Pop quiz – Name the two most popular ingredients for fall recipes. So easy, right? Pumpkin (duh) and apple. I usually kick off the season with all of our favorite apple recipes – like Apple Pie Cookie Bites, Apple Ring Pancakes, and Apple Crumble Ice Cream – biding my time until the cooler weather arrives and I’m in theClick to Continue »
School’s back in session and, if you’re like me, you could always use a few more ideas for quick breakfasts, healthy school lunches, and simple snacks to keep the kids satisfied until dinner time. I love the convenience of packaged snack foods but, even the more expensive “healthy” versions of packaged snacks often contain flavors and additives IClick to Continue »
I love this time of year – the weather’s warming up, school’s almost out, and summer is just around the corner! And since I know that we’ll be retreating to the A/C as soon as July hits here in Texas, I try to take advantage of our beautiful May and June weather for picnics! JustClick to Continue »
We all know smoothies are a healthy and convenient way to get more fruits and green vegetables into our diets. Berries, bananas, greens, and yogurt are healthy mainstays of smoothie making. But today I’m sharing seven superfood ingredients you can hide in your smoothie to add an even bigger boost of nutrition. And, what’s more, no oneClick to Continue »
Gather round, grilled cheese lovers! This Mediterranean Grilled Cheese Sandwich with basil pesto, roasted red peppers, feta, and provolone is the best grilled cheese sandwich evaaah! It even rivals this Grilled Ham and Cheese with Tangy Mustard Dip, which I loooove.
Fall is finally beginning to set in here in Texas, and the cooler morning breezes have me in the mood for pumpkin everything… It’s a good thing, too, because Thanksgiving is next week! Every year at this time, I find myself trying to slow down the holiday season so we can savor every part of it. I addClick to Continue »
Here’s how the weeknight dessert conversation goes at my house: Halfway through dinner, one or both children will ask whether dessert is being served that evening. Almost every night, I point to the obvious bowl of seasonal fruit in the center of the table and cheerfully say (as if I had just discovered it myself),Click to Continue »
I scream, you scream, we all scream for…Apple Crumble Ice Cream! Summer’s on the way out – probably for many of you, a cool fall breeze is already sweeping through. Sounds dreamy. Here in Houston, we just hope that it feels like fall by the time Thanksgiving rolls around!