Have Your Cake & Eat It Too Healthy Vanilla Protein Cake Recipe

After taking a few weeks off the blog for some time off to help my family…I am back.  And it is a New Year.  Happy New Year.  I think everyone is ready to ring in 2021! I’m sure many of you are kicking off the year with a healthy eating plan. But that doesn’t mean […]

Celebrity Mac & Cheese Thanksgiving Side Dish Recipe

Back in 2011, I was thrilled to receive approval from Grand Central Publishing to share Gwyneth Paltrow’s delish macaroni & cheese recipe.  This comes from her amazing cookbook, “My Father’s Daughter” that is sold on her GOOP website and other online retailers.  The recipe works great for a Thanksgiving side dish.  Everyone I know loves […]

Thanksgiving Favorite Pumpkin Dessert-My Family’s Pumpkin Supreme

I share this Pumpkin Supreme recipe every November and every year my blog readers and morning show viewers tell me that they love it!  A bit different from pumpkin pie, this sweet treat will have you going in for seconds.  With a light whipped topping over a pumpkin and cream cheese layer that lays on […]

Peachy Keen Recipes For Peach Cake, Yogurt & Sparkling Drink

Scroll down to watch the video segment of the peachy keen recipes that I recently showed in my morning show segment on KTVK’s Your Life Arizona.  I showed how to make three peach recipes that include a refreshing peach sparkling water beverage, healthy peach yogurt and a decadent peach cobbler dump cake that can be […]

Quick Tips Peachy Keen Peach Recipes

As seen in my Your Life Arizona morning show, here are my favorite quick tips for peaches during peach season. Yay for peach season!  To celebrate this fabulous fruit that satisfies a sweet tooth while providing fiber and antioxidants, here are three recipes.  The first two recipes are healthy and the third one lets you […]

Summer Sangria Recipe

As seen in my KTVK Your Life Arizona segment today, here is the recipe for the sangria.  It is actually an autumn recipe but why not do sort of a little Christmas in July twist today since the world is so upside down anyway?!  I hope everyone is hanging in there.  Here is the cheer […]

My 3TV Your Life Arizona Morning Show Banana Breakfast Recipes Segment

Here is my 3TV Your Life Arizona morning show segment with simple and healthy banana breakfast recipes.  I must give a big shout out to my daughter who shared her delish 3-ingredient pancake recipe with me AND shot the video at home for the segment.  It was also so fun to see my friend and […]

Go Bananas For Breakfast: Two Simple 4-Ingredient Recipes

Here are the recipes I showed in my Your Life Arizona morning show segment on 3TV this week. Our family has two favorite breakfast recipes for healthy banana oatmeal and nutritious banana pancakes that have no added sugars.  Plus, a quick tip on how to ripen bananas in mere minutes. Go Bananas For Breakfast:  Two […]

Tasty Tomatillo Chicken Enchiladas Recipe

As we continue to social distance and stay at home, I have been checking my blog to access some of my family’s favorite recipes. This recipe for tasty tomatillo chicken enchiladas is a good one. I was thrilled to receive all the ingredients I need for this dish in my online grocery delivery yesterday. Since […]

Super Simple Cleansing Method For Fruits & Veggies

If you saw my segment today on the 3TV Your Life Arizona morning show and want the notes, here they are.  If you missed the segment, here it is…The produce rinse recipe tip comes from my mom and it works well. To clean your fruits and veggies simply combine one part of distilled white vinegar […]

Daily Smile Share: Simple Six Ingredient Oven Fried Chicken

Today’s daily share hopefully makes you smile because I remembered a yummy recipe for fried chicken that is easy to make.  My family loved this when I made it last time.  You know what?  The last time was a very long time ago because life got so busy that we stopped eating a home cooked […]

Rachel Recommends – Give This Recipe A Try For Twist On Traditional Pumpkin Pie

It’s not pumpkin pie.  Something a little sweeter, and better, in my festive holiday opinion!  With tasty ingredients like pumpkin, whipped cream, cream cheese, vanilla pudding, cinnamon and more, this one is a crowd pleaser! Thanks to my sweet sister-in-law, Stephanie Harris, this yum yum has become my longtime favorite pleasing pumpkin decadent dessert.  I […]

Rachel Recommends – My Favorite Thanksgiving Quick Tip!

My favorite festive Thanksgiving Day quick tip ever is so good it’s like butter!  Plus, this will definitely butter up your Turkey Day guests, too.  What am I talking about?  The best buttery butter you can put out on your Thanksgiving Day table because this butter is perfectly shaped like a perfect turkey.  Love this.  […]

Yummy Autumn Sangria Recipe

Whip up a pitcher of this for your Halloween party or autumn get together.  This recipe is perfect for fall and tasty for your October gatherings.  This Autumn Sangria recipe is the perfect combo of not-too-sweet with a little spice.  I recently served this to my gal pals and they asked for seconds…and thirds.  Everyone […]

See How To Make Pumpkin Cocktail, Pumpkin Hand Cream Plus Holiday Hostess Gift Idea & Pleasing Pumpkin Foods

Watch this video below to see how to make the perfect pleasing pumpkin cocktail that is a crowd favorite and an anti-aging pumpkin hand cream that you can quickly make in your kitchen. Plus, the perfect holiday hostess gift idea that is simple and sweet and my favorite finds in seasonal pumpkin grub.  I also […]