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  • Berries And Spinach Salad

    2/12/2016 10:58:42 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, No cookies today, just a healthy salad! Take a peek! Ingredients~ 1 (6-ounce) bag baby spinach leaves 1/3 c poppyseed dressing 1 1/3 cups frozen triple berry fruit blend, partially thawed 1/2 c slivered almonds, toasted, if desired Direct... Read more

  • No-Bake Peanut Butter Buttons

    2/11/2016 12:06:00 PM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, I thought that since I am baking cookies today and you all are doing so well, I would share some with you! Take a peek! Ingredients~ 1/2 c (1 stick) butter 2 cups sugar 1/2 c milk 3/4 c peanut butter 1/2 tsp salt 2 tsps vanilla 3 1/2 cups quick-co... Read more

  • Grilled Salmon With Extra-Virgin Olive Oil, Lemon, And Oregano

    2/10/2016 12:02:19 PM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Can you guess what's for dinner tonight? Better yet just...Take a peek! Ingredients~ 1/3 c good-quality extra-virgin olive oil 1/4 cup coarsely chopped fresh oregano 1/4 c fresh lemon juice Four 8-ounce salmon steaks (or substitute halibut steaks or sw... Read more

  • Thai Shrimp Salad In Lettuce Cups

    2/9/2016 12:22:17 PM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Not hungry for a big dinner? Just want something simple tonight? Take a peek! Ingredients~ Thai dressing~ 1/4 c creamy peanut butter 1/4 c rice vinegar 2 Tbsps soy sauce 2 Tbsps oil 2 Tbsps honey red pepper sauce to taste 1 red bell pepper, c... Read more

  • BLT Pasta Salad

    2/8/2016 11:42:46 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, I love a good 'ol BLT. What about you? How about a BLT pasta salad? Take a peek! Ingredients~ 1/2 pound dry rotini pasta 1 garlic clove, minced Kosher salt 1/2 c low-fat or regular mayonnaise 1/2 c well-shaken light buttermilk 1 tsp cider vinegar ... Read more

  • Chicken Noodle Casserole

    2/7/2016 10:44:50 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Are you wondering what to make for dinner? Here is a favorite of mine and I hope that it will be one of yours too! Take a peek! Ingredients~ 5 ounces (about 4 cups) dry egg noodles 2 Tbsps unsalted butter 1/2 small onion, chopped 2 Tbsps all-purpose fl... Read more

  • Slow Cooker Jerk Chicken Drumsticks

    2/6/2016 12:52:37 PM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, My kids favorite part of the chicken are the drumsticks so guess what? Take a peek! Ingredients~ 2 Tbsps fresh lime juice, plus wedges for serving 2 Tbsps dark molasses 2 Tbsps olive oil 1-inch piece of fresh ginger 1 c cherry or grape tomatoes 2 ga... Read more

  • Wild Thyme Summer Salad

    2/5/2016 11:06:41 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, I hope that you have thyme growing in your gardens! Take a peek! Ingredients~ 3 cups cooked rice 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cooked and cut into 1-inch cubes 1 8 1/2-ounce jar sun-dried tomatoes, drained and chopped 1/3 c chopped Kalamata oliv... Read more

  • Fresh Apple Salad With Grilled Chicken And Crumbled Cheddar

    2/4/2016 10:42:53 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, I am hungry for a fresh salad! How 'bout you? Take a peek! Ingredients~ For the Salad~ 1 grilled chicken breast, thinly sliced 2 honeycrisp apples (or your favorite variety), cored and thinly sliced 1 red onion, thinly sliced 2 Tbsps dried cranberr... Read more

  • Slow Cooker Chicken Philly Pita Pockets

    2/3/2016 2:49:36 PM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, I am sorry that I have not been here in a couple of days. My data did not roll over like it should have and so in-turn, no internet! So, now that I gave them a good 'ol spark talk, I am here! Are you ready to get your slow cookers out? I bet you are so...Take a peek! ... Read more

  • Shrimp Scampi

    1/31/2016 11:00:51 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Are you up for some of this? Take a peek! Ingredients~ 1/4 cup olive oil 1 (12-ounce) package frozen raw jumbo shrimp, thawed 4 large garlic cloves, minced 1 Tbsp dried parsley 2 Tbsps lemon juice 1/4 c butter 8 ounces angel hair pasta or other t... Read more

  • Cauliflower Spinach Flan

    1/30/2016 5:40:49 PM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, cauliflower and spinach, Yum! Take a peek! Ingredients~ 6 cups water 3 Tbsps granulated chicken flavor bouillon 1 head cauliflower, florets removed 1 (6 ounce) bag baby spinach 1/4 c unsalted butter 1/4 c all-purpose flour 1 (12 ounce) can evapor... Read more

  • Garden Vegetable Ragu With Gluten-Free Spaghetti + Italian Pull-Apart Bread

    1/29/2016 12:03:01 PM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, It is an italian night tonight! (Enjoy to the fullest but in MODERATION!) Take a peek! Ingredients~ 2 (8-ounce) packages gluten-free multigrain spaghetti with quinoa 2 Tbsps olive oil 1 small onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 1/2 c finely diced c... Read more

