Monthly Archives: April 2011

Brownie Mix Healthified

Since March 9 I have not had any candy. That means no M&Ms, no candy from the bulk bin, no squirrel nut zippers or Cadbury mini eggs. Nothing that is found in the candy aisle has passed my lips. Well, … Continue reading

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How to Begin School Vacation

1. Bake cookies 2. Try the new Mediterranean cafe that has falafel 3. Visit the new cafe in an unlikely place and get a piece of coconut cake (cold and soaked in coconut, so yum! with a cup of chai … Continue reading

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Rock Star Salad

If you haven’t tried wheatberries before then now is the time to add them to your grocery list. Wheat berry is the entire wheat kernel. When cooked it is chewy and has a similar texture to short-grain rice. These little … Continue reading

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Yet Another Veggie Burger

At one point in time I thought it would be a good idea to clip recipes from magazines and put them into a binder. This would become a cookbook of sorts that would be filled with only recipes that I … Continue reading

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Spring Chili

Warmer days are near with the crisp, cool nights. Spring brings out the baby squirrels and red-wing blackbirds. Daffodils are popping up and the trees are beginning to bud. Though the days are warm, a spicy spring chili makes a … Continue reading

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Reduced Rack Goodies

You know you have a mundane life when the highlight of your grocery shopping trip is finding some jackpot goodies on the reduced or dented rack. The thrill of getting dented cans of beans or tomatoes, a sliced cereal box … Continue reading

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My Breakfast Addiction

I’ve never understood people who don’t eat breakfast. We have heard time and time again that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, yet many people still don’t eat it. Then there are the people who can wait … Continue reading

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