Apple Recipes

Growing up there wasn’t a ton of things my family did together with the exception of going out to eat or having big family gatherings.  However, one of the things we did every year as a family was to go to Bells Apple Orchard (no longer open) in the Chicagoland area.  I remember looking forward {…Read More…}

Low Calorie Strawberry Shortcake

I have a confession to make.   There is something I haven’t told you for the last two months.   It has been my little secret.   I was kind of embarrassed to admit it.   But here goes…deep breath…I’m dieting.   Gah! I know I should have told you.   Maybe I could have {…Read More…}

5 Ways to Have Fun with Food

It is hard to believe school is winding to an end and summer is upon us. For those of you with school-aged children that means you will have a lot of extra time with your little bambinos. While this is an awesome blessing, choruses of “I’m bored,” and “I’ve got nothing to do,” may soon {…Read More…}

Salted Carmel Hot Chocolate

When I was skiing in Utah a couple of weekends back I bragged about the best Salted Caramel Hot Chocolate I had purchased from the coffee cart at the Canyons Ski Resort.   It was heaven in my mouth and that set me out to figuring out how to replicate the taste at home.   {…Read More…}