Friday, June 29, 2012

S'mores...Oh Sweet Deliciousness!

We all love that super sweet taste of a freshly made campfire s'more! You know....that little bit of dirt, that smokey flavor! Then that great sticky mess that we always get on us no matter how hard we try not to! But, one little problem it's not as if we can just go camping whenever we want to! We have those stupid responsibilities called jobs and school. Oh well. Looks like we can't enjoy that sweet gooey goodness anytime soon huh? WRONG!

Yes! Yours truly has created the ultimate campfire snack in my oven!!!

How you ask me, with shining childhood happiness in your eyes! Why, allow me to tell you! I want this happy giddiness to fill your eyes and heart as well! And what a great way to share such a special treat with your own children! Especially on the go!

For Authentic tasting S'mores......

2 packages of Graham Crackers
4 Tbls Butter (use real butter tastes so much better then margarine)
1 bag Small Marshmellows
1 bag of milk chocolate (try Hershey's Nuggets)
Cupcake Liners

Preheat oven 350.

Crunch up the crackers into tiny bits and pieces.
Melt the butter and pour it over the broken Graham crackers.
Mix them up thoroughly.

Line a cupcake pan with the cupcake papers.
Then mush and pack the cracker mix into the bottom.
 Fill each cupcake spot halfway with cracker mix!
You should use all of it for 12 cupcake spots!



Bake for 9 minutes.
Pull out and place the chocolate....use as much or as little as you want! Or just one Nugget for each spot!
Then Pack in the marshmellows!
Place it back into the over for another minute to 2 minutes. Just enough to melt the chocolate and allow the marshmellows to cook like they would on a campfire!

Eat them fresh out of the over or let them cool off!
Or warm them slightly....about 15seconds is good....later on!
 This is a great treat for July 4th! Especially if you are going somewhere to watch fireworks!

Happy eating!!!
Dottie ^_^
6-29-2012






Sunday, June 24, 2012

Dehydration

I'm going to be dehydrating vegetables, herbs and maybe some meat for jerky as well! I also have this great idea for homemade s'mores! These will be all be in the trial run over the next two days! With a little bit of research I have plans to make fresh basil herb bread! Thanks for keeping up with my blog so far! As well as the for putting up with my skipping weeks of posting! Oops!!! All in the life of a full time hard working mom....ok maybe not so hardworking...I am rather a lazy ass really! hahahaha! I look forward to bringing you all more deilcious recipes!

Dottie ^_^

Wednesday, June 13, 2012

The lack of a recent post

Sorry for the lack of a new post recently! I am currently working on a great veggie idea! What is that great veggie idea? Well, that is for me to know and share with you later on!

But for now a few reviews on a few things I've recently tried.

Nabisco's Fig Newton Thins.....to die for! Freaking awsome cookie gals! And guys....you'll enjoy them to! Great flavor! Very little froo froo! And the nutrition isn't to shabby either!
I've had the lemon and delicious! They put tiny pieces of actual lemon in each cookie which makes for a sweet surprise! My kids love them as well! Which is an awsome bonus!
http://brands.nabisco.com/Newtons/

Archer Farm's Pumpkin Spice Granola. Super Yummy! Not enough for the price they are asking. But all in all a good deal if it is for one person! I love granola and this caught my eye while shopping! Great crunchy clusters and the flavor is there, just not overwhelmingly so! and the bag is resealable! I thought that was pretty cool!

Don't like cranberry juice by itself? Me neither! It's so good for you especially with certain health issues! So, try what I do! 2/3 cranberry 1/3 Orange Juice! It's actually really good and I'm able to get the cranberry juice I need to drink.

Want to cut down on your sugar intake? Love chocolate shakes? Me too! During the hotter weather I don't have much of an appetite. So one of the things I've begun to do is eat a protein bar and with a protein shake.

Now Ladies there is a specially formulated Bar for us and it actually tastes delicious! Luna Bar!  Lunabar.com  The lemon Zest and Honey Pretzel are my two favorites! You can find them at Target and Walmart. They are the same price so no worries about pricing! But if you find that flavor you really like you are better off buying a box. You will save about a dollar!

Protein shakes. There are so many out there! Slim fast is so expensive but the idea is nice. Most other protein shakes are for people who work out! I don't. It's kinda hard to with two kiddos running all over the place! But, Kroger has an off brand called Slim Rite.The can of powder costs about 5.00 and an 8 pack of drinks about 6.00 or so. I personally love the powder best! Best bang for my buck and it's a weeks worth of shakes!

I have the bulliet blender. What I do is put a scoop and a half over ice and add milk. Then i have a great chocolate milk shake! It tastes amazing! I have noticed that when I don't drink them I eat more sugar, I just eat more, and I don't feel as healthy. It has helped me a lose a little bit of weight and just feel healty over all! Easy to stick with as well!

Well, I hope some of my reviews have helped! Good eating everyone!
Dottie ^_^
6/13/12