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Slow Cooker Sunday: Using Your Slow Cooker Like A Pro

Slow Cooker Sunday: Using Your Slow Cooker Like A Pro

My slow cooker is almost certainly one of the most valuable cooking appliances in my kitchen. It’s a remarkable way to create nutritious and succulent meals without the hours of effort. To be honest, my fascination with slow cooker meals goes well beyond the need […]

Winter Fruit Salad

Winter Fruit Salad

Fruit salads are not a popular choice when there’s snow whirling around and bitter temperatures outside, but this winter fruit salad might just turn out to be your new fav! It’s delicate, mouth-watering, and is made from fruits available during the winter months. It’s so […]

An Open Letter To My Grandma

An Open Letter To My Grandma

Dearest Grandma, To utter I simply miss you is an understatement. I still cannot comprehend the reality that you are gone. It’s like a horrific delusion that I keep praying to wake up from. Yet I seek console in the truth that you are in […]

Slow Cooker Sunday: Tropical Fruit Crisp

Slow Cooker Sunday: Tropical Fruit Crisp

I don’t know about you, but between the -25 degree weather and the wicked influenza germs circling our home like vultures I am in serious need for some sunshine. Or at least a little vitamin C and antioxidants! Today’s lack of mobility and energy has given […]

Review: The Healing Powers of Tea by Cal Orey

Review: The Healing Powers of Tea by Cal Orey

The Healing Powers of Tea  Author: Cal Orey Published: December 26, 2017 by Kensington Books & Citadel “For countless people – and perhaps for you, too – the healing powers of tea are no secret. Like me, people use tea not only as a versatile […]

A New Year’s Resolution That Makes A Difference

A New Year’s Resolution That Makes A Difference

Hello 2018! Let’s face it, we are all accustomed to the “New Year’s routine”; we review the previous year pointing out every possible negative and then create some form of personal resolution for the year to come. Maybe this is our universal way to boost […]

Slow Cooker Sunday: Ham & Split Pea Soup

Slow Cooker Sunday: Ham & Split Pea Soup

Christmas dinner in our house is traditionally a cider and sage glazed turkey with all of the fixins, but this year with the oven on the fritz and my holiday patience running thin, my culinary options were limited. I opted for a good old maple […]

Wonton Soup

Wonton Soup

My ultimate comfort food is a giant bowl of deliciously healthy and steamy Wonton Soup! Instead of boring old chicken noodle, I desire these delicate Asian dumplings and hearty vegetables when I am feeling under the weather. The fragrant savory broth with invigorating vegetables and […]

The Hottest Food Trends 2017

The Hottest Food Trends 2017

The New Year, marks a time of transition; some trends admit to their agonizing defeat while others merely start their inventive journeys. This is no more true than in the foodie world.  Hopefully the end of 2017 will also mark the death of the Unicorn […]

Blueberry & Banana Cream Cheese French Toast Casserole

Blueberry & Banana Cream Cheese French Toast Casserole

Merry Christmas! I’ve been thinking about this recipe for some time and I was saving it for something special. Well what is more special than a Christmasy family breakfast?   Let’s be realistic here, the very last thing you want to worry about on Christmas morning is […]