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How to Plan the Perfect Thanksgiving, and Have Fun Too (Really!)

The Family Eats Four Pillars  (Planning, Purchasing, Preparing, and Partaking) are important to follow on a daily basis, but during holiday time, it is even more important. Image: timsackton via Flickr ...more
BlogHer I know I'm not ready. Luckily it's not at my place this year!more

Goat Cheese, Bacon and Asparagus Stuffed Mushrooms

I am a huge sucker for goat cheese.  I like the sweeter flavor, I like the creamy texture, I like the savory flavors that come out in dishes.I also LOVE stuffed mushrooms.So tonight, I’m going in.Ingredients:...more

Favorite Autumn Flavor

What is your favorite autumn flavor?Mine is apple & cinnamon - apple cider, apple crumble, apple pie. I haven't found an apple & cinnamon dish I didn't like. I love cider hot or cold! Add some vanilla ice cream or whipped cream to your apple crumble or pie and you can't go wrong....more

Good Morning Pumpkin Pancakes

Indulging on a Budget

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@Karen Ballum  Mmmm, S'mac.more

Day 1 and I'm Still in the Grove!

Well, today I prepared the first recipe for healthy eating.  It turned out that I really like quinoa and black lentils.  Here's the recipe I came up with:(I have always found it difficult to cook for one person so, this is a recipe for 1 serving although you will have lots of quinoa and black lentils leftover, they will be used in future recipes.)Black Lentils with Quinoa and White Balsamic Vinaigrette SaladBy Lady Elizabeth TIngredients:Garden greens1 cup quinoa1 3/4 cups water...more

Food, Cleaning, and Crafts. 8 Pins I Recommend

Hey friends. So, I have a love/hate relationship with pinterest. But, lately, I’m loving it again. For a while, I was hating it because it made me feel like a loser that only pinned and never did anything with those pins. But, lately, I’ve found the joy in pinning again. And, as I scrolled through my pins, I realized that I’ve actually done more than I realized. So, there. I’m not a loser after all.So, I thought I’d share with you some of my Pins that are actually winners.First, food. That should always be first if you ask me....more

Roasting Pumpkin

Get your Sprout on!

Bean sprouts have all sorts of benefits as a source of food, and a food you can really feel good about eating! There are all sorts of sprouts too: mung, sunflower, lentil, alfalfa, etc. which are all equally healthy for you, and really should be a mainstay of your diet. I try to get them into my diet as much as possible, and eat full sprout salads a few times a week because of their amino acids, proteins, vitamins and minerals....more
Cheese sandwiches with sprouts got me through many days on campus during college. - Karenmore