Tag Archives: Healthy

As Promised – Dessert!

Last time we chatted, the Hubby and I were with friends and family at Tartini Pizzeria & Spaghetteria in Orlando celebrating Hubby’s new job, and our friend, Kyle’s, new job and pending move. Yes, the dinner was fabulous. Yes, we did … Continue reading

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Scenes From A Restaurant

OK, I know that title sounds a bit like a skit from the TV show “Whose Line Is It Anyway?”….but it has a certain ring to it as it relates to the pics from one of many dinners at Tartini Pizzeria … Continue reading

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Our Summer Garden Is Well Under Way

Warm weather has turned to rather hot weather here in Atlanta, allowing the basil, tomatoes, and herbs to gather strength and begin their season of growth. Even though I’m commuting to Orlando for a work project, the Hubby is being … Continue reading

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Chili Mac – Comfort Food To The Max!

Comfort food takes on a new meaning with this recipe for Chili Mac from the March issue of Cooking Light magazine. Usually, ground turkey is a “non event”……you know what I mean – not a lot of taste, and kinda … Continue reading

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Thrifty Thursday

It was Thursday, prior to leaving town for one week…what to do to clean the fridge of lonely bits of food? We’ve never been good at throwing things away that are in perfect (or almost perfect) condition. As chance would have it, here is … Continue reading

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A Baked Oatmeal Kinda Day

One burning question to contemplate: Why does the entire universe go to the grocery for milk, eggs, and bread when the Weather Channel predicts ice and snow? Is everyone making french toast at the exact same time? Not us. We’re more … Continue reading

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Salmon Surprises

Whenever Whole Foods has in-season fresh, wild salmon on a special “One Day Only” Sale, be sure to count us in. What do we do? We get all excited, jump in the car, and buy a big slab of fish … Continue reading

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Step Away from the Mini Loaves!

You know you are in big trouble when you try a new pound cake recipe, take one bite, and can hardly control eating one ENTIRE loaf? Well….perk up, pound cake lovers…this one’s for you….good thing it’s healthy! Mini Pineapple Pound … Continue reading

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Homemade Marinara For a Cause

Now that my friend is home from the hospital, I’ve been on a cooking spree for her and her (hungry!) family. Nothing like a little homemade love to get those stitches healing, right? Off we go to the kitchen for a … Continue reading

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When Life Stinks, Why Do We Feel The Need To Cook?

Yesterday, a dear friend of ours underwent surgery and all I could think to do was cook for her family. I’m not sure if this is just a “Southern” thing we learn at an early age, or if the need … Continue reading

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