4th of July Recipes

Blackberry Cobbler | www.nutritiouseats.com

Well I am 12 weeks along in the pregnancy and although nausea is improving, I still have little motivation to be in the kitchen cooking up a storm. For those of who know me well, this is very unlike me. It's upsetting because I really want to eat good, healthy, homemade food, but I just can't prepare it right now. We've been having one too many cereal and smoothie nights around here. Who wants to come cook for me until I am back to normal?!! If I were hosting a party or get together for the 4th of July these are a few recipes I'd love to try... all from Cooking Light (including the … [Read more...]

Giveaway Winner and A Few BBQ Recipes

Grilled Veggies

I just wanted to stop in and announce the winner of the FlipBelt giveaway, Christine M. congratulations! An email has been sent to you! I am also letting you know I'll be taking off from blogging for a few days so I can enjoy the long weekend with my family. I'll see you back here in the middle of next week! Before I go, I'll link up a few old recipes that you might want to consider if you grill out this weekend! Have a great weekend and happy Memorial Day!   Grilled Vegetables with Basil and Parmesan BBQ Cola Chicken Guacamole Bison Burger with Red … [Read more...]

Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus & Meal Planning

Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus

I have mentioned before that I love serving vegetables for appetizers. They fill you up on less calories plus it's just nice to get extra veggies into the meal. These are a little more sinful than regular roasted veggies because of the addition of the salty crispy prosciutto. They've got the red and green going on which makes them perfect for a Christmas party. I love that they are so simple to make and require very few ingredients which is something I look for when planning an appetizer spread. Some prosciutto can be extremely salty so make sure to compare the packages at the store (there … [Read more...]