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  • New week

    5/26/2015 12:14:26 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Prayed for all vets everywhere be blessed and enjoy life sending light love joy and happiness hugs to all... 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

  • 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

  • You are NOT flawed!

    5/19/2015 6:10:38 PM, by STEENALLS

    For years I've felt there is something about me that needs to be "fixed". I always felt the need to apologize for being so imperfect, so flawed, so broken. Realizing this caused me to look a little deeper, and to find a truth. I am NOT flawed! YOU are NOT flawed. Flawed says there's something wrong ... 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Yogurt Chicken

    4/28/2015 9:11:23 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Chicken tonight! Take a peek! Ingredients~ 4 skinless, boneless chicken breasts 1 (6 ounce) container plain low-fat yogurt 1 lemon, juiced 1 c dried bread crumbs, seasoned 1/2 tsp garlic powder salt to taste 1/4 c butter 1 Tbsp chopped fresh pa... Read more

  • Enjoying Life

    4/27/2015 8:43:07 PM, by RAYMBERMOMOF2

    It was such a beautiful day today! Today really has just ROCKED! I got breakfast, fed my kids, did my workout. My house is somewhat clean. I got some writing done. I listened to music today. My lawn got mowed thanks to my brother in law. Some friends picked up crap for the dump. I took my kids on a... Read more

  • Buffalo Style Stuffed Eggs

    4/27/2015 9:12:01 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Today...EGGS! Take a peek! Ingredients~ 6 eggs 1/4 c blue cheese, crumbled 2 Tbsps mayonnaise 1 1/2 tsp parsley, minced 1/4 tsp Tabasco sauce, or to taste 1/4 tsp salt or celery salt 1/8 tsp black pepper 1 rib celery, finely diced cayenne pepper, op... Read more

  • Vegetarian Watercress And Quinoa Salad

    4/26/2015 2:51:42 PM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Take a gander at what I am having for lunch today! Don't worry, I'll share! Take a peek! Ingredients~ 1 Tbs. Sea Salt, plus additional to taste 1 C. Quinoa 1 15 oz. can Chickpeas, rinsed and drained 4-5 C. Watercress Leaves 5 Small Radishes, sliced 1/4 C.... Read more