Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup

Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup

Hi Everyone, Today I am sharing with you a re-make of a recipe that I posted on October 10, 2011.  That was back in the day where I had to photograph recipes outside for decent lighting.  If you check my post out the pictures were not very desirable.  Not only did I take a little […]