Light Tiramisu

Light Tiramisu recipe with coffee liquor, Cool Whip, Neufchatel cheese and chocolate chips

Do you love the creamy, light and deliciously flavored dessert that is Tiramisu but, dread all of the calories, fat and guilt that come with it? Would you like a to eat a flavorful dessert that is nearly half the calories of its traditional counterpart? Tiramisu is one of my absolute favorite desserts. The light creamy taste, chocolate and coffee flavors are really compliment to each other. This dessert isn’t rich and doesn’t leave you feeling bloated but, that is the problem! It is hard to stop eating it because there is no sugar overload and no stuffed feeling. It […]

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Bucatini all’Amatriciana

Bucatini all'Amatriciana

When I visited Rome several years ago, I was so excited to be in one of the oldest cities in the world! I was walking on the streets of what was once a thriving civilization that was ahead of its time. To walk steps away from the great Coloseum where gladiators fought wild beasts for the entertainment of others is really an incredible, memorable lifetime experience. After seeing some of the beautiful sites, one does get a little hungry. We had a wonderful meal at a restaurant near the Coloseum that served us a fresh antipasto with roasted peppers, prosciutto, sharp […]

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Conversation Heart Brownies

Conversation Heart Brownies

Every year in February, do you ponder what to give your significant other for Valentine’s Day? I do. As the day creeps up on us, don’t we find ourselves in a guilty panic that we haven’t planned anything yet? Maybe we haven’t even bought a beautiful, but overpriced, $7 greeting card? Or, maybe that’s as far as we’ve gotten in our planning. Need gift ideas? See a list of gift ideas near the bottom of this post. Besides a heart-shaped box of chocolates and red roses, what is more related to Valentine’s Day than conversation hearts candy? If your significant other […]

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Roasted Tilapia and Broccoli Sheet Pan Dinner

Sheet Pan Roasted Tilapia and Broccoli with Tomatoes

You’re working late, you’re tired and hungry and you know when you walk through the door, you’ll have a hungry family to feed but, at the same time are thinking about a big pile of dishes you’ll have to wash after cooking for nearly an hour. That’s not even an option to you tonight. No way! You were so busy this morning rushing to get out of the house that you didn’t even think of what you’d make for dinner until you overheard your coworker complaining about the same problem. Ugh! Aren’t we always looking for easy, healthy week night […]

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Loaded Slow Cooker Chili

Homemade Slow Cooker Chili

Do you need a great chili recipe for your next game day party or maybe just a cold, rainy day or snowy weekend? Try this delicious recipe that is sure to be a crowd pleaser! It is colorful, hearty, and has a smoky flavor with just a hint of natural sweetness. This slow cooker chili recipe has ground beef (substitute ground turkey or meatloaf mix if you wish), red, orange and yellow bell peppers (use green if you prefer), onions, red kidney beans and black beans, corn, canned tomatoes, and honey… yep a natural sweetener instead of brown or white […]

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Blogger Recognition Award

Blogger Recognition Award

Today, I’m going to introduce some interesting blogs to you. Take a look! The blogging community consists of many great bloggers who work hard to produce good content and promote it, support fellow bloggers by following them, commenting on their blogs and liking their posts as often as possible. We network with each other and promote each other’s blogs. I’m very happy to share with my followers that I’ve been nominated for the “Blogger Recognition Award” by Jenna and her blog named The Floridian Girl . I would like to thank Jenna for her kind words and recognizing my work. She is a sweet […]

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