• Baking
  • Kellogg’s Cereal Cookies

    I’ve been pinning a lot of cupcakes and big slices of cake on Pinterest this week and I can tell you that both are super popular right now. So what do I go and bake, knowing that cupcakes and cake drawing masses to my boards?  Cookies!  But not just any cookies, cookies that are a bit healthier and totally delicious.  I’m […]

  • Cooking
  • Chicken With Long Grain & Wild Rice Soup

    This morning when I woke up the shine was shining brightly. I welcomed it after having snow and cold for the last few days. After feeding the hungry birds that have optimistically migrated back to the Finger Lakes Region, and savoring my first cup of coffee, I decided short order that I wanted to spend a good […]

  • Great Products
  • Are There Benefits In Drinking Oolong Tea?

    I recently stumbled across an article that claimed there are significant health benefits of drinking different types of tea. After reading the article I decided to put my coffee on the back burner and go tea shopping.  While I could never give up my coffee I do like tea, and like most people, I’m all for trying something that may be a […]

  • Cooking
  • Raw Swiss Chard Salad With Raspberry Vinaigrette Dressing

    Raw Swiss Chard Salad

    This  year hubby and I did not plant a garden like we’ve been doing for the last umpteen years.  Our attempts at gardening over the past few years have proved rather fruitless.  Or should I say vegetable-less… It has gone something like this; too much sun, too much rain, too many bugs, too many weeds, too much […]

  • Cooking
  • Simple & Healthy Ingredients Make For Delicious Mediterranean Style Salad Dressing

    So, welcome 2015!  Like many people who make new year resolutions, eating healthier options of the things I like always tops my list.  I’m always optimistic coming out of the gate but somewhere along the line I start lose my momentum, fall off the wagon, and resort to my old (not so wise) eating habits.  […]