Category Archive: food

Sep 29 2014

Make It Monday Week Twenty Two

 Make It Monday Week Twenty Two- Happy Monday wishes everyone ♥   A new week of possibilities is ahead.  I have some surprises to share with you this week I hope you will check back often. Okay, on with Make It Monday week Twenty Two I have a lot of wonderful blogs to feature today too, we …

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Sep 23 2014

Homemade Ginger Ale

  Homemade Ginger Ale- One of the things I had to give up after my diagnosis was the occasional glass of Shasta lemon lime soda, Since citrus fruits  are some of my migraine triggers I had pretty much given up on a nice cold fizzy sugar free drink. I drink mostly tea and water anyway.  But, …

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Sep 20 2014

Hybrid Salsa

Hybrid Salsa- I know you are thinking this is an odd name for salsa. Hybrid salsa? It’s salsa with a twist combining two different elements. My hubby named this recipe. Since it is football season, there are plenty of snacking goodies to be shared and I am kicking off football season a little late this …

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Sep 16 2014

Pumpkin Spice Cookies

Pumpkin Spice Cookies – The blog tour is continuing today and I thought you might get hungry. I  think these Pumpkin Spice Cookies will make you smile What You Need 1 package (8 oz) cream cheese ( softened) 1-1/2 cups packed brown sugar 1/2 cup sugar 2 eggs 1 cup canned pumpkin 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 3-1/2 …

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Sep 12 2014

Zucchini Latkes

Zucchini  Latkes Our veggie garden is nearly done for the year ( put pouty sad face here). All of the spaghetti squash and potatoes have been picked and are ready for winter storage. There are a few tomatoes and tomatillos left and the zucchini is dwindling too. That is right, this may be, dare I say …

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Sep 08 2014

Make It Monday Week Nineteen

Make It Monday Week Nineteen I hope everyone enjoyed a lovely weekend. Have you started decorating for Autumn yet? Make It Monday Week Nineteen can get you started. Time is moving at a rapid pace, “they” say that as we get older time flies.I have mentioned it before, and I know it is true. The Thursday …

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Sep 05 2014

Change Of Season Giveaway

Change Of Season Giveaway- The upcoming change of season is a wonderful inspiration for a giveaway, don’t you think The leaves will soon be changing and the temperatures will be dropping a bit too ( I hope). This month I have some terrific giveaway sponsors providing prizes and a few of my sweet bloggy friends are joining me to provide some …

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Sep 02 2014

Homemade Seasoning Recipes

Homemade Seasoning Recipes- My recent diagnosis has prompted some big changes in the way I eat and prepare meals. One of my favorite go to salt free spice mixes is no longer allowed because it has citrus and onion. After much trial and a little bit of error, I have come up with this Salt Free “Everything …

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Sep 01 2014

Make it Monday Week Eighteen

Make It Monday Week Eighteen- Happy Labor day wishes to all in the USA and Happy Monday wishes to ALL! The Thursday Favorite Things Blog Hop is filled with inspiring and encouraging posts. You will find everything from food to fashion. I love Thursday Favorite Things so much! Every Monday I shine the light on …

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Aug 29 2014

Black Bean and Corn Salad

Black Bean and Corn Salad It is a three day weekend in the US,  no work on Labor day (Monday) for most. This will be a weekend filled with picnics and barbecues as so many try to hang onto the last bit of summer.Temperatures are still quite hot here, with the occasional thunder shower ( picture me pointing …

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Aug 26 2014

Perfect Pasta

Perfect Pasta- Pasta is a staple in our home and my menopause middle is proof of that,giggle. Today I am sharing some of my “perfect pasta” methods. If you have any pasta making tips please share them with me in the comment section. I hope these little tips will help you to have perfect pasta every time- YES-Use plenty of water, …

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Aug 22 2014

Mini Blueberry Cups

Mini Blueberry Cups- Seriously how can it be Friday already? Where did the week go? Did this week fly by for you too? I thought it would be nice to welcome the upcoming weekend with a new blueberry dessert, mini blueberry cups. This is a migraine safe recipe, a sugar free recipe and a dairy free …

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Aug 19 2014

Lunch Box Love Note Printables

Lunch Box Love Note Printables I was inspired by Faith Filled Food for Moms to create some lunch box love note printables. You can see her lunch box printables on yesterdays Make It Monday. I often put little love notes in my hubby’s lunch box.  I put together a few lunch box love note printables …

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Aug 13 2014

Thursday Favorite Things Blog Hop 152

  Thursday Favorite Things Blog Hop 152 It’s Time for the Thursday Favorite Things Blog Hop 152 and I can’t wait to see what you link up this week. ♥ My favorite thing this week is….. this wonderful container garden filled with delicious fresh mint shared by Debbie at Deliciously Inspired at last Thursday’s hop. …

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Aug 12 2014

Spicy Eggplant Farfalle

 Spicy Eggplant Farfalle- A lot of my recipes are being inspired by all of the wonderful vegetables we are picking from our garden. I use what we grow and its fun to create new recipes with fresh vegetables. Unfortunately when I created this recipe our tomatoes had not turned red yet. I used canned Hunts tomatoes. This is …

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