Practice mindful eating

Practice mindful eating

Think back to a special meal with family or friends, probably Christmas dinner. You probably were relaxed and really noticed and enjoyed your food. Maybe there was some nice dinner music playing in the background, and you lingered at the table a bit longer than a...
Fondue night

Fondue night

Have fun with your food and plan a family fondue night! Do a cheese fondue as an appetizer or side dish to your regular dinner, or do a chocolate fondue for dessert. If you do not have a fondue pot, fake it, or ask around among your friends to see if you can borrow...
Heart-shaped garlic twisty bread

Heart-shaped garlic twisty bread

  I made these garlic bread twists with a roll of pre-made pizza crust (such as Pillsbury). It was super easy! I chose the classic-crust pizza dough, not the thin crust pizza dough. INGREDIENTS pre-made unbaked pizza crust dough, such as Pillsbury classic crust,...
Frosted Flakes chocolate chip cookies

Frosted Flakes chocolate chip cookies

Last year my daughter really enjoyed Frosted Flakes cereal, and so every time I had a coupon I would buy a box. Then she got tired of Frosted Flakes and I was left with a bunch of extra boxes. I searched the web for recipes I could make with Frosted Flakes and found...
Too many recipes?

Too many recipes?

Spend an evening going through your recipe tear sheets, pin boards, etc. and remove things you aren’t ever going to cook. Let them go without any guilt. Set aside recipes you really want to try. See if you can make a schedule for testing them. One a week? One a month?...
Find out your family members’ favorite meals

Find out your family members’ favorite meals

Ask everyone in your family what his or her favorite meal or dessert is. Then schedule those meals or desserts on the calendar in the next few weeks. You may think you know what the favorites are, but check anyway. You may be surprised. Scheduling the things for a day...