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  • Red Curry And Ginger Pork loin

    12/21/2014 10:08:24 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Do you like pork? how 'bout curry? and what about ginger?? Woo hoo then take a peek at this! Ingredients~ 1/4 c. oil juice of 1 lime 2 Tbsp. rice vinegar 2 Tbsp. brown sugar 2 Tbsp. red curry paste 1 tsp. fresh ground ginger 2 lbs. meat. I used pork, but... Read more

  • Cauliflower Pizza Crust

    12/20/2014 10:20:51 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, If you like pizza once in a blue moon, Try my pizza crust on for size! Take a peek! Ingredients~ 2 cups shredded cauliflower 1 egg, slightly beaten 1 cup mozzarella Veggie Shreds 1 tsp. dry oregano 1/2 tsp. finely minced garlic 1/2 tsp. onion salt ... Read more

  • Bistro Chicken Twist

    12/19/2014 10:40:24 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, We all love chicken, it is easy, versatile, and so healthy and yummy! So without further ado, Take a peek at this! Ingredients~ 1 C. Chopped cooked chicken 1/2 C. diced red bell pepper 1/4 C. snipped fresh basil leaves 1/4 C. grated fresh Parmesan cheese 1/... Read more

  • Fideo Pronto

    12/18/2014 11:37:35 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamly, I bet you are asking yourself right now what is fideo pronto right? Well then just come right into my kitchen and you will see! Take a peek! Ingredients~ 1 7-oz. pkg. vermicelli, broken up 1 15-oz. can of diced tomatoes, any flavor, with juice 1 tsp. sugar 1-2... Read more

  • SONY HACKING

    12/18/2014 11:12:13 AM, by HIKETOHEIGHTS

    I certainly never thought I would see this day. Unknown persons are censoring media, attacking a major corporation, depriving everyone associated with " The Interview" of their success and seemingly getting away with it. The damage of this cyber attack goes beyond a big corporation. Sony has c... Read more

  • Zucchini Pasta With Lemon Yogurt Sauce

    12/17/2014 11:59:40 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Here are two foods that I know you love! Take a peek! Ingredients~ 8 ounces pasta of your choice 1/2 cup nonfat plain Greek yogurt 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese 1 tsp grated lemon zest 1/4 tsp salt 1/4 tsp ground black pepper 1 Tbsp olive oil ... Read more

  • Santa Hat Party Mix

    12/16/2014 10:03:13 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Here is a party mix that I know your guest will love! Take a peek! Ingredients~ Santa Hats~ Bugles Red melting disks mini marshmallows white sprinkles (nonpareils) Snack Mix 3 c. mini pretzels 1/2 c. craisins 1 c. salted dry roasted peanuts 2 c... Read more

  • Today was better

    12/15/2014 7:32:54 PM, by LADYJANE30

    Today was better to a point. I had my follow up appt. with my Doctor after having an upper and lower oscopy done and I'm doing great with the Prilosec too. I mentioned that the stomach aches are far and few with the Prilosec. Also, if I do have a problem I write down what I ate and to stay aw... Read more

  • Apple Cobbler Cupcakes With Pumpkin Pie Frosting

    12/15/2014 10:32:19 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Keep the word "moderation" in your mind when you consume these! Take a peek! Cupcakes~ Ingredients~ 1 1/2 c. flour 1 1/4 tsp. baking powder 1/4 tsp. baking soda 1/2 tsp. ground ginger 1/2 c. unsalted butter, room temperature 3/4 c. brown sugar 1/... Read more

  • Baked French Toast

    12/14/2014 10:55:31 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Breakfast is on so come on in to my kitchen and take a peek at this! Ingredients~ 1 loaf sourdough bread (I used Pepperidge Farm, 1.5 pound loaf) 8 eggs 2 cups milk (I used 1%) 1/2 cup heavy cream 3/4 cup sugar 2 Tbsp. vanilla Topping~ 1/2 cu... Read more

  • I've screwed up

    12/13/2014 8:05:38 PM, by LADYJANE30

    I've screwed up.....again. I get so upset and then depressed because my clothes don't fit right and then I turn around and eat what is causing the problem. Every day I say, this is a new day and we will stay focused and it will last for part of the day and then it's gone. Today I had my Christ... Read more

  • Fiesta Lettuce Boats

    12/13/2014 10:23:16 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Are you looking for a boat that you can sink your teeth into? Take a look at this! Ingredients~ 1lb Ground Beef 1/2 Green Pepper, diced 1/2 Red Pepper, diced 1/4 C Diced Onions, or 1-2 Tbsp dried diced onions 2 tsp Emeril's Essence BAM! seasoning (This st... Read more

