Archive of ‘Food’ category

BREAKING NEWS! Bottled Water Recall

  Is the water you’re drinking safe? Recently 14 different brands of bottled water have been recalled due to a possible E Coli contamination. One of the Niagara bottling companies’ spring water resources tested positive for the bacteria, causing many health and safety concerns among bottled water suppliers and drinkers. To be on the safe side, […] Read more…

Samoa Cookie Bundt Cake

My mom’s birthday is coming up, and her favorite cookie (by far) is the Girl Scout Samoa Cookie. I really wanted to surprise her this year, because she is so special to me, so I incorporated her favorite cookie into a cake! This cake is a bit time-consuming, but it is easy to make if […] Read more…

Pumpkin Pie Cupcakes

One word. YUM.   Ingredients: 1 15 oz can pumpkin puree 1/2 cup sugar 1/4 cup brown sugar 2 large eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 3/4 cup evaporated milk 2/3 cup all purpose flour 2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon baking soda   Directions: Preheat oven to […] Read more…

Double Chocolate Banana Loaf Bread

You know how you buy a bunch of bananas, and enjoy them the first two days, and then watch with anguish as they slowly wither away on the countertop each day- thinking, what a waste of good fruit? As of today, you don’t have to worry about wasting them anymore, when bananas turn black, they […] Read more…

Chunky Cinnamon Raisin Applesauce Bread

Hello Femiologists! I was making banana bread this morning out of 2 ripe bananas and when I realized I didn’t have enough bananas for the recipe, my mom suggested adding applesauce to the recipe as a filler. This totally blew me away, because I’ve never heard of using applesauce in a bread recipe! Feeling inspired, I […] Read more…

Crockpot Taco Stew

 I’ve made Taco Soup before in a big pot on the stove, but I wanted something thicker with most of the juices absorbed rather than the ingredients swimming. So, I used a crock pot. Ingredients – 2 lbs of ground beef – 2 cans of corn – 2 cans of diced tomatoes – 2 cans […] Read more…

SUPER Easy, Non-Fail, Ooey Gooey Chocolate Chip Cookies

You too can experience “love at first bite” with this AMAZING recipe! Let your tastebuds do all the talking once you have the opportunity, no the honor, to try this yummy recipe yourself. And the best part- IT MAKES TONS. So there is plenty to share, and sharing is caring, so bake onnnnnnnn Ladies!!!!!   Cream […] Read more…

Make Ahead and Freeze Crockpot SOUPS (with grocery list)

From the famous blogger that brought you “Make Ahead and Freeze Crockpot Meals” (http://femiology.com/make-ahead-freeze-crockpot-dinners-feed-your-entire-family-for-3-4-per-meal/) and “Make Ahead and Freeze Casseroles” (http://femiology.com/13-make-ahead-and-freeze-casseroles-and-grocery-list/) which are globally recognized and super easy to make, here’s another great list of make ahead meals that your family can enjoy during this prolonged winter season! These recipes and grocery list will make 11 freezer […] Read more…

White Chocolate Cheesecake

WHITE CHOCOLATE CHEESECAKE! Yes the name’s kinda boring so you can change it if you want… Maybe something like Black & White Chocolate Cheesecake- and then add some crushed Oreos or melted chocolate drizzled on the top for the black part.) Graham Cracker Crust: 7 cinnamon graham crackers, crushed 1/4 cup sugar 1/3 cup butter, […] Read more…

5 Ways to Celebrate Cinco De Mayo

It’s awesome living in the melting pot of America because we get to borrow all kinds of holidays from different cultures!  Cinco de Mayo is coming up and whether you are hosting a fiesta, or just hanging out at home, I’ve compiled a few ways to spice up the day with some Mexican culture.   1) […] Read more…

