Category Archives: Brand Posts

Baked Chicken Chimichanga – Barlean’s #RecipeMakeover

As #RecipeMakeover week continues, my second offering for favorite foods made healthier is this recipe for Baked Chicken Chimichangas. Working with Barlean’s Butter-Flavored Coconut Oil, these baked-not-fried chimichangas undergo a transformation in calories only. All the crispy crunch of the … Continue reading

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Mushroom Black Bean Burger – Smokin Os #RecipeMakeover

It’s #RecipeMakeover week and my first recipe is this Mushroom Black Bean Burger. These are grilled with wood-fired taste courtesy of a wonderful product I’m introducing you to: Smokin’ O’s! Using your gas grill, these rings are composed of recovered … Continue reading

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Recipe Makeover Week and a Giveaway

  This week, I’ve joined forces with more than 40 of my food blogger friends to present #RecipeMakeover. During this week, we’ll all be sharing our better-for-you alternatives to favorite dishes, as well as a fabulous giveaway!

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Guacamole with Artichoke Hearts (Meatless Monday)

Because Food Should Taste Good™, this Guacamole with Artichoke Hearts recipe is a winner! Easy homemade guacamole, with a twist: the addition of artichoke hearts; adding not only texture, but protein, fiber, vitamins, minerals and antioxidants! 

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Citrus and Hemp Salad with Chocolate Balsamic Vinaigrette (Just Hemp Foods – #Choctoberfest with Imperial Sugar)

Today’s recipe for #Choctoberfest with Imperial Sugar is brought to you with the help of Just Hemp Foods: Citrus Salad with Chocolate Balsamic Vinaigrette.  Yes. Chocolate Balsamic Vinaigrette.  The combination is amazing. 

Posted in Brand Posts, Condiments, Desserts, Entrée, Fruits, Living in Elegant Simplicity, Meatless Monday, Salads, Saucy Southerner Recipes | 3 Comments

Chocolate Cake with Chocolate Buttermilk Buttercream Frosting (#Choctoberfest with Imperial Sugar)

This recipe for Chocolate Cake with Chocolate Buttermilk Buttercream Frosting won second place at the Blue Ribbon Country Fair in the Chocolate Cake category; it’s today’s #Choctoberfest with Imperial Sugar post. This week of chocolate and a fabulous chocolate package … Continue reading

Posted in Baking, Brand Posts, Cakes, Desserts, Holiday Cooking, Living in Elegant Simplicity, Saucy Southerner Recipes | 6 Comments

Fudgy Brownies (#Choctoberfest with Imperial Sugar)

Thick, rich, Fudgy Brownies are today’s #Choctoberfest with Imperial Sugar recipe. These simple, one bowl brownies are made with ingredients you likely always have on hand in your pantry.  It’s time for brownies…and a chocolate giveaway that you won’t believe. 

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Chocolate Chip Cookies – Thick and Chewy (#Choctoberfest with Imperial Sugar – Giveaway)

This recipe for Thick and Chewy Chocolate Chip cookies won the Blue Ribbon award for the Best Chocolate Chip Cookie at the Blue Ribbon Country Fair, held recently at the Great Smoky Mountains Heritage Center. That cinched it; it was … Continue reading

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#Choctoberfest with Imperial Sugar Kickoff (Giveaway)

This is the kickoff of a week of fabulous chocolate recipes from me and a host of other food bloggers, in conjunction with #Choctoberfest with Imperial Sugar. Not only will there be a week of chocolate recipes headed your way, … Continue reading

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Eggplant Cutlet Salad with Balsamic Roasted Onion and Artichoke (Meatless Monday – Dominex®)

Today I’m pairing up with Dominex® “The Eggplant People” and Meatless Monday. This recipe for Eggplant Cutlet Salad also has Balsamic Roasted Onions and Artichoke Hearts, crumbled Gorgonzola cheese, fresh oregano leaves and a drizzle of balsamic vinaigrette. Ready to … Continue reading

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