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  • Garlic Bread Tuna Melt

    8/29/2016 10:01:56 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Get out the tuna! Take a peek! Ingredients~ 13 oz box frozen Texas toast with cheese 5 oz white albacore tuna, drained 3 roma tomatoes, sliced 1/4 c fresh basil, chopped Directions~ Place frozen garlic bread slices on a lined cooki... Read more

  • Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

    8/28/2016 9:55:55 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Are you looking for a healthy snack on this beautiful day? Well your just going to have to...Take a peek! Ingredients~ 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 15-ounce can of chick peas or garbanzo beans, drained 1/3 c tahini (Tahini is a middle eastern paste or sauce ma... Read more

  • Vegetable Kebabs

    8/26/2016 9:31:23 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, It is the weekend and you must get the grill out for this...Take a peek! Ingredients~ 16 cherry tomatoes 16 small mushrooms 1 medium zucchini, sliced into 16 pieces 2 red onions, diced into 8 sections 2 green bell pepper, seeded and cut into 8 pieces 2... Read more

  • Tropical Salad

    8/25/2016 9:02:31 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Let's get tropical here! Take a peek! Ingredients~ 1 20-oz. can pineapple chunks in juice 3 oranges, peeled and sectioned 2 apples, cored and chopped 1 papaya, peeled, seeded and cut into chunks 1 tsp cornstarch 1/4 c vegetable oil 2 Tbsps sugar 2 ... Read more

  • Warm Pear Crisp

    8/24/2016 11:35:28 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Have you ever had apple crisp? Did you like it? Well then come on in and try this on for size. You are going to love it! Take a peek! Ingredients~ 1 c rolled oats 1/2 c whole wheat flour 1/2 tsp salt 1/4 c vegetable oil or melted, unsalted butter 1/4 ... Read more

  • Caprese Salad

    8/23/2016 9:03:30 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, On the menu for lunch...Take a peek! Ingredients~ 4 large tomatoes extra-virgin olive oil 1 large fresh mozzarella (4-5 oz.) 12 leaves fresh basil Splash of balsamic vinegar Salt and fresh cracked black pepper Directions~ Cut t... Read more

  • Peanut Butter Muffins

    8/22/2016 12:02:35 PM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, A great way to get your protein besides being yummy! Take a peek! Ingredients~ 1 3/4 cups sifted all-purpose flour 2 1/2 tsps baking powder 2 Tbsps sugar 3/4 tsps salt 2 Tbsps wheat germ 1/4 c shortening 1/4 c peanut butter 1 egg, well beaten 3/4... Read more

  • Maple Apple Chicken

    8/21/2016 11:03:33 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, As you may have guessed, I have been without internet again and you are correct! Now I have a new internet provider and we are in business so without further ado, I have this to present to you! Take a peek! Ingredients~ 4 chicken breasts 1 apple, peeled, cored... Read more

  • Arugula Potato Salad

    8/17/2016 9:02:34 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, It is a great day for a family picnic but not without this! Take a peek! Ingredients~ 1 1/2 pounds red potatoes, cubed 3 Tbsps white vinegar 2 cloves garlic, minced 1/2 tsp salt 1/4 tsp black pepper 1/4 c olive oil 1 bunch arugula, shredded ... Read more

  • Tomato-Melon Gazpacho

    8/16/2016 9:12:30 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, We all love tomatoes and melons but what about this way! Take a peek! Ingredients~ 4 tomatoes, peeled and seeded. Reserve 1 cup One 3-pound cantaloupe, diced. Reserve 1 cup. 5 Tbsps olive oil 1 1/2 cups plain or vanilla yogurt 10 basil leaves Sal... Read more

  • Sourdough, Swiss, And Mango Chutney Grilled Cheese

    8/15/2016 9:00:27 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, A good ol fashioned...take a peek! Ingredients~ 8 slices sourdough bread 2-3 Tbsps butter, softened 8 slices Swiss cheese 1/2 c mango chutney (more or less, depending on taste) Directions~ Butter both sides of bread, placing 2 slic... Read more

  • Salmon Loaf

    8/14/2016 10:09:03 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, If you like meatloaf, you are going to LOVE this! Take a peek! Ingredients~ 1 (16-oz.) can salmon 2/3 c evaporated milk 2 cups soft bread crumbs 1 egg, well beaten 3 Tbsps. minced parsley 2 Tbsps. minced onion 1/2 tsp salt 1/4 tsp Tabasco sauce 1... Read more

