Archive | October, 2014

Baked Chili Crumb Shrimp

29 Oct

These shrimp are so quick and tasty, you are going to love them! And trust me, if you are always in search of easy week night meal ideas, this recipe will definitely hit the mark. Just imagine… Sweet succulent baked shrimp with a whisper of spicy chili coated in a tender flavorful crumb followed by a fresh hint of zesty […]

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Glossy Meringue Frosting and Ghost Cupcake Decorating!

26 Oct

Little ghost cupcakes are just TOO CUTE to pass up.  Make them this Halloween and watch the delight on your family and friends’ faces as they take a bite. Glossy Meringue Frosting is the perfect frosting for making ghosts, but it also works great as a beautiful topper to your favorite cake.  Its a show […]

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Halloween Treat Stencil Art

22 Oct

Halloween decorating is so much fun for the whole family – carving pumpkins, painting ghoulish lantern bags, cutting a ghostly figure out white sheets and hand crafting the perfect trick or treating costume. Bring that fun into the kitchen with Halloween stencil art!  Its simple. Here are the steps: Bake your favorite cake – mine […]

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Vanilla Chia Seed and Banana Shake

19 Oct

OH YUMMY! Seriously, I have to say it. This is the best shake in both taste and nutrition!!  A genuine favorite in my house. And, aren’t they gorgeous too!  Want one?  Read on……….. When I make my homemade Almond Milk, I always make a huge batch of it so that we can enjoy these Vanilla Chia Seed and […]

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Easy Balsamic Roast Vegetables

15 Oct

When you’re pressed for time and your mind is too crazed to think of a healthy side dish to accompany your chicken, fish or beef, whip up some roasted vegetables in this really simple and easy way. This recipe will work with almost any type of fresh vegetable – broccoli, cauliflower, zucchini, green beans, asparagus, snap […]

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Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead

12 Oct

Sometimes we all need a little inspiration.  Or even some motivation. I like mine in the form of mind blowing motivation… and I often get my fix through studying nutrition and the effects of food and beverage consumption on the human body. My mind is often blown by the things that I learn and in turn, I use that […]

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Sour Cream, Lemon and Dill Potato Salad

8 Oct

I have a grudge against mayonnaise and potato together.  For me, they just don’t really go together.  Potato and sour cream, though?  Now we’re talking. Potato, sour cream and fresh herbs with a hint of zesty lemon. Now we are REALLY talking! Bring It On! This is my version of “potato salad” and although its great chilled, I think […]

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Spiced Yogurt Marinated Chicken

5 Oct

Did you ever have chicken that was so moist, soft and perfectly cooked and wondered how it became that way? Marinating chicken in yogurt creates that beautiful texture.  The yogurt marinade is also the perfect vehicle for absorbing and infiltrating delicious spices into your chicken. The resulting chicken is so tender and flavorful.  It makes a perfect salad […]

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Pumpkin Pie Smoothie

1 Oct

All you pumpkin loving junkies out there, look no further for your breakfast fix!  This Pumpkin Pie Smoothie is not only deeeeeelicious but its super healthy and nutritious. The perfect way to start your day. Its totally simple too — no blender and no juicer required!  There are only 3 main ingredients in this smoothie: pure […]

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