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  • Chicken Cheese Sandwich

    3/29/2015 10:16:46 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Are you looking for something quick and oh so yummy for lunch? Take a peek! Ingredients~ 1 1/4 cups warm shredded Cooked Chicken 8 slices of French or Italian loaf bread (or any kind you like) 1/3 c carrot, grated 1/3 c green onion, sliced 2 Tbsps mayonnais... Read more

  • Gods Day

    3/28/2015 11:47:04 PM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Relax and enjoy his blessed day sending light love joy and prayers hugs... Read more

  • Basil And Parsley Omelette

    3/28/2015 12:23:38 PM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Do you know that breakfast is like gas in a car and without it you will not get anywhere? Your bodies are the same way and will be sluggish and not run properly! Well let's fill up in the morning's with a healthy breakfast from this day out alright? Take a peek! Ingredi... Read more

  • Baked Garlic Shrimp

    3/27/2015 1:21:48 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Dinner is...Oh just take a peek! Ingredients~ 400-450 raw large shrimp, deveined and peeled 2 Tbsps lemon juice 1/4 c fresh parsley, finely chopped 4 garlic cloves, minced 1 tsp dried oregano leaves 1/2 c dry bread crumbs 1/4 tsp turmeric powder 1/4 c... Read more

  • Getting it done!

    3/26/2015 2:48:29 PM, by JILLYBEAN3492

    So yesterday I was kind of thrown for a loop when I was suddenly asked to babysit. I hadn't gotten my run in for the day so I had to make a decision. Would I skip it all together or hustle my butt to make it happen? I chose to go for it! I'm actually quite proud of myself for that choice, because ev... Read more

  • Almond Butter-Quinoa Brownies

    3/26/2015 10:08:06 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Are you look'in for these? Take a peek! Ingredients~ 1/4 c unsalted butter, softened 3/4 c smooth or crunchy natural almond butter 2 large eggs 3/4 c packed light brown sugar 1 tsp. vanilla extract 3/4 c quinoa flour (I used my hand-crank grinder to make... Read more

  • Stuck in a Medifast rut!

    3/26/2015 1:26:13 AM, by KAYEGURL08

    I don't know if it's menopause or depression but I'm really tired of myself feeling so anti social and worn out. I just can't be counted on anymore. Last October's end I started Medifast with a great coach and by Christmas Day was down 32 pounds and really not struggling with it but then I ... Read more

  • -_- Feeling stuck

    3/25/2015 3:08:50 PM, by JILLYBEAN3492

    So I'm kinda frustrated, but the only person I can be frustrated with is myself. Over the last two weeks I have been exercising regularly and eating healthy, except for on the weekends or when my whole day is spent away from home. It's so hard! My husband is home on the weekend so we go out and have... Read more

  • Chicken Satay And Thai Peanut Sauce

    3/25/2015 10:12:47 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Fix'in chicken? Let me count the way's! Take a peek! Ingredients~ 2 normal to large sized chicken breasts 1/2 c coconut milk 1 Tbsp curry powder 1 tsp turmeric powder 1 tsp sugar 1/2 tsp salt 12 wooden skewers Directions~ Soak the ske... Read more

  • Avocado Quinoa Salad

    3/24/2015 10:38:17 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Grab a plate and a fork and dig in to this healthy salad for lunch or dinner or breakfast if you dare! Take a peek! Ingredients~ 1 c quinoa 5 Tbsps chopped fresh mint 1 ripe avocado, diced 2 tomatoes, diced 3 Tbsps lemon juice or more depends on your taste ... Read more

  • Hamburger/Potatoes In A Crock Pot

    3/23/2015 9:51:16 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, This recipe comes from a very special spark friend! Gloria (SUNSHINEGB)! I would love to feature your recipes on my daily recipe blog so if you have a family favorite, something you have tried or just something that you have just thrown together, please don't be shy, just email th... Read more

  • Barbecued Pulled Pork With Potatoes

    3/22/2015 10:07:58 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Do you like pulled pork? Well then, take a peek! For the Sauce Ingredients~ 1-1/2 Tbsp canola or other vegetable oil 3 medium onions, finely chopped 8 garlic cloves, minced 2 Tbsp chili powder 1 c ketchup 1/2 c bottled chili sauce, such as Heinz ... Read more

