MEMORIES7's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=MEMORIES7 MEMORIES7's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community SparkPeople.com http://assets2.sparkpeople.com/assets/nav/logo_spark.gif http://www.sparkpeople.com/ Barbecued Beans http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5955510 Hello Sparkfamily, Can you believe it, it is the 4th of July already! Where has the time gone? Well anyway, we are grilling and I would love to share this with you! Take a peek! <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/f11d71ed-39b5-48e6-801c-5c3f9b1db77a.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Ingredients~ <BR> <BR> ½ lb. ground beef <BR> ½ c chopped onion <BR> 1/3 c sugar ... Sat, 4 Jul 2015 18:34:46 EST Cinnamon Rolls http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5955008 Hello Sparkfamily, If you have not had brunch yet, may I suggest this...Take a peek! <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/3d6364ca-aa3f-4757-b0db-5eba5a884cdc.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Dough <BR> <BR> Ingredients~ <BR> <BR> 1 package fast rise yeast (or 2 ¼ tsp) <BR> 2 tbsp sugar <BR> ½ c lukewarm water <BR> 6 cups flour <BR> ½ c powdered milk <BR> 2 cups lukewarm water <BR> ¼ tsp sugar <BR> 3 tbsp oil <BR> 2 tsp salt <BR> <BR> <BR> Filling <BR> <BR> Ingredients~ <BR> ... Fri, 3 Jul 2015 16:06:56 EST Anything Goes Turkey Meatloaf http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5953994 Hello Sparkfamily, Yes it is HOT and no one wants to heat up the kitchen but hay, it's meatloaf! Take a peek! <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/252a8dfb-145e-410e-9610-9c10f0c66221.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Ingredients~ <BR> <BR> 1-1/2 lbs ground turkey <BR> 1 Zucchini, shredded <BR> 1 Carrot, shredded <BR> ½ onion finely chopped <BR> 1 Egg <BR> ½ - 1 C Italian seasoned breadcrumbs <BR> 1- 8 oz. can of tomato sauce <BR> Salt , pepper, garlic powder to preference (NOT GARLI... Wed, 1 Jul 2015 14:59:13 EST Curried Pumpkin Soup http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5953399 Hello Sparkfamily, Soups on! Take a peek! <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/ae626111-e43a-4d1c-992c-323afc8426a1.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Ingredients~ <BR> <BR> 1 small onion, chopped <BR> 1 tsp cooking oil <BR> 2 cups chicken broth <BR> 1 ½ cups cooked or canned pumpkin <BR> 1 tbsp lemon juice <BR> 1 tsp curry powder <BR> 1 tsp sugar <BR> ½ tsp salt... Tue, 30 Jun 2015 14:34:22 EST Crock Pot Garlic Bacon Chicken http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5953060 Hello Sparkfamily, Ready, set, go! Get those trusty crocks out and...Take a peek! <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/be1e65bd-68d5-4bdf-8daf-4379facd394f.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Ingredients~ <BR> <BR> 8 slices bacon <BR> 8 boneless, skinless chicken breasts <BR> 2 10.75 cans cream of mushroom with roasted garlic soup <BR> 1 c sour cream <BR> ½ c all-purpose flour <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Directions~ <BR> <BR> Spray your crock pot with cooking spray <BR> Wrap a piece o... Mon, 29 Jun 2015 22:52:36 EST Blueberry-Watermelon Green Smoothie http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5952418 Hello Sparkfamily, Sit back, relax under your favorite tree and sip on this! Take a peek! <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/8d8c2850-1cd9-48b2-ad97-03d0c5322298.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Ingredients~ <BR> <BR> 2 cups watermelon, cubed <BR> 1 c frozen wild blueberries (or use fresh blueberries) <BR> 1 medium banana, peeled <BR> 1/2 cucumber, sliced <BR> 3 cups fresh baby spinach <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Directions~ <BR> <BR> Start by adding the liquid to your blender, followed... Sun, 28 Jun 2015 21:51:34 EST Ham And Potato Bake http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5951686 Hello Sparkfamily, Are you ready to use up some leftovers? Take a peek! <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/4ae3cd1a-eea0-429d-bc1d-d2fe86c7e242.