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  • Hummus

    5/28/2015 9:28:38 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Have you ever tried hummus? If not, you are in for a treat! If so, 243Take a peek! Ingredients~ 2 cups cooked chick peas or 2 small cans 1/4 c bean liquid 1/4 c lemon juice ... Read more

  • Had to Take Time to Reflect (and prepare the lemons)

    5/28/2015 12:44:01 AM, by SASSISPRING

    Ever have one of those days? I had one of those weeks. I went out for union training last week and flew down to New Westminster. New West is the city where I was born and is known for it's steep hills that go down to the river. I stayed down in a fancy dancy hotel, overlooking the river a... Read more

  • Italian Dressing

    5/27/2015 9:15:54 AM, by MEMORIES7

    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! Ingredients~ 1/4 c vegetable oil & 1/4 cup olive oil 1/4 c vinegar (red wine or balsamic) 1/8 tsp ore... Read more

  • Joint Bone Broth

    5/26/2015 9:18:33 AM, by MEMORIES7

    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! 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. ... Read more

  • Healthy Cashew Coconut Ice Cream

    5/25/2015 9:06:31 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Do I ever have a healthy treat for you! Take a peek! Ingredients~ 2 c. raw cashews (soaked approximately two hours and drained) 2 c. fresh coconut meat 1 c. coconut water 1/2 c. raw honey 1/2 c. raw virgin coconut oil 2 tbsp. vanilla extract seeds of ha... Read more

  • Cold Pizza Dip

    5/24/2015 9:05:36 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Are you needing a great party dip? Take a peek! Ingredients~ 1 Package 8oz. Cream cheese (softened) 1 Jar chili sauce (use about ¾ of jar) ½ chopped green pepper 4 oz. Shredded mozzarella cheese 4 oz. Shredded cheddar cheese Directions~ ... Read more

  • Zucchini Bread

    5/23/2015 8:52:39 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, I am baking bread today! Take a peek! Ingredients~ In Large Bowl Combine~ 4 eggs 1-½ Cups Sugar ¾ C Vegetable Oil In A Separate Bowl, Mix~ 3 Cups Flour 1 tsp Salt 1 tsp Baking Soda 1 tsp Baking Powder 1 tsp Cinnamon Stir Mixtur... Read more

  • Linguini And Clam Sauce

    5/22/2015 9:42:15 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Do you have SEAFOOD or SEEFOOD on your brain? Well, either way, take a peek! Ingredients~ 12 cherry stone or 6 chowder clams minced or chopped 1 tsp dried oregano 4 garlic cloves crushed black or red pepper to taste 3/4 c of extra virgin olive oil ... Read more

  • This weekend!

    5/21/2015 11:58:51 AM, by SUNSHINE_FLOWER

    This weekend is going be filled with fun fun fun! 334 Sundown Saturday to Sundown Sunday is Shavout -- Feast of weeks . As known as latter fruits Pentecost and other names. This was the giving of the Torah in Moses time and Giving of the Spirit in the book of Acts. Its a huge celebratio... Read more

  • Tuna Noodle Casserole With Cauliflower

    5/21/2015 11:30:53 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, I know you remember this one! If not, just...take a peek! Ingredients~ 4 Tbsp unsalted butter, plus more for dish 8 oz pappardelle or other similar wide noodles coarse salt and freshly ground pepper 1 lb cauliflower, broken into 1-inch florets (about 4 cups) ... Read more

  • Apple Butter

    5/20/2015 11:43:23 PM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Are you looking for something yummy for your toast in the morning? Then...take a peek! Ingredients~ 2 cups unsweetened applesauce 1/2 c sugar 1 tsp cinnamon 1/4 tsp allspice Pinch ginger Pinch cloves Directions~ In a saucepan, combine a... Read more

  • Potato Pancakes

    5/19/2015 9:39:26 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Do you need to use up some potato's? If so, Take a peek! If not, take a peek anyway! Ingredients~ 2 cups grated potatoes, about 1 1/2 pounds potatoes 1 medium onion, grated 1/4 c milk, scalded 1 egg 2 Tbsps all-purpose flour 1 tsp salt dash pepper 1 t... Read more

