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Houston Texas
Lover of food- especially chocolate, passionate gardener, mom of 2 great boys.
Interests: cooking, baking, gardening, reading, spending time with my kiddos, listening to music, sewing
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Are you starting to feel younger yet? Here is part 3 to my anti-aging foods: Cruciferous Vegetables: These include broccoli, Brussels sprouts, and cabbage. These vegetables contain a one, two, three punch in them. These vegetables are antioxidants, anti-inflammatories and also anti-cancer agents. One of which is called indoles. Indoles... Continue reading
Posted Jun 15, 2012 at Real Good Food
On my last post I talked about Wild Salmon, Oatmeal, and Nuts being some of the top anti-aging foods to eat. Here is my second part of my anti-aging foods to eat. Green Leafy Vegetables: Green leafy vegetables contain many vitamins and are full of antioxidants from plant compounds such... Continue reading
Posted Jun 14, 2012 at Real Good Food
Let's face it...we are not getting any younger. But that can't stop us from looking and feeling younger. It has been proven time and again that if you eat great healthy food and exercise regularly that you can actually achieve a younger look and feel about yourself. Diets that are... Continue reading
Posted Jun 11, 2012 at Real Good Food
I agree. I think that thighs are the tastiest part of the chicken. Thinking I might make this for dinner tomorrow night.
Toggle Commented Jun 10, 2012 on Simple Chicken Recipe at Real Good Food
It is that time of year for fresh peaches and plums. Here is a quick tip on how to cut and seperate the pit. Cut through to the peach pit or plum pit in a circle. Then twist the two halves in opposite directions. Use a melon baller to easily... Continue reading
Posted Jun 5, 2012 at Real Good Food
My biggest weakness with food is anything Chocolate. It seems that anytime that I have chocolate- I always want more. Many years ago my husband bought, what turned out to be my favorite cookbook-Chocolate by Nick Malgieri. It turns out that everything that I have tried out of this cookbook... Continue reading
Posted Jun 4, 2012 at Real Good Food
Very nice. I love that it is a scrap quilt. Wish I had more time to make something for myself. I always end up making stuff for everyone else.
Toggle Commented Jun 4, 2012 on My Latest Quilt... at Pots and Pins
If you love lemons then this is a great cake for you. It is perfect for the summer and it is pretty easy to make also. Lemon Coconut Cake: Ingredients: 1 cup sugar 5 Tablespoons unsalted butter, melted 3 Tablespoons canola or vegetable oil 1 1/2 teaspoons finely grated lemon... Continue reading
Posted May 31, 2012 at Real Good Food
I wish I could go. It sounds like a great session.
I found this picture in the Fort Bend Herald. I thought it was pretty neat with the Angry Bird craze that is still going around. Perfect timing for a summer kick off... Continue reading
Posted May 24, 2012 at Real Good Food
I finally got around to making my first batch of butter toffee peanuts and I did okay. There are a few things that I would do differently and I will tell you why later. I found a recipe online that seemed simple enough. I will make it another time to... Continue reading
Posted May 23, 2012 at Real Good Food
This is really a quick tip for browning chicken. Be sure the chicken pieces are dry before trying to brown them. The chicken will not get a brown color if it has any moisture on it. Continue reading
Posted May 18, 2012 at Real Good Food
For my oldest son's last school fundraiser, I bought a bag of butter toffee peanuts. I love them so much that I ate the bag in about 4 days. I am so ashamed to say that I even hid the bag because I thought they were so good. So I... Continue reading
Posted May 17, 2012 at Real Good Food
I have to admit that I didn't eat cole slaw until about 4 years ago. I had no idea how good it was. Funny thing is that I can't get my 7 year old to try it. I keep telling my husband to just wait- one day our son will... Continue reading
Posted May 17, 2012 at Real Good Food
Here is a quick tip for when you are baking cookies, biscuits, or anything in the oven that uses a baking sheet to keep it from sticking to the baking pan. I use a silicon baking mat on top of the baking sheet to easily remove my cookies from the... Continue reading
Posted May 15, 2012 at Real Good Food
I know that I have been posting lots of favorites lately and today is no exception. This is my favorite chicken recipe. I am not sure how we came up with this recipe but it is simple and delicious. Once you get past the prep work that you have to... Continue reading
Posted May 14, 2012 at Real Good Food
In my last blog post I explained what kinds of shelters you need to have a bird friendly yard. Now I am going to talk about the other two requirements needed to attract and keep the birds around your property. Water- A dependable source of water is critical to having... Continue reading
Posted May 14, 2012 at Texas Naturescapes
Imagine a world with no birds. It doesn't sound like a good thing. I can't imagine not getting up everyday and listening to the birds outside. In my yard they are always flying around chasing each other and getting that bug that they have been looking for to have for... Continue reading
Posted May 10, 2012 at Texas Naturescapes
Here is a quick tip that I have found to be the easiest way to peel garlic is by using a garlic peeler. A garlic peeler is a small rubber tube. You put a clove of garlic inside the tube and then without pressing to hard, you roll the tube... Continue reading
Posted May 10, 2012 at Real Good Food
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