Friday, January 13, 2017

Lemon Poppy Seed Donuts

These baked lemon poppy seed donuts are just a nice treat to satisfy your sweet tooth without too many calories.

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So how are your new year's resolutions going?  Sticking to a healthier routine?  How about today we take a teeny weeny break as I tempt you with these baked Lemon Poppy Seed muffins?  Sorry :) but I personally just needed a little something sweet this week and my love of lemons was calling my name.  Remember they are baked and not fried so one or two won't break the diet!

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Fresh Fruit Arugula and Quinoa Salad

Fresh is the name of the game with this lighter, healthy and flavorful salad loaded with fresh berries, arugula, quinoa and drizzled with a orange poppy seed vinaigrette!

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Hello sunshine!  Well, you too but I'm talking to this bowl of pure happiness that makes a great addition to starting off the new year right.  Doesn't it scream fresh and healthy?  I'm not sure about you but I am trying to eat better and incorporate more fruits, grains and greens into my diet and this salad fits the bill.  I love it and might want to marry it but that would be weird right :)

Sunday, January 1, 2017

Game Day Party Menu

Kick up your Game Day Menu with these tasty recipes!

Happy New Year! It's 2017 and it's also time for the regular football season to be winding down and the playoffs to begin.  You might be wondering what to serve so today we are sharing a menu that helps you score with the food!

Friday, December 30, 2016

Fan Favorites 2016

A collection of Top Ten Recipes viewed by you, the fan, in 2016!  
Thank you for your support and for stopping by this year!

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Thank you, thank you, thank you!  I love this time of year looking back on my blog for the year and seeing what recipes are most popular with the fans.  It's what keeps me motivated to keep doing what I do and can't wait to give you more of the same in 2017.  This year we have a variety of recipes that are sweet, savory, quick, easy, comforting and healthy.  Start the year out by planning your menu by trying some of yout favorites!  

Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Grilled Shrimp with Cranberry Salsa

Grilled Shrimp with Tangy Cranberry Salsa
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Almost time to ring in the new year and welcome 2017!  If you are looking for an easy appetizer that has a pop of flavor and looks kinda fancy, then you will love today's recipe.  This cranberry salsa comes together quick and goes perfectly with the grilled shrimp.  A great addition to your party table!

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Overnight Eggnog French Toast

This make ahead Eggnog French Toast recipe is perfect for a holiday brunch.  It is full of flavor with creamy eggnog, tangy fresh cranberries and crunchy pecans all topped with an Orange Maple Syrup.

Overnight Eggnog French Toast with Cranberries
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I'm not sure about you but I have been super busy these last two weeks with getting it all done for the holidays.  Running from here to there, shopping, wrapping, baking and even working (cuz, oh yeah, I still need to do that!)  I've been MIA in the kitchen and haven't had a new post in about ten days and have really missed it.  So today I'm real excited to share this new festive recipe for you just in time for the holidays.  You will love how easy this recipe is and want to add it to your brunch or breakfast table.  Oh please say it was worth the wait!

Friday, December 9, 2016

No-Bake Gingerbread Cheesecake

Looking for an easy and festive holiday dessert?  These No-Bake Mini Gingerbread Cheesecakes are perfect!

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Stop the presses!  I hope you haven't decided all your holiday desserts yet because you are going to love these easy no-bake mini gingerbread cheesecakes.  They come together quick and make a great addition to your festive table that your family and guests will love.  So go ahead and still make all the cookies you want but leave room for these super cute mini desserts!