Realistic Cooking Ideas

for Busy People! And sharing our life adventures along the way!

Who doesn’t love a homemade Apple Pie – warm out of the oven! We all have our favorite recipes and sometimes a classic recipe does not require changing – hence one of the reasons I never posted one. However for Halloween I made an Apple Pie that was the best I ever made so I …

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Is everyone enjoying the Olympics? I really love the winter Olympics and always look forward to them. My favorite events are the snowboarding, skeleton, and bobsled. I am always amazed at the dedication of these athletes to practice their sport to a level of perfection. Also I am disappointed for them when someone makes a …

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I love taking a recipe and trying different variations like I did with my pancake series and strawberry shortcake series. It is so much fun to just make minor changes introducing a different flavor profile. When I made my Creamy Banana Pie with Coconut there were so many variations that would result in it being …

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My husband has been asking for a homemade banana pie for what seem like ages. So I decided to make one for Super Bowl Sunday! The challenge was to come up with a recipe that was not high in fat as many called for whipping heavy cream. Instead I decided to use a light whipped …

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This is a wonderful light and creamy dessert just in time for St. Patrick’s Day! I have changed it slightly from the traditional recipes to reduce both the time to make and some of the calories. It is wonderful when you can have a dessert that is healthy and delicious while getting into shape for …

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