Pumpkin Spice Crackers

Pumpkin Spice Crackers 6

Since the summer I’ve cut back substantially from indulging in bread and carbs as well as sweets. For the most part I’m eating whole foods – lots of fresh fruit, vegetables, fish, whole grains and nuts.  I’m not exactly sure how or why the transformation happened, maybe from all the biking I was doing, but I feel great, and as an added bonus, I’ve lost quite a bit of weight. 

Pumpkin Whoopie Pies

Mini Pumpkin Whoopie Pies

Of all the treats I’ve made over the years these fall Mini Pumpkin Whoopie Pies are at the top of my list.  They’re light and airy, not too sweet or too filling,...

Oreo Bat Truffles

Oreo Bat Truffles

What’s more fun than decorating spooky and tasty treats for Halloween?  I always have a great time creating new finger foods to share with family, friends and the neighborhood kids to get...

Confetti Salad with Kraft Salad Dressings

Confetti Salad with Kraft Salad Dressings

http://www.kraftrecipes.com/kraft-salad-dressing/main.aspx When the weather is warm it seems I’m only in the mood for light dishes, but I’ve found that eating light nutritious meals has become a way of life for me....

Grilled Sea Bass over Zucchini Pasta  with Roasted Tomatoes

Grilled Sea Bass over Zucchini Pasta with Roasted Tomatoes

Elegant meals do not have to be complicated despite what you may think.  In fact I find that the most beautiful and nutritious ones are the easiest.  Like this Grilled Sea Bass...

Crostini with Figs, and Goat Cheese Drizzled with a Balsamic Reduction

Crostini with Figs and Goat Cheese, Drizzled with a Balsamic Reduction

Do you ever feel like you could have at least one more appetizer to serve your guests, but just don’t have the time to whip another one out?  This recipe is so...

Trail Mix Cookies

Trail Mix Cookies

I feel like I’ve been MIA for a bit.  Since returning from our trip to Colorado this summer I’ve been juggling way too many balls at once, and unfortunately my blog has...

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Dinner @ Matsuhisa in Vail Colorado

It was our last night in Colorado for the summer.  My husband drove back in his car on Tuesday and my daughter and I were heading back on Wednesday with my son...