Subscribe
Creative Ideas for Daily Living

Food

Healthy Side: Easy Tropical Fruit Salad – Bahama Breeze Inspired

Healthy Side: Easy Tropical Fruit Salad – Bahama Breeze Inspired

Occasionally, Bahama Breeze will send us a $10 off coupon and we will indulge in a meal out. My favorite part about Bahama Breeze is that they offer healthy side options, my favorite being the fresh fruit salad served with Häagen-Dazs© mango sorbet. When ordering a burger or […]

Read more

Spaghetti with Broccoli

Spaghetti with Broccoli

I needed something quick and easy to make for dinner.  I love pasta but wanted to try something other than my usual tomato sauce so I came up with this simple recipe for spaghetti with broccoli and garlic in olive oil.  Topped with Parmesan cheese this is […]

Read more

Fire Roasted Baked Ziti with Organic Chicken Sausage

Fire Roasted Baked Ziti with Organic Chicken Sausage

Adapted from an old Family Circle Magazine, this chicken sausage recipe has become a household favorite. The key to this dish is the distinct flavors of the Al Fresco organic chicken sausage and the Muir Glen organic fire roasted tomatoes. Being budget minded,  I’ve tried substituting lower cost tomatoes and […]

Read more

Simply Easy Biscuits from 3 Ingredients

Simply Easy Biscuits from 3 Ingredients

I have to credit my husband with this recipe. He loves Bisquick drop biscuits. He made his own variation on the standard box recipe, and they were fantastic. And, they require only 3 ingredients: Bisquick (I use the low fat version), Milk, and Butter or Margarine. The […]

Read more

Easy Lunch with Thomas English Muffins: Open Faced Chicken Salad Sandwiches

Easy Lunch with Thomas English Muffins: Open Faced Chicken Salad Sandwiches

When English Muffins go on sale, I pull out this open faced chicken salad sandwich recipe. Topped with a sweet, juicy, garden fresh tomato in the summer months, this sandwich is so flavorful. For a twist, swap Cheddar, Muenster, Gruyere, or Manchego cheese in place of the […]

Read more

Easy Shrimp Pizza with Pillsbury Grands Biscuits

Easy Shrimp Pizza with Pillsbury Grands Biscuits

Pillsbury Grands Biscuits make an easy and delicious pizza crust. Simply flatten them, then load on the toppings. Try this shrimp pizza recipe below, or substitute your favorite sauce and toppings.

Read more

Easy Mini- Cheesecakes with Philadelphia Cream Cheese and Oreo Cookies

Easy Mini- Cheesecakes with Philadelphia Cream Cheese and Oreo Cookies

This is a quick and easy crowd-pleaser. An oreo cookie dropped into the muffin tin serves as the crust for this delectable dessert. Use any variety–I made some with the traditional chocolate cookie with vanilla creme, and some with the vanilla oreo. Top with a can of […]

Read more

Baking with Hershey’s: Easy Double Chocolate Fudge Brownies Recipe

Baking with Hershey’s: Easy Double Chocolate Fudge Brownies Recipe

I love Hershey’s Special Dark Cocoa. In this recipe I combined the fudgy gooeyness of the dark chocolate with the contrasting flavor of the white chocolate morsels. Easy to make, these brownies are a crowd pleaser on their own, or as the base for an excellent brownie […]

Read more

Easy Mexican Potato Casserole

Easy Mexican Potato Casserole

I would often pick up a 5lb bag of potatoes on special and run out of things to make with them, until I found this recipe. Modified from an old church cookbook, this casserole is easy to make and freezes well. Try topping with sour cream or […]

Read more

Gourmet Shrimp Pizza Recipe

Gourmet Shrimp Pizza Recipe

Growing up, my family frequented Chuckles restaurant, where I would generally order a slice of seafood pizza. Despite the peas, which I meticulously removed, Chuckles seafood pizza is one of my most favorite restaurant meals. Sadly, I haven’t found anything close to it at another restaurant. So, […]

Read more
Page 3 of 512345