  • Blueberry Cobbler

    3/21/2015 11:19:32 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Here is a family favorite that requires "MODERATION"! Can we do this? Yes we can! Take a peek! While the blueberries are baking, prepare the ingredients for the topping, but do not stir the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients until just before the berries come out ... Read more

  • Shake it Off

    3/20/2015 12:10:37 PM, by CINDYCHARLENE

    Unkind words and rejection hurts. But it does not have to "kill" us. Paul just shook off the viper that was sure to kill him when it bit him. But to the surprise of all around he lived, because he served God and God's Holy Spirit was in him and protected him from death. Satan knows one o... Read more

  • Pot Roast With Vegetables

    3/20/2015 10:53:49 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, And Dinner tonight is...Take a peek! Oh, before I forget, you are all welcome to join us! You can take a peek now! Ingredients~ 3-4 lb. chuck or sirloin post roast 1/2 stick butter 1 tsp salt cool water 4-6 medium or small Irish Potatoes, peeled or unpeeled... Read more

  • Peppermint Patty Cake With Vanilla Mint Frosting

    3/19/2015 12:22:04 PM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, I am planning my youngest daughter's birthday party and this is the cake that she wants me to bake. Take a peek! Cake~ Ingredients~ 2 sticks butter 4 T. cocoa powder 1 c. boiling water 10 whole mini Peppermint Patty candies 1/2 c. buttermilk 1 tsp... Read more

  • Italian Meatball Casserole

    3/18/2015 11:02:46 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Remember the meatballs? Well then, take a peek at this! Yep, that's right two eyes focused right here! Take a peek! Ingredients~ 12 large meatballs (Italian sausage or ground beef, can use more to suit family needs and size of meatballs) 16 ounces tomato sauce ... Read more

  • Incredible Edible Meatballs

    3/17/2015 10:34:21 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Make these ahead of time and freeze for a special recipe! Take a peek! Ingredients~ 1 pound ground beef 1/2 pound ground veal 1/2 pound ground pork 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 eggs 1 c freshly grated Romano cheese 1 1/2 Tbsps chopped Italian flat l... Read more

  • Potato Nachos

    3/16/2015 10:21:40 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, I have a new twist to nachos! Take a peek! Ingredients~ 367 2 large russet potatoes 2 -3 tsps vegetable oil 1⁄4 tsp garlic powder 1 tsp taco seasoning 1⁄4 c black beans, rinsed and drained 2 tsps lime juice 1⁄4 tsp cumin 1⁄4 t... Read more

  • Orange Honey Peanut Butter Oatmeal

    3/15/2015 3:38:08 PM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Do you like breakfast for dinner? I do! Take a peek! Ingredients~ 2 1/4 Cups old fashioned oats 4 1/2 Cups water 1 1/2 tsps salt 6 Tbsps peanut butter 3 Tbsps honey 3 tsps orange zest Directions~ In a large pot over high heat, bring ... Read more

  • Watermelon Salad

    3/14/2015 10:50:54 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, We are going on a family picnic on this beautiful Saturday! Take a peek and see you at the beach! Ingredients~ 1 large watermelon 1 cantaloupe, cubed 1 pineapple, cubed 1 bunch light seedless grapes 1 bunch dark seedless grapes 4 oz. cubed mild cheddar ch... Read more

  • Walking on Water

    3/14/2015 9:19:20 AM, by CINDYCHARLENE

    I started dieting to lose weight when I was 15. Unbeknownst to me at that time was that I had a sugar addiction. I wasn't terribly overweight but chubby and I didn't like it. I compared myself to other girls less "weighty" or so I thought and found myself lacking. My first diet then was c... Read more

  • Tomato And Rice Soup With Grilled Cheese Dippers

    3/13/2015 10:07:31 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, How 'bout a hearty soup for dinner tonight? Take a peek! Ingredients~ 1 large onion - finely diced 2 garlic cubes - minced 1 tbs olive oil 1 tbs tomato paste tsp of dried thyme 8 twists of black pepper 1 - 28 oz can of crushed tomatoes - I used the... Read more