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Ingredients~ <BR> <BR> 1 pound cubed left over Ham <BR> 3 potatoes peeled & sliced <BR> 1 green pepper cubed <BR> 1 can cream mushroom Soup <BR> 3/4 c grated cheddar cheese <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Directions~ <BR> <BR> Mix all together in a greased casserole dish Bake in 350. oven a... Sat, 27 Jun 2015 08:28:47 EST Broccoli Rice Bake http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5951224 Hello Sparkfamily, Eat your broccoli! Take a peek! <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/5a480720-d508-4987-891a-e30b59842ca0.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Ingredients~ <BR> <BR> 1 can cream of mushroom soup <BR> 1 small jar Cheese Whiz <BR> 1/2 c onion chopped <BR> 1/2 c celery chopped <BR> 3/4 stick butter <BR> 1 1/3 c minute rice <BR> 1 pkg. thawed chopped broccoli <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Directions~ <BR> <BR> Mix both soup and cheese till blended. Then mix everything toget... Fri, 26 Jun 2015 08:58:49 EST Maple Chicken 'N' Ribs.... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5950728 Hello Sparkfamily, You have just got to try this! Take a peek! <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/407cd573-910e-4943-9d02-576f87583bc7.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Ingredients~ <BR> <BR> 12 pork ribs <BR> 12 chicken thighs with skin on, <BR> 1 cup plus 2/3 Tbsps sharp apple juice, <BR> 4 Tbsps maple syrup, <BR> 2 Tbsps vegetable oil <BR> 2 Tbsps soy sauce <BR> 2 star anise <BR> 1 cinnamon stick halved, <BR> 6 cloves garlic unpeeled..... <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Directions~ <... Thu, 25 Jun 2015 09:30:15 EST Vegetarian Red And White Crock Pot Lasagna http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5950161 Hello Sparkfamily, I have fired up the crock pot! Take a peek! <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/a471d97a-67d4-4f66-a85c-9161b369791a.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Ingredients~ <BR> <BR> 1 large green pepper, seeded and chopped <BR> 1 c mushrooms, sliced <BR> 1 c black olives, sliced <BR> 2 cups fresh baby spinach <BR> 12 oven ready lasagna noodles <BR> 2 1/2 cups marinara sauce <BR> 2 cups alfredo sauce <BR> 2 cups ricotta or cottage cheese <BR> 2 cups shredded mozzarella chees... Wed, 24 Jun 2015 08:46:16 EST Roasted Red Peppers http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5949617 Hello Sparkfamily, Take a look at these... Take a peek! <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/d3d69c82-4aa2-453c-930a-405866f0af4a.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Ingredients~ <BR> <BR> 5 red or yellow peppers <BR> 1/4 c olive oil <BR> 1/4 c fresh chopped parsley or 1 tsp dry <BR> 2 minced garlic clove <BR> salt to taste <BR> 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar (optional) <BR>... Tue, 23 Jun 2015 08:22:58 EST Super Moist Mayonnaise Cake http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5949067 Hello Sparkfamily, Do you have a special birthday coming up for someone? Why then, you just have to try my super moist mayonnaise cake! In moderation that is! Take a peek! <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/511695d4-dfe4-4aa2-b190-e20de6359d81.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Ingredients~ <BR> <BR> 2 cups flour <BR> 1 c sugar <BR> 4 heaping Tablespoon Hershey's unsweetened cocoa. <BR> 1 ½ tsp baking soda <BR> 1 ½ tsp baking powder <BR> ½ tsp salt <BR> 1 c mayonnaise (if ... Mon, 22 Jun 2015 09:21:11 EST Lemon Ricotta Biscuits http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5948556 Hello Sparkfamily, Take a look at these! Take a peek! <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/5de004f5-5318-4ad1-91d3-914025b94680.