  • Broccoli And Bow Ties

    5/18/2015 10:20:24 PM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Yummy! Take a peek! Ingredients~ Kosher salt 8 cups broccoli florets (4 heads) 1/2 pound farfalle (bow tie) pasta 2 Tbsp unsalted butter 2 Tbsp good olive oil 1 tsp minced garlic 1 lemon, zested 1/2 tsp freshly ground black pepper 1 Tbsp freshly squ... Read more

  • Cabbage Mushroom Pie

    5/17/2015 2:23:23 AM, by MEMORIES7

    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! Ingredients~ Pie Crust~ 3 cups flour 1 Tbsp baking powder 1 pinch salt and pepper 1/3 c plus 1 Tbsp vegetable shortening 6 large eggs... Read more

  • Meaty Italian Salad

    5/16/2015 8:39:56 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Are you hungry for this...Take a peek! Ingredients~ Romaine lettuce Spinach Pepperonis Salami Ham Cherry Tomatoes Red Onions Mushrooms Black Olives Sun Flower Seeds Three Cheese Vingerette Five Cheese Asigao, Romano and Parmesan Mix Kolsher ... Read more

  • Cucumber Coconut Water

    5/15/2015 10:42:20 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Are you looking for something to quench your thirst? Why look no further then this! Take a peek! Ingredients~ 2 Cups peeled, cubed cucumber 1 1/2 Cups coconut water Directions~ Place cucumber pieces in mini food processor. Pulse to puree. Plac... Read more

  • Chicken Stroganoff

    5/14/2015 9:36:37 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Well we have all heard of beef stroganoff but did you know there is this also?...Take a peek! Ingredients~ 2 Tbsps. olive oil 1 3/4 lbs. boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into 3 x 1/2" strips 8 oz. package organic mushrooms, sliced 1 1/2 c. chicken brot... Read more

  • Welcome Spring - floods, fires, sunshine, oh my!

    5/13/2015 11:50:31 PM, by SASSISPRING
    rapidly-8000-hectares/ Here is a link to a good map of the area I'm talking about.
    hako.html This past weekend a fire broke out in the bush between Pri... Read more

  • Parmesan-Crusted Garlic Asparagus

    5/13/2015 9:39:15 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Are you looking for a yummy side? Well, Take a peek! Ingredients~ 2 lbs asparagus 4 cloves garlic, crushed ½ c fresh parmegiano reggiano (or fresh grated parmesan cheese) 2 tsp salt ½ lemon, juiced (optional) ¼ c avocado or olive oil Dire... Read more

  • Everything as of May 12 2015

    5/12/2015 6:36:26 PM, by SUNSHINE_FLOWER

    Once again we are going through changes in our home. We just found out that my husband that has heart problems now is a type 2 diabetic. He has to inject himself every night with insulin and take meds in the morning also. Sugars are suppose to range between 180 or less his is at 369. Its bad... Read more

  • Baked Sesame Teriyaki Salmon

    5/12/2015 9:20:55 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Make sure that you add this to your healthy lifestyle! Take a peek! Ingredients~ 4 (6 ounce) salmon fillets ½ c brown sugar ½ c low sodium soy sauce (regular soy sauce will work, just reduce salt) ¼ c cider vinegar 2 garlic cloves, minced ¼ tsp pepper... Read more

  • Parmesan Garlic Crusted Chicken With Garlic Alfredo Shells

    5/11/2015 9:46:56 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Chicken tonight! Take a peek! Ingredients~ Crispy Parmesan Garlic Chicken~ 4 Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts, or 6 chicken tender strips ¼ c butter, melted 1 tsp garlic powder ½ c bread crumbs ½ c shredded parmesan cheese ½ tsp oregano ½ tsp... Read more

  • Spaghetti And Meatballs

    5/10/2015 11:29:12 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, I am on my way out the door but not before I present to you this and to let you all know that charlie is doing very well! So well in fact that he may be going home next week to finish recuperating and to start in-home physical therapy! Please continue to hold him in your prayers! ... Read more

  • Oatmeal Loaf Bread

    5/9/2015 12:24:01 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, It is Saturday and I am baking bread for the week! Take a peek! Ingredients~ 1 c boiling water 1 c old-fashioned oats 1 package (1/4 ounce) active dry yeast 1/3 c warm water (110° to 115°) 1/4 c honey 1 Tbsp butter 1 tsp salt 3 to 3-1/2 cups all-pur... Read more

  • Another Biggest Loser Done!

