Archive | August, 2010

Peach Crisp with Almonds and More Peach Recipes by

Peach Crisp with Almonds and More Peach Recipes!

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

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!

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

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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Mango Sorbet - No Ice Cream Machine Required! by

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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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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