Tropical Island Fruit Leather Recipe (Peach, Mango, Strawberry, and Pineapple)

I am been a fruit leather (fruit roll-up) making machine this summer. About 4 months ago I made the HARD decision to get off all white flour and sugar.  It has been tough at times, especially during the summer when sweets are abundant.  But I feel great and have lost some lbs too!  When you {…Read More…}

Pineapple, Papaya, Kiwi & Strawberry Ambrosia Salad

If I am going to eat salad it has to be good. I don’t want to waste my healthy eating energy on bland, boring salads.  Generally, that means fruit and nuts are a must. I was so anxious to try this Summer Ambrosia Salad from DOLE.  It contains a burst of flavors with kiwi, papaya {…Read More…}

Crock Pot Sloppy Joes – Pizza Style

So my family isn’t huge Sloppy Joe fans, which is a bummer because it is a super quick and easy meal to make.  Sometimes quick and easy is all I have time for.  So I came upon this recipe from a special interest Betty Crocker publication from 2004.  I tweaked it to our liking and {…Read More…}

Crockpot Thai Peanut Chicken Recipe

There is something about fall that screams crockpot to me.  Maybe it is the routine of the school year and the fact that we don’t grill out like we do in the summer.  But the minute September rolls around I start perusing through my crockpot recipes to add a few in the rotation each month.  {…Read More…}