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  • Roasted Autumn Vegetables

    9/28/2016 10:42:55 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Get a healthy dose of this...Take a peek! Ingredients~ 1 pound small red-skinned potatoes, quartered, or whole creamer potatoes 2 cups peeled butternut squash, cut into 1/2-inch dice 2 large carrots, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch-thick diagonal slices 2 ... Read more

  • Double-Apple Walnut Bread

    9/26/2016 11:16:32 PM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, I am baking bread today! Take a peek! Ingredients~ 1 c sweetened or unsweetened applesauce 1/2 c plus 1 Tbsp sugar 1/2 c packed light-brown sugar 2 large eggs 1/4 c vegetable oil 1/4 c plain or vanilla yogurt 1 tsp vanilla extract 2 cups all-purpos... Read more

  • Beef Vegetable Casserole

    9/23/2016 12:03:57 PM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Are you wondering what's for dinner? Well wonder no more! Take a peek! Ingredients~ 4 medium carrots, shredded 2 medium zucchini, thinly sliced 2 medium summer squashes, thinly sliced 1 large onion, chopped 1 clove garlic, minced 1 pound lean ground be... Read more

  • Fall 5% Body Challenge (LTGL WATER CHALLENGE!)

    9/23/2016 10:46:21 AM, by ELIZABETHBECK1

    Today, I just labeled 24 bottles of water to get me through the next three days of the challenge that starts TOMORROW! I wrote MOM on them. I better not see a MOM water bottle in the hands of anyone but me!!!! HA!... Read more

  • Beef And Eggplant Stew

    9/22/2016 5:09:01 PM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Get out the Dutch oven, gather the ingredients and...Take a peek! Ingredients~ 4 Tbsps oil 2 pounds stew beef cubed 4 onions, peeled and chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 6 ripe tomatoes, peeled and chopped 1/2 c dry white wine 4 cups chicken stock 2... Read more

  • Smokey Chipotle Gumbo Stew

    9/21/2016 10:38:19 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, The stew is on and dinner is still at 6pm sharp! Take a peek! Ingredients~ 1 Tbsp canola oil 4 skinless, boneless, chicken breasts cut into 1-inch chunks 2 medium onions, diced 1 pound fresh or frozen okra, stems and ends removed, cut into 1/2-inch pieces ... Read more

  • Pre- Fall 5% Challenge Boot Camp (Menu Planning)

    9/18/2016 10:21:36 PM, by ELIZABETHBECK1

    Week 1 Supper: M - One Pan Autumn Chicken Dinner
    ner/ T- Summer Fresh Corn and Zucchini Chowder
    cchini-chowder/ W - Crockpot Low Carb Zucchini Lasag... Read more

  • Pre- Fall 5% Challenge Boot Camp (Daily Checklist)

    9/18/2016 5:18:09 PM, by ELIZABETHBECK1

    Action Item - Today Wake up 4 AM Bible/Coffee Water/Dress for workout Banana or Almond Butter Toast Get Water ready Zumba - 1 hour Quick Army shower Flylady Checklist Get kids started on Homeschool Drink my water Reminder Walk on Treadmill Eat my Freggies! Spark Trac... Read more

  • Cheesy Shrimp Melts

    9/18/2016 11:48:34 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, We are having shrimp for dinner! Take a peek! Ingredients~ 3 cups water 1 pound medium fresh shrimp, unpeeled 1 c (4 ounces) shredded sharp cheddar cheese 1/4 c chopped celery 2 Tbsps thinly sliced scallion 1/4 c mayonnaise Kosher or sea salt and fre... Read more

  • Pre- Fall 5% Challenge Boot Camp (Journaling)

    9/18/2016 8:58:42 AM, by ELIZABETHBECK1

    I was at Ollie's last night and got this gem for only 2$: I've thumbed through it and I do believe I shall have a lot of fun this next 8 weeks! Here are some of the pages: I'm really excited about using this!... Read more

  • Pre- Fall 5% Challenge Boot Camp (Mental Preparedness)

    9/17/2016 9:06:14 AM, by ELIZABETHBECK1

    I'm going to DAZZLE you! I'm All In! I'm going to fight for ME this Challenge. The summer challenge was great but I was depressed the whole summer. I lost my dad. I lost my dog (aka running partner). My daughter left me for the whole summer to work at a Christian Summer ... Read more

  • Turkey Burritos

    9/16/2016 1:20:13 PM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, How 'bout a healthy burrito for lunch or dinner? Take a peek! Ingredients~ 1 ripe avocado, peeled and pitted juice of 1 lime hot sauce, to taste 1-1/2 cups peeled, seeded, diced tomatoes 1/2 c chopped sweet onions salt and pepper, to taste 4 to 6 flo... Read more

  • Tuscan Salmon Pasta

    9/14/2016 8:51:12 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Oh how we love pasta, let me count the ways! Take a peek! Ingredients~ 8 oz. bow tie pasta 1 c broccoli florets, chopped into bite-sized pieces 2 oz. (3 to 4 tbsp.) cream cheese, roughly cubed 3 oz. smoked salmon, roughly chopped 4 artichoke hearts, chop... Read more

  • Granola

    9/13/2016 8:37:12 PM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, I was just ready to post this and lost it so here we go again! If you are looking for a healthy snack or a topping for your favorite cereal Take a peek! Ingredients~ 1 part raw peanuts 1 part chopped almonds 1 part cashew pieces 2 parts rolled oats (oatmea... Read more

  • Kumquat Chicken

    9/11/2016 10:31:05 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, It seems forever that I have posted my recipe and thought of the day and sorry that I have not been here to do just that but between the internet, phone and AT&T giving me fits, I would think that you get the picture!!!! So I am here now and without further interruptions,(I hope) ... Read more

  • Scrambled Eggs With Mushrooms

    9/4/2016 9:22:14 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Get your day started off with this! Take a peek! Ingredients~ 1/2 pound mushrooms 1/4 c milk 3 Tbsps butter 3 scallions, chopped 1/2 dozen eggs, beaten Directions~ Carefully clean mushrooms with a damp paper towel and cut them in... Read more

  • Fiddlehead Soup

    8/31/2016 7:29:24 PM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Sorry for the delay of my recipe and thought of the day. I have been having a whooper of a time with my email program! When I try to click on a piece of mail, it takes me nowhere! I mean nowhere!! So I thought that I would try one more time and guess what? Take a peek! ... Read more