  • Quinoa Omelette Breakfast Cups

    1/28/2016 11:13:08 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, A healthy breakfast idea coming right up! Take a peek! Ingredients~ 1/2 c quinoa (dry) 2 Tbsps olive oil 1/2 medium onion, thinly sliced 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 (10-ounce) package frozen spinach 1/2 c chopped roasted red peppers, drained 4 egg... Read more

  • Ginger And Garlic Marinated Chicken

    1/27/2016 12:37:48 PM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, I got the chicken defrosting and you know what that means! Take a peek! Ingredients~ 3 pound whole chicken, cut into 8 pieces 1/4 c soy sauce 1/4 c chicken broth 1/4 c orange marmalade 2 Tbsps finely chopped ginger (from about a 2-inch knob) 2 Tbsp... Read more

  • Skillet Chicken Parmesan Pasta

    1/26/2016 10:48:55 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Do you need a dinner idea for, you know, dinner? Take a peek! Ingredients~ 1 Tbsp olive oil or Italian dressing 3 to 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cubed 1/2 (16-ounce) package rotini (about 2 1/2 cups) One 24-ounce jar pasta sauce 1 c shredde... Read more

  • Snickerdoodle Trail Mix

    1/26/2016 12:48:06 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, I got the trail mix! So put on your walking shoes, Grab your H20 and come walk with me and munch on something healthy along the way! Take a peek! Ingredients~ 1 c powdered sugar 2 tsps cinnamon 3 cups toasted rice or corn cereal squares 3 cups trail mi... Read more

  • Apple Glazed Wings

    1/24/2016 8:49:06 PM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, It's me! This is the recipe and thought of the day that I put up yesterday and it somehow went poof! I see that it is not anywhere to be found so I am going to post it now and then we will see so without further ado, Take a peek! Ingredients~ 1 1/2 cups apple ju... Read more

  • Slow Cooker Cowboy Beef

    1/22/2016 1:21:58 PM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Do you have your slow cookers handy? Well if not, get them out and...Take a peek! Ingredients~ 1- 18-ounce package chuck tender steak 1 c fully cooked bacon pieces 1 onion, chopped 1/2 c ketchup 1/4 c packed brown sugar 1/4 c molasses 1 Tbsp Worceste... Read more

  • Quinoa Muffin Bites

    1/21/2016 11:22:20 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, The oven is a heat'in! Take a peek! Ingredients~ 1/4 c red quinoa 1/2 c white quinoa 1 1/2 cups water 1 c chopped broccoli 1/4 c diced shallots 1/4 c grated carrot 1 scallion, chopped 1 long green pepper, chopped 2 eggs, lightly beaten 1 Tbsp g... Read more

  • Vegetable And Goat Cheese Quesadilla

    1/20/2016 11:48:10 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Dinner is at 6pm sharp! Take a peek! Ingredients~ 1 Tbsp olive oil 1/4 c thinly sliced white onion 1/2 tsp cumin Salt Pepper 1 whole-wheat tortilla 1/2 c shredded hard goat cheese 1/2 large tomato, sliced Small handful fresh herbs, such as basil ... Read more

  • Pineapple Ginger Chicken Stir-Fry

    1/19/2016 2:41:45 PM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Well get your wok's out for this one! Don't have a wok? It is a great investment! Take a peek! Ingredients~ 2 tsps peanut oil 1 1/2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cubed 2 cups fresh pineapple chunks 3 Tbsps molasses 2 Tbsps fresh lime juic... Read more

  • Vegan Spring Soba Noodle Bowl

    1/18/2016 12:37:05 PM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, I love a healthy bowl of pasta! Take a peek! Ingredients~ 2 Tbsps sesame oil 2 Tbsps soy sauce or tamari 1/4 c rice vinegar 1/2 Tbsp grated ginger 2 cloves garlic, minced 1/4 tsp chili flakes (optional), plus more for garnish Freshly ground black pep... Read more

  • Roasted Red Pepper Chickpea Burgers

    1/17/2016 11:59:03 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, My mouth is a water'in! Take a peek! Ingredients~ 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 cups cooked chickpeas 2/3 c chopped parsley 3/4 c diced onions 1 tsp cumin 1 tsp chili powder 3/4 tsp sea salt 3 Tbsps lemon juice 1 Tbsp chia seeds 3 Tbsps water 1/4... Read more

  • Swiss Chard Veggie Burgers

    1/16/2016 3:27:14 PM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Do you grow swiss chard in your garden, if not you must! Take a peek! Ingredients~ 10-12 Swiss chard stalks 1 egg, lightly beaten 1/2 c whole-wheat bread crumbs 1/2 c romano cheese 1/4 c chopped parsley 1 green bell pepper, chopped 1 small white onio... Read more

  • Pick Me Up Green Juice

    1/15/2016 3:42:51 PM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Are you in need of a healthy pick me up? Well I got the ticket right here! Take a peek! Ingredients~ 2 medium-size pears 1 c spinach 1/4 cucumber 1 c cilantro 1 medium-size lime 1/2 inch ginger Directions~ Remove the rind from the... Read more