  • Barbacoa Pork Taquitos

    12/12/2014 9:59:29 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Anyone up for a taquito? Yes? Well then come right in and I will serve them up! Take a peek! Ingredients~ 1/3 C. (3 oz) cream cheese 1/4 C. green salsa 1 Tbsp. fresh lime juice 1/2 tsp. cumin 1 tsp. chili powder 1/2 tsp. onion powder 1/4 tsp. granulated... Read more

  • Honey Maple Ham And Creamy Havarti Cheese Sliders

    12/11/2014 10:39:48 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Are you ready for an awesome appetizer for your holiday guest's? Alright then, take a peek at this! Ingredients~ 24 King's Hawaiian dinner rolls 24 pieces thick cut (from the deli) Boar's Head honey maple ham (about 41 oz.) 12 thin slices (from the deli) cream... Read more

  • Mama's Crock Pot Grits

    12/10/2014 10:18:35 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Here is a family favorite that I know you will enjoy! That is if you love grits like I do! Take a peek! Ingredients~ 3 cups grits 3 1/2 quarts water (14 cups) 2 tsp salt (to taste) 1 lb sausage, browned and drained (I use Jimmy Dean Hot Sausage) 1/2 stick s... Read more

  • It's a new day

    12/9/2014 7:06:48 PM, by LADYJANE30

    It has been a long time since I have blogged and been on the SP site but I am back to logging my food and what a surprise. I didn't think I ate that much but when you put it down and add up the calories it's eye opening. I had lost 26 pounds two years ago on the TSFL plan which is Medifast but... Read more

  • Cranberry Glazed Meatballs And Rice

    12/9/2014 10:06:54 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Do you like cranberries? Meatballs? Well, I have the perfect couple! Take a peak! Ingredients~ 1 bag of home style frozen meatballs 1 can Whole Cranberries Sauce 1/2 c BBQ sauce 1/2 -3/4 c. orange juice 3/4 can pineapple chunks and the juice 4 carrots... Read more

  • Avocado Tuna Salad

    12/8/2014 10:09:39 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Come have lunch with me! Take a peek! Ingredients~ 2 cans tuna packed in water 1 ripe avocado 1/2 cup finely chopped celery 1/2 red apple, finely chopped 1/4 cup pecans, chopped 1 Tbsp. water 1 tsp. dried dill 1/2 tsp. Dijon or Dusseldorf mustard 1/... Read more

  • Mexican Street Corn

    12/7/2014 1:52:25 PM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Who does not love corn on the cob???? I do not hear you! Take a peek at this! Ingredients~ 4 ears fresh corn, shucked 1/4 cup mayonnaise (I used low fat with olive oil) 2 Tbsp olive oil 1 Tbsp chili powder grated zest and juice of 1 lime Kosher salt ... Read more

  • Banana Muffins

    12/6/2014 11:26:30 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, I am in the kitchen baking banana muffins and I thought that you would like my recipe so here it is for your viewing pleasure! Take a peek! Ingredients~ 1/2 cup butter 1 cup sugar 2 eggs 3 ripe bananas, 2 mashed & one chunked 1-1/4 cup flour 1/2 tsp. baki... Read more

  • Chicken With Sun Dried Tomato-Basil Sauce

    12/5/2014 10:41:14 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Christmas is getting nearer and nearer and I am in the kitchen planning for the huge feast for all our family, friends, and not to forget the less fortunate! But I want to take the time to bring you a yummy dish too so here it is! Take a peek! Ingredients~ 4 chi... Read more

  • Slow Cooker Chicken Chili With Cream Cheese

    12/4/2014 9:54:22 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, The chili is on and I am here to share with you! Take a peek! Ingredients~ 2 frozen boneless, skinless chicken breasts (do not thaw) 1 can Mexican-style chopped tomatoes 1 can sweet corn, undrained 1 can black beans, drained & rinsed 1 pkg. Ranch Dressing m... Read more

  • Turkey Avocado Panini Sandwich

    12/3/2014 10:09:16 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Are you trying to come up with way's to use that leftover turkey? Well then take a peek at what I have for you! Ingredients~ 2 slices Country White or Sour Dough Bread (or your favorite thick bread) Turkey Breast, sliced thick* 2 slices Provolone Cheese 1/2 A... Read more

  • Black Bean Salad With Citrus Dressing

    12/2/2014 10:11:11 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Are you in for a yummy salad? Well then come on into my kitchen 'cause I have a treat for you! Ingredients~ 2 cans black beans 1 can corn 8 oz. cherry tomatoes, halved or diced 1/3 c. red onion, chopped 3/4 c. loosely packed cilantro, stems removed 1 avoc... Read more

  • Cabbage And Sausage Soup

    12/1/2014 10:50:12 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Can you believe that there is only 25 day's till Christmas? Where did the year go! Take a gander at this yummy dinner idea! Ingredients~ 2 tsp olive oil 1 1/2 lbs Italian sausage, hot or mild 2 white onions, sliced 4 cloves garlic, thickly sliced 1/4 tsp re... Read more

  • Pancakes With Buttermilk Syrup Oh Yum!

