Morning Glory Muffins

Yummy, healthy, and easy to freeze! Hearty Morning Glory Muffins Made with whole wheat flour, healthy ingredients, and smell like Heaven in the oven! Amount of servings may vary depending upon how big you like your muffins. 1/2 Cup raisins or chopped dried figs2 Cups whole wheat flour1 Cup packed brown sugar2 Tsp. baking soda2

Copycat Starbucks Keto Pink Drink

Copycat Low Carb Pink Drink Recipe Going to a low carb diet, or a full-on Keto Diet lifestyle can help you lose weight, ramp up your energy level and increase your overall feeling of well being. But if you're a lover of sweets (like me), especially anything cold and creamy, the Starbucks Pink Drink is,

Grammy Pammy’s Grilled Cheese Recipe

With an autumn as gray and we as this one, especilly on a weekend, grilled cheese and soup is just the ticket for cozy comfort on a rainy day. Grilled cheese is one of my favorites, but it can we, well, boring. This grilled cheese recipe uses simple ingredients to create a flavorful, delicious version

2020-03-10T12:52:46-04:00Food + Recipes|

Winter Pumpkin Muffin Recipe

Sunshine, rain, freezing rain, sleet, snow. All in one week. When it comes to weather in the Southern Adirondacks, we experienced it all at Nature's whim. One of the best things about winter is being cozy. One of the best ways to be cozy, is with comfort food, something I actually excel at. My husband

Eat Smart After 50! Going Organic The Easy Way

Learning to eat smart after 50 - is it too late? Absolutely not! The benefits of fresh, organic produce can't be overstated, and yes - you can do it right at home! I invited Jess Elwert Peters of Jessecology - an experienced organic gardening expert - to share her best ideas for making it as

2020-08-07T10:00:50-04:00Food + Recipes|

Roasted Winter Vegetables Recipe

In the Upstate NY North Country where I live, the growing season is short but sweet! For those who have the gift of the green thumb, having fresh fruits and vegetables during summer and fall is a priceless gift of health. So, when winter rolls around, what's in season? Root vegetables are at their peak

2020-03-10T13:01:08-04:00Food + Recipes, Recipes|

Delicious Summer Salad All Year Long!

If Labor Day has you thinking about what comes next (in Upstate NY that would be winter), try this great recipe that lets you enjoy the taste of a fresh summer salad all year long! One of the saddest things for me about the end of summer is the waning availability of fresh salad and

2020-08-07T10:00:50-04:00Food + Recipes, Recipes|

How To Make Kale Cubes

Healthy ingredients for smoothies...kale cubes! Turkey and dressing…mashed potatoes and green bean casserole…fresh bread, pumpkin pie and cheesecake. Yum. Ugh. Thanksgiving is over and it’s time to get back to healthy. A smoothie a day is a must in my diet, and Kale (my favorite veggie of all!) is a daily must. Fresh Kale is

2020-03-10T13:12:38-04:00Food + Recipes, Recipes|

Creating Your Own Holiday Food Traditions

Ah,'s that time again. The joy and nostalgia of family traditions, tinsel, eggnog, decorations, homemade ornaments, and…creating your own holiday food traditions! There is nothing quite like the familiar and heartening scents of baked ham, pecan pie, rum balls, and popcorn for the stringing of popcorn and cranberries. Becoming a parent - and then

2020-08-06T07:48:16-04:00Food + Recipes|

6 Heart-Healthy Superfoods

Healthy Starts Made Simple: Nutrition for Baby Boomer Superwomen! What do these heart healthy superfoods offer for baby boomer women? Well...heart-healthy eating isn’t about following a complicated set of rules; it’s about filling your plate with a wide variety of good-for-you foods. But can the choices you make today help compensate for some not-so-wise picks

2020-09-03T15:41:16-04:00Food + Recipes|

Best Mississippi Mud Cookie Recipe: Easy No-Bake Christmas Cookies

These Mississippi Mud cookies are an indulgence to be savored and shared! (I have convinced myself they are good for me since they have oatmeal in 'em!) You can add nuts or other items to these, but they are fabulous just as is! These are the best no-bake Christmas cookies - easy to make, they

2020-08-06T07:48:16-04:00Food + Recipes, Recipes|

Easy Blueberry Oatmeal Muffin Recipe

Blueberry Oatmeal Muffins From the new Cooking Light The Complete Quick Cook: A Practical Guide to Smart, Fast Home Cookingby Bruce Weinstein and Mark Scarbrough comes this fantastically delicious and easy Blueberry Oatmeal Muffin recipe! 1-2/3 cups quick-cooking oats 3 ounces all-purpose flour (about 2/3 cup) 2.33 ounces whole-wheat flour (about 1/2 cup) 3/4 cup

2020-03-11T19:23:47-04:00Food + Recipes, Recipes|

Healthy Recipes For Baby Boomers – Kale

Kale is absolutely packed with good stuff! Low calorie, high fiber, calcium rich. Simply put, kale has it all. This delicious recipe make it easy to get your vitamins and your daily dose of deliciousness! SWEET AND SAVORY KALE 2 tablespoons olive oil ½ medium onion-chopped 3 cloves garlic-minced 2 Tablespoons Dijon mustard 1 Tablespoon

2020-08-06T22:48:24-04:00Food + Recipes|