Jan 11, 2017
by Inger

Strawberry Stuffed French Toast & Veggie Wednesdays

I just had another one of those “V-8” moments.  Like, why have I never made Strawberry Stuffed French Toast before?  Custard-y bread filled with cream cheese and berries, it is easy, tasty, and healthier than plain French toast. 

Strawberry Stuffed French Toast--Custardy bread filled with cream cheese and berries. Easy, tasty, and healthier than plain French toast

Strawberry Stuffed French Toast

Over the holidays, my college kids were home from school. I loved the fun and camaraderie–including special breakfasts that start the day right!   Continue Reading →

Jan 8, 2017
by Inger

Healthy Salmon Salad Recipe

Is Omega-3 on your New Year’s Resolution list? It’s on mine!  With potential benefits in areas like cardiovascular disease, cancer and anxiety (souce: Dr Axe), this healthy fat is no slouch. And salmon, like in this tasty Salmon Salad is a great source. 

Salmon Salad in an olive oil based dressing! A fresh twist on broiled salmon!

Salmon Salad

Now, mind you, my version of Salmon Salad is not a bowl of greens topped with a broiled slab of fish–that would defeat the variety goal, right? It is more like a chicken salad–chunks of fish mixed with celery in an olive oil dill dressing!  Mmmm! Continue Reading →

Jan 5, 2017
by Inger

Blender Popovers – Half White Whole Wheat!

Do you have a recipe or two that’s good in a pinch?  Maybe something that uses simple ingredients.  Or that that rounds out dinner (when you’re out of everything).  How about blender popovers?  Delicious, family pleasing—and (truly), a snap. 

Blender popovers bake while you prepare the rest of the meal and are easy, tasty and healthier with half while whole wheat flour!

Blender Popovers

Now that I’ve made blender popovers a few times, I can share my techniques for success—and for healthier popovers.  My recipe uses half white whole wheat flour!  Continue Reading →

Jan 2, 2017
by Inger

Shower Bomb Giveaway (Start the New Year… Cozy)

It’s a cold winter’s night.  I am sipping the hottest of cocoas and snuggled under down as I type.  Just past the deep dark of the winter solstice, wouldn’t it be warming to relax in a deep fragrant bath? 

Shower Bombs

Shower Bombs

Alas, I have to accept myself as a shower kinda’ gal.  The relaxation part sure sounds nice, but my to-do list is a killer.  But, what if I tried a nice shower bomb (and hosted a shower bomb giveaway)?   Continue Reading →