Category Archives: Snacks

Banana Muffins

I have made this recipe a couple of times in the last two years. I just love these muffins. They aren’t too sweet and are perfect for breakfast on the go. I can’t remember where I got this recipe, I … Continue reading

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Baby Spinach with Balsamic, Blue Cheese and Pecans

This is the recipe that inspired me to eat Brussels Sprouts. I have been eating this salad almost every day for the last week. It is so good and a great, fresh lunch. Baby Spinach Salad with Balsamic, Blue Cheese … Continue reading

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Balsamic and Blue Cheese Brussels Sprouts

So, here’s the deal about Brussels Sprouts. Until about 5 minutes ago I HATED them. About 6 years ago I tried them at a dinner party during Christmas for the first time. They were DISGUSTING. I mean, really, really, really, … Continue reading

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Coconut Chocolate Chip Cookies

For the last couple of years I have been following a couple of food blogs religiously. One of those is How Sweet Eats. Jessica is wildly funny and her recipes are to die for. Today I was trying to catch … Continue reading

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Breakfast (and dessert) Fruit Bars

On my quest to get the family eating healthier, we have stopped eating fast food. Well, all except my husband, who would still stop in for breakfast in one of those places every morning. He always gets up right before … Continue reading

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Fresh Pico de Gallo

If you have never made this fresh before, your definitely missing out. There is just nothing that compares to the taste of this. The store bought/pre-made versions just never taste as good as when you make it up yourself. You … Continue reading

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Coconut Almond Chocolate Goodies (and some other candy to make your mouth water)

A few months back I posted a recipe for Coconut Oatmeal Cookies and I talked about my fabulous cousin Chanelle and how her parents own and operate the Mackinac Island Gourmet Fudge Shop. They recently updated their website, and when … Continue reading

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Fried Shrimp a la Vance

It is amazing sometimes how the simple things in life are sometimes the best things. I have been to fancy restaurants and had fancy meals and they didn’t always taste that great. Then I have eaten something that was ridiculously … Continue reading

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Bekah’s Spinach Artichoke Dip

I love spinach dip as an appetizer. I have tried it so many times as various restaurants and parties and I like it, but I always felt like it was missing something or that I needed another ingredient to make … Continue reading

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BLT Wraps with Honey Mustard Sauce

The BLT. I don’t know many people who don’t like the combination of bacon, lettuce and tomato on a sandwich. It’s so simple, yet so delicious! To me it is one of those comfort foods like grilled cheese and tomato … Continue reading

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