  • Sauteed Greens

    8/13/2016 9:02:46 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Out to the garden we go for this! Take a peek! Ingredients~ Several bags of baby spinach or a mild green of your choice. You can also just use baby bok choy or any mild green you like. Sometimes you can find a bag of mixed chopped greens consisting of baby spi... Read more

  • Whole Wheat Veggie Mac & Cheese

    8/12/2016 9:25:36 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Who does NOT like mac & cheese? MODERATION is the key here! Take a peek! Ingredients~ 1 pound whole wheat macaroni 3 1/4 cups milk 1/4 c butter 12 oz. sharp cheddar cheese, shredded 4 tbls cornstarch 2 cans stewed tomatoes 2 cups broccoli 2 cups ka... Read more

  • Flax And Sunflower Seed Bread

    8/11/2016 12:33:11 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, A BLT on flax and sunflower seed bread is awesome so I had better get out to the garden, grab up some sunflower seeds, and get to bake'in bread! (I am using my bread machine this time) To hot for the oven! Take a peek! Ingredients~ 1 1/3 cups water 2 Tbsps but... Read more

  • Very Berry Salad

    8/10/2016 10:50:12 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Sorry I was not here for a couple of days as I thought that my internet went out again! I was on my phone this morning and happen to click on a piece of sparkmail and low and behold, we are in business! So without further ado and not to jinks this, Take a peek! Ingre... Read more

  • Garlic Pasta

    8/8/2016 12:46:03 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Let's face it, we all like pasta right? I thought so. Take a peek! Ingredients~ Tri-Color Orzo or Israeli Couscous (Israeli Couscous is larger pearled couscous which is toasted pasta) 1/8 c of extra virgin olive oil 1 Tbsp minced garlic 1 Tbsp butter (opti... Read more

  • Avocado Cilantro Bagel Spread

    8/7/2016 9:26:06 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Looking for a healthy and yummy spread for your bagel? I got it! Take a peek! Ingredients~ 1 ripe fresh avocado 1 oz. goat cheese 1/4 tsp. onion powder 11/2 Tbsp. chopped cilantro 1/8 tsp. black pepper dash of cayenne pepper 1/8 tsp. salt 1 Tbsp. f... Read more

  • Balsamic Glazed Blackened Salmon

    8/6/2016 1:19:07 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Salmon for dinner and I need to know how many place settings?! Take a peek! Ingredients~ 1 lb. salmon fillet Chef Paul Prudhomme Blackened Redfish Magic (Walmart sells this) 2 Tbsps extra virgin olive oil 1 clove of garlic, minced Balsamic glaze (See not... Read more

  • Tilapia Oreganato

    8/5/2016 9:44:05 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Have you got your omega 3's today? Well then here they are! Take a peek! Ingredients~ 2 tilapia fillets 1/4 c extra virgin olive oil 1/8 c lemon juice 1/4 c white wine 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 Tbsps oregano Salt and Pepper to taste 2 or more Tbsps... Read more

  • Papaya Salad

    8/4/2016 9:05:15 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Go on out the back door and on that tree over there you will find one of these to make some of this! Take a peek! ngredients~ 3 cloves garlic, peeled 3 fresh green chili peppers 6 green beans, cut into 1/2" pieces 1 large unripe papaya, peeled and cut into... Read more

  • Spiced Tea

    8/3/2016 9:15:30 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Time for a TALL glass of this! Take a peek! Ingredients~ 2 cups brewed tea 1 orange, peeled, quartered and seeds removed 1 small apple, peeled and cored 1/8 tsp cinnamon powder Honey or sugar, to taste Directions~ Blend ingredien... Read more

  • Blueberry Watermelon Limeade Ice Pops

    8/2/2016 1:56:33 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Guess what? I am going to cool you down! Take a peek! Ingredients~ 3 cups watermelon 1/2 c blueberries, fresh or frozen 1/8 c lime juice 1/4 tsp stevia powder or 1 tablespoon raw honey Directions~ Add fresh watermelon and remaining... Read more

  • Goat Cheese

    8/1/2016 1:23:28 PM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Are you out of cheese? Well then let's make some! Take a peek! Ingredients~ 1 quart whole goat milk 1/4 c freshly squeezed lemon juice 1/2 clove freshly grated garlic A few pinches coarse salt Optional~ Rosemary, chives, parsley, herbs de Provence, fe... Read more