Fruity & Protein Packed Homemade Smoothie: Tropical Sunrise Smoothie

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This is my favorite way to start the day. This fruity protein packed smoothie gets you going and keeps you full for hours. I have added this to my weight loss smoothie plan. Favorite Tropical Sunrise Smoothie: 1/4 cup water 1/4 soy vanilla milk 3 tablespoons Greek fat free yogurt plain 1/2 chopped mango 3/4 pineapple, 1/2-1 avocado 1/2 cup ice Add all and blend well. … [Read more...]

Semi Homemade Flavored Iced Tea

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As you probably know those of us in the south love our iced tea! I personally love flavored tea. I am still trying to eat naturally so I found a way to add sweet flavor to my iced tea. To make this homemade flavored iced tea all you need is frozen fruit and cold brewed tea. Pour you a glass of iced tea (sweetened if you desire). Then drop in a handful of frozen fruit. My favorite fruits are … [Read more...]

Easy All Natural Homemade Guacamole

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Are you craving a delicious crunchy and spicy snack? I have been craving something crunchy but am trying to stick to my healthy weight loss diet. I ended up making this easy all natural guacamole. I paired it with Melba Toast Crackers and Blueberry Iced Tea. It was the perfect healthy snack that helped my craving for a snack. There are so many guacamole recipes out there but none suited my taste. … [Read more...]

Make Easy Pineapple Salsa In Under 3 Minutes

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Bring some tropical spice to your next meal with this easy pineapple salsa recipe. It only takes minutes and it is delicious! It took me about 3 minutes and that included the time it took to grab the ingredients out of the fridge and stopping to talk to a toddler. So you can make this in no time at all and bring color and spice to your table. Easy Pineapple Salsa Recipe Ingredients: 1 … [Read more...]

Healthy & Sweet Banana Smoothie Recipe

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Today I enjoyed a delicious banana smoothie that I have to share. This one is sweet and great for you. I found one similar and altered it use what I had on hand. Ingredients: 1 banana (try frozen bananas for a great blend) 2 teaspoons honey 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/2 cup vanilla soy milk ( or your milk of choice) Add all to the blender. Blend until smooth. Enjoy! Here is a pin … [Read more...]

How to Freeze Bananas

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Did you know that you can freeze bananas? YES! It is the best way to save them and they make healthy smoothies delicious!  If you are wondering how to freeze bananas, you are in luck. It could not be easier! I love when I find them discounted at the store. If you do, GRAB THEM! They are not bad yet. You can freeze them and use them for lots of things. 1. Peel the bananas. 2. Cut … [Read more...]

Delicious Avocado Strawberry Smoothie Recipe

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This is another delicious recipe I tried this week. This is another version of the power smoothie  that I shared earlier. Similar in the way it energized me but very different in taste. Another yummy version.   I have found that adding the flaxseed makes me feel full longer and helps my mood. It is full of fiber and omega 3. The Soy Milk is much easier on my stomach than the skim or … [Read more...]

Avocado Strawberry Power Smoothie Recipe

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I have been incorporating fruit and vegetable smoothies into my daily diet the last few weeks. Many of you have asked that I share the recipes and I am happy to do so. I just experiment each day with what I have on hand. Today’s creation was amazing! Avocados are full of nutrients for the brain and suppose to boost energy so I created a sweet Avocado Strawberry Smoothie today. I used a little milk … [Read more...]

Easter Cake: Make A Kit Kat Basket Cake

Last week I was asked to contribute to a silent auction at a local church. I was so nervous and wasn’t sure what I should put together! After thinking about it for some time, I decided chocolate! Chocolate is always the way to go! So, I created an Easter Basket Kit Kat Cake similar to the one that I made last year for Easter. And, I filled it with LOTS of candy! These make such cute cakes and are … [Read more...]

How To Make Classic Chicken Pot Pie

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  Chicken pot is comforting, filling and a fantastic way to use up leftover buts of chicken and bags of partially used frozen vegetables. This pot pie is completely from scratch and is an absolute snap to make. I leave potatoes out of my pot pie, opting instead to serve it over a bad of creamy mashed potatoes and a drizzling of chicken gravy. The cooked pies freeze so well that you might … [Read more...]

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