Tis the season for everything pumpkin spice! Since you know I am not a proponent of sweets, I much prefer savory items that include that wonderful pumpkin spice flavor. Yes, these muffins are savory but they also include a hint of sweet. That’s what make them so delicious! Warning, as these muffins are baking – […]
If you have been following this blog for a while, you know that I promote a healthy diet and I very rarely eat sugar – or post a recipe for sweets. But in this case, the cake is more like a bread, very low in sugar and full of healthy zucchini and pumpkin. This “cake” […]
So what’s a recipe for a decadent dessert doing on this healthy recipe and lifestyle blog, you might ask? Well, for one thing, it’s okay to indulge in a treat every now and then. And for another, you are likely to have guests for Thanksgiving who don’t adhere to the same dietary guidelines you do. […]
A healthy way to add more greens to your diet and lose weight is to replace one meal a day with a smoothie.
Need some more ideas for a homemade gift your friends and family are sure to use and love – and it’s easy to make? Here’s another scrub, this one spiced just the way my DDIL likes it! While it’s great as a body scrub, I particularly like it as a gentle facial scrub (try not […]
The Wednesday edition of the Arizona Republic newspaper contains the weekly food section and I always eagerly await it to see what kind of new recipes it might contain. Usually I’m not impressed but this week I took notice of a recipe for a sweet potato dip I wanted to try. I only had pumpkin […]
I’m in Mesa visiting my grandson and his family this weekend while they host a Halloween party. As their occasional “resident chef” I wanted to make something that would be truly memorable. I found this recipe online and with a few little Candy tweaks, found it to be the perfect dish for a potluck party. […]