  • Stuffed Cherry Tomatoes

    3/12/2015 12:35:03 PM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Well, I can see that you are "NOT" a huge fan of liver! So I have gone on a hunt for something that I know you WILL enjoy! Take a peek! Ingredients~ 370 36 large cherry tomatoes 4 hard-boiled eggs 1/3 c mayonnaise 1 Tbsp. Dijon mustard (I used regular becau... Read more

  • Fried Chicken Livers

    3/12/2015 10:19:13 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Don't turn your nose's up until you try these! Take a peek! Ingredients~ 1 1/2 cups uncooked rice 3 1/2 cups water 1/2 tsp salt 3 cups peanut oil* 2 lbs. chicken livers 2 cups self-rising flour 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 tsp black pepper (optional 2 large oni... Read more

  • Spring is Here

    3/11/2015 11:08:55 AM, by CINDYCHARLENE

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  • Macaroni Tuna Salad And Tuna Salad Sandwich~Take your pick!

    3/11/2015 9:26:07 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Here is a great lunch or dinner! Take a peek! Ingredients~ 3 quarts water 1/2 tsp salt 1 c uncooked elbow or shell macaroni 12 oz. can tuna, packed in oil 1/2 c green sweet peas, drained 1/2 c cherry or grape tomatoes 1/4 c chopped green bell pepper 1... Read more

  • Slow Cooker Corned Beef And Cabbage Stew

    3/10/2015 1:23:43 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Do I have any Irish out there besides me? Well the stew's on but not just any stew! Take a peek! Ingredients~ 2 pounds corned beef, cut into bite sized pieces 4 large potatoes, cut into large pieces 2 stalks celery, chopped 1 white onion, chopped 1 (16 oz) ... Read more

  • Sauteed Vegetable Medley

    3/9/2015 10:44:05 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Thank you for all your responses to to my recipes and thought of the day! I sure enjoy reading them! I hope that you have found some recipes that have brought your family happiness and a little thought of the day to make it all complete! Now without further ado, take a peek at thi... Read more

  • I am back, after a very, very long break.

    3/9/2015 8:22:12 AM, by GREASE31

    I am back, after a very, very long break, which seeems to, have lasted forever, & @ times, has felt like, it!!!! !!!! !!!!. Recently i have, bin admitted to, Grantham Hospital i, initially went in, there with 2, badly swollen legs, caused by cellulitis, & i also, had an ongoing, chest infectio... Read more

  • Brussel Sprouts, Homemade Sweet And Sour Sauce, Sauteed Mushrooms And Smothered Chicken. Yum, Yum!

    3/8/2015 10:56:35 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Come on, eat your brussel sprouts! Take a peek! Ingredients~ 1 lb. fresh whole Brussel Sprouts (can use frozen) water 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 stick butter (4 oz.) 1/2 c Cream Sherry 1/2 c Homemade Sweet And Sour Sauce 1 c dry Orzo pasta (or rice), cooked acco... Read more

  • "When I Am Weak, Then Am I Strong"

    3/7/2015 11:25:18 PM, by CINDYCHARLENE

    I'm working on getting at least 10 minutes of walking in every day. I know that isn't much but it is better than nothing and then I will work up to more once I establish that habit. I know I feel much better after I walk. While I am walking my back muscles knot up and the pain is terrific and I f... Read more

  • Fish Casserole

    3/7/2015 11:16:36 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Fish is on for tonight but not in the way you may be thinking! Take a peek! Ingredients~ 2 lbs. frozen cod fish, thawed* 4 Tbsps melted butter, divided 1 Tbsp lemon juice, divided paprika 1/2 c frozen green peas 1 c shredded white potatoes 1 Tbsp ket... Read more

  • Saturday

    3/7/2015 12:23:33 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Be blessed love all of you thank for all your help and love it is working hugx and prayers and blessings to all 252... Read more