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Ingredients~ <BR> <BR> 2 cups all-purpose flour <BR> 1/2 tsp baking powder <BR> 1/2 tsp baking soda <BR> 1/2 tsp salt <BR> 1 c plus 1 tsp sugar or more as needed for sprinkling <BR> 1/2 c (1 stick) unsalted butter, room temperature <BR> 1 Tbsp finely grated lemon zest (from 2 lemons) <BR> 1 c whole-milk ricotta cheese ... Sun, 21 Jun 2015 09:01:45 EST Nutella Cheese Cake http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5948206 Hello Sparkfamily, I have something yummy for you but you must partake in MODERATION! Take a peek! <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/06130695-927f-40cc-bc4e-23c29f5783ca.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Ingredients~ <BR> <BR> 4 eggs separated <BR> 4 tbsp sugar <BR> 2- 8 oz packages of cream cheese <BR> ½ pint of heavy cream <BR> 1 tsp vanilla extract <BR> 1-13 oz jar Nutella Chocolate Spread or chocolate hazelnut spread <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Crust <BR> <BR> Ingredients~ <BR> <B... Sat, 20 Jun 2015 12:16:00 EST Sauerkraut And Dumplings http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5947663 Hello Sparkfamily, Just take a look at what I have for you this beautiful Thursday! Take a peek! <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/a098f85d-9f32-444e-90b1-c576b43a146e.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Ingredients~ <BR> <BR> 1 large onion chopped <BR> 1 tbsp oil <BR> 1 -16 oz. can of chicken broth <BR> 1 can of water <BR> 2 large cans of sauerk... Fri, 19 Jun 2015 09:29:29 EST Scripture Cake-Roman Apple http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5946956 Hello Sparkfamily, Have you ever tried anything like this... Take a peek and then take a peek again at my actual recipe! <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/74aaa569-a32c-4cbe-bcb5-507965bf48f3.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Batter <BR> <BR> Ingredients~ <BR> <BR> 1 c of (Jer 6:20 ) <BR> 1 1/2 cups (1 Kings 4:22 ) <BR> 1/4 tsp (2Kings 2:20 ) <BR> 1/2 tsp (Galatians 5:9) <BR> 1 tsp (Luke 13:21 ) <BR> 1/2 c (Pslm 55:2... Thu, 18 Jun 2015 00:40:56 EST “Pioneer Dinner” Chicken/Veal Marsala http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5946548 Hello Sparkfamily, I am so sorry that I did not get my recipe and thought of the day up yesterday! It was a VERY busy day but I survived and now I am here to present to you this...Take a peek! <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/6087329d-f674-4079-9267-1abd9659a187.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> First Step <BR> <BR> Ingredients~ <BR> <BR> 1 - 2 pounds thinly sliced chicken or veal cutlets* <BR> 1/4 c Flour <BR> salt & pepper to taste <BR> Olive oil <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Directio... Wed, 17 Jun 2015 09:19:07 EST Mango Bread Or Pumpkin Bread http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5945402 Hello Sparkfamily, I am heating up the kitchen and baking bread today! Take a peek! <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/c66be7bb-b0ad-47ca-888d-0a3cd406ee1d.jpg"> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/c300888e-6a8d-490f-9cd6-b6a9d23e5d75.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Ingredients~ <BR> <BR> 2 cups flour <BR> 2 tsp baking soda <BR> 2 tsp cinnamon <BR> 1 tsp baking powde... Mon, 15 Jun 2015 09:11:57 EST Mandarin Salad http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5945106 Hello Sparkfamily, Taste this! Take a peek! <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/aabfb2a3-a600-411e-8160-a24651b0ffa6.