Month: June 2010

Southern barbecue for a Northern gal

shelley and the food

  Sarah thought it be fitting to have a “southern style” barbecue for her graduation party since she graduated from the University of Alabama (roll tide!). She specifically said “mom, no healthy food here!” Ha, what do you mean, you’d think I was killing my family with my “wellness makeover” and having them eat fruits […]

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Baked Penne with four cheeses

4 cheese pasta

  Who doesn’t love comfort food sometimes? I have yearned and missed homemade macaroni and cheese, which I will attempt to “lighten” up soon but in the mean time we loved Ellie’s four-cheese baked penne. Ingredients: 1 1/2 cup small curd low-fat cottage cheese 1 cup spark-skim ricotta cheese 1 1/4 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella […]

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Blueberry Brunch

blueberry almond bread pudding

  Our Anniversary was this past week and I though I would make a little something special for breakfast this weekend so I gathered up an idea from my friend Ellie and made a blueberry-almond french toast bread pudding. OK, so maybe it isn’t quite as decadent as other bread pudding I have made in […]

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