Dairy-Free Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Ice Cream

  The key ingredient in Dairy-Free Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Ice Cream is a frozen banana. In a food processor blend 1 1/2 frozen bananas 2 Tbsp Peanut Butter 2-3 Tbsp Chocolate Soy Milk That is it!  This will make about 2 servings. Blend until the consistency is smooth and creamy.  When you are done the texture should be similar to soft-serve ice cream. Recipe originally posted on Super Healthy Kids. The experts in making fruits & vegetables simply, fun, & delicious! Read more [...]

Start with These Family Budget Guidelines and Tweak them to fit Your Needs

    Setting up a budget for the first time is a very difficult thing to do. How do you begin to figure out how much you should have for each category? The whole purpose of a budget is to have spending habits in control and if needed bring them back into line, right? Keep in mind adjustment need to be made regarding different factors like where you live in the country. Housing cost is not the same in Mississippi as they are in New York. There is no perfect combination. With that in mind Read more [...]

Purchasing Habits Must Be Controled

  It is all too easy to slip back into the purchasing habits that you were used to, pre-divorce. If your ex was the major earner in your relationship and you aren’t receiving a great deal of financial support from them, you will have to set an urgent post-divorce budget to live by.   Credit and store cards will make temporarily uplifting but unnecessary purchases horribly accessible but you must remember, you will have to pick the bill up at some point; your ex may have been the Read more [...]

Broccoli and Carrot Biscuits

    Now, I don't want to mis-lead children of the world!  This is not a "hidden veggie" recipe.  In fact, these biscuits do in every way taste like broccoli!   Which is good for those kids that like broccoli.  And it may even be good for those kids who CLAIM they don't like broccoli, but have never really given it a chance. Either way- All I did was incorporate the processed and chopped carrots and vegetables, into a standard biscuit mix STEP ONE: CUT VEGGIES TO FIT Read more [...]

S.O.S. Chili – Failproof Spring Cleaning in Less Than 20 Minutes!

  By Gretchen Schiller “This chili is fantastic!” The Trader Joe’s employee eagerly agrees and gets his spiel underway, “And it’s low-fat, cheap and has lots of protein!” He had me at low-fat. The six cans of chili for only $5 dollars didn’t hurt his pitch either. I enthusiastically pile six cans into my cart. Well, stamp “SUCKER!” on my forehead and call it a day. Can’t wait to get home and enjoy my new favorite Turkey Chili for dinner! An hour later. Dinnertime. Huh. Read more [...]

Divorce Coping Tip of the Day – Talk to You Doctor

      Adrenaline is a naturally occurring chemical event in your body, which you have limited control over. It often kicks in when your body is in a fight or flight situation and can occur when you feel most vulnerable. A rush of it can result in your legs going physically wobbly, your hands shaking and voice quavering. Don’t worry, it can be calmed and rectified with medication from your doctor, and it’s worth making an appointment to speak to them to discuss it. It may Read more [...]

Calorie Cutting Tip: Frozen Fruit

    Banana Soft Serve As I have gotten older, it has become harder and harder not to gain weight, I just look at something and the pounds come on. I have a bit of a sweet tooth and love desert. Ice cream is my favorite after dinner treat. Deciding to cut calories first I would reach for frozen yogurt or sherbet. Then I found out the calorie count for a cup is 140 for frozen yogurt and 260 for sherbet. Frozen fruit is only 120 for that same size cup.   When bananas Read more [...]

Money Savers and Feeding a Family for Under a $1 a Serving

  Super Saver Erin Libranda yearly grocery budget is $800. That is not only for her, but her entire family including her three children and two dogs. Eating out is obviously not an option for this family. She spent many hours in the kitchen trying to come up with healthy good food that her family would enjoy. She has many recipes that are under $1 a serving. Her facebook page is Erin Libranda (Super Saver) the new money savers and freebie seekers! Let's all start finding free stuff, saving Read more [...]

Don’t Skip Dating Rules

    Due to a really hectic schedule I wasn’t able to make my normal preparations for a first date. My date was a successful businessman, and we were to meet at a very nice restaurant in Midtown. I thought what the heck I can skip a few of my dating rules. I know what you are thinking, famous last words and you were right! We sat at a table in the middle of the room. After I sat down, I noticed he looked really different than his picture. There was just something about his sideburns. Read more [...]

Divorce Coping Tip of the Day – Processing is Not the Time to do Things in Excess

Many times unregulated excesses of alcohol, food, sex, smoking, drugs and destructive behaviors were easily employed as an emotional crutch to help see you through a painful divorce. While processing it is not the time to do anything in excess. At the time, you may have felt they were incredibly effective at helping you forget what was going on in the short term. Now they may have become something else you need to get a divorce from now that the dust has settled, and your Decree Absolute has arrived. If Read more [...]