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Ingredients~ <BR> <BR> 1/2 c sliced almonds <BR> 3 tbsp sugar <BR> 1 head of lettuce - any kind <BR> 1 c chopped celery <BR> 2 whole green onions chopped <BR> 1 (11 oz) can mandarin oranges drained. <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> ... Sun, 14 Jun 2015 18:24:17 EST Chicken Corn Chowder http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5944480 Hello Sparkfamily, Are you in need of some comfort food? Take a peek! <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/523566cd-ff4c-4183-8c6a-5f4092043745.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Ingredients~ <BR> <BR> 1/8 to 1/4 lb. bacon <BR> 1 tbsp oil <BR> 1 small onion diced <BR> 1 celery stalk diced <BR> 3 potatoes <BR> 1 c water <BR> 1 c diced chicken or turkey <BR> 1 (14.75 oz.) can cream style corn <BR> 1 (11 oz.) can vacuum packed niblets corn, drained. <BR> 3 cups milk <BR> 1 tsp. onion salt... Sat, 13 Jun 2015 13:17:52 EST Homemade Rose Hip Tea http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5943923 Hello Sparkfamily, Let's share a tall refreshing glass of this...Take a peek! <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/646779ef-9072-4509-89ea-84c4e9f47094.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Ingredients & Directions~ <BR> <BR> Combine 4 rounded teaspoons cut-and-sifted rose hips (ground in a spice mill or not) or 4 tablespoons whole dried rose hips with 4 cups of water in a nonreactive saucepan. Cover, bring to a boil, then simmer for 5 minutes. <BR> Alternatively, place fresh or crushed dr... Fri, 12 Jun 2015 09:39:34 EST Pecan-Tarragon Crusted Salmon http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5943371 Hello Sparkfamily, Salmon tonight! Take a peek! <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/96919fe7-db10-4ee1-be74-b90119235ba4.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Ingredients~ <BR> <BR> 4-6oz salmon fillets <BR> 2 tsps shredded orange peel <BR> ¼ c orange juice <BR> 2 Tbsps olive oil <BR> 2 tsps snipped fresh tarragon <BR> 1 Tbsp Dijon Mustard <BR> 1 Tbsp melted butter <BR... Thu, 11 Jun 2015 09:21:26 EST Sweet Potato Casserole http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5942815 Hello Sparkfamily, Have you had your dose of those yummy sweet potatoes yet? Take a peek! <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/534a3c08-af4c-4079-b33d-8ae0aa508961.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Ingredients~ <BR> <BR> Large Can of Sweet Potatoes (yams) <BR> 2/3 c sugar <BR> 2 eggs <BR> 1/3 c milk <BR> 1/2 c Butter <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Topping~ <BR> <BR> 1 c brown sugar <BR> 1 c chopped pecans <BR> 1/3 c butter <BR> 1/3 c flour (packed) <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Directions~ <B... Wed, 10 Jun 2015 09:08:07 EST Green Enchiladas http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5942239 Hello Sparkfamily, Let's go green! Take a peek! <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/09c87774-f406-428b-8118-67352f238301.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Filling~ <BR> <BR> Ingredients~ <BR> <BR> 10-12 chicken breasts; cooked and shredded <BR> 2 large onions, chopped <BR> 2 tbsp olive oil <BR> 4 cloves garlic, minced <BR> ½ c heavy cream <BR> 2-3 handfuls shredded monterey jack/cheddar cheese <BR> Sauté onions and garlic in olive oil until onions are soft and translucent. Mix with... Tue, 9 Jun 2015 09:26:53 EST Lemongrass Chicken http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5941681 Hello Sparkfamily, Is it chicken you want? If not, I bet it will be! Take a peek! <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/000d8fce-61e1-484f-b23f-10242cb19783.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Ingredients~ <BR> <BR> 3 lb chicken breasts <BR> 1/2 c lemongrass, about 4 stalks <BR> 3 scallion; all of them finely sliced <BR> 2 tbsp Peanut oil <BR> 2 red chile peppers; chopped <BR> 2 tsp Sugar <BR> 1/2 c chicken stock fresh or canned <BR> 1/4 tsp black pepper; freshly ground <BR> 1 tsp Sal... Mon, 8 Jun 2015 10:12:06 EST Cornbread Casserole http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5941069 Hello Sparkfamily, Yum, yum, yum! Take a peek! <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/3d54d51d-babc-407e-ab65-90903a7b0001.