Top Ten November 2014

Reba Beatty Charleston

  Reba Beatty Charleston; Mind and Body Coach. I finally had a chance to sit down over lunch with this dynamic woman. If you're looking for someone to help you start the new year off right, get in touch with her!           It's time for the annual YMCA Turkey Dash. To register, click HERE. It's a great family event.         Primal Roots Red Blend is a new favorite. Super smooth, great … [Read more...]

Pumpkin Cheesecake by Chef Michael

Chef Michael and Patricia

  Pumpkin Cheesecake with a Pumpkin Spice cream cheese topping     For the crust:   1 cup Graham Cracker Crumbs 3 tbsp. Sugar 3 tbsp. butter, melted   Mix crumbs and sugar, add butter; press firmly onto bottom of a 9-inch spring form pan. Bake at 325 degrees for 10 minutes.   For the Cheesecake:   5 – 8 oz. pkg. cream cheese, softened 1 cup granulated sugar ¼ cup light brown sugar 2 eggs 1 – 15 oz. can 100% … [Read more...]

Top Ten September 2014

Matt Schomburg

Matt Schomburg is the State Farm agent for Ronald Earl Wilsher, recently sponsored one of my MCE classes, active community volunteer, YMCA board member, husband, father and all around great guy!             Barbera Wine from Perrine Winery (Perrine rhymes with wine). This is super smooth. Currently my favorite wine.               Of course Cindy had some wine to tell you about … [Read more...]

Top Ten May 2014

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  This Man has been on our list before but he deserves a second mention. After 3 years he continues to educate, motivate and inspire the woman behind this site (ME)!  Ronald Earl Wilsher has the answers to ALL of your branding questions. Get ready for your brain to explode!           Nike Roshe Run tennis shoes. Style and athleticism all together! What took so long for somebody to think of … [Read more...]

Apple Immune Booster

apple immunity drink

  It seems like everyone around me has a cough. Perhaps it's spring and the pollen is causing all the respiratory issues? I found an immune boosting drink that taste really good, is super easy to make and seems to be keeping me feeling great despite the coughs and sneezes all around me. Mix in a shaker: 1/2 cup bottled water 1/4 cup organic apple juice 1 Tablespoon organic apple cider vinegar 1/4 teaspoon organic ground cinnamon pinch of sea salt dash of cayenne … [Read more...]

Kale Smoothie

kale smoothie

First of all, don't judge a smoothie by it's name! This is REALLY good! I have been eating so bad for the last month that I've decided to eat clean for the next 5 days. To me, this means eating only what God made in it's purest form. Except for coffee. I don't have the desire to deal with the withdrawal headaches so I will still drink my morning cup but without cream and sugar. Yes, I'm even giving up wine. I'm trying not to panic. It's only 5 days!!!! Following is one of my favorite healthy … [Read more...]

Honey Roasted Cinnamon Chickpeas

Roasted Honey Cinnamon Chickpeas

  Oh my gosh, these are so good!! They are perfect to make with Fall and holiday season coming. Nothing like a mouth watering healthy snack. INGREDIENTS 15-ounce can organic garbanzo beans 1/2 tablespoon olive oil 1 tablespoon honey 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg 1/8 teaspoon sea salt DIRECTIONS 1.Preheat oven to 375 °F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. 2.Drain and rinse the chickpeas in a colander. Place them on a towel to dry … [Read more...]

Hawaiian Poppy Seed Sliders

Hawaiian Poppy Seed Sliders

  Last Christmas I attended a party that was pot luck. There were all kinds of yummy dishes there but one in particular that was so good that I seriously had to force myself not to go back for more. They were a pan of "Hawaiian Slider Sandwiches". The neat thing about these is they are so easy to make and perfect for any occasion! So I figured with football and holiday season quickly approaching, I would share the recipe. Hope you enjoy them! Ingredients: 2 -12 packages of … [Read more...]

Snickerdoodle Dip

Snickerdoodle Dip

  Even though we both practice eating healthy...most of the time, we also enjoy a little sweet treat from time to time.  This treat is mega yummy! Ingredients 1 pkg (8 oz) cream cheese, softened to room temperature ½ cup butter, softened 3 Tbsp brown sugar 1 cup powdered sugar 1 & ½ tsp vanilla extract 1 tsp cinnamon 1-2 tsp sugar (for taste) About ½ cup crushed toffee bits, plus more for garnish Instructions In a medium bowl, beat together the cream … [Read more...]

Black Bean Salsa

Black Bean Salsa

We love this salsa!             Mix together: 2 cans of black beans, drained and rinsed 1 can of whole kernel corn, drained and rinsed 1 can Rotel tomatoes (mild) 1 16 oz. can of diced tomatoes 1 1/2 cups picante 1 medium red onion, chopped 1 small bunch cilantro, chopped 1 1/2 - 2 teaspoons cumin 2T Olive oil Juice of 3 limes Let sit in the refrigerator for a while before eating. This is good with chips, … [Read more...]