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No Bake Cookies

by kara on November 6, 2011

These are my kind of cookies.  Do a Google search for No Bake Cookies, and you will find all sorts of recipes. This one is from my Grandma Renner.   With just a few ingredients, it is fun for kids to make as well.   No Bake Cookies are even a healthy treat with the addition of peanut butter and oats.  I’m choosing to ignore the […]


Thai One On Wrap

by kara on February 28, 2011

I love this wrap recipe.  It’s a super easy, healthy, and satisfying recipe to make for lunch or a week night when paired with a side salad or vegetable.   The directions are for 1 wrap, so add ingredients accordingly depending on the servings needed.  I’ve been making these quite often;  particularly on evenings when we don’t want to eat out during our kitchen […]


Peanut Butter Cups

by kara on February 9, 2011

Valentines Day is coming up next week.  Make these for your sweetie and it won’t break your diet. It’s a modern-day version of Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups (without the chemicals, additives, and preservatives).  This recipe is from Alicia Silverstone’s cookbook, The Kind Diet. Yes, the actress.  The cookbook is quite informative and makes you feel healthier just […]


Satay Recipe

by kara on August 4, 2010

When I married my husband, his mom gave me a collection of his favorite recipes.  Satay was one of them.   It’s a recipe that the family’s Unitarian Universalist Church in Bismarck, ND would serve at fundraisers and art fairs.   The Conrads, church members, brought back the recipe from a trip to Indonesia. The first time we made the satay recipe, I was […]