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Quinoa The Tasty Way

The final product!

  In this first week of the New Year, like a lot of people, I’ve decided to focus my energy on adopting a healthy lifestyle.  I always start out with the best of intentions, but, also like a lot of people, by February everything is back to where I started. This happens not because we more »

Tropical Snowballs


The holidays are here. Look around they’re EVERYWHERE! Especially here at The Back Burner where we’re featuring a few holiday treats this week of the sweet variety. While it’s true that there are plenty of sweet cocktails I could bring you this time of year. Brandy laced nogs or something tinged with vanilla. Maybe even more »

Savorie Le Palmier a Memoire

Savory Palmier

Occasionally I do a post here that falls under the category Tidbits & Noshy Things– because everyone knows you can’t drink on an empty stomach. This is one of those posts, and it starts with a question. Have you ever been to Paris? One of my greatest associations with that great city is the great more »

Super Healthy Oatmeal Raisin Cookies from Mom

The winter holidays are rapidly approaching, and with them inevitably comes a mountain of decadent treats. Fudge, bars, brownies, cakes, pies, and cookies abound this time of year… and although there’s certainly nothing wrong with indulging a bit, I personally feel much better when I keep the rich desserts to a minimum. That doesn’t have more »