25 Jun, 2024

Smart Food: Hidden Surprise Easter Egg Rice Krispie Treats! Plus a Smart Mama Tip!

[ad#Google in Content]   We’ve all seen the commercial, come across the ad in coupon circulars and more for the Hidden Surprise Easter Egg Treats using Kelloggs Rice Krispies cereal!  You watch it, especially with kids, and you have the instant desire to make them.  They look adorable and they don’t look to difficult to […]

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Salmon with Vanilla Balsamic Marinade using Vanilla Bean Paste

Salmon with Vanilla Balsamic Marinade using Vanilla Bean Paste I have a new secret ingredient!  It’s what Thomas Jefferson is credited with introducing to the United States in the late 1700s.  Vanilla! I was recently provided with a bottle of Nielsen-Massey Madagascar Bourbon Pure Vanilla Bean Paste to try. Are you wondering exactly what is […]

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Grilled Eggplant

Yummy! I love eggplant.  One of my favorite dishes is eggplant parmesan.  That’s a recipe for another day.  Here is a simple way to make eggplant and keep the calories in check. Grilled Eggplant – ala George Forman Ingredients 1 large eggplant 1/2 cup of olive oil 3 large cloves of garlic minced In a […]

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This Week’s Produce and Some Yummy Recipes

My produce of the week: · Strawberries· Blueberries· Mangos· Bananas· Spinach· Broccolini – Baby Broccoli· Eggplant· Rainbow Heirloom Cherry Tomatoes· Onions· Garlic· Green Leaf Lettuce· Avocados· Beet Roots· Cucumbers· Broccoli How would you use these? I’m especially interested in the beets. You can’t see them too well in this photograph but there are 3 large […]

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