Liege Waffles and What Makes Them So Special

Waffles have been a pretty trendy thing lately.  With waffle shops, and waffle trucks popping up all over, with their many options, it’s easy to get confused by which waffle is which, and which one you should get!  The Liege waffle is pretty different from our standard “Belgium waffle”, and it turns out that even the […] Read more…

Chicken Madeira- Cheesecake Factory Style

The Cheesecake Factory is one of my favorite restaurants.  Their dishes always seem so perfectly well thought-out, with the perfect mix of textures and flavors.  Chicken Madeira is one of those perfect dishes, and isn’t one of their most popular for no reason.  It is also perfect for entertaining guests, served with a side of […] Read more…

3 Super Easy Cereal Bar Recipes!

I recently bought a bunch of boxes of General Meals Cereals during another extreme couponing adventure, and did not know what to do with so many different types of cereals!! I am one of those adults who actually EATS sugary cereal, but my husband doesn’t, so it normally takes me a few weeks to finish […] Read more…

FIVE EXTREMELY UNUSUAL SLIMMING TECHNIQUES

Hey there ladies! Today I’m going to share 5 EXTREMELY unusual slimming tips to help you to achieve your optimal or desirable shape. These techniques work with or without a complimentary diet and exercise routine, but greater results will occur when you live a healthy active lifestyle. But nevertheless, here they are!!! 1. DIY Body […] Read more…

10 SWEET Ways to Eat Waffles!

So your bestie just invited you over for breakfast and you’re eating WAFFLES!!!! She sets the table and brings out the butter (blahh), the syrup (blahh again) and some berries (okay but still blahh!!). And that’s it!!!?? Um, first, be grateful that you get free food, but second, heck to the no-way are you guys […] Read more…

HEALTHY RECIPE ALERT: Grilled Chicken with Apples and Honey

HEALTHY RECIPE ALERT: Grilled Chicken with Apples and Honey This grilled chicken dish topped with honey and sautéed apples is delicious whether you’re celebrating the High Holidays or just looking for a healthy chicken recipe. Grilled Chicken with Apples and Honey Total Time: 35 min. Prep Time: 15 min. Cooking Time: 20 min. Yield: 4 servings […] Read more…

RECIPE: Tasty Mexican Rice (With Variations)

I love cooking. I love baking even more, but I really enjoy cooking. (My husband Andrew is no complete stranger in the kitchen, either, especially when it comes to meats. That’s why I got him a barbecue for Christmas- and talk about the gift that keeps on giving!) However, I sometimes have a few issues when […] Read more…

3 Ingredient Cookies! 2 recipes

Baking doesn’t get any better than healthy delicious cookies each made with three ingredients. Enjoy both of these recipes you can eat gluten-free if you make sure to check the labels. Oatmeal Banana Cookies Ingredients: 2 ripe bananas 1 cup oatmeal (check for gluten free rolled oats) Mixin: dark chocolate chips, nuts, raisin, craisins.. Preheat […] Read more…

What’s for Dinner Tonight? Tropical Marinated Mahi Mahi

After a hard Zumba workout, I hit the ground running straight into my kitchen when I got home! I was craving fish, and thought about making fish sandwiches, but then I thought, nah, too boring. Then I discovered this Mahi Mahi I bought a month ago that sat lonely and cold at the back of […] Read more…

18 Foods You Didn’t Know You Can Freeze!

Being famous for my “Make Ahead Freezer Meals” blog, I always get the question from readers, “Is it safe to freeze potatoes?”  or “How do you freeze cheese?” I wanted to share this unique list of 18 foods anyone can freeze based on my own experience. If I’ve missed any, please inspire us all and […] Read more…

10 METABOLISM BOOSTING FOODS

Happy Tuesday everyone!!!!  Time for your Tuesday Timeout for Fitness & Health. It is has been a very interesting week for me as I have embarked on a nutrition challenge.  I asked a friend of mine, who is also an avid fitness guru, to help formulate a nutrition plan specific to help boost my metabolism.  […] Read more…

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