    5/8/2015 4:54:36 PM, by HEIDIS2NDCHANCE

    Last Saturday, was the final weigh-in for the Biggest Loser Challenge in my neighborhood. This was a tough one and I have to say that I really tried my hardest. I wasn't the biggest loser but I did come in 3rd. I lost 12 lbs in 6 weeks and 4.56%. I feel really good with the results! Plus that is a h... Read more

  • Slow-Cooker Black Bean-Mushroom Chili

    5/8/2015 9:03:31 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, It is time to get theand fill your home with the aroma of this! Take a peek! Ingredients~ 1 pound dried black beans (2-1/2 cups), picked over and rinsed 1 Tbsps extra-virgin olive oil 1/4 c mustard seeds 2 Thsps chili powder 1-1/2 tpsps cumin seeds or groun... Read more

  • Roasted Baby Red Potatoes With Garlic And Thyme

    5/7/2015 10:09:24 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily,For Gods awesome healing! I went to see Charlie last night and he is in good spirits! He is still in the hospital, lot's of cuts and bruises, a cast on his leg and one on his arm. He is eating good as always! He is talking well. NO HEAD INJURIES!! He is in a lot of pain even with a... Read more

  • Lemon Mashed Potatoes

    5/6/2015 8:18:41 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Thank you for the ongoing prayers for Charlie! I will be going up to the hospital today to spend some time with him and I will have an update for all of you tomorrow! In the meantime, take a peek at this! Ingredients~ 2 lbs. Yukon gold potatoes 1 C. Milk 1/4 C.... Read more

  • Avocado Pocket Sandwiches

    5/5/2015 9:23:36 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, I just want to thank you all from the bottom of my heart for your compassion, comments, and prayers for my friend Charlie! I will keep you all informed as to his progress! The Lord is not done with with the awesome things that he has planned for his life yet! Can I hear an AMEN!!!... Read more

  • Savory Golden Lentil And Sweet Potato Soup + Please Do Not Text/Talk/Or Drink And Drive! JUST DRIVE!

    5/4/2015 1:17:27 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, It has been a rough day for me today. As you know, my best friend was hit head on by someone that was texting. The outcome...he is alive but in very bad shape. but I am here and I hope that you enjoy the recipe that I am about to present to you and pay VERY close attention to the ... Read more

  • Cranberry Yam Casserole

    5/3/2015 8:41:43 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Yams are not just for the holidays so...bring'em on! Take a peek! Ingredients~ 3 cups (12 ounces) fresh whole cranberries, picked over and washed 1 small orange, washed, sliced (peel included), seeds removed 1/4 c Grand Marnier (or orange juice) 1/2 c pecan h... Read more

  • Chicken And Dumplings

    5/2/2015 8:32:58 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Who couldn't resist this...Take a peek! Ingredients~ 1 pound medium baking potatoes, preferably russets, scrubbed 2 tsps salt 1/8 tsp grated nutmeg 2 large boneless, skinless chicken breasts (about 1 pound), halved 4 boneless, skinless chicken thighs (about... Read more

  • Peach Buttermilk Ice Cream

    5/1/2015 12:33:03 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Sit back, put your feet up, relax after a long day and have a bowl of this...Take a peek! Ingredients~ 6 ripe medium peaches (2 pounds) 1/2 c granulated sugar 1/2 c packed light brown sugar 1 Tbsp fresh lemon juice 1 tsp vanilla extract 1/4 tsp almond ext... Read more

  • Peanut Butter Chocolate Chunk Cookies

    4/30/2015 8:47:54 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, I am baking cookies today! Woohoo! Remember the word? Yep, your right! (MODERATION)!! Take a peek! Ingredients~ 1 c. creamy peanut butter 1 c. packed light brown sugar 1 large egg 1 Tbsp. vanilla extract 1 tsp. baking soda 6 oz. (1 c.) semisweet chocolate... Read more

  • Fiesta Lime Chicken With Zucchini

    4/29/2015 9:26:48 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello sparkfamily, I hope all of you are having a great day! Well, take a break now and take a peek at what I have for you today! Yes, take a peek! Ingredients~ 2 pieces skinless boneless chicken breast cutlets 2 large zucchini 1 yellow squash 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 1 ... Read more