Tag: Recipes

Italian Grilled Panini

This is a wonderful new recipe for a panini sandwich. I have a panini maker I bought a couple of years ago, and they are very nice to have. They make a regular sandwich so much more of a treat without adding calories. Traditionally, more panini’s are cooked with butter on the machine to grill […]

Meatball Appetizer

Image by hodgers via Flickr Thia meatball appetizer is great for large parties and would be a perfect idea for the superbowl. You can make them ahead of time, and let them sit the whole time in the crock pot until you need them. One of my sorority sisters had a purse party this afternoon […]

SuperBowl Sandwich Idea

Image by James Good via Flickr The Superbowl is coming up and with the game, there are always huge parties to celebrate. Since I am in college, the food usually consists of wings, pizza, chips, veggie trays and cookies. Now this food is not very healthy, but it is very inexpensive and requires little or […]

Nibbles & Bites: Creating Recipes

You know how it is: you’re in the kitchen trying to come up with something for dinner so you just start tossing things together. Or, maybe, you’re doing a little improv on an otherwise basic recipe. Either way, dinner turns out very yummy and you’re left wondering: now, how did I do that? Of course, […]

Fiber Rich Muffins – Recipe

Want something healthy, yummy, and quick for breakfast or a mid-day snack?  Make these Fiber Rich Muffins.  They are so moist.  I made these to start my New Year off right and have been eating one muffin for breakfast along with a glass of skim milk and some fruit – it keeps me satisfied until way […]

Loaded Oatmeal Cookies

These cookies are really good and do not require many ingredients outside the ones that are normally kept around the house.   For the cookies 1 stick salted butter, softened 1/2 cup vegetable shortening 1 1/2 cups packed light brown sugar 2 large eggs 1/2 cup buttermilk 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda […]

Sips & Shots: Since Cocktails Don’t Travel Well…

The Internet and all it’s various uses mean that those on your gifting list may not always been in the same town (or even country) as you. While it’d be great to share a holiday cocktail with friends far and near, sometimes you might have to settle for the next best thing: cocktail-related gifts. And […]

Nibbles & Bites: Formulas versus Recipes

While listening to the Weekly Geek podcast last week they discussed a submitted iPhone App, Ratio, by the author of the book of the same name: Michael Ruhlman. First let me say I’m completely unfamiliar with his work, his book or the App (as of the podcast it had been submitted but not yet approved […]

LAFF Gal-Pal Party Menu: The Appetizers

I think many parties get carried away with the appetizer menu by offering way too much variety.  Variety is a bad thing when it comes to eating healthy because human nature is to try everything and that just means more calories.  But variety is also more work and you don’t want to be too exhausted to […]

Nibbles & Bites: Comfort Food

Comfort foods can come in many forms: favorite recipes from childhood, treats remembered for special occasions or just starch-, fat- or sugar-laden dishes that offer a chemical reaction we associate with happiness as well as satiety. Usually considered a guilty pleasure or indulgence, I have a hard time seeing all comfort food as all bad […]