Easy Kid-Friendly Meals for Thanksgiving Week with a Mini Pepperoni Pizza Snack Recipe Make simple meals for the whole Thanksgiving week. Meal planning for this holiday week involves more than just preparing time-consuming traditional recipes for the big turkey day. Enjoy quick and easy-to-fix recipes for the entire family. Surprise your children who are out of school this week with fun foods that are filling and nutritious. Save at least one day during their time off to have a big breakfast together. Or, let each child decide the breakfast choice one morning. Here are some breakfast ideas from the cookbook, Simple Summer Recipes: Blueberry PancakeRead More →

A Holiday French Fried Onion Breakfast Recipe You know the holiday season is around the corner when you start thinking of a green bean casserole topped with French’s Crispy Fried Onions. But those crispy onions make good toppings on breakfasts, too. Celebrate Labor Day weekend with French Fried Onion Spinach and Eggs. Great recipe. Easy.Read More →

Egg Free and Dairy Free Omelet Egg lovers, imagine 21 days without an omelet or two fried eggs with toast, butter, and jelly. That’s what you face when you decide to go on a 21-day purification program that only allows vegetables, fruit, and whole food supplements with chicken and fish added the second week. Here’s proof that you can go to a restaurant with a group for breakfast and eat an Egg-less (and cheese-less) Vegetable Omelet! I did it! Order a Veggie Omelet without an Egg at a Restaurant My blogger group planned to meet for breakfast, and I was tempted to cheat at first.Read More →

 A Summer Breakfast Swiss Chard Colorful swiss chard at the farmers market looks so beautiful! How can a food that looks that pretty be edible as well as nutritious? When I looked up this vegetable to learn about the nutrition, The World’s Healthiest Foods website suggests that only the white stems are good to eat. However, I stir fry the colored stems, too, and they are excellent cooked that way. I discovered other recipes of Swiss chard with a variety of ways to cook the stems as well as the leaves and colored stems such as these websites: poorandglutenfree.blogspot.com – I love Poor and Gluten Free’sRead More →

Having trouble losing weight? If you have tried to lose weight and the scales say the same thing they always say or even creep up a little, don’t give up trying. For months, I’ve been stuck on the same thing and really wanted to drop some pounds off. A couple months ago, I visited my daughter and her family. When I’m there, I like to cook for them and make special things for my little granddaughters. Well, I guess I indulged too much on the goodies (and I wasn’t even baking on that visit). My clothes started to fit uncomfortably. By the time I cameRead More →

Welcome to Over-the-Road (OTR) blogging! Pictures not looking like they should on your iPhone or home computer? Not a problem. When I get a chance to blog on steady ground, no bouncing, no “NO SERVICE”, I’ll remedy the situation. In the meantime, please come on board with me for a few moments to read about my OTR breakfast. Breakfast began today with coffee purchased at a truck stop. The truck stop had a Dairy Queen which does not offer breakfast on their menu. Sorry, Dairy Queen, you didn’t make a sale off of us this morning. Perhaps you should consider adding breakfast. Dairy Queen goes backRead More →