Apple Smoothie #Smoothie Monday

Apple Smoothie

Hi Everyone, It’s been a while since I have had smoothie Monday.  I thought with all of the fresh apples and new juices that are popping up everywhere, this would be a great time to have a light, refreshing smoothie.  As you can guess it today’s smoothie is an Apple Smoothie. This smoothie tastes amazing. […]

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 […]

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 […]

Pork and Apple Shish Kabobs

Pork and Apple Shish Kabobs

Hi Everyone, Today I am sharing with you a pretty, easy, quick recipe that is loaded with fall favorites like apples and maple syrup. Ohhhhh, you just have to love fall flavors.  Anyway, I was thinking what can I do different with pork?  One thing I never have done is make pork shish kabobs.  Why […]

Apple Round Up

Healthy Apple Recipe

Hi Everyone, One thing I love, love, love about the Fall is apples.  Every year we head up towards Tahoe and go apple picking.  I know apples are around all year, but they taste the best in the Fall.  My favorite kind of apple is the Granny Smith with Pink Lady Apples coming in second, […]

Crunchy Apple Cinnamon and Pear Salad #StayTRU

Crunchy Apple Cinnamon and Pear Salad with Truvía® Natural Sweetener

    Hi Everyone, Since January is the beginning of the year, where you start with a fresh slate, wash away the old and start with the new, I have vowed to save money, exercise more and eat even healthier than before.  I tried so hard in the months of November and December, but the […]

Winter Harvest Quinoa Oatmeal

Winter Harvest Quinoa Oatmeal

Hi Everyone, I have a fun recipe today!!  It’s something new and exciting for me and oh so healthy, vegan, gluten-free and just plain good.  Let me tell you the idea behind this recipe.  Todays post is what I called “CHOPPED” Quinoa style!!  Or the official name “Ancient Harvest Recipe Face Off.”  I am in a […]

Naked Apple Vanilla Pie

Naked Apple Vanilla Pie

Hi Everyone, I saw this recipe this week on King Arthur Flour’s website and I had to make it.  Unfortunately I cooked it long.  Actually I didn’t, my oven did.  For some reason I can’t get the cooking time right when it comes to baked goods, except cookies.  I don’t get it?  I place it […]

Cranberry Apple Sauce

Cranberry and Apple Sauce

Hello, Today I am bringing you another holiday side dish! This one is my second favorite next to stuffing. This is my sweet, yet tart Cranberry Apple Sauce. Well it’s more like a chutney, but I’m calling it sauce. Mmmm, I love it!!! This cranberry and apple sauce is sweet and has the right amount […]

Cornbread Apple and Sage Stuffing

Cornbread Apple and Sage Stuffing

Hey, hey, hey! It’s the holiday time of the year and I have been practicing my side dishes for the big day!!  One thing I LOVE about Thanksgiving is the side dishes!  I could almost skip the turkey, and just eat stuffing and cranberry sauce.  It’s my favorite, favorite thing about Thanksgiving dinner and oddly […]