Archives for March 2013

How to Cut Warm Brownies – So they don’t fall apart

Everyone knows the best brownies are served warm right from the oven. But have you ever tried to cut a warm brownie? You end up with a mess of brownie goop and crumbs! A few months ago I learned (from my mom, I think) how to cut a pan of warm brownies with almost no mess and you end up with perfect squares. Well I guess the perfect square this depends on your ability to draw straight lines, but … [Read more...]

Chicken and Potatoes: Slow Cooker

by contributing writer SnoWhite This crock pot chicken and potatoes dinner is hearty and filling.  It's easy to prepare in the morning, which makes dinner time a breeze. PrintSlow Cooker Chicken & PotatoesAuthor Toni Anderson Ingredients3 medium potatoes2 medium bell peppers (green and red)1 small onion1 teaspoon garlic powder1/2 teaspoon paprikasalt and pepper3-4 chicken breasts1 recipe … [Read more...]

Maple Pecan Bread

by contributing writer Brandy Ferguson. This whole grain maple pecan bread is delicious fresh out of the oven.  Great for breakfasts, snacks, and maybe even dessert, this sweet treat is a delight! The recipe works great for muffins, too.  Just remember to reduce your baking time to about 20 minutes (depending on your oven).  Keep a close eye, and remove from oven when tops are nice and … [Read more...]

Gluten & Grain-Free eBook Bundle of the Week

This week’s Gluten & Grain-Free eBook bundle includes the resources you need to live a gluten-free lifestyle with lots of great recipes and tips on eliminating gluten and grains from your diet. Grab all 5 eBooks for only $7.40 (more than 80% savings!) and treat yourself to some great go-to resources packed full of more than 275 gluten-free and grain-free recipes plus a wealth of … [Read more...]

Menu Plan: Theme Nights

Do you struggle with menu planning? There are some weeks that I just can't figure out what to make for dinner! When I get a menu planning mental block I go with theme nights. These make menu planning so simple. Each night of the week is different theme - I just find the recipe to fit it. Monday: Pasta Tuesday: Tacos Wednesday: Chicken Thursday: Pork Friday: Pizza Saturday: … [Read more...]

Baked Kale Chips

By contributing writer Andrea Green. Have you tried making baked kale chips? I was shocked the first time we tried them. Baked kale chips taste so much like a potato chip yet they are a much healthier alternative. What's more: they are really easy to make and take virtually no time to prepare. If you have access to a Costco, check to see if they carry organic baby kale. The large bags of baby kale … [Read more...]