20 Mardi Gras Recipes

Hi Everyone, Tomorrow is Fat Tuesday, other known as Mardi Gras.  I love this special day because of all of the Cajun dishes.  Yum!  One of my all time favorite style of food.  Today I put together, some of my favorite New Orleans recipes just for this special occasion.  These dishes all have flavor, lower in […]

Chicken and Shrimp Quinoa Jambalaya #SundaySupper

Hi Everyone, One of my all-time favorite places in the whole world is Louisiana!  I have been there two times and hope to make it back there sometime this year.  I love the people, the food and the at home feeling I get when I go there.  I was so excited when #SundaySupper teamed up […]

Pralines

Hi Everyone, This weekend I tried my hand at the classic Praline; a New Orleans classic.  I made this little cookie about a year ago and it didn’t turn out at all.  I bought a new candy thermometer and wanted to try it again.  I will warn you these are by far not healthy cookies. […]

Healthy Super Bowl Favorites

Hi Everyone, I can’t believe the Super Bowl is this coming Sunday already.  It seems like football season just started.  I am sad that the 49r’s didn’t make it, but I must admit it was a horrible year for them.  I just hope they do better next year.  But I am happy that Denver is […]

Mock Pina Colada Smoothie #CreateWithDole #KingOfJuices

This post is sponsored by DOLE® Canned Pineapple Juice Hi Everyone, This year the Super Bowl will be held in Santa Clara, CA which is just a short drive from where I live.  As you can imagine it is a huge deal for us!  So today I am celebrating the Super Bowl with a healthy […]

Sweet & Spicy Beef Tacos #SundaySupper

Hi Everyone, Today for #SundaySupper we teamed up with the Beef Checkoff to share with you healthy, flavorful recipes that will make your tongue sing and your belly dance.  I am so excited for this recipe because it contains all things I love!  Lots of flavor, a little bit of spice and little bit of sweetness, […]

Freezing Lemon Zest and Juice

Hi Everyone, Today I am sharing with you a “How To” post.  My boss has 3 lemon trees in his yard and I will tell you, each tree gives a different kind of lemon.  The one tree has tiny lemons, I swear they are Meyer Lemons, but he said nope.  The other tree is traditional […]

Almond Joy Cookies

Hi Everyone, I don’t know about you, but one of my favorite all time candy is Almond Joys.  I simply love them.  Chocolate, Coconut and Almonds, oh yeah!  So with that in mind I decided to create a cookie based on my favorite candies; Almond Joy Cookies!  If you love Almond Joys, you will just […]

Why I don’t use Stevia and only use Real Sugar

Hi All, I normally post a recipe, but today I thought I would share with you what I learned about myself when I went through my weight loss journey.  Now take it in mind, this is just about me and every body is different. I wanted to share with you why I don’t use Stevia anymore […]

10 Healthy Drinks for 2016

Hi Everyone, Today I am sharing with you healthy drinks for breakfast, snacks and workouts.  I am trying my hardest to get back on the swing of things.  No better time like January to get moving.  For Christmas I got a FitBit from my Mom and it has inspired me to move.  After calculating calories, […]