Thursday, April 29, 2010

Mother's Day Ideas

Mother's Day is May 9th, so it's time to start planning your menu! We have thousands of free recipes to choose from, but we know how busy you are, so we've picked some out for you.

If you are looking for recipes from scratch, here are some great choices:

French Toast with Pears - Canned pears are used in this delicious recipe. Whip up this tasty French toast for Mom on her special day.

Peach Scones - These lovely scones are perfect with tea! This recipe uses dried peaches, making it perfect for any time of the year.

Oriental Brunch Salad - Does Mom love oriental flavors? then she'll want to try this fresh salad drizzled with homemade dressing.

If you prefer using convenience items such as Bisquick, condensed soups and other such items, here are some great picks:

Impossible Brunch Pie - This recipe uses Bisquick, frozen vegetables, and cheese all baked in a pie plate for a tasty brunch entree.

Pear Brunch Cake - Bisquick plays a role in this pretty, yet simple cake. Top with a dollop of yogurt instead of frosting for a lighter treat.

Blueberry Jello Salad - Put this dessert together in no time using boxed Jell-O, canned pie filling and canned pineapple.

Wherever you make this Mother's Day, we hope you have a wonderful one. Oh! And don't forget to enter to win this month's great prize, this fabulous cherry pitter!

Other ideas you might like:
Tea time ideas and recipes
Mother's Day crafts for kids
Mother's Day coasters - a crochet pattern
Easy Microwave Broccoli Brunch from Annie's Recipes

Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Enter our Giveaway!

This month, enter to win this Plastic Cherry Pitter With Bonus Collapsible Colander, courtesy of our sponsor, Kid Smart Living!

Handy, self-contained cherry pitter is ideal for quickly pitting cherries for pies and other tasty treats!---Simply place cherries on stand, close lid and push down for pits to be removed. Cherry pitter comes with bonus collapsible colander. This is a great item for busy kitchens and for kids who want to help - supervised, of course!
  • 2.25" Tall locked, 4.5" Tall unlocked, 7" Length, 3" Diameter
  • Bonus Colander is 1" Tall collapsed, 2.5" Tall expanded, 8.25" Length, 4.5" Diameter
  • Spring loaded for locking mechanism for compact storage
  • Non-skid base catches pits
  • Dishwasher safe
  • Easy removal of cherries from prongs
  • Pits 4 small cherries or 4 large cherries at once
Rules: Must be a legal U.S. resident, 18 years or older. You may enter once per day. Entries will be accepted through midnight, CST on May 15, 2010. Winner will be drawn at random and notified via email.  They will have 7 days to respond or an alternate winner will be drawn.

To enter, click here and fill out the simple form!

Wednesday, April 7, 2010

New recipes added

We've added several new recipes to the site. And don't forget to enter our giveaway too!

Chinese Chicken Salad

12 ounces Boneless, skinless chicken breast
10 ounces Iceberg lettuce
4 ounces Cilantro
8 each Green Onions
1.5 ounces Cellophane rice noodles
2 Tbl Kikkoman FF Chinese Chicken Salad Dressing

1. Roast or boil chicken breasts until done. Allow to cool
2. Shred iceberg lettuce, trim cilantro, slice green onions
3. Toss iceberg, cilantro, and green onions
4. Cut chicken breasts in strips
5. On a plate place 3 ounces of lettuce mix
6. Top with 3 ounces of chicken breast
7. Garnish with cellophane noodles
8. Drizzle 2 Tbl. of Fat Free Salad Dressing over chicken

More new recipes!

Oatmeal Cookies
Pizza Mexicana
Simple Spinach and Scallion Dip
Spinach and Lamb Farfalle
Spinach Lasagna
Spinach Quiche
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