A Refreshing Summer Meal

Summer is long gone, but clearly I have some catching up to do… This was a nice light meal on a hot summer day.  I served it for dinner but it would make a great lunch! On the Menu: Asparagus, Spinach, Feta Quiche Apple, Kale, Quinoa, Salad Healthy Fruit Popsicles Homemade White Wine The next […]

Parfait Martini

I’m trying to eat more healthy foods but I need a little inspiration to do it. If I’m going to eat healthy, the food has got to have something going for it!  That’s why I made this pretty breakfast Parfait Martini! Its simple: layers of sliced strawberries, blueberries, and non-fat greek yogurt topped with a dollop […]

Whole Wheat Pumpkin Muffins

I was looking for a yummy recipe to use up the pumpkin pie filling that I had left over from my pie pops. I found this recipe for muffins that uses whole wheat, oatmeal and and pumpkin. Don’t be fooled, they’re not EXACTLY healthy, they have a whole cup of sugar in them. But they […]

Christmas Pomegranate Spinach Salad

I had my parents over for dinner last night so I wanted to make a new salad.  As I was shopping in the grocery store I saw a picture of a gorgeous salad on the pomegranate display.  I couldn’t tell what else was in that salad but this spinach and pomegranate seeds was inspiration enough […]

Halloween Party

I love holidays…because…well let’s be honest, I love any excuse to have a party!  This was our first Halloween party in our house and I think it was a success.  I didn’t go as ultra-homemade as I usually do, but there were enough diy touches to make it feel personal.  It was a bit of […]

Apple Blossom Custard Pie

Thanksgiving weekend at the cottage always gives me a much needed recharge!  After taking some time to nap and relax, I’m ready to bake!  This Apple Blossom Custard Pie is not something I’ve made before or I’ll ever make again.  It tasted great, but it took a long time to prepare.  It did turn out […]