Breakfast Quiche with Green Olives Stuff with Pimentos

Olives from Spain in a Quiche and Salad Dressing

Olives, aren't they delicious?  Olives from Spain are what's mostly consumed here in the US, and really, there's no other comparison.  Spanish olives are so versatile and can be used in so many ways. I'm sharing two simple recipes; breakfast quiche and salad dressing. BLACK OLIVES VS GREEN OLIVES There are really only a couple of main differences ... Continue Reading

Banana Nut Oatmeal Cookies

Banana Nut Oatmeal Cookies

I'm almost thinking these banana nut oatmeal cookies could be eaten for breakfast!?   When I cooked for Fulton Ranch back in the day, cookies were one of my favorite things to make.  I could make up huge batches and the cowboys could just grab a handful and head outside.  Even the cowboys who didn't normally eat dessert, would grab themselves a ... Continue Reading


Strawberry Milk Pops

Everyone seemed to love the Blueberry Breakfast popsicles but asked about strawberries. Well here you go! Strawberry Milk Pops!  Truett LOVED these and honestly, they're so easy to make and healthy enough, that you could have them all through Summer. We keep fresh strawberries on hand ALL the time. My son Toby is a health freak and fruit is a big ... Continue Reading


Grab a Spoon and Try Dannon Oikos Yogurt

Aside from workouts and jumping on the trampoline, me and Toby have been incorporating healthier choices into our diet. While he's a lot more disciplined than myself, I figure every little bit helps so I do what I can.  Yogurt is one of those healthier choices.  I think healthy, filling snacks can be one of the hardest things to keep in the ... Continue Reading


Grilled Asparagus Using Olive Oil

If you don't already know, me and my 16yr old son are starting P90x.  This also means we have to eat healthier and the easiest, best way to eat healthy during the Summer, is to take advantage of the grill (and the man cooking..haha).  It's no secret that Olive Oil is a healthy fat so we do try to use it often on everything from grilled vegetables ... Continue Reading

Homemade and Healthy Pancakes

Homemade, Healthy Pancake Recipe

When I told my personal trainer Sarah that I rank #3 on the first page of Google for 'homemade pancakes', she was slightly hesitant to give me a healthy pancake version.  She did give it to me though and I'm very excited about it. I never even thought these ingredients would make a pancake, much less a good tasting one!  I will always favor my ... Continue Reading

amazing salad

Turning a Drab Salad into Fab!

Most of the time, I despise salads. I don't really like a lot of toppings that most people do so they don't interest me too much but thanks to my personal trainer (from my local Anytime Fitness), I'm learning to tweak things a bit to allow my palette to enjoy them more. First, she recommend I keep 100% chicken in water as a substitute for when ... Continue Reading


Healthy Chocolate Coconut Macaroon Muffins

For our family the perfect muffin has to be healthy and also nut free (my daughter’s daycare is nut free), low carb for me and yet still delicious and moist for my husband.   I’m not an expert baker so I wanted something that would be quick and easy to make and relatively foolproof.   After combining a couple of recipes and tweaking a little we ... Continue Reading