Strawberry Muffins With Crumb Topping

I think I’m obsessed with muffins.  Wait, let me re-phrase that…I AM obsessed with muffins!  I have been eating them for breakfast every day lately.  It’s not the worst thing in the world to eat for breakfast, right?     😉 My husband tells me that I’m basically eating a cupcake without frosting.  Oooh, frosting on muffins.  He may be on to something.  Can I consider this a low calorie cupcake then since there is no frosting ?     😉 I don’t have a favorite one yet but these strawberry muffins come pretty close.   Maybe I should re-name these the “Incredible Strawberry Muffins.”  That’s …

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Three Cheese Macaroni & Cheese

Have you tried to find a macaroni dish that is both healthy and delicious?  It’s not easy.  Most of them come out dry because they reduce the amount of cheese in the dish in order for it to be considered healthy.  What’s the point of eating macaroni and cheese if the star ingredient is practically missing? If you use a type of cheese that has lower fat than cheddar cheese then you can still enjoy a cheesy masterpiece and maintain how healthy it is.  You can also cut down on the calories by using skim milk instead of whole milk or cream. …

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Skinny Strawberry Chocolate Shake

What is a “skinny” shake?  I had never heard of a “skinny” recipe until I joined pinterest.com (shout out to my sister who got me hooked on Pinterest).   It means that the recipe has low calories, low fat, or is simply a healthier version of an original recipe.  I learn something new everyday.     🙂 I’ve been addicted to eating muffins for breakfast lately so I’m trying very hard to incorporate healthy meals and snacks for the rest of the day.  After all, bathing suit season is right around the corner. 😮 Here enters the pretty pink drink.  It’s my new best friend …

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Eggs in Hash Brown Nests

Happy Sunday!  I adore watching Ree Drummond, The Pioneer Woman, on the Food Network because she has so many great recipes, like these Eggs in Hash Brown Nests.    She is an amazing photographer and I love visiting her blog to see her gorgeous pictures.  She inspires me to try new recipes and to try new things for my own blog, like how to style my food blog pictures. Today I’m serving up a breakfast for two using just two traditional breakfast ingredients.   You can’t get more simple than that. Eggs in Hash Brown Nests Recipe (Serves 1) Ingredients: 1 egg 1/4 cup …

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Springtime Mantel

It feels like spring is finally here!  It’s about that time to update my mantel decor and  I decided to go with a rustic springtime look.  I wanted to keep everything simple and clean and use objects that remind me of spring. Flowers are a wonderful reminder that spring has sprung!  I recently bought these faux peonies and I’m loving them because they look like live flowers.  Have you ever seen faux flowers that look plastic?  Pass.  I adore the height and drama that the peonies bring to the mantel. Then I added tall objects on the opposite side of the mantel in …

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