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Ingredients~ <BR> <BR> 1 can cream corn <BR> 1 can regular corn <BR> 8 oz. butter <BR> 8 oz sour cream <BR> 1 and 1/2 package of corn jiffy mix <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Directions~ <BR> <BR> Mix together all ingredients in a bowl, t... Sun, 7 Jun 2015 08:33:50 EST Ranch Tortilla Rollups http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5940757 Hello Sparkfamily, It is blistering HOT outdoors and I am fixing these for lunch! Take a peek! <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/79137047-eb1d-4316-83f5-c80cf9a977ad.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Ingredients~ <BR> <BR> 2pkg - 8oz each Cream Cheese, softened <BR> 1 envelope Ranch salad dressing mix <BR> 2-3 Jalapeno peppers, finely chopped <BR> ½ Small red pepper. Finely chopped <BR> 2 Green onions, thinly sliced <BR> 8 Flour Tortillas 8” each – use different flavored ones f... Sat, 6 Jun 2015 15:03:29 EST Cowboy Pie http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5940112 Hello Sparkfamily, Do you have a cowboy in the house? Is he hungry? Can't wait? Then take a peek! <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/d5aa6b70-d0dc-4083-903f-556882980042.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Ingredients~ <BR> <BR> 1 can baked beans <BR> cheese (any kind; cheddar, red Leicester, Swiss) to taste <BR> 1 onion (chopped or sliced) or to taste <BR> mashed Potatoes (can use leftovers) <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Directions~ <BR> <BR> Basically you put a layer of baked beans ... Fri, 5 Jun 2015 08:59:34 EST Calzones http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5939504 Hello Sparkfamily, I want to take a second to reflect on all the comments, tips, etc to say THANK YOU to all of you for you make my day knowing that you take a little piece out of your day to read and comment on my daily recipe blog and thought of the day! So again, <em>304</em> Now without furter ado, Take a peek! <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/bb0028a4-fd89-4a2b-ad8c-5ecab27ab35d.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Ingredients~ <BR> <BR> Pizza Dough~ <BR> <BR> 2 ¼ cups warm w... Thu, 4 Jun 2015 08:57:08 EST Coconut Fried Brown Rice With Chicken http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5939006 Hello Sparkfamily, Try this on for size! Take a peek! <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/307efc48-48cf-4c76-b237-c62071aadaf2.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Ingredients~ <BR> <BR> 1/2 c brown rice <BR> 1/2 c water <BR> 1/2 c coconut milk (or more depending on your preference) <BR> 1 chicken breast cut into bite size pieces <BR> 1 chopped onion <BR> 4 cloves minced garlic <BR> 1/2 inch grated fresh ginger* <BR> 1 chopped carrot <BR> 1/2 chopped pepper <BR> 1 head of broccoli cut in... Wed, 3 Jun 2015 10:27:15 EST Artichoke Bottoms With Bay Scallops http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5938347 Hello Sparkfamily, I can see that you love scallops but do you like/love artichokes? Well fire up the grill and... take a peek! <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/c969adf8-75d8-42cb-9fc1-12aa24ea5814.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Ingredients~ <BR> <BR> 3/4 lb Scallops, bay, washed <BR> 1 c Bread crumbs, fresh, fine <BR> 3 Tbsp Parsley, fresh, minced <BR> 1/2 tsp Tarragon, dried <BR> 1/4 c Celery, minced <BR> 2 Garlic, cloves, minced <BR> 28 oz Artichoke bottoms, drained <BR> <BR... Tue, 2 Jun 2015 08:36:26 EST Easy Lemon Chicken http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5937744 Hello Sparkfamily, We all love chicken so...take a peek! <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/7cef7ac7-cd5a-4efb-8c3e-a8bf9e993b12.