Fairmont Scottsdale Princess #FoodiesInPhoenix

Fairmont Resort Scottsdale, AZ Pool

Hi Everyone, Last week I got back from my trip from Phoenix, AZ and had the best time ever.  I was so inspired that I  have been bitten by the foodie bug and I have so many recipes I want to share with you.  But before I get to my recipes this week, I have […]

Blueberry Mango Smoothie

Blueberry Mango Smoothie

Hi Everyone, The one thing that I absolutely love in the summer is a nice, refreshing, natural smoothie!  I love to sit on my deck, soak up the sun and drink my fruit.  I can guarantee that I will be doing that today.  So for today I have for you a simple, flavorful smoothie that […]

Healthy Smoothie Round-Up Replay

Getting Healthy with Smoothies

Hi Everyone, I am sooooooo on a smoothie and juice kick. I have felt so much better in the morning, skipping my morning coffee and drinking my juices and or smoothies. I thought I would share with you my personal favorite smoothie drinks, plus a few good ones from my fellow bloggers. Berry Oatmeal Breakfast Smoothie […]

Summertime Desserts Replay

Healthy Summertime Desserts

Hi Everyone! Nothing beats fresh fruit and ice cream for the summer.  Here is a round-up of my favorite Summertime Desserts. Cherry Pie Crumble Bars Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp Bars Angel Food Cake with Strawberry Sauce Blueberry Coffee Cake Banana Cream Pie Bars Blueberry Dessert Pizza Cherry Bourbon Vanilla Bean Ice Cream Cherry Chocolate Chip Frozen Yogurt […]

Healthy Recipes for the Grill Round-Up Replay

Healthy Recipes for the Grill

Hi Everyone, With summer officially in full swing, I thought I would share with you my all time favorite grilling recipes!  These are all recipes that can be made on the grill, from beef to chicken to vegetables.  So hurry up and get those grills heated up! Grilled Spicy Chicken Wings Grilled Cheesy Jalapeno Poppers […]

Strawberry Round Up Replay

Healthy Strawberry Recipes

Hi Everyone, Strawberries are here!  Here is a round-up of my favorite strawberry recipes! Strawberry Coconut Water Smoothie Grilled Top Sirloin with Strawberry Salsa Berry Oatmeal Breakfast Smoothie Strawberry Banana Smoothie Popsicles Berry Tacos Berrylicious Overnight French Toast Strawberry Galette Strawberry Oatmeal Smoothie Bowl Strawberry Shortcake Pancakes Angel Foodcake with Strawberry Sauce Gluten-Free Strawberry Shortcake […]

Foodies in Phoenix Trip #FoodiesInPhoenix #myphx


Hi Everyone, I am very excited! Today I am heading to Phoenix, AZ for a 3 day Foodie Event. I am going to be visiting some beautiful resorts, try some local cuisine, and visit an olive mill, go to the Desert Botanical Garden for a healthy cooking class and so much more. I have never […]

Broccoli & Chicken Mac and Cheese #TeamAnnies

Broccoli & Chicken Mac and Cheese

#spon: I’m required to disclose a relationship between my blog and Annie’s Homegrown. This could include Annie’s providing me w/ content, product, access or other forms of payment. Hi Everyone, I have to tell you it has been mighty hot out.  We have been in the mid 90’s to 100’s and the heat is taking […]

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Bars

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Bars

Hi Everyone, Today I have for you a delicious, easy recipe that only takes about 18 minutes to bake, which is perfect for the summer heat.  It is my Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Bars.  Every Sunday I bake cookies, bread or some form of baked goods, so today I changed up my traditional recipe and […]

Caring and Storing for Peppers 101

Caring for Peppers 101

Hi Everyone, As you know I have been growing a variety of peppers in my garden.  They are doing amazingly.  I am growing, Chili Peppers (aka Anaheim Peppers), Poblano Peppers, Serranos and of course Jalapeno Peppers.  Now the question is how do I care for them?  How do I get more peppers from my plant? […]