Posts Tagged ‘food’

12 Awesome Cake Mix Cookie Ideas

Did you know that you can take pretty much any box of cake mix and make a batch of soft, chewy, delicious cookies from it? I learned this awesome trick from my sister! All you need is one box of cake mix, 2 eggs, and half a cup of vegetable oil, and whatever other additions […] Read more…

Very Cherry Strawberry Meringue Cookies

My mother in law had a great post on her site where she made a delicious dessert (recipe here) using meringues, strawberries, vanilla ice cream and pistachio paste and it looked absolutely amazing! Since I live about a thousand miles away from her, yet still craved the deliciousness of her dessert, I decided to try making […] Read more…

15 Fun and Free Date Ideas

Hi there! Special guest blogger Taylor Morrell here! My husband and I enjoy spending time with each other. But, with me on a low teaching salary and he being a full time student, we don’t have a lot of extra money for dates. But, we do feel that dates are still very important, especially because […] 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…

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…

To Cheat or Not to Cheat?

Cheat Meal that is!  I just listened to a fitness pro discuss his thoughts on “cheat” meals.  I had to give some thought to what he shared and can honestly say, I agree with him!  Why call them “cheat” meals? Who wants to be considered a cheater at anything?  I know I don’t!  I am […] Read more…

Savory Shrimp Scampi

I am a full believer in healthy eating.  I want to share one of my recipes with everyone.   Hope this Sunday finds you happy, healthy, and staying fit!  80% nutrition + 20% fitness = 100% success! Love to all!  XOXO Coach Sonja Savory Shrimp Scampi Try this healthy version of classic shrimp scampi. Total […] Read more…

Velvety Waffles

For one of our wedding gifts, Andrew and I received an amazing waffle iron, and a recipe for waffles. This recipe came from a man who actually owned a waffle restaurant, and it’s delicious. It takes a few more minutes than a Bisquick mix, but it also tastes a lot better. It’s one of my […] Read more…

THE IMPORTANCE OF PROTEIN!

Happy Healthy Tuesday everyone!!!  When I first started to lose weight, I wanted to take a step back and really concentrate on my nutrition.  One complex addition to my daily routine was adding protein. Let’s be honest, if you are NOT used to eating the right way, it takes lots of researching and prying into […] Read more…

Ham Fried Rice Goodness

This is a tasty recipe that doesn’t take very long to make, and is healthy and delicious at the same time. It’s also pretty darn cheap. Whoa, right? Ya. That’s what I thought too. This recipe is more like guidelines: you can pretty much throw whatever you’d like in there, and increase or decrease the […] Read more…

NEW CHALLENGE GROUP… YOU ARE INVITED TO JOIN!!!!!!

Hey everyone!!! Listen… I am having tons of fun and keeping on track in the Focus T-25 Challenge Group. Getting results already!  I have lost over 4 inches and 5# in 2 weeks!!! (Results vary) What is Focus T-25 you may ask? It is the new amazing high intensity cardio program from Shaun-T released earlier […] Read more…

The Blog to Blast Your Baker’s Block (Gluten Free Edition)

Dear Friends, I know that many people have food allergies. I’m lucky enough to be without any allergies, for which I am very grateful. However, I am meeting more and more people that have a gluten intolerance. And you know what that made me think about? Wheat. Flour. Baking. How does one bake without flour? […] Read more…

Quick and Easy Dinners [Part 2]

About a month ago I wrote a post called Quick and Easy Dinners (http://femiology.com/quick-and-easy-dinners/). You may recall it from the astoundingly well drawn photo. I am adding a few more recipes to the list that I provided last time. These recipes are also easy, though they may take more than ten minutes to make. They […] Read more…

A Spot o’ Tea and a Splash o’ Smile

WARNING: Contains no new or Earth-shattering information. ATTENTION: Contains a good solution for comfort that you may need whether or not it is physically raining outside. Also contains a suggestion for how to cheer up at the end of the day. Sometimes, life doesn’t work out quite so well. And you know that despite the […] Read more…