Banana Fosters Splits

banana fosters splits

You'll will LOVE this simple and healthy version of  Banana splits.  We love Banana Fosters.  Banana Fosters Splits are a TON (like...  as in a ton, TON) healthier but, they taste almost exactly the same!  EXCITING. You can catch my Banana Fosters recipe with this link... notice the cube of butter, cups of sugar, and ice cream instead of frozen yogurt BUT, hey the flames are really HARD … [Read more...]

Starbucks Spinach and Feta Breakfast Wrap(copycat)

Starbucks wrap

Starbucks Spinach and Feta Breakfast Wrap-- I'm completely addicted!  So, after buying ANOTHER wrap last week, I decided to figure out a copycat version : ) I think that Starbucks actually uses more of a flat-out whole grain type wrap but for photography purposes I used a tortilla. If you've never had a Starbucks Spinach Wrap then you're in for a delicious … [Read more...]

Blogging for Fishes Cookbook…

Blogging for Fishes Cookbook

  I've never posted WITHOUT a recipe before BUT I did give a recipe for this beautiful benefit cookbook: ( The benefit tonight was really cool!! Make sure and get a one of these cookbook's online...)   You might have seen the Fish family on the news lately but here's their story: http://www.fishesformarrowwishes.blogspot.com/ The cookbook will be available at … [Read more...]

Chocolate Cherry Heart Smart Cookies

Chocolate Cherry Heart Smart Cookies

Chocolate Cherry Heart Smart Cookies are simply wonderful (and I'm not just saying that cuz I LOVE, love dark chocolate!)  ... these chewy, cherry, oatmeal yummy cookies are good for me too???  I'm in heaven : ) February is National Heart Healthy month and you'll be glad to know that the oats, cherries, dark chocolate in these cookies are all super foods for our heart!  I found this … [Read more...]

BBQ Chicken Pita Pizza

BBQ Chicken Pita Pizza

Want to see ME in all my cooking action?   I teach a free demonstration class at the Macey's Little Theater in Pleasant Grove, Utah.  I'll be there at 7pm Tuesday the 21st of February!!  THAT'S TODAY!!  It's a lot of fun... I'll be teaching this BBQ Chicken Pita Pizza recipe and a couple of other super yummy ones as well!!  AND we'll chat a bit about healthy snacks so... if your local … [Read more...]

Mac and Cheese Soup

Mac and Cheese Soup

One of my FAVORITE food as a kid (besides cereal) was Mac and Cheese so when I ran across this Mac and Cheese Soup in the Food Network Magazine at the orthodontists office the other day, I totally had to giver a try!! My son just got braces so I'm going to have a lot of magazine time in my future : )  My whole family liked this soup, it's definitely a lot healthier than other mac and … [Read more...]

Healthy Eggs

Healthy Eggs

Healthy Eggs is another recipe I brought home from our trip to Puerto Vallarta!!  I had these totally delicious Healthy Eggs for breakfast several mornings along with an amazing variety of different blends of freshly squeezed smoothies : D I've already told you all how in LOVE I fell with the food!!  So, along with this delicious Healthy Eggs recipe, I also wanted to share some other … [Read more...]

Black Bean Hummus Wrap

black bean hummus wrap!titled

Black Bean Hummus Wrap is a spin off of a super yummy dish I "DEVOURED" on our recent vacation to Mexico! (several times, actually... I really loved it!!) Arrrr-IBA!!   Holy Cow... we had such a FUN, relaxing, warm, AdVeNtUrOuS trip!!!  (I could have stayed at LEAST another 3-4 months!!) We met our friends Rob and Emily in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico for a fabulous 5 day vacation!  … [Read more...]

Apple Feta Tossed Salad

Apple Feta Tossed Salad

Apple Feta Tossed Salad is another fabulous recipe from Penzey's Spice Co... the one I ran into in Boulder, CO : ) The fabulous-ness is all in the dressing! It's super good... I always love apples and feta on salads but this dressing it's just amazing!!     *I adapted this recipe from Penzy's Spice Co Apple Feta Tossed Salad is an enticing blend of flavors that … [Read more...]

Strawberries and Cream Cupcakes

Strawberries and Cream Cupcakes

Here's the story of Strawberries and Cream Cupcakes: As I was searching around for a cute Valentine style cupcake to post...I happened across a couple different recipes and decided to combine and adapt them which successfully produced my "Strawberries and Cream Cupcakes"!!  They're made from a cake mix so that's an easy plus but they have such a Strawberry and Creamy taste that you … [Read more...]

Valentine French Toast

Valentines French Toast Titled

They say... "the way to the heart is through the stomach"!  I happen to totally agree : ) (especially if it entails dark chocolate!) Cooking for me is an expression of love.  It's the way I say, "I love you" to the people in my life... healthy balanced meals for my family because I love and care about them.  Having a hard day?... then a plate of cookies will surely make it all … [Read more...]

Turkey Bean Chili

Turkey Bean Chili

I was at the orthodontist the other day and while my son was getting his braces put on, I found this Turkey Bean Chili as I was reading the Good Housekeeping magazine!  I don't know about you but I ALWAYS read most magazines from the back to the front!  I'd hate to miss out on any of the delicious recipes that they hide back there!! Anyways, I found Turkey Bean Chili recipe in the … [Read more...]