Free Printable Grocery Shopping List

Free Printable Grocery Shopping List This grocery shopping list includes all foods, health and beauty aids and household products. To print this grocery shopping list, you may click the 'print' icon, or copy and paste into your wordpad, notepad, Word or Wordperfect document maker. Read More

Smucker's Natural Jif Peanut Butter Review: Healthy, Delicious

Smuckers Natural Jif Peanut Butter Product Review
If 'Choosy Moms Choose Jif', I have a problem. My kids love peanut butter. But I don't like the hydrogenated fat in most commercial peanut butter brands And 'health food' natural peanut butter is oily. Natural Jif Peanut Butter is a happy medium.
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Healthy Homemade Salad Dressing Recipes

Fresh Healthy, Naturally Low Fat Homemade Salad Dressing Recipes Lettuce and vegetable salads are a main feature for most of my family's meals. Commercial salad dressings don't excite us, however. Here are homemade, healthy, naturally low-fat salad dressings and vinaigrette that will put the joy back in your salads.
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Easy Vegetarian, Chicken, Shrimp and Pork Fried Rice Recipes

Easy Vegetarian, Chicken and Pork Fried Rice Recipes
When I was in 8th grade Social Studies, our teacher taught us how to make different ethnic recipes. One of our favorite recipes was Asian fried rice. Here are quick, easy fried rice recipes, including vegetarian, chicken and pork fried rice.
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Homemade Pesto Sauce and Pesto Bread, Soup and Main Dish Recipes

Homemade Pesto Sauce and Recipes with Pesto To say that I love pesto sauce is an understatement. I crave pesto. With fresh sweet basil from my garden, pesto is delicious. Here is a homemade blender pesto recipe and several recipes using pesto sauce in main dishes, pasta, soups, breads and stews. Read More

Healthiest, Most Nutritious Packaged Breakfast Cereals

Healthy, Nutritious Packaged Cold Breakfast Cereal Brands Cereal is another word for grain, but it has come to mean 'boxed, cold breakfast food', in the vernacular. Cold breakfast cereal brands vary greatly in nutrition content and health benefits. Here are the healthiest, most nutritious breakfast cereals. Read More

Mediterranean Hummus Chickpea Spread

Healthy, Nutritious Mediterranean Hummus Recipes
Hummus is Mediterranean spread made from garbanzo beans (or chickpeas) and tahini (sesame seed spread). Hummus is high in protein, contains no transfat or cholesterol and is very nutritious and delicious. Here are recipes to make hummus.
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Highland Estates Coffee Traders Vending Machine Coffee Responsibly Grown

Highland Estates Coffee Traders Vending Machines Sell Responsibly Grown Coffee I don't like vending machines nor especially, vending machine coffee. In fact, rarely do I even like restaurant coffee. I was pleasantly surprised to discover that not only is Highland Estates Coffee Traders coffee delicious, it's also responsibly grown.
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Main-Dish Vegetarian and Chicken Rice Recipes

Main Dish Rice Recipes: Vegetarian and Meat One Pot Stove Top Entrees
Rice is a real multi-tasking food. Rice is high in vitamin B, fiber, protein and good carbs. Rice is low-fat and has zero cholesterol. Here are main dish vegetarian and meat meals. One pot, stove top recipes make  preparation and clean up easy.
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Odd Side Ales Microbrew Pub in Grand Haven, Michigan

Odd Side Ales Brew Pub Grand Haven Michigan: Microbrew Black Stout, IPA, Belgian Wheat Beers
My husband made homebrew back in 1980, when homebrew wasn't cool. Now home brew has a fancy name: microbrew. Microbrew pubs are freakishly popular. Grand Haven boasts a new brew pub, Odd Side Ales. My home brew guru and I toured and were impressed.
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