6 Fun Morning Popsicles

Think you can’t have dessert for breakfast? Think again! With a few ingredients (including yogurt, cereal, and fruit) you can create summer popsicles for breakfast or a morning snack. Listed below are six homemade popsicle recipes that will help you stay cool on summer mornings. 6 Homemade Summer Popsicles for…

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4 Summer Icebox Cakes The Kids Will Love

Everyone loves a homemade dessert, but the summer heat makes things difficult. Baking cookies or a cake can heat up the home that’s why no-bake desserts are so popular during this season. An icebox cake, or refrigerator cake, is a no-bake cake that is usually made from fruit and cream.…

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russet, potatoes, french fries

Russet & Purple French Fries With Sea Salt

Did you know a 5oz russet potato contains almost 50% of the daily value for vitamin C and has more potassium than broccoli and bananas? The skin of the purple potatoes, compared to russet potatoes, contains 4 times as much antioxidants due to Anthocyanin, the purple pigment! Its high potassium…

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summer picnic, picnic ideas, picnic menu, Picnic Checklist, picnic theme

Have the Best Summer Picnic Ever!

Thinking of our family summer picnics brings floods of incredibly happy memories. We were picnic freaks. We had picnics everywhere we could think of including our back porch, the backyard, the family room, by the pool, at parks, and a hundred other places. Each summer picnic was unique and we…

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salmon, heart healthy

Baked Salmon Marinade

This is a simple delicious recipe that is heart healthy. Salmon contains unsaturated fatty acids, which, when substituted for saturated fatty acids such as those in meat, may lower your cholesterol. Omega-3 fatty acids are a type of unsaturated fatty acid that may reduce inflammation throughout the body. Inflammation in the…

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fresh tomatoes, grilled tomatoes, grilled parmesan tomatoes, parmesan

Grilled Parmesan Tomatoes

Fresh tomatoes are readily available in August. Grilled Parmesan Tomatoes are one of our favorite family recipes, and we have it at least once a week during the summer. It is low calorie and tomatoes are very nutritious. The American College of Cardiology reports lycopene, the red pigment in tomatoes, can…

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