Black Rice, Basic Addition and convo re: Arsenic

Black Rice, Basic Addition By The Kitchen Chopper, There’s been a lot of talk lately about Arsenic in rice. I thought it a good idea to check this out. Fact is, unfortunately, Brown Rice is a major culprit. I useRead more…

Summer Squash Bisque

A full-bodied soup that is a meal in itself. Creamy and luscious with a nice kick of cayenne, this soup ranks very high in my book! At the end of the day you want something delicious and wholesome for yourRead more…

Chicken and Dumplings

Submitted by: Veronica Gantley Today has been a chilly day. It is spring break for Monkey Girl. She is all snuggled with me on the couch with a blanket. “Mom, she asks, can you make some Chicken and Dumplings?” “OfRead more…

Sweet ‘n Spicy Crunchy Crumb-Coated Chicken

I love a good challenge, so when the folks at Honey Bunches of Oats asked me if I’d like to adapt or create a recipe using their product, I decided to create my own masterpiece. And this is truly aRead more…

Fiber Filled Mac & Cheese Pots

Yes….I am not kidding around!!! Fiber-filled Macaroni & Cheese exists and can be made in YOUR very own kitchen. The first step to mastering this miracle is finding the right noodle. I am a HUGE fan of Dreamfields Pasta whichRead more…

Easiest Creamy Oreo Parfait

Here is the easiest recipe to make. Three ingredients to Oreo happiness. No excuses not to have a decadent dessert anytime of day. Nutritional: calories 165; fat 2.3 g; carbs 29.5 g; fiber .5 g; sugars 21.5 g; sodium 174.5Read more…

Sweet Chili Chicken Wraps~ Guest Post

Good morning! I have one last guest post for you this week, from another of my great blogging friends. Enjoy! Chicken tenders are glazed in a sweet chili glaze, for a sweet and spicy chicken wrap. Today while Cindy isRead more…

Slow Cook Your Kitchen Cool with 3 Vegan Refried Bean Recipes

It’s feeling like summer outside and it doesn’t look like it will cool off anytime soon. I like keeping my kitchen cool and I bet you do too. The easiest way to do that is to use your slow cooker.Read more…

Mama’s Baked Beans

My mama has been making these baked beans since before I was born, without measuring of course. She was so sweet to take the time to measure out her recipe so I could share it with you guys! Uncle BeeRead more…

Fruit and Yogurt Breakfast Parfait

Summer fruits are loaded with refreshment. When the heat is on there’s nothing more satisfying than a yogurt and fruit breakfast parfait to revive your body and bring a smile to your face. I’d never considered myself a melon personRead more…

Dark Chocolate Coconut Granola Bar

This post has been sponsored by Collective Bias, Inc, and its advertiser. All opinions are always my own. #SummerHydration #CollectiveBias These homemade Dark Chocolate Coconut Granola Bars are a cinch to make and are packed with almonds, peanuts, and oatsRead more…

Skinny Chicken Enchilada Layered Casserole

This stacked enchilada casserole is easy to make and has a wonderful depth of flavor. You’ll gobble this up in no time but it does freeze well, too. Each skinny slice has 272 calories, 8 grams of fat and 7Read more…