    11/30/2014 9:06:29 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Here is a 2 for 1! Take a peek! Ingredients~ 1 cup butter 1 cup sugar 1/2 cup buttermilk 1 tsp vanilla 1/2 tsp baking soda Directions~ Melt butter in a pot on stove-top. Add sugar and buttermilk. Whisk and bring to a boil. Take off of the hea... Read more

  • Chronic Illness B*I*N*G*O

    11/29/2014 11:30:08 PM, by SASSISPRING

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  • Homemade Chicken Pot Pie

    11/29/2014 9:29:38 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, It is Saturday and I want to drop on in and share with you this yummy recipe! Take a peek at what I have for all of you on this fine day! Go on now...take a peek! Ingredients~ 4 frozen pie shells (or you can make homemade crust) 4 cups cooked, diced chicken 1 l... Read more

  • Ranch Slow Cooker Chicken

    11/28/2014 1:01:36 PM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Get your slow cooker's out and take a look at this! Ingredients~ 2 pounds chicken (you could easily substitute with pork chops) 1 can cream of chicken soup 1 can cream of mushroom soup 1 ranch dressing packet (or 3 Tbsp. if you have the shaker) Directio... Read more

  • To my PRECIOUS SP friends

    11/27/2014 6:47:27 PM, by NORTHWOODSMOM8

    I just wanted to say hello and I MISS you all! I've been pretty much inactive on SP for at least a 18 months. TOO long! And I need help! I've done pretty good the last 18 months with my eating--in fact, I hadn't had sugar since April 2013 or gluten since May 2014, but Dennis and I celebrated... Read more

  • Poppyseed Chicken

    11/27/2014 12:06:58 PM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily! I am in the middle of cook'in and I want to drop by and hand you this recipe! Happy Thanksgiving everyone! I love you! Take a peek at this! Ingredients~ 5 c. chicken breasts (3.5 lbs.) 1 c. light sour cream 2 cans condensed cream of chicken soup (undiluted) 1... Read more

  • Pecan Pie Cheesecake

    11/26/2014 10:17:34 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, I know, I know, it is holiday season and we are going to be cook'in and bake'in up a storm and and there are going to be sweets, rich foods, and all those tempting foods out there for us to see. But we can handle this right sparkies? RIGHT! Here is another yummy treat that you nee... Read more

  • Turkey-Olive Appetizers

    11/25/2014 10:46:45 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily! Well, it is time once again to prepare for the holiday's and you have got to take a look at what I have for you! Take a peek! Ingredients~ cream cheese oil-packed sun dried tomatoes green onions Cracked pepper turkey breast parsley toothpicks green pime... Read more

  • Whole Wheat Sandwich Bread

    11/24/2014 10:57:25 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfriends! Are you a sandwich lover and are looking for a fresh homemade sandwich bread? Well, look no further then my kitchen! Take a peek! Ingredients~ 4 c water (room temperature) 8-10 c. (2 lbs 10 oz) whole wheat flour 2 Tbsp instant yeast 1/2 c (2 oz) gluten 1/... Read more

  • Moving...and not the walking kind

    11/23/2014 2:02:00 PM, by SASSISPRING

    Last week at Toastmasters I gave my first formal speech. I came totally unprepared, left everything at home and had only gone over my speech once. Fortunately I was sharing a story that I've told many times over, so I winged it from memory. I know where I made errors, the places I did things wron... Read more

  • Coconut Oil Fudge

    11/23/2014 10:24:19 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily! It is a beautiful day here on the farm and today we need to add a little "MODERATION" to the list of chores! Take a peek! Ingredients~ 1 cup coconut oil 1/3 cup coconut milk 1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa 1/3 cup honey 1 tsp. almond extract pinch of sea salt ... Read more

  • Sour Cream Chicken Enchiladas

    11/22/2014 5:01:52 PM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily! Sorry that I have not got this recipe blog done earlier but I bought a new laptop and I have been setting it up and getting it going and I will be until the wee hours! So, come on in and take a peek as to what I have for you all today! Ingredients~ 2 Chicken breast... Read more