Brown-Bag Microwave Popcorn

Popcorn is one of my favorite snacks. Done right, it is the perfect addition to a healthy diet. Done wrong, it can destroy (at least) a day's worth of healthy eating in just one sitting. I'm all for having a small bag of movie theater popcorn as a treat. But for everyday snacking, I prefer microwave popcorn. Now, I'm not talking about the prepackaged kind that costs a fortune and contains a Continue Reading

Oven-Roasted Corn on the Cob

Oven-Roasted Corn on the Cob - ready to eat -

Pinterest, Oy Vey! I spend too much time pinning idea after idea and never actually doing any of them. So, this summer, I have challenged myself to do at least one recipe pin and one other pin (craft, cleaning tip, kid's activity, etc.) each week. This weekend, I tackled my first task, and now it seems that I am on a roll. Today, I found myself staring at the pile of corn on my kitchen counter Continue Reading

Bountiful Baked Spring Rolls

Bountiful Baked Spring Roll -

Today, I conquered my first Pinterest challenge! Well, sort of... I chose Baked Southwestern Egg Rolls as my first challenge. The original recipe, from Annie's Eats, caught my eye because it is a vegetarian dish. The problem is that I didn't really think about my family's tastes when I picked this recipe. My husband would love it, but my kids and I are not big fans of Southwestern Continue Reading