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Ingredients~ <BR> <BR> 2- 3 pounds of chicken cutlets sliced thin <BR> 1 c extra virgin olive oil <BR> 3/4 c lemon juice <BR> 4 cloves garlic chopped <BR> 2 tbsp oregano <BR> 1/2 tsp salt <BR> 1/2 tsp pepper <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Directions~ <BR> <BR> Combine all ingredients except chicken to make... Mon, 1 Jun 2015 09:09:19 EST Vegetable Sirloin Meatloaf http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5937169 Hello Sparkfamily, Dinner tonight...Meatloaf! But not your ordinary meatloaf! Take a peek! <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/9fc48999-d48f-45c8-ab21-1d60d53693ef.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Chop and sauté the following <BR> <BR> Ingredients~ <BR> <BR> 1 carrot <BR> 1 celery <BR> 1 small onion <BR> 1 small potato <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Mix cooled vegetables with the following <BR> <BR> Ingredients~ <BR> <... Sun, 31 May 2015 08:58:51 EST Sea Scallops Over Fettuccini http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5936798 Hello Sparkfamily, Seafood tonight! Take a peek! <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/7c0ee892-6d46-4a7d-a869-df97ef4b2543.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Ingredients~ <BR> <BR> 1 lb Fettuccini pasta, cooked <BR> 12 sea scallops <BR> 1 lb asparagus (steamed) <BR> ½ pkg sun dried tomatoes <BR> 1 lemon <BR> 4 cloves garlic, chopped <BR> 1 tbsp Italian parsley <BR> pinch of salt <BR> ½ stick butter <BR> ½ c parmesan cheese <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Directions~ <BR> <BR> Marinate ... Sat, 30 May 2015 13:01:18 EST Eggplant And Mozzarella Bruschetta, With Proscuitto http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5936179 Hello Sparkfamily, Dinner tonight, hmmmmm... Take a peek! <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/ea649491-b9fe-4584-afcf-2ef39a1c64f6.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Ingredients~ <BR> <BR> 3 Tbsps extra-virgin olive oil <BR> 1/2 medium red onion, thinly sliced <BR> 2 small Japanese eggplants (short & skinny) <BR> 2 Tbsps red wine vinegar <BR> 1/2 pound fresh mozzarella <BR> 8 basil leaves, sliced <BR> sliced Italian bread -1/2 inch thick <BR> 1/4 pound Prosciutto sliced paper th... Fri, 29 May 2015 09:27:55 EST Hummus http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5935619 Hello Sparkfamily, Have you ever tried hummus? If not, you are in for a treat! If so, <em>243</em> Take a peek! <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/2eaf040b-981c-4cb7-828a-c91035e0b820.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Ingredients~ <BR> <BR> 2 cups cooked chick peas or 2 small cans <BR> 1/4 c bean liquid <BR> 1/4 c lemon juice <BR> 2 cloves finely minced garlic ... Thu, 28 May 2015 09:28:38 EST Italian Dressing http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5935046 Hello Sparkfamily Are you looking for a healthy dressing for that healthy salad that you are about to consume for lunch today? Well then look no further then here...take a peek! <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/2ae0fd92-5763-4cc9-ae9d-81334a148d2b.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Ingredients~ <BR> <BR> 1/4 c vegetable oil & 1/4 cup olive oil <BR> 1/4 c vinegar (red wine or balsamic) <BR> 1/8 tsp oregano or 1 sprig of fresh <BR> pinch of rosemary or 4 needles fresh <BR> 1/8 tsp g... Wed, 27 May 2015 09:15:54 EST Joint Bone Broth http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5934448 Hello Sparkfamily, Are your bones talking to you after a healthy workout? Well then Take a peek at this! And a sip or two or...Just take a peek! <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/c921ab63-cd2e-49ba-8446-d10b6134a153.