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Archive | August, 2010
Olive Obsession: Olive-Rosemary Bread

Olive Obsession: Olive-Rosemary Bread

If your child loves a particular food or recipe, you find yourself bending over backwards to make this dish to bring them happiness. Middle-Child has a number of oddities about him that make him stand out in a crowd. And it’s not middle-child-syndrome, as he was born this way and has acted in this manner […]

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Peachy Keen Dreams!

Peachy Keen Dreams!

As I am frantically trying to adjust to back-to-school routine for my kids, I realized that I haven’t had a chance to write anything spectacular. My creative juices ran dry. My brain is spinning with to-do-lists, errands, packing 3 lunches and backpacks and countless other things. Not to mention that my Princess, my baby, is […]

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Plum Yogurt Cake

Plum Yogurt Cake

Alas, summer is drawing to a close. Sigh. Although my kids don’t start school until Wednesday, I can feel the pressure that going back to school brings. No more flip flops for footwear, board shorts or stretched out bathing suits you can wear all day. Although we don’t sleep in too much, unless you call […]

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Daring Cooks: Pierogies!

Daring Cooks: Pierogies!

I was very excited to find out that the Daring Cooks challenge for August was going to be Pierogies. I love these little bundles of yumminess. Then summer happened and I forgot all about it! Luckily, when I started getting the posts and recipes of some of my fellow Daring Cooks in my RSS feeds, […]

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Low Fat Oatmeal-Banana Muffins

Low Fat Oatmeal-Banana Muffins

In our house, we are counting down to the first day of school. T-minus 9 days ’til school days! And continuing with my breakfast ideas to make the Back-To-School morning rush go easier, I have another great recipe to start your day off right: Low Fat Oatmeal-Banana Muffins, Middle Child requested banana-muffins, and I wanted […]

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Back-To-School with Banana-Chocolate Chip Whole Wheat Pancakes

Back-To-School with Banana-Chocolate Chip Whole Wheat Pancakes

It’s that time of the year: back-to-school preparations are in order! You’ll see moms and dads at the malls, arguing with their kids while they the power struggle over their kids’ back-to-school wardrobe teeters back and forth. You’ll see kids throwing tantrums at Target or Wal-Mart down the school supply aisle: “No! I want THAT […]

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Mango Sorbet - No Ice Cream Machine Required! by FamilySpice.com

Mango Sorbet without Ice Cream Maker!

All summer long I have been reading these wonderful blog posts showing these gorgeous recipes for homemade ice cream and sorbets. I do not own an ice maker. I will also publicly admit that I am not a big fan of ice cream… unless it has chunks of brownies in it. When it comes to […]

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Boys of all ages, beware: Blueberry Boy Bait

Boys of all ages, beware: Blueberry Boy Bait

I love it when a recipe has a story to it, whether it’s a tall tale or a family fable. And the story for Blueberry Boy Bait is great. This cake recipe is a 1953 Pillsbury baking contest prize winner that was originally created by a 15-year old girl. She won 2nd place in the […]

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Rosemary Roasted Cashews

Rosemary Roasted Cashews

Sometimes you just want a real easy snack or appetizer. My friend, Maria, made these delicious Rosemary Roasted Cashews when we came over for dinner one lovely summer evening. My hubby and I couldn’t stop snacking on them! When I was growing up, nuts were always served at parties. Mostly, they were the mixed nuts […]

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