  • Italian Stuffed Steak+Bonus

    3/6/2015 10:25:36 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Steak for dinner but not just any 'ol steak! Take a peek! Ingredients~ 8 Sandwich Steaks* 1 (28 oz. can) Tomato Sauce** 1 carton (16 oz.) Ricotta Cheese 1 egg 2 Tbsp grated Parmesan Cheese 1 tsp dry parsley flakes 1/2 tsp garlic powder 1/2 tsp salt ... Read more

  • half way there

    3/5/2015 7:40:49 PM, by JILLYBEAN3492

    So I haven't been around on sparkpeople for a little while, but I have been checking in on BOBCATGIRL76 everyday. I just love reading her posts and they have inspired me to get my act together. I'm a married lady now who has also made her way back up to 190 lbs. No bueno. I'm glad I'm not inchi... Read more

  • Creamy Kale And Turkey Sausage Pasta With Sun Dried Tomatoes

    3/5/2015 9:58:54 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily. Pasta, sausage, sun dried tomatoes, can't get any better then that! Take a peek! Ingredients~ 12 oz (about 3 3/4 cups) dry penne pasta 1 Tbsp olive oil 1 lb Italian turkey sausage links (about 4 sausage links), casings removed, sausage crumbled (hot or mild, no... Read more

  • What's Your Mood Today?

    3/4/2015 12:17:25 PM, by CINDYCHARLENE

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  • Cookies And Cream Cheesecake Cupcakes

    3/4/2015 9:29:47 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, I have a birthday party to attend and this was requested! Take a peek! Ingredients~ 28 Oreo cookies 2 (8 oz. each) packages cream cheese, softened 1/2 c. sugar 2 large eggs 1 1/3 c. white chocolate chips 1/3 c. heavy cream 1 tsp. vanilla extract ... Read more

  • Gluten-free And Dairy-Free Blueberry Muffins

    3/3/2015 9:28:33 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, I smell muffins! Blueberry muffins that is! Take a peek! Ingredients~ 2 large eggs, at room temp 2 Tbsp. lemon juice 1/3 c palm shortening, softened 1 tsp. vanilla extract 1/3 c honey 1/2 c warm water 1 3/4 c Pancake Mix (see recipe below) 1/2 tsp.... Read more

  • Warning!

    3/2/2015 6:36:35 PM, by CINDYCHARLENE

    Saw this on Facebook and it makes a lot of sense. DO NOT wash your hair in the shower!! It's so good to finally get a health warning that is useful!!! IT INVOLVES THE SHAMPOO WHEN IT RUNS DOWN YOUR BODY WHEN YOU SHOWER WITH IT. WARNING TO US ALL!!! Shampoo Warning! I don't know WHY I didn't figure t... Read more

  • Chocolate Brownies

    3/2/2015 2:40:17 PM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, I have brownies in the oven! Take a peek! Ingredients~ 1/2 c plus 1 Tbsp butter 3/4 c sugar 2 eggs 1 tsp vanilla extract 3 Tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder* 1 1/4 cup sifted self-rising flour 1/2 c milk 1/2 c coarsely chopped pecans Dire... Read more

  • Another milestone

    3/2/2015 8:44:36 AM, by KEELYJACK

    My life style change continues along. I have now lost 35 pounds! I am thrilled. Counting calories, changing to whole foods, moving more are all great helps to my success. Oh and drinking water. HUGE! I am drinking at least 10 glasses of water per day, usually more. The bathroom at work has a worn pa... Read more

  • Sweet Potato Biscuits

    3/1/2015 1:58:48 PM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Do you smell what I do? Take a peek! Ingredients~ 2 1/2 cups sifted, self-rising flour, divided 1 Tbsp light brown sugar 1/4 c butter (4 tablespoons) 3 Tbsps smoked bacon drippings (grease) 1 c mashed sweet potatoes 1/3 c whole buttermilk 1/4 tsp ba... Read more

  • Beef Teriyaki

    2/28/2015 10:25:14 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Dinner tonight is...Take a peek! Ingredients~ 1 1/2 lb. sirloin or chuck beef sliced into 1/4 inch thick stir fry strips vegetable oil for frying. Teriyaki Sauce Ingredients~ 1 1/4 c water 3 Tbsp dark brown sugar 1/3 c soy sauce ... Read more