Sweet No Chop-Broccoli Slaw

  Instructions to make Sweet No Chop-Broccoli Slaw 4 Cups Broccoli Slaw 1 Apple, chopped 1/2 cup pineapple tidbits (reserve the juice!!) 1/4 cup pecans 1/4 cup dried cranberries Dressing 1/3 cup light mayo 1/4 cup pineapple juice Dash of salt 2 tsp poppyseeds Combine the dressing ingredients, and whisk till it's not lumpy.  combine the broccoli slaw, apple, and pineapple.  Pour dressing over salad.  Top with pecans and cranberries.  Chill before serving!   Recipe 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 [...]

It Was as if I had Never Seen Her Before

  The neighbor, Katerina, hooked me up with a friend of hers, Mary. I found a friend for Katerina, and we all double-dated at the Blue’s Café. Mary and I left early to get out of the noise and to have a cigarette. We went to the Rusty Scupper, where we sat at the bar and exchanged life stories. I started to appreciate how gentle and pretty Mary was. But no spark. Katerina and my friend joined us a couple hours later. Evidently no spark there either. Carol and I met through an online dating Read more [...]

Summer Fruit Salad

    Who doesn't love a good summer fruit salad?   The kind that leaves you wanting more after you take the final bite. This is a new twist on the traditional grape salad and this one has more color and the flavor is a wonderful as the colors.   2 pounds seedless green 2 pounds seedless red grapes 1 cup blueberries 3/4 cup sliced strawberries 3/4 cup chopped apples 3/4 cup pineapple 2 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese or neufchatel 2 (8 ounce) containers plain greek yogurt 3 Read more [...]

Super Poppy Seed Fruit Salad

    Super Poppy Seed Fruit Salad Recipe   1/2 cup chopped strawberries 1/2 cup sliced grapes 1/4 cup fresh blueberries 1/2 cup mandarin orange segments 1/3 cup Greek Style plain yogurt 1 tablespoon honey 1/4 teaspoon poppy seeds   Mix all the fruit in a bowl.  Blend the yogurt, honey and poppy seeds in a separate bowl.  Pour yogurt mixture over the fruit.  Chill until ready to serve.   Recipe originally posted on Super Healthy Kids. The experts in making fruits Read more [...]

Alligator Pear Salad

  Alligator Pear Salad 2 cups corn kernels 3 ounces walnuts 2 ripe avocados (sliced and chopped) 1/4 cup lemon juice 1/4 cup light sour cream. Mix corn, walnuts and avocados together.  In separate bowl, mix lemon juice and sour cream.  Add to mixture to the salad, stir and serve.  Tastes great chilled. Avocados are also known as Alligator Pears and the kids might just like this name better! Recipe originally posted on Super Healthy Kids.  The experts in making fruits & vegetables Read more [...]

Six Things to Keep in Mind for a First Date

    You have gotten a first date, and if you’re like many of us the question is “Now what do I do on a date? I haven’t been on a first date in YEARS!” Here are some things to keep in mind regarding your date. 1. Plan a short first date, nothing that would require more than a few hours. If things are going well, you can extend the date. I prefer having lunch or coffee. If things are not going well it is much easier to end the date and no one’s feelings get hurt. It’s better Read more [...]

Mandarin Chicken Salad

   Mandarin Chicken Salad 5 Cups chicken 2 TBLOlive oil 2 TBL Vinegar 1 tsp salt 2 TBL orange juice concentrate Cook the chicken in the above or buy chunk chicken and sautee in above ingredients. 3 Cups rice 1 1/2 cup Small grapes 1 1/2 cups celery 1 1/2 cups light Miracle Whip 1 13 oz can pineapple tidbits, drained 1 can mandarin oranges drained Mix together with the chicken mixture. Add cashews and serve either on a roll or on lettuce. Recipe originally posted on Super Read more [...]

Deviled Egg Salad

Ingredients for Deviled Egg Salad 12 eggs 1/4 cup chopped onion 1/2 cup chopped celery 1/2 cup chopped red bell pepper  2 Tbsp. mustard 1/3 cup mayonnaise 1 Tbsp. vinegar 2 Tbsp. dill relish A few drops of Tabasco or other hot sauce 2 teaspoons parsley 1/2 teaspoon paprika Salt and black pepper to taste   Place the eggs in a pan and cover with water.  Bring to a boil and remove from heat.  Cover and let sit for 12 minutes.  Then drain and immediately cover with ice and Read more [...]