Chocolate Dipped Strawberries

Sometimes you just gotta have something sweet.  Of course, chocolate dipped strawberries are a classic and don’t require much of a recipe but I always find myself forgetting about making them.  But geez, once I do, I wonder why they weren’t at the forefront of my mind.  So here is your reminder…go make some chocolate … Continue reading

My Favorite Breakfast Smoothie

I love blending.  Being able to dump whole fruits and veggies into my Vitamix and have them be transformed into a smooth, delicious, nutritious drink excites me.  I love that you can use frozen fruit since it lasts longer and I also, now listen closely, put my fresh spinach in the freezer.  Yes, you heard … Continue reading

Kale Chips

As far as green veggies are concerned, my list previously stopped at broccoli and lettuce. Over the past few months I have tried to add more and now I find myself craving snap peas, zucchini, and spinach. In my search to increase my veggie intake, I came across Kale Chips. Yes…crunchy, salty, kale chips. They … Continue reading

Homemade Butter

So this adventure was inspired by the “Pioneer Women” episode from “I Love Lucy.” Ricky and Fred told Lucy and Ethel that modern housewives had it made and didn’t have to work like their ancestors. Well, that led to a bet between the couples and before you know it, they were dressed in apparel from … Continue reading

Homemade Hummus

Okay, so to say that I love hummus would not be an overstatement. I eat it practically every single day for lunch. But I really don’t like store bought hummus, at all! I like to get traditional hummus from Mediterranean restaurants, and I also found that Mellow Mushroom has some awesome hummus when I was … Continue reading