Cucumber and Tomato Salad 2A

Revitalizing Cucumber and Tomato Salad

CUCUMBER, TOMATO, PARSLEY, LEMON, EXTRA-VIRGIN OLIVE OIL AND OREGANO Just looking at this salad makes me feel healthier. Every single ingredient is a Real Food loaded with nutrition. This salad is so tasty I could eat a whole bowl full and feel great about it and it’s beautiful too. Between the cool cucumber, tomato and parsley, and the zesty lemon and the spicy oregano, there are a enough health benefits to revitalize you for hours and the veggies taste … Continue reading Revitalizing Cucumber and Tomato Salad

Blueberry Pancakes 1A

Traditional Blueberry Pancakes

THERE’S NOTHING LIKE OLD FASHIONED TRADITIONAL BLUEBERRY PANCAKES! I woke up one morning and all I could think about was the traditional blueberry pancakes I used to have years ago. For some reason I hadn’t eaten them in ages and they didn’t let me down. The slowly melting real butter and the organic real maple syrup dripping over the side of my pancake full of blueberries was everything I had … Continue reading Traditional Blueberry Pancakes

Individual Chicken Sausage Tortilla Pizzas

Individual Chicken Sausage Tortilla Pizzas

MILD ITALIAN CHICKEN SAUSAGE, WHOLE WHEAT TORTILLA AND OLIVE PIZZAS!! A lot of times, I feel like pizza is all crust. These whole wheat tortillas serve as the perfect healthy, light foundation and can be kept on hand to create this quick and easy pizza recipe anytime the desire hits. The chicken sausage we get has the best flavor, with just the right amount of heat and is perfect for … Continue reading Individual Chicken Sausage Tortilla Pizzas

Orange Chocolate Muffins

Fresh Orange and Dark Chocolate Muffins

CHOCOLATE AND ORANGE, THE PERFECT PAIRING! These muffins are great for breakfast with your coffee or tea or just for a pick-me-up snack in the middle of the day. The whole wheat flours, the protein in the yogurt and the lower amount of sugar all contribute to making these healthier than other types of muffins, so I don’t feel guilty about enjoying one of my favorite foods – MUFFINS. … Continue reading Fresh Orange and Dark Chocolate Muffins

Flour-Free Banana Pancakes

Flour-Free Banana Pancakes

A HEALTHIER ALTERNATIVE TO THE TRADITIONAL BANANA PANCAKE. Whether you are Gluten-Free or Paleo or Not, this is a nice variation of the Banana Pancake. And this recipe is about as easy to make as you can get !! THE MINIMAL REAL FOOD INGREDIENTS 1 Banana 2 Eggs 3 Tablespoons Almond Meal (almonds only in the ingredient list) 1/4 Teaspoon Pure Vanilla 1/8 Teaspoon Cinnamon (we are using Ceylon cinnamon … Continue reading Flour-Free Banana Pancakes

Successful Writers

Why Successful Writers Need To Do More Than Write

Originally posted on A Writer's Path:
? ? by Belinda Williams Writing is about a hell of a lot more than just writing. When I started writing, I had a vague idea of what I was getting myself in for. With the release of my latest contemporary romance, The Pitch, later this month [May 2015], I’ve got a much clearer idea. It’s the third… Continue reading Why Successful Writers Need To Do More Than Write

No-Grilling Turkey Reuben

No-Grilling Turkey Reuben

EASY PEPPER TURKEY REUBEN WITHOUT THE HEAVINESS  OF GRILLING! THE REAL FOOD INGREDIENTS High Quality Deli Pepper Turkey Sliced Swiss Cheese New York Style Rye Bread From Trader Joe’s Bubbies Old Fashioned Sauerkraut Dijon Mustard Mayo 365 Pitted Black Olives Cornichon Pickles Low Salt Potato Chips The New York Style Rye Bread from Trader Joe’s is one of the best rye bread’s I’ve eaten recently. You … Continue reading No-Grilling Turkey Reuben

Eggnog and Banana Muffins

Spicy Eggnog and Banana Muffins

ONE MORE EGGNOG RECIPE TO END THE SEASON! I really wanted to bake eggnog cookies also, but I ran out of eggnog and so did the grocery store. They’ll be the first thing I bake next year. These muffins are quite tasty and moist, but you don’t have to wait until next holiday season to try them if you can’t get eggnog. Just use buttermilk instead … Continue reading Spicy Eggnog and Banana Muffins

Eggnog Pudding

Creamy Eggnog Pudding

HAPPY NEW YEAR EGGNOG PUDDING!! REAL SIMPLE INGREDIENTS 1 Cup Whole Milk Eggnog (choose eggnog without unnecessary additives) 1 1/4 Cups Whole Milk 1/3 Cup Wholesome Organic Cane Sugar or Granulated Sugar 1/4 Cup Organic Cornstarch 1 TSP Pure Vanilla Extract Sprinkles of Ground Nutmeg 1. In a medium sauce pan over medium heat, combine 1 cup of the milk (save the 1/4 cup), the eggnog and the sugar. … Continue reading Creamy Eggnog Pudding

Fresh Cranberry Sauce

Quick Fresh Cranberry Sauce

TIS THE SEASON FOR CRANBERRIES AND THIS EASY REAL FOOD RECIPE! THE SIMPLE REAL INGREDIENTS 1/2 Cup Fresh Squeezed Orange Juice 1/2 Cup Water Zest of 1 Whole Orange 1/2 Cup Wholesome Organic Cane Sugar or Granulated Sugar 12 oz. Bag Whole Fresh Cranberries 1 TSP Honey 1. In a medium saucepan over medium heat, dissolve the sugar in the orange juice and water along with the orange zest. 2. Stir … Continue reading Quick Fresh Cranberry Sauce

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The Giving Season: Top 5 Gifts for the Writer in Your Life

Originally posted on Cindy Fazzi:
The Christmas tree in Folsom Public Library (Calif.) celebrates books. Writing is a long-term endeavor. If you have a writer in your life, that person is going to need your support over the long haul. If you’re looking for something to give this holiday season or for other occasions, consider the following five gifts. Top 5 Gifts for Writers Some… Continue reading The Giving Season: Top 5 Gifts for the Writer in Your Life

Rosewood Park Giveaway

Joyful Holiday Jewelry Giveaway

Festive Giveaway Afternoon With My Mom and My Sister! Yesterday we spent the afternoon at a nearby assisted living home and within an hour we gave away 20 pairs of the handcrafted earrings I love to make. Mom offered a dozen small stuffed animals as gifts to the very happy residents, while my sister joyfully visited with everyone who attended our event. Watching the smiles and excitement, for me, is something … Continue reading Joyful Holiday Jewelry Giveaway