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Begin with bones from fish, poultry, beef, lamb, or pork. The bones can be raw or cooked, and they can be stripped of meat remnants and skin. I use bones from cooked organic chicken. I also add leftover eggshells because the membrane t... Tue, 26 May 2015 09:18:33 EST Healthy Cashew Coconut Ice Cream http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5933873 Hello Sparkfamily, Do I ever have a healthy treat for you! Take a peek! <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/a19d3d14-ec4d-4f69-81d2-e2766fa48baa.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Ingredients~ <BR> <BR> 2 c. raw cashews (soaked approximately two hours and drained) <BR> 2 c. fresh coconut meat <BR> 1 c. coconut water <BR> 1/2 c. raw honey <BR> 1/2 c. raw virgin coconut oil <BR> 2 tbsp. vanilla extract <BR> seeds of half a vanilla bean(scoop from pod)or 2 more tsp.vanilla extract <BR> 1/... Mon, 25 May 2015 09:06:31 EST Cold Pizza Dip http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5933382 Hello Sparkfamily, Are you needing a great party dip? Take a peek! <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/55576ce2-3b31-447d-b0dc-2d1e06a26dea.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Ingredients~ <BR> <BR> 1 Package 8oz. Cream cheese (softened) <BR> 1 Jar chili sauce (use about ¾ of jar) <BR> ½ chopped green pepper <BR> 4 oz. Shredded mozzarella cheese <BR> 4 oz. Shredded cheddar cheese <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Directions~ <BR> <BR> Using a round platter spread the soften cream cheese,... Sun, 24 May 2015 09:05:36 EST Zucchini Bread http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5932911 Hello Sparkfamily, I am baking bread today! Take a peek! <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Ingredients~ <BR> <BR> In Large Bowl Combine~ <BR> 4 eggs <BR> 1-½ Cups Sugar <BR> ¾ C Vegetable Oil <BR> <BR> In A Separate Bowl, Mix~ <BR> 3 Cups Flour <BR> 1 tsp Salt <BR> 1 tsp Baking Soda <BR> 1 tsp Baking Powder <BR> 1 tsp Cinnamon <BR> <BR> Stir Mixtures Together. Stir In~ <BR> 2 Cups Grated Zucchini <BR> 1 C Walnuts <BR> 1-½ tsp Vanilla <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Directions~ <BR> <BR> ... Sat, 23 May 2015 08:52:39 EST Linguini And Clam Sauce http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5932451 Hello Sparkfamily, Do you have SEAFOOD or SEEFOOD on your brain? Well, either way, take a peek! <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/950a2397-c095-45bd-9043-dfcbd511770e.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Ingredients~ <BR> <BR> 12 cherry stone or 6 chowder clams minced or chopped <BR> 1 tsp dried oregano <BR> 4 garlic cloves crushed <BR> black or red pepper to taste <BR> 3/4 c of extra virgin olive oil <BR> 1/3 c of white wine <BR> 1/2 c fresh parsley ... Fri, 22 May 2015 09:42:15 EST Tuna Noodle Casserole With Cauliflower http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5931962 Hello Sparkfamily, I know you remember this one! If not, just...take a peek! <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/421020ce-4958-4268-aa95-ab2a4e1a881f.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Ingredients~ <BR> <BR> 4 Tbsp unsalted butter, plus more for dish <BR> 8 oz pappardelle or other similar wide noodles <BR> coarse salt and freshly ground pepper <BR> 1 lb cauliflower, broken into 1-inch florets (about 4 cups) <BR> 1 medium yellow onion, finely chopped (about 1 1/4 cups) <BR> 2 stalks cel... Thu, 21 May 2015 11:30:53 EST Apple Butter http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5931697 Hello Sparkfamily, Are you looking for something yummy for your toast in the morning? Then...take a peek! <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/75e999ee-14ba-475f-b093-a67efc8ef7a8.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Ingredients~ <BR> <BR> 2 cups unsweetened applesauce <BR> 1/2 c sugar <BR> 1 tsp cinnamon <BR> 1/4 tsp allspice <BR> Pinch ginger <BR> Pinch cloves <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Directions~ <BR> <BR> In a saucepan, combine applesauce, sugar, cinnamon, allspice, ginger, and cl... Wed, 20 May 2015 23:43:23 EST Potato Pancakes http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5930690 Hello Sparkfamily, Do you need to use up some potato's? If so, Take a peek! If not, take a peek anyway! <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/7bfafa93-4f30-4ae5-a911-08004e0c2f28.