For the love of Chocolate

Because there are days when it seems extra necessary to get your daily dose of antioxidants through the two most beloved foods…. chocolate and berries. Dark Chocolate Mini Cakes (makes 18) 1)   Mix together: 1 box brownie mix (19oz) 2 eggs 2 sticks melted butter...

Variety- the spice of life

Feeling like sharing some yankee love in honor of Columbus Day……… Ok so I must add this initial disclaimer. If you are from the “north” this may not come as “variety” to you, I am pretty sure that narrows down the list to my...

Pizza Dip

Pizza Dip: Ok- so I found this recipe on line and it is soooooooo yummy!!!! Served with fresh flat bread. I just make dough like I am going to make pizza crust. Sprinkle it with olive oil and salt. Bake. I altered the original recipe that I found online.  I needed it...

Fuss-Free Pancakes

OK- life is about give and take. For many years we didn’t eat pancakes. We love them, but I couldn’t manage kids that needed constant “monitoring” and cooking individual pancakes.  And somehow rising extra early just for pancakes was not...

Savory Rice and Beans- dairy free & GF

Perfect to feed a large family for TWO meals or to feed a crowd.  Makes your grocery budget happy too!   In My rice cooker I place: 6 cups rice 6 1/2 cups chickenbroth 8 oz of raw bacon (chopped up small) 1/4 cup fresh chopped chives (small) 1 Tbsp chopped garlic...