Perfect Winter Soup!

So, it’s January and it’s currently 67 degrees outside. But last week the schools were closed because of snow and ice. The crazy South . . . Well, I’m making soup anyway. Take that, Warm Weather! Here’s a great recipe for a hearty soup that’s great for dinner around the family table, or to take to […]

Amazing Chocolate Chip Cookies!

Every now and then you try a new recipe and it becomes a family favorite. As time passes, it becomes what you’re KNOWN for. That’s what this recipe is for me. Whether it’s family vacation, camping trips, or jointly throwing parties, this is the recipe that I’m most frequently asked to make. At Christmas, if […]

My New Favorite Smoothie

Recently, my friend Chris and I were strolling up and down the aisles of Bread Beckers Warehouse—one of my favorite places for healthy ingredients, fun kitchen gadgets, and great ideas for healthy living. She picked up a recipe card and immediately knew it was FOR ME­—the Smoothie Girl! I made a few tweaks, added a […]

Getting Fresh!

I love summer! I love the slower pace. I love having my kids around more. I love sitting outside for my quiet time in the mornings. And, I love the fresh fruits and vegetables that are at their amazing peak in the summertime. Having grown up with farming grandparents and gardening parents, I specifically think […]