Archives for July 2013

Peach & Strawberry Crisp

by contributing writer Kristia Peaches & strawberries are a perfect pair in this delicious dessert. Top this fruity crisp with your favorite ice cream or whipped cream and enjoy the fruits of summer. PrintPeach & Strawberry CrispAuthor Toni Anderson Ingredients6 peaches, peeled and sliced2 cups chopped strawberriesjuice of 1 lemon2 tablespoons sugar¾ cup packed brown sugar¾ cup flour¾ cup … [Read more...]

Grilled Chicken Summer Salad

Recently we purchased a new grill for our home and I've become addicted to outside dinners. Since I can regularly get chicken breast for until $2 a pound around here I've been stocking up and we've been eating a ton of chicken! My kids prefer the grilled chicken sliced without any addition of salad, pasta, or sides. My husband and I have become addicted to the grilled chicken salad. I've been … [Read more...]

Chicken Tostadas: #TysonGrilledandReady

Last year when I was losing weight and getting fit I made some drastic changes to my diet for a few months to give me a kick start. One of the big changes I made was eating either chicken or fish every day for lunch. I usually ate a carb heavy lunch (sandwiches, pasta) so this was a challenge for me to come up with quick and simple meals every day. One of my favorite things to do was to use … [Read more...]

Summer Sundae Fun with Smucker’s: Giveaway!

Say that title 3x fast, why don't you? We are thoroughly enjoying summer here at the Happy House. From pool parties to taco night our house has been overflowing with friends and family and we are loving every minute of it! To make our evenings extra special we've been celebrating with a little summer sundae fun. My kids LOVE ice cream, but we usually reserve it for birthdays and special … [Read more...]

Grilled Chicken Parmesan Sandwiches

by contributing writer SnoWhite Grill up some chicken and serve it as a Chicken Parmesan Sandwich for a fun summer supper. PrintGrilled Chicken Parmesan SandwichesAuthor Toni Anderson Ingredients2 chicken breasts, halvedOlive oil1 medium ripe tomato1/2 cup tomato sauce4 herb hoagie buns4 slices mozzarella cheeseFresh spinach (optional)2 tablespoons Parmesan cheeseSalt, pepper & dried … [Read more...]

Homemade Ginger Peach Iced Tea

By contributing writer Andrea Green It just wouldn't be summer without a refreshing glass of iced tea. Add some peach and ginger to your tea, and you've got a winning recipe for your next BBQ or family gathering. This recipe for homemade ginger peach iced tea is a sweet tea. As any good southerner knows, sweet tea is made sweet with simple syrup.  The classic simple syrup recipe is 1 cup sugar to … [Read more...]