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Ingredients~ <BR> <BR> 2 cups grated potatoes, about 1 1/2 pounds potatoes <BR> 1 medium onion, grated <BR> 1/4 c milk, scalded <BR> 1 egg <BR> 2 Tbsps all-purpose flour <BR> 1 tsp salt <BR> dash pepper <BR> 1 tsp baking powder <BR> parsley <BR> vegetable oil <BR> <BR> <BR> ... Tue, 19 May 2015 09:39:26 EST Broccoli And Bow Ties http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5930444 Hello Sparkfamily, Yummy! Take a peek! <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/90d0839c-99e7-4574-aa74-d7367e0d1564.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Ingredients~ <BR> <BR> Kosher salt <BR> 8 cups broccoli florets (4 heads) <BR> 1/2 pound farfalle (bow tie) pasta <BR> 2 Tbsp unsalted butter <BR> 2 Tbsp good olive oil <BR> 1 tsp minced garlic <BR> 1 lemon, zested <BR> 1/2 tsp freshly ground black pepper <BR> 1 Tbsp freshly squeezed lemon juice <BR> 1/4 c toasted pignoli (pine) nuts <BR> Fr... Mon, 18 May 2015 22:20:24 EST Cabbage Mushroom Pie http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5929412 Hello Sparkfamily, Do you like cabbage? How about mushrooms? Yea, Well now let's take the cabbage and mushrooms and make this...Take a peek! <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/61072ca0-de32-4fb5-8574-812ed507b07a.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Ingredients~ <BR> <BR> Pie Crust~ <BR> 3 cups flour <BR> 1 Tbsp baking powder <BR> 1 pinch salt and pepper <BR> 1/3 c plus 1 Tbsp vegetable shortening <BR> 6 large eggs, beaten <BR> . <BR> Filling~ <BR> 3 cups shredded cabbage <BR> 1 large s... Sun, 17 May 2015 02:23:23 EST Meaty Italian Salad http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5929011 Hello Sparkfamily, Are you hungry for this...Take a peek! <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/8296dc2b-a4db-4e20-9eaa-15ce04b486e4.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Ingredients~ <BR> <BR> Romaine lettuce <BR> Spinach <BR> Pepperonis <BR> Salami <BR> Ham <BR> Cherry Tomatoes <BR> Red Onions <BR> Mushrooms <BR> Black Olives <BR> Sun Flower Seeds <BR> Three Cheese Vingerette <BR> Five Cheese Asigao, Romano and Parmesan Mix <BR> Kolsher Salt <BR> Black Pepper <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> ... Sat, 16 May 2015 08:39:56 EST Cucumber Coconut Water http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5928572 Hello Sparkfamily, Are you looking for something to quench your thirst? Why look no further then this! Take a peek! <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/c82356f2-493b-4955-9093-312ac065f2f9.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Ingredients~ <BR> <BR> 2 Cups peeled, cubed cucumber <BR> 1 1/2 Cups coconut water <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Directions~ <BR> <BR> Place cucumber pieces in mini food processor. Pulse to puree. Place fine mesh sieve over bowl or measuring cup. Line with coffee f... Fri, 15 May 2015 10:42:20 EST Chicken Stroganoff http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5927983 Hello Sparkfamily, Well we have all heard of beef stroganoff but did you know there is this also?...Take a peek! <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/b385630c-d6a4-4617-9b76-e1cfe9c0d2ec.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Ingredients~ <BR> <BR> 2 Tbsps. olive oil <BR> 1 3/4 lbs. boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into 3 x 1/2" strips <BR> 8 oz. package organic mushrooms, sliced <BR> 1 1/2 c. chicken broth <BR> 2 Tbsps. flour <BR> 2/3 c. 1% milk <BR> 3/4 tsp. salt <BR> 1/2 tsp. papr... Thu, 14 May 2015 09:36:37 EST