peach pie

Peach Pie

Nothing says summer quite like sweet, juicy and delicious mouthwatering peaches! The smell of this pie is reminiscent of my childhood spent at the beach with family and friends along the east coast. During the summer my mom would invite all of her college friends to spend the day with us. They were a lively bunch and so much fun to be around. Her friend…

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brownies

Brownies

I experiment a lot with recipes that do not contain butter or egg. I think completely eliminating white sugar is not an option, so this has some white sugar. It also contains an entire bar of Hershey’s baking bar unsweetened chocolate. I have experimented with whole wheat flour, but the brownie had an aftertaste. I have used white flour and cocoa powder, but the brownie…

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figs

Eating healthy this summer

Eating healthy takes some effort and planning. It does not necessarily mean buying expensive organic produce either – it’s about making good choices that impact your daily life. You want to eat foods that promote good health versus eating fatty foods that can create problems for you in the long run. Life is about balance. Let’s start with the basics. Stock your your frig with…

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chicken and rice in a bowl

Chicken & Rice Burrito Bowl

My Chicken & Rice Burrito Bowl has a Mexican vibe and flavor without being overly spicy. You can kick this up a notch with the addition of chili powder and hot sauce. My husband and daughter add both to give the meal a kick. The rest of us prefer a more milder taste. This is a delicious and easy meal to serve to your family. Everyone will…

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