Toffee Crunch Caramel Chocolate Cupcakes

Birthday celebrations are always special, but a Golden Birthday needs something extra special. Toffee Crunch Caramel Chocolate Cupcakes were the perfect birthday celebration dessert for my nephew Brad’s Golden Birthday. Hard to believe he is 23 already……damn I’m old.

Toffee Crunch Caramel Chocolate Cupcakes

We planned a surprise get together with a group of Brad’s friends….thank you Quincy and gang for keeping the secret. A local restaurant was our secret location. Brad thought it was just a family thing, his Dad and girlfriend, and Tim and I. Brad was surprised and slightly relieved to have a his group of friends join in! Continue reading “Toffee Crunch Caramel Chocolate Cupcakes”

Two Ingredient Crust Veggie Pizza

Some foods just scream summer get together…..picnic, cookout, family reunion….anywhere family or friends gather in the name of food and love. Veggie Pizza is one of those things. Two Ingredient Crust Veggie Pizza is a healthy alternative to the traditional crescent roll crust veggie pizza.Two Ingredient Crust Veggie PizzaI’m sure some of you are getting tired of me mentioning my Weight Watchers journey, but revamping traditional recipes with healthy options has become a small obsession with me. Veggie pizza is so delicious but, a traditional recipe can have upwards of 19 WW points. I only get 23 in a day so……..I would have to pass 🙁

Two Ingredient Crust Veggie Pizza
In your face veggies!!!!

Two Ingredient Dough is a recipe that is nothing less than a dream come true for those of us on the point system. The entire recipe has 11 points and can be made into ….well anything that requires a crust/dough base.  Like Two Ingredient Crust Veggie Pizza which is 1 point for two pieces…..what?????? Continue reading “Two Ingredient Crust Veggie Pizza”

Salt and Pepper Shrimp Edamame Salad

Salt and Pepper Shrimp Edamame Salad

Salt and Pepper Shrimp Edamame Salad

Some days you eat salads and workout ……Other days you eat cupcakes and refuse to put on pants……it’s called balance…..lol. Funny quotes get me every time, especially when there is truth behind them!

Eating healthy….the struggle is real. Real hard as you get older. As I approach the big 60 I find staying in shape extremely difficult. Although I have yo-yoed since my early twenties, I have always found it easy to lose weight. Eat a little less, walk, pilates or yoga a little more.

Salt and Pepper Shrimp Edamame Salad

Ah yeah ….well that’s not working so much…grrrr!!! In previous posts I have mentioned that I am now a point counting Weight Watcher and I’m doing ok. But it’s really hard when 1. you write a food blog, and 2. hmmm you write a food blog. Continue reading “Salt and Pepper Shrimp Edamame Salad”