Monday, March 14, 2011

Oatmeal & Blueberries!

Oatmeal & Blueberries!

 Devoured.  That’s what these were last Friday.  We had a treat day for a co-worker’s anniversary and I happened to have lots of fresh blueberries in the fridge.  I didn’t have a ton of extra time to whip something up and these happen to be quick, simple and d-e-l-i-c-i-o-u-s!!!...

Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Classic Chocolate Cupcakes with Vanilla Cream Cheese Frosting

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I had a wrapping party this weekend.  Yes, I, along with two of my lovely bridesmaids wrapped 200 knives and forks in a napkin and tied it with yellow and black ribbon.  I thought that the least that I could do was repay them with homemade cupcakes.  Admittedly, I...

Sunday, March 6, 2011

Sweet Potato "Fries"

Sweet Potato "Fries"

Still counting down today…62 days to go!  Last night we enjoyed a relaxing weekend evening in after a very productive day!  Paul requested sweet potato “fries” and I requested grilled chicken so he grilled the chicken and I cooked the fries, along with toasted-garlic broccoli.  As I was taking photos...

Friday, March 4, 2011

Mediterranean Turkey Burgers with Garlic & Roasted Red Pepper Couscous

Mediterranean Turkey Burgers with Garlic & Roasted Red Pepper Couscous

  I really do have a mostly-healthy diet and I truly believe in moderation, exercise and natural, good-for-your body foods!  However, I got to thinking the other day that most of the posts so far have been desserts and appetizers that really aren’t very good for you at all. ...

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Chocolate Cupcakes with Peanut Butter Buttercream

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This week my coworker Emily celebrated her birthday.  She requested plain chocolate cupcakes with no frosting.  She specifically said “no filling, no ganache, just plain Duncan Hines chocolate cupcakes”.  So, that’s almost what she got.  I did leave a few cupcakes un-frosted just for her.  And I did use...

Monday, February 28, 2011

Slow-Cooker Adobo Chicken

Slow-Cooker Adobo Chicken

I have never been one to use a slow-cooker much.  I just really can’t stand cleaning the things.  However, this recipe has altered my thoughts (and future use) of the much-adored kitchen electric.  Megan at The Fresh Fridge posted her recipe just a couple of weeks ago and something...