Posts filed under: Recipes/Makeovers

I had a fall feeling in my bones when I picked up my friend, Katie Morford’s book, Rise and Shine: Better Breakfasts for Busy Mornings.   It was a cold, overcast...
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Do you want a super simple snack that crunchy, satisfying and tastes great?  Then you’ve got to try my roasted almonds.  With only four simple ingredients, you can whip these...
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Yasss!  Peaches are in season now.  I just want to gobble them up.  My family loves them, too. I have childhood memories of eating whole peaches and just letting the...
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Spring is in full force here, and in typical Chicago fashion – it’s rainy and cold one day and blissfully sunny and warm the next.  You truly never know what...
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Lately, I’ve been thinking about my childhood A LOT.  I don’t know why.  Now that my kids are at ages that I identify with I am reminiscing about what I...
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I am making banana bread today. . . Grant, my 12 year old, has been asking me to make banana bread for awhile now.  To be honest, I always have...
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Who doesn’t love peanut butter cups?  Toss in some flaked coconut and it takes me to another place.  Remember Mounds bars?  These taste like that, but with peanut butter.  Today...
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Celebrate good times!  Nothing says fiesta like a good bubbly drink with or without alcohol.  From sparkling wine to sparkling water, it’s always fun to dazzle guests with homemade bevies. With...
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We can all make a difference in the war against waste. According to a study by ECOlunchbox, the typical family wastes about $450 on throw-aways and creates thousands of pieces of...
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When you get the question, “What’s for dinner?”  Here’s a simple and tasty solution.  Naan bread pizza. You know naan bread, it’s all the rage now.  You can top it with anything...
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